Club informed of complaints

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 10 December, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 10 December, 1998, 12:00am

I refer to the letter headlined, 'So unhelpful' (South China Morning Post, November 28), about noise coming from the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in the early hours of November 21.

The complaint concerned the club's annual ball which involved dancing and a live band.

Police officers went to the club on two occasions upon receiving complaints from the public to direct that amplified music be turned down.

When the two warnings were given, the duty manager of the club was reminded that whilst every effort was made to facilitate such events, police had a responsibility to the wider community to ensure that noise at night was not a source of annoyance to others.

Looking to the future, Wan Chai police officers have approached the club and informed them of the complaints from Y. K. Lee.

Should Mr Lee wish to discuss the matter further, he is welcome to contact the Chief Inspector of Wan Chai Division Patrick Hodson on 2828 7410.

H. M. BLUD for Commissioner of Police