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Vegan takes neighbours to court in Western Australia over smell from barbecues

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Cilla Carden

Carden alleges that her neighbors have been cooking meat and fish in their garden on objective and that it had caused her "undue offence", the BBC reported.

The legal battle isn't over as Carden vows to return to court to continue the fight against her neighbours. "I can't go out there".

The supreme court judge rejected her appeal in July and encouraged both parties to instead "direct their considerable energy towards the resolution of their differences as best they can".

She continued: "It's been devastating, it's been turmoil, it's been unrest, I haven't been able to sleep".

One of the neighbors told the news outlet he wanted to remain on good terms with Carden, and said they had removed the barbecue from his backyard and told his children to stop playing basketball.

The other neighbours are also getting on Ms Carden's nerves, claiming that the smell of their constant cigarette smoking takes over her backyard.

He ruled after considering all material he was not satisfied "that there is an arguable case that the tribunal denied Ms Carden procedural fairness or acted to her disadvantage so as to cause a miscarriage of justice".

"It's deliberate, that's what I told the courts, its deliberate".

"They just bang the wall at any time while I've been sleeping", she said.

"Ms Carden's demands were proven to be not reasonable and indeed were to the detriment of the other owners' ability to enjoy their lots in a reasonable and acceptable manner", another neighbour said in a statement to Nine.

Hammond said the first step in any dispute with your neighbours was to try and resolve the matter face-to-face.

Vu says he just wants to "keep the peace", and adds that he's moved the barbecue away from the backyard.

Ladbible adds that Vu has told his kids to stop playing basketball, so that's nice. He said: "If you don't do it like that you're going to be up for a world of misery".

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