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Publication dateNovember 2007 MBC026 Mersey People: The Businesswoman The Mersey and its people – for hundreds of years it has been impossible to say which influences the other most. Without the river there would have been no port, no merchants, no ferries, no shipbuilding. Many of the towns and cities that were the cradle of the industrial revolution wouldn’t exist, and countless lives defined by their relationship to the water would have been lived differently. But the river, too, has been shaped by its people. Dredged, bridged and canalised, its natural flow has been changed to better serve us. It has been polluted by industry, and revived by a clean-up campaign that is the envy of the world. With the Mersey in the midst of a renaissance, many 21st century lives are still entwined with it, whether for employment, recreation or inspiration. From ferrymen to cabinet ministers, policement to anglers, their stories tell the tale of the Mersey, the river that changed the world. For more information visit: http://www.riverthatchangedtheworld.com/mersey In this episode Sara Wilde discusses the importance of the Mersey and its maritime history for the regeneration of Liverpool and Merseyside. Publication dateDecember 2003 MBC044 Spotlight - Joe Dwek Source talks to Joe Dwek, then out-going Chair of the Mersey Basin Campaign about his experience in business, and with the Campaign. Publication dateOctober 2008 MBC049 Partnership case study: Peel Holdings Case study examining the partnership between the Mersey Basin Campaign and property / transport company Peel Holdings Ltd. The document covers the nature and scope of the partnership, looks at the reasons for Peel's involvement, and draws out the benefits that have flowed from the partnership. Publication dateSeptember 2008 MBC050 Partnership case study: MWH Case study focusing on the partnership between the Mersey Basin Campaign and MWH. The document examines the reasons for MWH's involvement with the Campaign, the nature of their partnership, and draws out some of the benefits gained from the union. Publication dateOctober 2008 MBC051 Partnership case study: United Utilities PLC Case study focusing on the partnership between the Mersey Basin Campaign and United Utilities PLC. The document examines the reasons for UU's involvement with the Campaign, the nature of their partnership, and draws out some of the benefits gained from the union. Publication dateJune 2004 MBC066 Otters, Orchids and Oil Erikka Askeland talks to Cheshire Wildlife Trust about the Gowy Meadows Nature Reserve, a wet grassland habitat and natural flood plain providing a vital haven for wildlife located right next door to the countries second largest oil refinery. Publication dateJune 2004 MBC069 Waterside Winner Ben Willis explains how the development of Sale Waterside has helped connect the Bridgewater Canal back to the community and how the transformation of the area has become a shining example of high-quality regeneration on a budget. Publication dateSeptember 2004 MBC074 Spotlight - Lesley Brannan Source talks to Lesley Brannan, former head of corporate responsibility at United Utilities about the important role that CSR can play within companies.