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Code of Practice for Pubs and Clubs

May 01, 2017

The Institute has a working group focusing on the replacement of the Noise Council (now dissolved) Code of Practice for Pubs and Clubs from 2003.

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Emerging guidance from the Institute of Acoustics - ProPG

May 01, 2017

Update from Peter Rogers who sits on the Institute of Acoustics Council, and is Chair of the Parliamentary Liaison Group

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House of Lords Report on Findings - Licensing Act 2003

Apr 05, 2017

The House of Lords Select Committee on the Licensing Act 2003 released its report yesterday suggesting a potential 'amalgamation of licensing and planning committees trialled over a small but representative sample of local authorities over perhaps 2 years'.

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House of Lords Select Committee - Licensing Act 2003

Apr 04, 2017

On 4th April 2017, the House of Lords Select Committee, concerning the Licensing Act 2003, will report on it's findings, which it is believed will provide serious cause for thought for the future direction and relationship between licensing and planning.

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Aircraft Noise and Mental Health

Feb 16, 2017

What impact does traffic noise have on the quality of life, health and development of children? These were the three main questions at the centre of the NORAH Study.

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Evelyn Glennie

Feb 03, 2017

Evelyn Glennie is an award-winning percussionist. She is also profoundly deaf and uses her body as a resonating chamber.

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IoA UPDATE

Feb 01, 2017

​The Agent of Change Principle

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Anti-social Behaviour (ASB)

Jan 25, 2017

Sustainable Acoustics have been assisting clients experiencing issues with noise from ASB, through an assessment of the different noise sources and the impact these would have for the local area, especially for the closest residential properties.

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Licensing issues - managing noise in the night-time

Jan 25, 2017

Shaping proposals by the Lords on managing noise in the night-time

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Noisy roads linked to Dementia

Jan 16, 2017

A recent study tracking 6.6 million people estimates one in 10 cases of Alzheimer’s among those living by busy roads could be linked to air and noise pollution

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