Man threatened with jail time for playing 'Born Slippy' on repeat

The first criminal enforcement order made in Greater Manchester due to noise pollution comes from 54-year-old Clyde Taylor as he absolutely refuses to stop looping Underworld‘s ‘Born Slippy’ in the early morning hours.

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After eight counts of noise breeches, Taylor still refused to keep it down, resulting in his hi-fi equipment, speakers and electric guitar being seized from his home. Councilor David Lancaster simply stated that the whole situation could have been avoided with some “neighbourly consideration”.

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Although Taylor will not be put behind bars just yet, he has been ordered to pay a £1,500 fine and a £30 victim surcharge after failing to show up to court. He is also now prevented from playing music, especially that which can be heard from outside of his home.

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