Category Archives: Features

Brighton & Hove and NAS are Sounding Brighton – “Exploring practical approaches towards better soundscapes”

On 18-19 June Brighton & Hove City Council, the EU COST Action TD0804 on “Soundscapes of European Cities and Landscapes” and the Noise Abatement Society hosted the second international soundscapes conference, ‘Sounding Brighton,’ exploring practical approaches towards better soundscapes, with […]

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NAS celebrates International Noise Awareness Day with Quiet Mark

Last month the Noise Abatement Society launched its distinctive purple Quiet Mark mark of approval to help reduce excessive noise of machinery in our every day lives, whether it be domestic appliances or commercial equipment, we raise awareness about the detrimental health effects […]

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Annoying Announcements – the Scourge of Public Transport

The level of noise on public transport is causing commuters increasing aggravation, anxiety and exasperation. Stations, by their very nature, are huge bellows of engine emissions, announcements and people – not a place anyone expects to enjoy a quiet read. […]

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HEARING FOR LIFE | Love Your Ears

Question: How many parents and grandparents have bought their teenagers new, higher-capacity phones and mp3 players? And how many of them use these devices regularly? Whilst we remind our teenagers of the very real dangers of crossing the road with […]

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SoundScape Ezine – what it means to the NAS

Have you heard? SoundScape has launched. We have received many messages of thanks and support from people who have already explored SoundScape and enjoyed its articles and design – we look forward to hearing your thoughts. If you have pre-registered […]

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