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Publication dateJune 2007 MBC113 Case Notes - Caught in a Trap Ciara Leeming talks to Action Darwen Valley about their innovative new project - the River Darwen Litter Trap. The trap, which is a first of its kind in the country, is located in Witton Country Park and catches litter thrown in the river and prevents it from spoiling the countryside downstream. Publication dateSeptember 2005 MBC089 Spotlight - Kath Juckes Source talks to PC Kath Juckes about her involvement in the massive community clean-up of Westhead Clough in Skelmersdale. She talks about the huge effort made by the community to clear 300 tonnes of litter and debris from the site and the positive effect that the clean-up has had on the area. Publication dateMay 2004 MBC048 Ribble Pilot River Basin: Public participation and river basin planning: early experiences This is a report on the Ribble Pilot Project to test public participation in the planning process for the Water Framework Directive. It focuses on three forms of stakeholder engagement: public access to background information, consultation in the planning process and involvement of all interested parties in the implementation of the Directive. The report details methods of engagement, and findings from the project. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC035 Critical Coastlines Steve Connor examines the potential for regeneration in the Northwest's coastal towns, from plans for the restoration of Morecambe's Midland Hotel, to a masterplan for Blackpool, and offshore windfarms for Cumbria. Ties in with an NWDA report - 'A new vision for Northwest Coastal Resorts', and the launch of the Interreg-funded ICREW project on bathing and recreational waters. Publication dateJune 2003 MBC034 Bathing Beauties Iain Herbert investigates an EU-funded Interreg project - ICREW - which surveyed and re-designated the Northwest's bathing and recreational waters. Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC006 Factsheet - River Ribble A brief factsheet about the River Ribble in the Northwest of England. This document covers the geography of the river catchment, water quality and improvement and future issues. Publication dateDecember 2009 MBC228 Case Study: The Darwen Litter Trap This case study is part of a specially written series focusing on our local action projects. They are designed to show you how some of our best projects were delivered. Each case study provides background information, examines the original project idea, methodology, funding information, looks at who was involved, and draws out lessons learned from the experience. We hope these case studies will prove useful and inspirational, especially for those delivering similar work. This case study focuses on the Darwen Litter Trap project at Hoghton Bottoms near Blackburn, Lancashire. The project installed a groundbreaking litter trap on the River Darwen to catch litter thrown into the river upstream in Blackburn and Darwen. Publication dateDecember 2009 MBC229 Case Study: Eaves Brook Bridge This case study is part of a specially written series focusing on our local action projects. They are designed to show you how some of our best projects were delivered. Each case study provides background information, examines the original project idea, methodology, funding information, looks at who was involved, and draws out lessons learned from the experience. We hope these case studies will prove useful and inspirational, especially for those delivering similar work. This case study focuses on the Eaves Brook Bridge project in Grange Valley, Preston, Lancashire. This project replaced a vandalised bridge in Grange Valley. A design for the new bridge was developed through involving local schoolchildren in animation workshops.