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NoiseNews Round-Up: Legoland, Silent Discos, Warring Councils & Dementia

NoiseNews Round-Up: Legoland, Silent Discos, Warring Councils & Dementia

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with the 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 plans for a new Legoland, drum & bass music being replaced by a silent disco, councils warring over noise and how noise pollution is a possible factor in the onset of dementia. Let’s get started.

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NoiseNews: Something Fishy Going on in British Waters?

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The seas around Britain may be getting too noisy. So noisy in fact that fish species such as cod and haddock are having difficulty communicating with each other. If their chatter is being obscured, it could affect their ability to breed at a time when stock numbers are recovering. It has long been recognised that large marine mammals are susceptible to Read More…

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NoiseNews Round-Up: Noisiest Dogs, Pokémon Go, Cinema Snacks & Opera

NoiseNews Round-Up: Noisiest Dogs, Pokémon Go, Cinema Snacks & Opera

Yes, it’s me – The Noise Doctor. I’m back with the 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 the top 10 noisiest dogs, Pokémon Go, cinema snacks and opera. Let’s get started.

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Down in the tube station at midnight – but not buskers.

New measures are coming into force this month aimed at clamping down on noise nuisance caused by over enthusiastic buskers around London’s Shepherd’s Bush Tube station. The Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) will restrict loud public performances and the use of amplifiers for music and public speaking as from June 23. Breaking the order could lead to a £100 fixed penalty notice Read More…

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Have a Gander at this Noise Nuisance Complaint

An elderly pensioner has been ordered to keep his beloved geese quiet or face court and a hefty fine after being served with a nuisance abatement notice. Have a gander at this complaint. Expand your Noise Knowledge!Signup to the NoiseNews blog for the latest article updates straight to your inbox.

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Ask The Noise Doctor: How Long will the Batteries Last in My Optimus Sound Level Meter?

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Do you have questions about noise measurement that Google or Wikipedia just can’t seem to answer? Ask The Noise Doctor. I’ll be giving answers to our most frequently asked questions and in this article I’ll be covering battery life in the Optimus Sound Level Meter range.

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