Would sub-sonic cartridges make less noise?

Pigeon shooting: I have got a bit of a noise issue with a couple of villagers close to where I shoot. I can’t afford to splash out on a moderated shotgun but wondered if sub-sonic cartridges might be the answer.

Police may want your spent cartridges for evidence

Shotgun certificate holders in the Manchester area have received a letter from the Greater Manchester constabulary suggesting that they keep a spent cartridge from each of their gun barrels to be collected by police in the event of the gun being lost or stolen.

The perfect pest cartridge

Choosing the right bullet is crucial for vermin control - Bruce Potts put the redoubtable Palmisano Pindell Cartridge through its paces