'Wife from hell' handed five-year ASBO for nagging her 'sweet-natured' husband so loudly it kept the neighbours awake for THREE YEARSJulie Griffiths breached a noise abatement order 47 times in three months this year just by 'screaming' at her partner NormanThe angry wife was first ordered to be quiet by the council in 1999But it got so bad that recording equipment was placed next door this year Griffiths blamed stress of 12-hour shifts at work forcing her to let off steamCourt hands her a five-year ASBO and a 500 fine | UPDATED: 18:29 GMT, 20 December 2012 A wife-from-hell was slapped with a long ASBO after she kept her neighbours awake for three years because she was constantly nagging her husband. Julie Griffiths, 43, breached a noise abatement order a staggering 47 times in three months this year and was warned she could face jail if she does not calm down, a court heard
Church bell silenced for first time in a century by one complaint will continue to chime after threat of legal action lifted Bell which survived two world wars was chiming every quarter of an hourNewcomers complained that the chimes kept them awake at nightCouncil served church with 'noise abatement notice' but then complaint withdrawn by church goers Jonathan Apps and Tina Hallett Chimes now limited to sounding just hourly throughout the night | UPDATED: 00:44 GMT, 3 December 2012 A church bell which was silenced for the first time in a century following a complaint by village newcomers will continue to chime after a threat of legal action was lifted. The old bell, which survived two world wars, had been marking the passing of each quarter of an hour in the quaint 15th Century All Saints Church since being installed 100 years ago. But stunned clergy were served with a council 'noise abatement notice' – prohibiting the bell chiming between 11pm and 7am after a complaint from new residents.