North East

For Noise Action Week 2018:

Cirrus Research Limited  – will be at the Malton Food Lovers Festival in Yorkshire on 26th May, monitoring noise of the event and talking to visitors about noise. They are also highlighting everyday niose throughout the week.

Project DeStress is encouraging people in Sheffield to identify open spaces where they go for quiet and calm to support research into developing healthy urban soundscapes

Let us know what you’re planning for Noise Action Week 2018

Lots of great activities have taken place in the region in previous years – including:

Yorkshire Housing promoted Noise Action Week through social media and running internal training and provided sound meters for tenants promoted, on YouTube –

Bradford Council  worked with social housing provider Incommunities to talk about noise in their neighbourhoods

Your Headrow housing visited flats in Leeds and Dewsbury where noise complaints are common to raise awareness of solutions to the problems.

Coast and Country Housing,  based in Redcar, produced a short film, with children playing roles, showing how mediation can help in neighbour noise disputes – see the film here – for NAW 2012. They also visited local schools to play the film & talk about noise awareness.

Hull CC – sounding out students In Hull, officers undertook a radio phone in, leaflet distribution and work with university and students in problem areas to sound out noise problems.