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Schizophrenia and noisy neighbours

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Her kid won't be taken into care, her grandmother looks after her. I don't think the authorities bother with her, in fact I think that they think the kid is living with her mother because I don't think she pays the bedroom tax.
they shouldn't be dumping people in the community, who basically have problems coping and make it difficult for the neighbours
 
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There is good and bad news. Despite that one day last Sunday when she pumped the music out, the girl has been quiet ever since.
However, when I attempted to phone the environmental health yesterday to find out what's going on, although I din't speak to the person dealing with the case, they seemed to suggest that they have only written a standard warning letter to the girl, and no other action is going to be taken. They won't answer my councilors letters either, and I remember when I complained to them in writing a couple of years ago, they wrote back and basically 'told me off' for complaining about that woman for simply wanting to play music in her own home. :sorry:
Well on the plus side the letter seems to have worked. I have received one in the past (We had an elderly neighbour who complained we made too much noise vacuuming!) And it's worded in a pretty strict fashion threatening to take you to court if the noise continues etc. Obviously if this is enough to stop the noise they won't need to take further action. Keep logging any problems and calling the noise service if you need to and if the problem continues then they will have to follow it up.

Also in our area when the noise service have been out and witnessed the noise they usually go straight round to speak to the person and give them a telling off.
 
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i find my elderly neighbours tv annoying but try to keep her sweet help with shopping and getting her prescriptions, if nothing else it makes me feel useful, knowing the housing assoc and attitudes to schitzos and elderly, in a dispute which side will they take?
 
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We have a tenant here at the old folks apartments. Everybody calls her "Nightmare," she is quiet in her apartment (right below mine), but she is always angry about something and gets into verbal fights with other people and she screams a lot. She was up here on the 3rd floor the other day yelling a Hazel and the little boy (age 5?) Hazel was taking care of for the day. Apparently, the little boy's crime was that he was running in the halls. Nightmare went ballistic. He wasn't making any noise, but that didn't matter to Nightmare and she had to let everyone know. She says the "F" a lot too. We are all hoping she moves.
 
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Yesterday I was too upset to post. Anyway I spoke to the council and apparently they have written down that her music wasn't a statutory nuisance. They said they heard the music at 11.30pm, but felt that it wouldn't be a problem to a reasonable person. But that is very different to what they said to me the night they witnessed the sound. They said it was unacceptable noise, and that they would most definitely write to her landlord, and they would start to take action against her and maybe the next time they would confiscate her music.
Yesterday they said they wouldn't take any action against her other than to send a standard letter to her to say there had been a complaint. They sent the standard letter to me too. :sorry:
I said to them 'what if I decided to throw eggs all over the side of her house?' They said I would get into trouble for it, I said to them 'no I wouldn't'. The police took no action against someone who threw eggs at my house in the past even though I knew who it was and I even had her on CCTV doing it.
I then told them I had enough of them and told them I was going to move out. Someone is looking at my house today, and I've seen her flat and it's definitely suitable, so I could swap.
I was so mad I just put the phone down on them, the b....s. :mad::mad:
I think my neighbour is staying with her mum and daughter over the Easter holiday which is why it's quiet at the moment.
 
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they shouldn't be dumping people in the community, who basically have problems coping and make it difficult for the neighbours
I think that's exactly my point. She is a sick girl with mental health problems who has been given a 2 bedroom house, which a family should have, and all she is doing is making me ill as well. :nod2:
 
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I think that's exactly my point. She is a sick girl with mental health problems who has been given a 2 bedroom house, which a family should have, and all she is doing is making me ill as well. :nod2:
but where do people go they've closed the bins, you have my sympathy, hasn't she got a cpn somewhere you could speak to or have they closed her case due to lack of resources, some would and have said the same off me
 
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but where do people go they've closed the bins, you have my sympathy, hasn't she got a cpn somewhere you could speak to or have they closed her case due to lack of resources, some would and have said the same off me
I don't think she has a CPN or wants one, I expect they simply can't fund the resources to look after her properly. I remember when a couple of people from mental health services came to visit her, and she refused to answer the door, and she told me they hadn't got the right to visit her like that. I've never seen them come back again.
The fact is she's a single girl who has been housed in a two bedroom house, when everyone who goes through the proper channels can only dream of being housed, they simply don't have anywhere to put large families around here, they have no spare stock at all. But one girl who cries 'ape' gets given a two bedroom house with a garden where she can sit and play her music all day for evermore. :sorry:
 
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I think my hell is more or less over for me now. I have found someone to swap with, they are a couple with 2 boys, they are desperate to live in a house with a garden. We both like each others property, and we are starting the paperwork tomorrow, I should be out of here within 8 weeks.
Luckily when they visited my neighbour was at her mothers place. :clap::dance:
 
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i don't think mentally ill pronlem neighbours behaviour should be excused on grounds of mental illlness whilst the needs of those who are suffering are ignored when they also have mental illness

i think in brum you don't get a tenancy agreement for a year so if theres a problem you can be evicted easily

i guess with problem neighbours they think if they evict them the problem will only resurface somewhere else

i'd house them next door to the guardian readers seeing how they're so understanding
 
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i don't think mentally ill pronlem neighbours behaviour should be excused on grounds of mental illlness whilst the needs of those who are suffering are ignored when they also have mental illness

i think in brum you don't get a tenancy agreement for a year so if theres a problem you can be evicted easily

i guess with problem neighbours they think if they evict them the problem will only resurface somewhere else

i'd house them next door to the guardian readers seeing how they're so understanding
i suspect some social worker or cpn has phoned up the council saying they have a duty of care to her
 
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i don't think mentally ill pronlem neighbours behaviour should be excused on grounds of mental illlness whilst the needs of those who are suffering are ignored when they also have mental illness

i think in brum you don't get a tenancy agreement for a year so if theres a problem you can be evicted easily

i guess with problem neighbours they think if they evict them the problem will only resurface somewhere else

i'd house them next door to the guardian readers seeing how they're so understanding
Very well said, all the problem noisy people should all get housed next to high class city workers lol
 
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i suspect some social worker or cpn has phoned up the council saying they have a duty of care to her
I very much doubt it; I'm sure she doesn't have a CPN. In London Borough of Newham I don't think there are such people,- I've never been offered one. In Newham all I'm offered is a 30 min slot with a psychiatrist once every 4 months, and drug therapy. I can't get counseling or any sort of group therapy, absolutely nothing.
I often have to wait about 3 or 4 weeks to see my gp.
 
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We both have the forms now, but I was recommended by the council to fill in the forms on my return from holiday, because they will need access to my property. I'm going to the Philippines for a while, it's a cheap holiday and good for my mind, I've been there before.
 
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We both have the forms now, but I was recommended by the council to fill in the forms on my return from holiday, because they will need access to my property. I'm going to the Philippines for a while, it's a cheap holiday and good for my mind, I've been there before.
i have always thought with homeswap just like you aren't mentioning the real reason for moving maybe they're keeping quiet about something

my neighbours tv is a pain in the arse but could easily have worse, when she moves out this now been the sally army i expect the worst, already looking into supported accomodation, it'll cost the state more but such is the system
 
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