Recent reports in this category are shown below:
Report Upheld Licensing 08-Jun-2017
Summary: A man complains on behalf of his adult daughter that Rossendale Borough Council took too long to consider her application for a Hackney carriage licence.
Report Upheld Drainage 20-Dec-2016
Summary: A woman complains the council failed to adhere to recommendations we made following a previous complaint to us. In her previous complaint she complained that a blocked highway drainage gulley meant water from the highway was pooling at the foot of her wall causing damage.
Report Upheld Noise 05-Mar-2014
Summary: Complaint from two couples about the failure by the council to take action when the operators of a motor racing track near to their homes breached a notice specifying the permitted frequency and noise levels of events at the track. One of the couples was acting on behalf of 47 other residents.
Report Upheld Antisocial behaviour 12-Nov-2013
Summary: Complaint from a woman that the council consented to an application from a man for a mutual exchange to a property next to her home despite having evidence of his antisocial behaviour.
Report Upheld Noise 21-Mar-2013
Summary: The Ombudsman criticised Derby Dales District for failing to tackle noise problems from a business, owned by a former Councillor.
Report Upheld Licensing 27-Jun-2012
Summary: Castle Point Borough Council failed to provide taxi drivers who it had overcharged since 2004 with compensation recommended by the Local Government Ombudsman in a 2011 report.
Report Upheld Refuse and recycling 08-May-2012
Summary: Essex County Council refused to pay compensation to a couple who suffered noise nuisance from a nearby waste transfer station in the same way as they paid two other households following a Local Government Ombudsman report in 2006.
Report Upheld Noise 22-Mar-2012
Summary: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council delayed unreasonably in dealing with noise and smell nuisance from a foundry.
Report Upheld Noise 29-Feb-2012
Summary: Council officers wrongly granted planning permission three times for cattle-rearing buildings in a village, causing years of noise and smell nuisance to residents.
Report Upheld Licensing 01-Feb-2012
Summary: London Borough of Camden repeatedly ignored a man's requests for a street trading pitch and his subsequent complaints about it.