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Schizophrenia and noisy neighbours

DoctorInternet2

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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
Yes you are absolutely right about the risks, but what choice do I have but to take the risk? They have 2 children so I guess a bigger place is welcomed, at the moment they only have a one bedroom flat.
The girl next to me is making me very ill, there is no help for me, she keeps on playing that music and staying indoors 24/7.
I wish there was better and a safer place for me to move to, it's been a massive problem in my life for a long time. :nod1:
 
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Hello, I haven't updated the board for a while with this particular post. As it happens I moved from the council house I was in at the end of October last year. It seems to have worked, the neighbours I have now are much better. I am in a large one bedroom flat but the way it is designed it's much better insulated for noise than most places. I am in a much better area too. I'm now in Central London actually. I did a mutual exchange. I get very depressed from time to time at the moment, but at least I don't have the distraction of loud music. I'm managing to do a lot more, and I manage to do some work too, but not that much.
Thank you all for listening.
 
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good luck it's in it's early stages yet, when a new neighbour moves in theres a flurrry of pecking to the new pecking order is established, just remember if the pecking is extreme you can call up the housing officer to do some pecking on your behalf
 
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Thank you ramboghettouk, yes you might have a point, but actually I've been here over 6 months now and although some days I get some banging and arguing from upstairs it is nothing like the constant problems that I had when I was in my previous house, and what makes it all the more ironic is that my noisy neighbour at my previous address was mentally ill herself, didn't go out, and mainly layed on her bed listening to very loud music up against my party wall. It was terrible. I put up with that for four years.
I'm so thankful that I managed to summon up enough strength to move, but I just had to, however much it cost and whatever was going on in my mind.
For people who are living in social housing mutual exchanges are the best way to go because at least you have some choice. Never trust the council to move you.
 
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i remember brent housing dept telling my ex to go on the internet and apply for the homeswap site she;s got learning difficulties and can't use the internet, i ryed the web site wasn't working properly and as i said she'd need documentary evidence to scan to support the claim
 
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I suffer from various mental health problems including delusions and depression, and I have a very noisy female neighbour next to me who doesn't work and likes to be in all the time. I want to move, but it's very difficult for me to motivate myself. She was suppose to be in temporary accommodation but she has been next to me for over 3 years by herself in a 2 bedroom house. I'm living in Newham in London, and when I talk to the council about my plight they simply don't want to know. It's very difficult for me, and not surprisingly it's making my condition a lot worse. She is always listening to loud music and I can hear it in every part of my house.
Has anyone got any suggestions because it's difficult for me to know what to do other than to go out as much as possible and try to motivate myself to move.
I've been going through hell, I would be much better and weller if she would quieten down. Yes I have talked to her and asked her to quieten things down, and she calls me a bully for that reason. :curseyou:
I once had this problem so I went to the citizens advice and they got on to the environmental health, the council later sound proofed my flat but I moved out anyway.
 
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I did find Homeswapper quite intimidating at times, some people were offering me money for swapping and I was getting replies nearly every day, and that was mainly because I was swapping a house for a flat. Some people were putting me under a lot of pressure to move.
I don't have to pay the bedroom tax anymore.
 
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I once had this problem so I went to the citizens advice and they got on to the environmental health, the council later sound proofed my flat but I moved out anyway.
You are very lucky, I went to the Environmental Health and they were worse than useless,- the girl next door was playing her music at 11.30 at night, after an hour they came around to listen. They listened to the music for about 10 minutes, then knocked on my neighbours door and my neighbour spent the whole time speaking to them, they didn't seem to be saying a word to her. The next week, after I phoned them, the council reported back that they hadn't heard anything that time they visited my house. :mad: I was so upset. My councillor sent the Environmental health letters and they refused to reply to one of them.
 
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That is right.Give her a taste of her own medicine.My neighbour slammed every door she went through.I stayed up all night slamming doors and it stopped her like magic.
 
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theres a game we used to play as kids with intercoms pressing 2 at the same time and having them answer and cross talk, kids did it to me and my mentally ill neighbour in one house, she decided i was ringing her bell and decided to reataliate by ringing my bell at night, it could have escalated from there if i'd retaliated
 
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