A weekly silent disco held in Bristol park has been banned for being too noisy.

Revellers were set to party in Owen Square Park this weekend to dance to music blasted through individual sets of headphones.

More than 100 people had gathered in the park to boogie to tunes sent through a wireless headphones system.

Neighbours had fumed to cops and the local council that weekly events were actually loud enough that they were kept awake.

But complaints about noise had fallen on deaf ears.

Revellers were partying in the park with headphones

Resident Ted Fowler told the BBC residents were fearful of confronting the organisers at Owen Square Park in Easton.

He said: "Every time there's been contact with the police and there's been no response."

People said they had found glass and excrement in the park following the weekly events.

Penny Grey told the broadcaster: "I have a lot of respect for the police, but it is not a priority or are they not resourced enough to prevent them from happening?"

Residents said that extra sounds from generators had caused “sleeplessness and anxiety”.

But following complaints police have now put a dispersal order in place to stop the get togethers.

City councillor Afzal Shah told BBC Bristol the events need to be “nipped in the bud”.

Inspector Deepak Kenth, of Avon and Somerset Police, said: “The dispersal order has been actioned following consultation with the local community to address their concerns about anti-social behaviour in the area.

“We continue to encourage members of the public to report any issues to us so that proactive measures like this can be put in place.”

Section 35 dispersal orders give police the power to break up gatherings and confiscate equipment.