Adam Swersky, a Harrow Councillor, was recently quoted in the New Statesman saying “Our cities are being poisoned by a toxin that surrounds us day and night. It eats away at our brains, hurts our hearts, clutches at our sleep, and gnaws at the quality of our daily lives.”. So, should noise really be considered a toxin?
With Big Ben’s Bongs due to silenced until 2021 while essential maintenance work is completed, The Noise Doctor investigates whether this is truly bong-ers.
Our newly commissioned research has revealed there were more than 19,800 noise nuisance complaints across the East Midlands last year with some surprising areas topping the noisy neighbourhood chart.
We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new 1-day Environmental Noise Measurement Workshop, aimed at any professional requiring either an introduction to or a refreshment of the principles of environmental noise measurement. Find out all about our new course.
Due to popular demand, we’ve added more dates for our Cirrus Product Training Courses and our new Environmental Noise Measurement Workshop. See the latest dates here and find out how you can book.
The Insomnia Gaming Festival, which is the hottest gaming event in town. attracts up to 50,000 fans to the NEC Birmingham. Even with those kinds of numbers attending, it is hard to think there will be much of a need for noise monitoring; after all, isn’t gaming a relatively quiet and solo activity? Not so. Check out our case study on noise monitoring at Insomnia Gaming Festival.
When people read about Local Authorities dealing with noise nuisance complaints it is often the worst cases that come to light with threatened court proceedings and evictions. Learn how Wiltshire Council are working to create win/win situations when investigating complaints.
The latest version of the Cirrus NoiseTools software is now available for download, incorporating a number of updates and enhancements over the previous version v.1.7.1. Learn about them here.
The Cirrus doseBadge5 Noise Dosimeter has been awarded the ISHN Attendees Choice Award Winner in the Hearing Protection – Dosimeters category.
Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with another NoiseNews Round-Up. I’ll be bringing you some of the latest and quirkiest noise-related news stories from around the world. In this edition, I’m looking at whether noisy roads dampen the chances of getting pregnant, the noise problems of the super rich, howling hounds and Heathrow. Let’s get started.