Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Legal bid to overturn lakes speed limit

Pike anglers could soon be sharing Britain's longest lake with power boaters and jet skiers again.

High-speed craft were effectively banned from Windermere in 2005, when the Lake District National Park Authority imposed a 10mph speed limit on the 12-mile-long lake.

Now campaigners from the Keep Windermere Alive group are threatening a high court challenge after the LDNPA refused to join talks over a compromise.

More here. And for some great pictures, click here.