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Last Updated: Wednesday, 24 October 2007, 15:45 GMT 16:45 UK
Dolly Parton fan given music ban
Diane Duffin
Noise-making equipment was previously confiscated by police
A mother who plagued neighbours by repeatedly playing Dolly Parton songs has been warned she could be evicted.

Diane Duffin, 36, of Heights Drive, Leeds, was given an injunction at Leeds County Court and warned if she doesn't comply she would lose her home.

Neighbours said the mother of four repeatedly played Dolly Parton's Nine to Five track.

The 12-month anti-social behaviour injunction bans her from playing loud music between 11pm and 7am.

I hope she has learnt her lesson and now behaves like the model citizen
Councillor Les Carter

She was also given a suspended eviction notice, which means she could lose her home if she continues to cause a noise nuisance.

Wednesday's court hearing was told one neighbour had complained that on one day alone the Tammy Wynette track D.I.V.O.R.C.E was played 20 times from Miss Duffin's home.

The court heard she had breached a noise abatement order seven times between May and September and that her CD player, TVs, DVD players, CDs and other equipment had been confiscated from her home.

Judge Cockroft said: "You've made the lives of your neighbours a misery so if you breach the order or fail to comply by the terms of your tenancy in the next 12 months, you'll be out, I promise you that."

Councillor Les Carter said: "This sort of behaviour is not tolerated in Leeds.

"I hope she has learnt her lesson and now behaves like the model citizen she needs to be to avoid further action."

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