Mersey basin Campaign

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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 dateMarch 2004 MBC062 Hot Water Phil Griffin examines how increases in water quality in the Northwest’s canals and rivers have caused a boom in new waterside housing. He talks to developers Urban Splash about how they are utilising this boom to create greener and more sustainable waterfront residences. 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 dateJanuary 2005 MBC075 Canal Watch Profile of the Canal Watch scheme: for many years, Manchester's canals have been viewed by most as dirty and dangerous. Canal Watch was a partnership project involving Greater Manchester Police, Action Manchester Waterways and waterfront residents and businesses. The scheme aimed to help reduce crime along the canals and help raise their profile within the community. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC095 Behind the Facade Residents have moved into New Islington, Ancoats, the unusual redevelopment of one of Manchester's most rundown estates. The new development is centred around a new canal link and water park and features uniquely designed housing. Mark Hillsdon talks to residents about their new homes and finds out how the New Islington vision became a reality. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC100 Spotlight - Margaret Fletcher As a 500m stretch of the restored Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal reopens to boats, Source celebrates the life of Margaret Fletcher, the chair of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal Restoration Society for nearly 20 years and the driving force behind its restoration. Publication dateDecember 2006 MBC101 Canal Mania Cheshire’s canals have a rich and varied history and feature some very idiosyncratic elements such as the Anderton Boat Lift that you won’t find on canals in the rest of the country. Although the waterways are no longer used for transporting goods they are by no means unused. Boating holidays are a booming industry and more and more people are choosing to make canal boats their home. Deborah Mulhearn examines the current renaissance of Cheshire’s waterways and explores some of the work being done in the county to improve them further. Publication dateJune 2007 MBC116 The Life Aquatic This year Liverpool has hosted the World Canals Conference, the top event in any canal and boating enthusiasts calendar. Source took the opportunity to talk to people from around the world about why they’ve chosen to leave bricks and mortar behind in favour of the life aquatic.