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Glastonbury Organisers Told to Reduce Noise Levels for 2020

Christmas may have only just ended with summer feeling like a lifetime away, but the world-famous Glastonbury festival is already making headlines. Far from being rumours about who this year’s headliners are going to be, the most recent Glasto-gossip focusses on low-frequency propagation.

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Our Extended Black, Red & Green Friday Offers Are Here!

Due to popular demand, we’ve just extended and added to our host of festive offers! All our offer MUST END at 2pm on Thursday. Check them out below! This is the perfect time to add to your fleet of noise monitoring equipment or to make your first investment! With a range of refurbished Optimus® sound level meters and doseBadge® noise Read More…

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Why is excessive noise and noise pollution harmful?

A man holding his hands over his ears, as a visual representation of noise pollution.

Here at Cirrus Research, we’re driven by one main thing: to develop innovative instruments that will ultimately save people’s hearing from being irreparably damaged, and prevent them from developing other serious conditions associated with hearing loss. Most people who know our name will have awareness of just how damaging noise can be, whether it’s noise pollution in the environment or Read More…

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Edinburgh pledges action to tackle airport noise

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The management staff at Edinburgh Airport have recently announced that they are taking steps to reduce the number of night-time flights in an attempt to ease the number of local residents who are being disturbed by excessive noise levels. Find out more in our article and discover why tackling airport noise is so important.

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UK Not That Neighbourly When it Comes to Sleep Deprivation

Did you know that UK adults lose a staggering 84.1 million hours of sleep every week as a direct result of noisy neighbours? Well, so says new research. This research has been conducted by an insurance company, so just how accurate or scientific it is could be up for debate, but it does make for interesting reading if like me, you’re Read More…

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