Nightclub given final warning over noise

A NIGHTCLUB has been given a final warning over noise following a series of complaints by residents.

Neighbours of Calton Road club Studio 24 wanted its licence removed following a number of complaints.

However, the city's licensing board stopped short of suspending its licence after saying that action had been taken by the club to reduce noise.

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Noise levels have been fixed at a level agreed with noise team officers, with the controls being kept in a locked cupboard.

When issuing the written warning, licensing leader Marjorie Thomas said she was "happy" with recent progress and actions taken by management. However, she added: "If this is brought to us again we will take stronger action."

Afterwards, Matthew Maguire, a sound engineer for the club, said: "We've always done everything we could. The fact we have got a yellow card is a scary scenario but the levels have not been touched. We've got a scary scenario with us and a neighbour and I've got no doubt he will complain again."