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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]

a map of reading, berkshire, united kingdom

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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North West Hotspots for Noise Nuisance Complaints [Infographic]

North West Hotspots for Noise Nuisance Complaints [Infographic]

Cirrus Research has been involved in an interesting project that looks at noise nuisance across the North West. Some of you might remember that we did a similar exercise last year for Yorkshire; this time around we went across the Pennines to see what kind of data we could retrieve from the Local Authorities there.

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Optimus and Invictus are the Classic Combination [Case Study]

Haçienda Classical Concert

Imagine a perfect summer’s evening with a 40-strong classical orchestra playing to an appreciative audience in a leafy green park. So far, so very English. Add in the fact the Park is in the heart of Lancaster city surrounded by thousands of homes and the orchestra is playing sets of the Hacienda’s classic 90s house music hits and you can understand the headache facing Acoustic Consultant Chris Selkirk on his latest noise monitoring project.

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