Saturday, May 06, 2006

Metro News excerpt - 5/5/06

The classic way to drive away yobs
exclusive by Paul R Taylor
Mozart and Vivaldi will be played from loudspeakers at the Brookhead Arcade if the Cheadle Area Committee approves the plans. Chairwoman of Cheadle Area Committee Cllr June Somekh said: "We had originally investigated the idea of installing a 'mosquito' advice, which has been tested in Rochdale.
"It emits a high frequency sound that only youths and animals can hear. But we've heard that this is actually against human rights, so are now considering the classical music option.
"We invited some children to our committee meeting and asked them what they thought. They were quite put out by the suggestion that all children hate classical music."