Residents have reported young people gathering in large numbers, drinking and causing a menace by stopping cars and throwing stones and glass bottles at houses.

A local councillor said while many sympathise with youngsters wanting to have somewhere to meet, they want them to do so without causing a disturbance or risk to public safety.

The matter came to a head over Easter weekend with one resident describing it as having “reached a different level” and “gone beyond ‘just kids having some fun’”.

The local resident said: “The problem is that they are now threatening and intimidating good honest folk just out walking home or walking their dogs.

“They’re blocking the roads, flagging down cars to do silly little things for some attention, causing some to have to swerve or brake suddenly.

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