“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’.”
The Guardian, 12th March 2008
Hiscox Syndicates Ltd and Another v The Pinnacle Ltd
“An obligation to use all reasonable endeavours was equated with an obligation to use best endeavours which was more onerous than an obligation to use reasonable endeavours. ”
The Times, 6th February 2008
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“Orchestras may be asked to rehearse and even to perform more quietly under new health and safety regulations.”
The Times, 1st June 2007
O’Connor and others v. Wiltshire County Council  EWCA Civ 426
“A public highway was not necessarily constructed “on behalf of” a person who made some contribution towards the cost of its construction and the fact that someone had contributed towards the costs of construction did not prevent the highway being maintainable “at the public expense” for the purposes of s 36(2) of the Highways Act 1980 and s 19(3) of the Land Compensation Act 1973.”
WLR Daily, 9th May 2007
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