Some young oboists haven’t learned how to control volume. Many years ago I had one that caused each family member to quickly close his or her bedroom door!

Still, the noise this woman made must have been just a bit extreme!

[…] received a noise abatement notice by Shepway District Council in February this year after a string of complaints from neighbours in Folkestone, Kent.

One neighbour, who asked not to be named, said: ‘When she played the violin it sounding like a cat being strangled.

‘The guitar playing wasn’t much better and she had her stereo and TV turned up to full volume day and night sometimes. Living next to her was a total and utter nightmare.’

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Cllr Stuart Peall said: ‘Numerous letters were ignored and after our emergency services witnessed the level of nuisance for themselves.

‘We don’t want to stop people enjoying music in their homes, but this should not cause a nuisance to others and we will investigate complaints. We tried very hard to sort the problem out and were left with no alternative but to seize equipment.’

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