‘We want compensation’ – students who paid €12k for accommodation forced to endure months of construction work

Students say they weren't informed about the works when they moved in Gateway to complex has been broken 'for weeks' 'The construction work would start at 7am and it would be impossible to concentrate' Compensation of €216 offered but rejected by some students Rent was paid up front for entire year 'We should have been [...]

By |2018-10-30T14:17:23+00:00April 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Neighbours hit with trespass notice after complaining about noise

Neighbours who complain about construction noise at unsociable hours are being hit with trespass notices as some disputes sparked by Auckland's building boom turn nasty. Some neighbours have also laid police complaints about "abusive" responses from construction workers when they complained about the noise. The Herald has been inundated with feedback from all over Auckland [...]

By |2018-10-30T14:17:25+00:00March 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Neighbours hit with trespass notice after complaining about noise

Time to enforce noise guidelines (Dubai)

Whether it’s all-night construction, screaming jet skis, revving cars or neighbours’ raucous parties, many residents of our larger cities are able to recount horror stories about noise. With Ramadan and its disrupted sleep schedules about a week away and with international research showing insufficient sleep to be an increasing problem in modern life, this is [...]

By |2018-10-30T14:17:30+00:00May 30th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Time to enforce noise guidelines (Dubai)
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