Norwich skateboarding ban hits murky waters

This evening, 25th November, a peaceful and invigorating protest took place against the Norwich City Council cabinet and their attempts to outlaw skateboarding. The protest was well-attended and around 300 people congregated outside… Continue reading

Norwich City Council’s last minute scrapping of skateboarding byelaw

On Monday 24th November Norwich City Council (NCC) announced that they were planning on dropping the proposed skateboarding byelaw that was due to have its final discussion at a full council meeting on… Continue reading

Are skateboarders really to blame for Norwich war memorial damage?

The proposed byelaw to ban skateboarding in specific parts of Norwich city centre, UK, is the result of the Labour cabinet at the city council. This byelaw has cast skateboarders as villains who… Continue reading

Norwich councillor allegedly labels Long Live South Bank Open letter over skateboard ban ‘tosh’

In an e-mail exchange that has come to light on the Long Live South Bank (LLSB) website Labour coucillor for Bowthorpe ward, Mike Sands, appears to have accidentally sent an e-mail out on… Continue reading

Norwich City Council skateboarding ban shrinks for now

You may remember that some weeks ago on WoodPlusWheels there was a post about Norwich, UK, attempting to pass a by-law and ban skateboarding in its city-centre. This story has been rumbling along… Continue reading

Arbor release fantastic video to mark James Kelly Pro deck

Arbor, latin for tree I’ll have you know, have produced a stupendously stylish video to mark the release of the James Kelly Pro model deck.

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Longboarding community rallies behind Paul Kent

  Paul Kent is a distance skater who has done a lot for the long distance skateboarding sport and has become a staple of the Longtreks videos, forever pushing on. Paul has completed… Continue reading

Valkyrie adjustable bases successfully funded

Valkyrie trucks have channeled Scroobius Pip’s wise words that ‘things in life ain’t always quite what they seem, there’s more than one given angle to any one given scene’ with their latest development… Continue reading

Meet the Jeremy Fish Weird Beard Cruzer

  Santa Cruz Skateboards have dropped a limited edition cruzer with a twist, it’s half carpet and half skateboard whilst doing its best to imitate the long flowing mane of a hermit never… Continue reading