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Four-Day Swinging Festival In Lincolnshire Hit By Noise Complaints

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Four-Day Swinging Festival In Lincolnshire Hit By Noise Complaints

Police in Lincolnshire were called out to a swingers festival amid noise complaints.

The four-day-long Swingathon festival saw hundreds set up camp at a field near the villages of Oasby and Aisby in Lincolnshire.

Attendees could enjoy clay pigeon shooting, 'adult bouncy castles' and wet t-shirt contests.

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Local news outlet The Lincolnite reported local residents complained of loud music going through to the early hours of the morning.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police told the outlet: "We received reports of noise complaints, but on investigation there was nothing ongoing. We haven't received any reports of Covid breaches."

And not all residents were against it - one local told LincolnshireLive they found it 'hilarious' and was happy for the swingers to crack on given the awful year we've all had.

They said: "We were up North for a wedding so I had a dog sitter in and one of the neighbours rang me and said 'what's going on at your house? What are you doing?' but it wasn't us.

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"We came home from our wedding and slept through it because I think the sound travels differently.

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"I was a bit concerned it would cause the dogs to be anxious but it wasn't like the thud, thud, thud when they had the rave at Ropsley.

"I giggled but I wasn't affected by it - I find it hilarious.

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"I would be the first to call the police if it was disturbing me but if it floats their boat then let them get on with it because we've been through such a terrible time."

A spokesperson for North Kesteven District Council said: "A licence application was correctly issued, for a bar and regulated entertainment up to 11pm in association with what was described as 'private camping for a private camping club'.

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"So long as the event is conducted within the restrictions of the Temporary Event Notice in place, and in a lawful manner, there is nothing more for the Council to do in respect of this event.

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"Ultimately the event organiser is responsible for ensuring the event is compliant and runs safely."

Guests were asked to take a lateral flow test 48 hours before arriving at the event.

LADbible has contacted the festival organisers for comment.

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Topics: Festival, UK News

Claire Reid
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