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June 2004

Are Jet Skiers A Menace on the River Lune?

Saturday, June 12, 2004 - 22:00: Local bird lovers in Lancaster are up in arms over jet ski use on the River Lune, concerned for the safety of nesting birds. Several people have also complained to Virtual-Lancaster about the noise the jet skis make and raised safety concerns. Jet skiers now regularly tear up the Lune beyond Skerton Bridge -- despite a voluntary agreement made some years ago not to go further.