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Cirrus Dishing up Data in Noise Nuisance Investigation [Case Study]

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Tony Higgins, from Enviroconsult Ltd, uses Cirrus Research’s range of sound level meters to investigate environmental and occupational noise issues. One of his latest projects took him to a successful restaurant, which had recently expanded, and the owners needed to assess the impact of their new extraction system that was potentially causing a statutory noise nuisance.

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10-Year Noise Nuisance Mystery Finally Wrapped Up [Case Study]

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Wirral Council’s Environmental Health team had been investigating a series of long-running noise nuisance complaints relating to a local factory going back some 10 years. When it came to solving the mystery, they relied upon Cirrus’ Trojan Noise Nuisance Recorder to complete a BS4142:1997 Assessment. 

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NoiseAid – Support for your Noise Nuisance Measurement & Management

NoiseAid - The Cirrus Noise Nuisance Logging & Reporting Application

What is NoiseAid? NoiseAid is a web-based application that gives you, and your users, a quick and simple way to gather information about the noise sources that they are concerned about. Users can instantly log noise disturbances via any smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer using the simple interface, adding notes when the noise has ended. Details of the noise Read More…

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Taking a Decibel Diet: How to Reduce Noise in Your Life & Home

Taking a Decibel Diet: How to Reduce Noise in Your Life & Home

Whilst we have to accept some road traffic noise, barking dogs and noisy neighbours in today’s urban sprawls, we don’t have to just grin and bear it. Especially when it starts to affect our home life and health. Here are 5 things you can try at home to start your decibel diet.

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Working with Reading Borough Council to Combat Noise Nuisance [Case Study]

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Like all Local Authorities, Reading Borough Council has a statutory duty to look into any complaints of noise nuisance. With a population of around 155,700, it is one of the smaller boroughs in England but the range of complaints that come into its Environmental Protection and Nuisance Team are pretty varied; from music loving neighbours, crowing cockerels, howling hounds, even noisy budgerigars.

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Creating Win/Win Situations for Noise Nuisance Complaints with Wiltshire Council [Case Study]

Trojan2 Noise Nuisance Recorder

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.

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North East Hotspots for Noise Nuisance Complaints [Infographic]

North East Hotspots for Noise Nuisance Complaints [Infographic]

Cirrus has always been keen to follow trends on noise nuisance. We are heavily involved in this sector, so in 2015 we launched a campaign in to dig down to local level and see what the situation was like at the grass roots. Following campaigns in Yorkshire and the North West, our latest research has now unveiled a noise nuisance map for the North East.

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