Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2005

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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 dateJanuary 2005 MBC076 Derbyshire Life Profile of a project funded by £2.3 million of investment through the government's Liveability scheme. The aim of the project was to help the town of Glossop, in the heart of the Dark Peak, to reconnect with Glossop Brook, the river that runs through the town centre, and to create more attractive and usable waterside spaces. Publication dateJanuary 2005 MBC077 Speaking Out From stakeholder mapping to participatory appraisal, public consultation is becoming one of the most important steps in any regeneration project plan. Louise Tickle explores the various methods used by organisations when consulting stakeholders and the public, and finds out why this process is crucial for ensuring projects are sustainable. Publication dateJanuary 2005 MBC078 Spotlight - James Jones Source talks to the Bishop of Liverpool, Rt Rev James Jones about his career to date as well as his commitment to environmental sustainability. Publication dateJanuary 2005 MBC160 ICREW Brochure Introductory brochure for the Interreg-funded project ICREW – Improving coastal and recreational waters for all. The Mersey Basin Campaign was a partner on pilot action 5, re-identifying recreational waters. Publication dateJanuary 2005 MBC193 SourceNW Issue 7 Regional Round-Up Local Round-Up Canal Watch - Mark Hillsdon Speaking Out - Louise Tickle Business Derbyshire Life - Kevin Gopal Resarch The Sharp End - Ian MacArthur Publication dateJune 2005 MBC079 German for Inspiration Emscher Park in the Ruhr in Germany is one of the world’s largest regional parks and a shining example of what can be done to regenerate an area suffering from post-industrial dereliction and decline. Now the idea of regional parks has come to the Northwest with Mersey Waterfront and East Lancashire regional parks already well established. Kevin Gopal looks at the sort of environmental and economic benefits that regional parks can have on an area and explores the plans for further parks to be established across the region. Publication dateJune 2005 MBC080 Spotlight - Tim Smit Source talks to Tim Smit, the ex-music producer who abandoned semi-retirement to become the driving force and visionary behind the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project. He talks about his career to date and explains why these two projects have been such a success for the Southwest.