Music Venue

The revised guidance states that local authorities should consider long-established sources of noise in the vicinity, including pubs

Make Some Noise: Revised planning guidance is 'victory for pubs'

By Ellie Bothwell

The Government has strengthened planning guidance issued to local councils to encourage developers building homes near pubs to install soundproofing — a victory for the Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s Make Some Noise campaign.

Case studies published in the PMA show that, in many cases, the agent of change principle is not being adopted

Make Some Noise in support of pubs by signing petition

By Ellie Bothwell

The Publican’s Morning Advertiser’s (PMA) has teamed up with the Music Venue Trust (MVT) and is calling on licensees to sign a petition urging the Government to introduce an agent-of-change principle.

Newport music venue Le Pub has launched a crowd-funding initiative to raise £10,000 to soundproof the building’s roof

Noise law changes urged to save live music pubs

By Ellie Bothwell

The Government must relax noise abatement legislation and pass the responsibility for minimising disturbance away from pubs and clubs and on to residents and developers, lobbyists have urged.

Focus on Scotland

Focus on Scotland

G1 leads the way in Glagow city centre as explosion continuesThe massive explosion in Glasgow's night life over the last five years does not worry...