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Aldi’s plans for overnight Highbridge deliveries rejected amid Travelodge noise fears

A fresh bid by Aldi to introduce overnight deliveries at its Highbridge supermarket has been turned down by town councillors this week amid concern that it would create night-time noise for nearby Travelodge hotel guests and residents. The Aldi store, which opened in August off Bennett Road, is currently only able to accept deliveries between 6am until [...]

By |2018-12-07T08:51:13+00:00December 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Aldi’s plans for overnight Highbridge deliveries rejected amid Travelodge noise fears

Complaints aplenty but no specific noise control legislation for ‘crow bangers’

Source: Irish Examiner Farmers, for over 50 years, have been using bird pest control measures but no specific national legislation exists in relation to noise containment for instruments such as ‘crow bangers’ or 'crop bangers', writes Anne Lucey. A file image of a propane style gas gun bird scarer also known as a crop or crow [...]

By |2018-12-05T20:36:28+00:00December 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Complaints aplenty but no specific noise control legislation for ‘crow bangers’

Kerry farmer jailed for five years for manslaughter

A Kerry farmer has been jailed for five years for the "gruesome" and "horrific" killing of another farmer with a piece of farm machinery last year. 63-year-old Michael Ferris, of Rattoo, Ballyduff in Co Kerry, was found guilty by a jury in October of the manslaughter of 73-year-old Anthony O'Mahony in a row about a [...]

By |2018-12-03T18:15:13+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Kerry farmer jailed for five years for manslaughter

Michael Healy-Rae has planning refused for apartments in vacant public house in Tralee

Source: Irish Examiner, By Anne Lucey The TD Michael Healy-Rae has been refused planning for apartments in a vacant public house in Tralee, with the planning inspector describing what was proposed as “substandard” and meeting only the minimum requirements. Mr Healy-Rae who represents Kerry is already the Dáil’s biggest landlord with up to ten rental [...]

By |2018-11-16T18:03:32+00:00November 16th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Michael Healy-Rae has planning refused for apartments in vacant public house in Tralee

Mill Hey Brew House, Haworth, has live music exemption stripped after 18 months of noise complaints

A POPULAR pub in Haworth has had its live music exemption taken away and restrictions placed upon it by Bradford Council following complaints from a neighbour.   The Mill Hey Brew House, based in Mill Hey, Haworth, opened in October 2016 after a renovation following the 2015 Boxing Day Floods. Since April 2017, regular complaints were made [...]

By |2018-11-14T13:09:59+00:00November 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Mill Hey Brew House, Haworth, has live music exemption stripped after 18 months of noise complaints