Saturday, April 12, 2008

Windermere speed protest bid fails

A power boating campaigner fighting to overturn the 10mph speed limit on Lake Windermere faces trial.

Kevan Furber, of the Keep Windermere Alive Association, deliberately broke the limit when he pulled blind waterskiing champion Gerald Price, 74, on the lake last July.

Mr Furber, from Manchester, wants to challenge the Lake District National Park Authority's ruling, introduced in 2005.

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