Neighbours having loud sex has made woman and her family’s life a ‘complete misery’.
Speaking to the MEN, the mum who wants to remain annonymous shared her tale of her noisy rampent neighbours.
The mum claims the council aren’t doing enough to tackle a neighbour constantly having loud sex because it’s a ‘natural noise.’
The issue has been ongoing since the beginning of Lockdown in Abbey Hey and the says it’s making her life a misery for her and her family.
She told the MEN: “It’s every night, it’s terrible. Before lockdown, it wasn’t really every night.
“Since lockdown it’s got worse. I think she lives alone but someone comes late every night.”
She added that she thought her neighbour was single before adding that ‘maybe she’s got a new boyfriend and the novelty will wear off. But I can’t use the room next to her.”
Although unsuccessful, the mum has tried to speak to her neighbour from the window as well as sending her a note.
“She seems very unapproachable,” the mum said.
“From what I’ve heard, even when her friends are round, there is loud banging and arguing. I’ve heard how she is with people who are close to her so what would she be like with a neighbour?
“I don’t want to put myself or the children at risk.”
The mum first contacted Manchester Council back in July, from that the authority sent the letters to the neighbour twice! However due to COVID officers say they have not been able to come and assess the noise complaint from inside her property.
After endless sleepless nights the woman was told by officials there was nothing they could do. Currently renting her property privately the woman doesn’t want to consider moving.
Heart launches radio station playing only Christmas songs for the next two months
Music to my ears, literally.
The radio station will be playing Christmas songs 24/7.
How early is too early? Last Sunday marked the official launch of its seasonal channel, Heart Xmas – a radio station which will play only the greatest feel-good festive hits, non-stop, 24/7.
As the clocks turned it was time to say goodbye to what seems to have been a very long summer and hello to the festivity.
With less than 60 days to go until the big day, Heart’s Christmas music will be available to listen to whatever the hour of day on DAB Digital Radio and Global Player.
Expect all your favourite artists to be played, from Mariah Carey, Wham! and of course Bublé, helping bring some much-needed cheer into 2020.
After the 2020 we’ve had, we suggest you tune into Heart Xmas right now and not turn it off until January.
Andy Everett, Managing Editor of Heart, said: “With the nation turning to radio for light-hearted escapism and comfort, we are thrilled to bring listeners some festive feel good cheer earlier than ever before this year as we launch Heart Xmas today!
Heart Breakfast’s Jamie Theakston added: “It may be October, but we’re kick-starting our Christmas countdown on Heart earlier than ever before!”
Couple convert shipping container into their very own summerhouse
This is amazing!
After being quoted £25,000 for a summerhouse, the Groom family took things into their own hands for a huge DIY-project over lockdown.
Dawn Groom and her husband Darren worked super hard during lockdown to create a stunning outdoor cabin for just £5,700, a fraction of the price they would’ve paid for a brand new one.
The family completely transformed a former site portable cabin into a large playhouse for the summer, which is ready to be transformed into a cosy winter cabin coming as we come into the colder months.
Dawn, who is a carer for their daughter, told LatestDeals.co.uk “About two years ago my husband wanted to create a bigger summerhouse for our daughter Lois, 13.”
While looking, he came across container conversions which are getting quite common in other countries as lower-priced living accommodation.
“Once he was hooked on the idea, he spent months talking me round because frankly they are ugly! I couldn’t imagine that a big metal thing could look nice in our garden.
“After lots of research, we decided that instead of using a shipping container, it might be cheaper to use an ex-site cabin.
“They come with insulation, ceiling, lighting and electrics already installed. This would be costly and time-consuming to install so would save us a lot of labour.”
Dawn added that their pair had been searching for the ideal site cabin for a while, in the end they purchased the perfect cabin from a company that trades in used building site machinery.
As soon as it arrived, the guys got to work with cleaning and preparing it for a stylish renovation.
We filled and tidied all the wall panels ready to be painted. The floor needed a lot of work as it was quite uneven from water leaks.
“Once levelled, we used vinyl plank flooring. The outside was sandblasted by someone we found on Facebook Marketplace.
“We couldn’t afford the roof to be done with our budget so my husband used a hand grinder to do the roof himself, then together we painted the whole of the outside.
“We wanted to swap the windows but we realised this would be an absolute job to do so I bought some cheap window film and painted over all the brown plastic frames.”
The family gave a breakdown of the overall costs, the cabin cost £3,000, the doors were £1,200, the sandblasting was £450, the paint was £260, the furniture and accessories were £550, and the flooring was £260.
Which is a significant amount less than their original quote of £25K!
Have you taken on any big DIY projects over lockdown? Let us know!
Dives to the Titanic will be open to the public from 2021
What an amazing experience.
For the first time in 15 years, private dives will be allowed to the Titanic wreckage.
A company called OceanGate Expeditions are offering private dives to regular people to visit and look at the remnants of the ship that sank in the famous 1912 catastrophe.
More than 1,500 people lost their lives with the ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912.
Speaking to Bloomberg, president of the company Stockton Rush, said three dozen people have already booked for the first six dives early next year.
Stockton explained that ‘all the bones are gone’ in the wreckage. They said: “There are no bodies down there. There are boots and shoes and clothes that show where people were 100 years ago, and that is very sombre.”
It’s a little more of a strenuous application process than your usual holiday activities.
The website states they are looking for ‘citizen scientists’ to join their crew as ‘Mission Specialists’ and examine some of the 300 unique species of sea creatures on the Titanic.
The website reads “Mission specialists are adventurers and citizen scientists who support the expedition through various sub-nautical and oceanographic roles”
You’ll have to fill out an application where you’ll be asked about your height, weight and if you’re prone to seasickness or claustrophobia.
Once approved, you’ll have an interview over Zoom or Skype and if successful you will be offered a position as a Mission Specialist Crew Member.
As you might have guessed, this once in a lifetime experience comes with a MASSIVE price tag.
The eight-day sail will set you back $125,000 (£96,368.75). You’ll get a single dive of the 25 nautical mile wreckage that will last six to eight hours.
If you’ve got the dollar (and the b*lls), apply here.