Air pollution continues to be a problem and arises from domestic, commercial and industrial premises as well as cars and other transport.
The Council carries out monitoring and assessment of air quality within the Borough.
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Contamination of land can occur as a result of previous commercial uses or pollution incidents.
Garden bonfires can be a particular source of annoyance to neighbours, particularly in the summer months.
Officers inspect premises which have been granted permits or authorisations to check compliance with the conditions specified.
Noise from domestic audible intruder alarms often results in complaints to the Council's Environmental Health Service.
If the noise is deemed to be a nuisance, action can be taken and legally enforced to suppress the noise.