Sorry for the delay on update on this. I got back to the UK 3ish weeks ago, started new job last week and still don't have anywhere to live so my server and pc are all up north.
Once I get somewhere to live (bit of a priority) and move my stuff down south I'll be resetting up my media server, XBMC etc and documenting as I do so.... I've also heard a lot of the uys at work who used this originally 18 months ago and the newsbin websites have been hit hard here in the UK so there are new problems to look into.
Watch this space next month