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  1. Ranworth Breeze has also been out with local owners taking day trips only. Owners from further afield will have to wait until we are allowed to resume sleeping overnight on the boat. Regards Alan
  2. Hello Vaughan, Maybe carrying ladders is a thing on the French Canals, I have spent maybe 40 odd years on the UK canals and I have never seen ladders maybe the the odd pair of steps and a plethora of other items on the roofs of many live aboard boats. The tidy one tend to have roof lockers to keep all there good in. Regards Alan
  3. Hello Ian, Dependant on your circumstances I would be inclined to bring your retirement forward and make your plans to move to Norfolk. Regards Alan
  4. Hello Glen, Welcome to the forum. I see you are contacting a few of the boat syndicates such as Southern Crusader and Ranworth Breeze. Because of the lock down and social distancing it is difficult to show anyone around said boats. Our boats can only be used by local owners until the rules concerning sleeping on the boats overnight are eventually lifted. Both Jon or myself and other syndicate Chairman's would love to accommodate enquiries such as yours. Regards Alan Hood Chairman Ranworth Breeze Boat Syndicate
  5. After Tan's brain stem tests were performed, the two doctors pronounced her clinically dead. We as a family discussed the possibility of Organ Donation with the organ donation team. Tan carried hepatitis B which was only discovered 40 years ago when she worked at BT many of the staff gave blood at the drive. The result was that her medical card had a red spot on it and any medical procedure including the dentist had to take precautions. This didn't effect us much as a family. We had to spend a long time with team and the consultant, filling in many forms resulting in Tan's organs being put on the national register, sadly all were rejected because of the hepatitis B. After waiting a few days for any response from hospitals we allowed the doctors to take Tan off of life support and we all said our goodbyes. I think the new legislation is a good way forward but it should only be used with the thoughts of the deceased and their families. Regards Alan
  6. Not our Green Bin Poppy the service was withdrawn about three to four years ago by our council, you can of course pay for the service, but they only collect 8 months of the year. Needless to say I declined so I have two green bins that I use just to rot down the grass cuttings. You are correct with regards to the black, brown and blue bins.
  7. Hi Tim I would be inclined to have used brass butterfly hinges on the outside of the box, you could also use a corresponding clasp/lock on the front of the box. Regards Alan
  8. Time is now unimportant I took my watch off when I got back from the boat in late March and not worn it since (I tend to do this when on holiday). Weekdays in the morning I am in the shed doing customer repairs, after lunch I go in the garden and it is in the garden all weekend. I was only out there for a couple of hours today it was rather cold.
  9. No but Brian Ward's might do and then there is the NBN discount. Regards Alan
  10. Never mind London, if I had been forced to work in the centre of Sheffield I would have retired years ago. Travelling for work is only any good if you are on the clock! Regards Alan
  11. Good morning Please find attached ABP Lowestoft Notice to Mariners No 24 2020 – Advice on Harbour Use During Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions. Kind regards. Karen. Karen Tyrrell Administrative Officer Operations Broads Authority Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1RY Tel: 01603 756035 : karen.tyrrell@broads-authority.gov.uk Lowestoft – Information Relating to Harbour Use During Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions Mariners and Port Users are advised that ABP Lowestoft has been working with the Government, other harbours regionally and national associations, to allow a phased return to the water without increasing risk to public health and placing extra burden on our emergency services, including Coastguard Rescue Teams and RNLI. Subject to ongoing clarification, which is being sought from the Government, the harbour is maintaining its statutory open port policy by continuing to facilitate use of the harbour by commercial and now leisure vessels that comply within the COVID-19 restrictions. For leisure vessels at yacht clubs and marinas, please check with your mooring provider before leaving home for access restrictions. If you are planning to use your craft in Harbour areas or at sea, please make extra effort to ensure that all maintenance and pre-season checks are completed. Please don’t put additional strain on our emergency services by risking a coastguard response or lifeboat call-out. Please ensure that government guidelines relating to social distancing are followed when accessing craft and when afloat. Mariners should be aware that the Police have issued fines to individuals not adhering to the law on social distancing or public gatherings. Please contact Lowestoft Port Control, VHF Ch14, or Tel. 01502 572286, if further information is required Harbour Master 14th May 202
  12. Broom's fuel & pump out station will be open from Monday 18th May but is limiting the opening hours from 9.00 am to 15.00 pm. At least this will make day trips for our local owners viable. Regards Alan
  13. Hello John Have a word with Christine or Mark at Tingdene. Regards Alan
  14. Hello John, Are you looking for a Northern or Southern rivers mooring? Regards Alan
  15. Hello John, Welcome to the forum. Being as the marinas on the Broads are only open for owners to attend their boats from this morning, you might find it a while before you can start viewing suitable moorings. these marinas are manned but are generally not open to the public or berth holders. passing electric cards through windows is not uncommon. Regards Alan
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