Council order monitors to be installed to record cows after resident complains about mooing noise

Mail Online | 7/13/2018 | Mark Hanrahan For Mailonline
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Leeds City Council has ordered the noise of a herd of cow to be monitored for a year, after a dispute between two neighbours about excessive mooing spilled into a planning hearing.

James Bullock, of Swillington just outside of Leeds, played councillors the sounds of cows mooing during a retroactive planning hearing for a barn to house animals at neighbouring Swillington Organic Farm.

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'The noise has been intolerable. I have to lie there in bed listening to this bellowing,' he said.

The dispute is centred on a farm building close to Bullock's home, which was originally granted planning permission for use as a hay barn.

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Bullock complained after the barn began to be used as a cow shed.

'The recent planning application for the use of the barn for livestock has been...
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