July 31, 2020

Concern is mounting that continued partying by university students risks fuelling the spread of coronavirus and could expose the rest of the community to infection.

Diana Swain, chair of the Chandos Neighbourhood Association, said in a recent email: “We are very alarmed...

July 31, 2020

Scientists advising the government on coronavirus policy may have underestimated the risks that partying students pose to the rest of the community.

Recent reports from Sage, the government’s scientific advisory body, chiefly focused on the potential for transmission of...

July 20, 2020

A resident in Cromwell Road, St Andrew's, has complained to both universities, describing student behaviour in her area.

(I have not recorded this in my incident list because it's outside the area the list typically covers. However, this account demonstrates that the pro...

July 17, 2020

These are links to news articles both from Bristol and around the country that may be of interest. They refer to noise problems (not always ones involving students) or issues to do with students, universities or housing, particularly HMOs. 


Leeds students' all-night...

July 17, 2020

This is a list of articles by other media about, or mentioning,
The Noise Pages. The inclusion of an article here doesn't mean
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Articles from 2020

Bristol Post (online edition is Bristo...

July 12, 2020

Police shut down a large student party in Abbotsford Road, Redland, in the early hours of Sunday, 12 July, just days after the heads of Bristol’s two universities warned students to follow coronavirus rules or face disciplinary action.

Between 50 and 100 students filed o...

July 11, 2020

Bristol’s students have a “moral duty” to help limit the spread of Covid-19 and face disciplinary action if they fail to follow virus guidelines, the heads of the city’s two universities said in a public letter on 8 July.

Prof. Hugh Brady, Vice-Chancellor of the Universi...

May 30, 2020

Recent noise complaints suggest students may be breaching lockdown restrictions and could be running the risk of disciplinary action by the University of Bristol.

An emergency-services worker who complained about disturbance from a house in Hampton Road says: "I am also...

February 28, 2020

A bid to gain planning approval for a new HMO in Cotham Vale has been rejected by the city council, to the relief of the many residents who objected.

The property has been operating illegally as a House in Multiple Occupation since last summer, resulting in a council enf...

February 10, 2020

Residents in Roslyn Road, which has one of the largest concentrations of student-occupied houses in the area, have complained about disturbance from simultaneous parties on Saturday, Feb 1, 2020.

One person, writing only as "Roslyn Road Resident", sent a strongly worded...

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