Noisy sex woman loses appeal bid – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2009 in news, noise, nuisance by sally

“A woman who was banned from making loud noises during sex has lost an appeal against her conviction.”

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BBC News, 10th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Wife says noisy sex conviction breaches rights – The Independent

Posted November 9th, 2009 in news, noise, nuisance by sally

“A couple’s nightly sex sessions were making their neighbours’ lives’ hell, a court heard today.”

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The Independent, 9th November 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Hi-fis seized as Asbo served on Quo fan – The Independent

Posted September 17th, 2009 in ASBOs, news, noise by sally

“His music had his neighbours Rockin’ All Over The World – but now Paul Lloyd is risking going Down Down.”

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The Independent, 16th September 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Baker and Others v Quantum Clothing and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted June 18th, 2009 in health & safety, law reports, noise by sally

Baker and Others v Quantum Clothing and Others

Court of Appeal

“Whether a work place was in fact made and kept safe was to be judged objectively without reference to what might have earlier been thought to be good practice.”

The Times, 18th June 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Rap fan given Asbo – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 18th, 2008 in ASBOs, news, noise by sally

“A man has been given an Asbo for playing loud rap music for up to 22 hours a day.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th December 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Foggy the dog shot dead after row over early morning barking – The Times

Posted November 28th, 2008 in animal cruelty, dogs, news, noise by sally

“A parish council chairman shot his neighbours’ dog dead because its early morning barking annoyed him, a court heard yesterday.”

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The Times, 28th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Villagers win over £70,000 after peace shattered by noisy council refuse wagons – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 17th, 2008 in news, noise by sally

“Three villagers have won more than £70,000 in compensation from a local authority after refuse trucks shattered the early morning peace.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th November 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Legal defeat for neighbours who complain of pub and church bell noise – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 24th, 2008 in news, noise by sally

“People who buy homes near church bells or cricket pitches then complain about the noise should just tolerate it, the High Court has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th October 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Chilton-Merryweather v Hunt and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted October 9th, 2008 in council tax, law reports, noise, pollution, roads by sally

Chilton-Merryweather v Hunt and Others

Court of Appeal

“An increase in noise and pollution caused by growth in the volume of traffic on a motorway was not sufficient to justify a reduction in the council tax for neighbouring properties.”

The Times, 9th October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

MoD pays out tens of thousands of pounds over animals killed by jet training – The Times

Posted September 1st, 2008 in aircraft, animals, armed forces, compensation, news, noise by sally

“Low-flying by the RAF caused the death of or serious injuries to dozens of horses, cows, chickens and other animals in a series of incidents for which the Ministry of Defence has paid tens of thousands of pounds of compensation.”

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The Times, 1st September 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Man banned from fiancée’s flat after noisy sex sessions – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 14th, 2008 in injunctions, news, noise by sally

“A man has been banned by the courts from visiting his fiancée at her home after neighbours complained about the couple’s noisy sex sessions.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Repeat loo flusher faces eviction – BBC News

Posted August 13th, 2008 in news, noise, nuisance by sally

“A council tenant faces being evicted from her home after repeatedly flushing the toilet during the night.”

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BBC News, 13th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Cher fan has his stereo destroyed – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2008 in news, noise by sally

“A man who blasted Cher and U2 from his home has had his stereo equipment and music collection destroyed.”

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BBC News, 9th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Karaoke singer faces fine for Whitney Houston renditions – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 30th, 2008 in news, noise by sally

“A karaoke singer is facing a fine after breaking a noise abatement order by reciting hits such as ‘I Will Always Love You’ by Whitney Houston in her home.”

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Daily Telegraph, 30th July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Council puts freeze on ice-cream jingles – The Times

Posted July 22nd, 2008 in news, noise by sally

“Ice-cream vans have been ordered to silence their jingles after four seconds because they are considered to be noise pollution.”

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The Times, 22nd July 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Police car mechanic awarded damages after testing emergency sirens made him deaf – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 21st, 2008 in damages, news, noise, personal injuries by sally

“A police car mechanic has been awarded more than £16,000 in damages after testing emergency sirens made him deaf.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Heathrow noise case at High Court – BBC News

Posted May 20th, 2008 in airports, news, noise by sally

“The government is facing a High Court challenge by councils aiming to cut the number of aircraft arriving at Heathrow airport early each morning.”

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BBC News, 20th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police can’t break up ‘too dark’ raves – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 9th, 2008 in health & safety, news, noise, police by sally

“A police force has admitted it is powerless to break up illegal raves – because it is too dark when they are in full swing.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th May 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Cockerel owner gets noise asbo – The Guardian

Posted April 16th, 2008 in animals, ASBOs, news, noise by sally

“A chicken owner has been given an asbo after his cockerels kept neighbours awake by crowing 400 times an hour. Peter Stoodley, 64, has been ordered to evict 80 birds living at the back of his shop in Yeovil after the council received a ‘sustained period’ of complaints about the noise.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Councils take legal action on night flights – The Guardian

Posted March 12th, 2008 in airports, news, noise by sally

“Three local authorities are to take the government to the high court in an attempt to stop night flights which they claim break noise regulations. Richmond, Wandsworth, and Windsor and Maidenhead councils have campaigned against night flights at Heathrow for several years and claim that the transport secretary, Ruth Kelly, is ‘failing in her duty to protect residents from excessive night noise’.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk