Noise in the News

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. 

 

 

Noise

Leeds students' all-night 'Covid parties' are 'beyond unbearable' says Hyde Park resident

Members of a Hyde Park residents group say they have not slept for three weeks because of 'selfish' students' having regular all-night 'Covid parties' during the lockdown.

Yorkshire Evening Post, 1 July 2020

 

Bristol's free silent disco to expand with 200 new pairs of headphones

The first event after lockdown is going to be huge

BristolLive, 25 May 2020

 

 

Noise - Health

Sonic doom: how noise pollution kills thousands each year

From heart disease to type 2 diabetes, noise is having dire effects on people’s health. So who is most at risk, what can be done about it – and can you protect yourself?

The Guardian, 3 July 2018

(NB: I dispute the suggestion that all that sufferers need do is complain to the council and sit back to await the result. Good luck with that ...)

 

Student Housing

Coronavirus: Rush to convert empty Cardiff student flats

BBC News website, 4 July 2020

 

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