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Plans for helipad at Cork University Hospital temporarily grounded

Plans to build a helipad at Cork University Hospital have been temporarily grounded after Cork City Council planners sought further information about the development. Questions have been asked about the noise impact on the residents living adjacent to the hospital, while planners have also sought clarity about the use of the helipad. A planning application [...]

By |2019-01-16T16:34:43+00:00January 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Plans for helipad at Cork University Hospital temporarily grounded

Heathrow Noise Consultation

Heathrow launches fresh consultation on noise, night flying and new flightpaths Heathrow airport has launched a new eight-week public consultation on use of its airspace and the direction of its future operations. The airport has called for the local community to contribute to discussions over noise, runway alternation and night flying relating to its two [...]

By |2019-01-08T21:11:41+00:00January 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Heathrow Noise Consultation

The Burden of Disease from Environmental Noise.

In 2011 the World Health Organization (WHO) published the report Burden of disease from environmental noise: Quantification of healthy life years lost in Europe (read here). The report estimated that at least one million healthy life years 14 are lost every year from environmental noise in the western part of Europe, specifically: 61,000 years for [...]

By |2019-01-07T16:46:30+00:00January 7th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Burden of Disease from Environmental Noise.

Council reject roof top beer garden

The rejection of a plan for a roof terrace beer garden at a Strathearn pub has been defended by Perth and Kinross Council.   The local authority has claimed the main reason for rejecting the proposal by Belhaven Brewery to create the ‘outdoor space’ at The Square in Crieff was due to concerns over the [...]

By |2019-01-07T14:18:10+00:00January 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments