RESIDENTS have given their backing to a new scheme aiming to make their neighbourhood a better place to live.
The Good Neighbour Agreement has been drawn up by police, Calderdale Council, Pennine Housing and the Accent Foundation after a series of street consultations last October.
They asked residents of Canterbury Crescent, Grantham Road, St David’s Court and Wells Court in Boothtown, Halifax, if they would sign up to a series of pledges to make their neighbourhood better.
Residents said their biggest problems were dog fouling, litter, loud music, untidy gardens, vandalism and fly-tipping.
More than 98 per cent said they were in favour of signing up. They are now looking over the agreement.
Once signed, it will be reviewed every three months.