The incident took place outside the couple’s house on Napier Drive, in the wealthy Merchiston area of Edinburgh, which boasts Harry Potter author JK Rowling, rugby star David Johnston and crime writer Ian Rankin as residents.At the time Mr Rankin was on the original witness list for the case, which was heard at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, but was not called to give evidence.The doctor, who has been a GP for more than 20 years, was handed the conviction for putting Mrs Kinder in a state of fear and alarm, following claims she had almost knocked down his children.
I feel so intimidated by them both (both in their late 40's early 50's - I am 28) Ive hidden in the house today, kept the curtains closed and trying to keep myself from tears... Hi Paula, Its understandably upsetting being shouted at in that way, and I'm sorry to hear that you feel so intimidated by them. The longer this is left, the worse it could become, so do think about finding a way to resolve the dispute.You've mentioned that you have had problems with them previously. You shouldn't have to feel so unsafe in your own home.He only does that when I am alone or with female friends.He's an older guy- mid 40s and has at least 8 to 10 inches on me. I feel threatened with the constant verbal abuse, the stalking of my entrance and exits, and the fact that he previously tried to get into my apartment.You know- the guy who had all these lawsuits and we are still waiting to see his "homeless" shelter come up- so their legal team is strong and not caring about this situation.
Now my question- I'm under the crazy impression that a live-in manager should return my phone calls.
There's advice here about mediation in neighbour disputes Mediation in neighbour disputes : Directgov - Home and community. However, do try the other options before going down this road.
There's also information about anti social behaviours on the CAB site.
Dr Mc Callum, who is still waiting to hear if he will be disciplined by the General Medical Council, said they would not challenge the conviction any further as it would be “too consuming”.
He said: “This has been going on for two and a half years now.
Last May, when I knocked and stated that his tv was too loud- he tried to get into my apartment to "prove" that I couldn't hear the music. Here is the kicker- he is now harassing me every time I leave my apartment.