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Noise complaints to local councils – the numbers

A survey of noise complaints to local councils was recently undertaken by  the website is maintained by a few qualified and experienced environmental health professionals who volunteer in their spare time to help noise sufferers.   Micheal Eade looks at the findings. recently published some of the findings into a survey  undertaken in 2014  into local authority noise complaints. The study prompted an 88% response rate from local authorities and provides a comprehensive insight […]


Councils risk losing control of late night noise during World Cup

The EPUK noise committee is concerned at yesterday’s government decision to re-consider a relaxation of licensing laws during the World Cup this summer – Vice Chair Gareth Hooper sets out the issues. The coalition government is at odds over licensing. Liberal Democrat Minister of State for the Home Office, Norman Baker, stated that there would be no automatic right to a late license during the World Cup for England games. However, David Cameron overruled him, […]