Mersey basin Campaign

Items with region Upper Mersey

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Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC174 Can Griff Rhys-Jones Swim the River Mersey? Matthew Sutcliffe interviews Griff Rhys-Jones about his attempt to swim across the Mersey from Birkenhead to Liverpool as part of his BBC television series Rivers. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC177 Wild Mersey (Source) The Mersey Estuary was once labelled the most polluted estuary in Europe. Today that statement couldn’t be further than the truth. Since the rivers epic clean-up campaign the estuary has become a site of international importance for bird species and the wider river basin plays host to a range of diverse habitats that support numerous animal, plant and bird species. Chris Baines examines some of the natural wonders of the Mersey Basin and introduces us to a few of the fantastic species that make the River Mersey their home. Publication dateSeptember 2009 MBC176 Who Saved the Mersey? With salmon now having returned to the River Mersey it is hard to believe that only a couple of decades ago it was virtually lifeless and essentially an open sewer. The Mersey Basin Campaign was set up in order to tackle the appalling state of the Mersey through innovative partnership working and local action. Now the Mersey Basin Campaign has come to the end of its 25 year lifespan and Matthew Sutcliffe takes the opportunity to talk to key people who have worked with the Campaign over the years and explores who killed the Mersey, who helped clean it up and was it worth it? Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC091 Ganges of the North This year the Hindu celebration of Durga puja culminated in a traditional send off of the Goddess Durga, but rather than down the Ganges she has been set floating down the River Mersey instead. Louise Tickle joins the celebrations in Fletcher Moss Park in Manchester on a cold October day to find out about the significance of the celebration to the Manchester Hindu community. Publication dateJune 2007 MBC207 Audio - Mersey Baton Relay Jim Court of Stockport Community Cycling reflects on his part in the Mersey Baton Relay. Publication dateDecember 2009 MBC224 Case study: Hands-on History at Mersey Vale Nature Park 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 Hands-on History project at Mersey Vale Nature Park, Stockport. This was a day of hands-on heritage activities for schoolchildren at the park. Publication dateDecember 2009 MBC227 Case study: Sammy the Celebrity Salmon 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 adventures of Sammy the celebrity Mersey salmon, and his baton relay event. This was an awareness-raising communications campaign in which the salmon-shaped baton was transported along the Mersey by a range of community groups. Publication dateDecember 2009 MBC231 Case Study: Action Partnerships 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 network of local Action Partnerships itself, looking at the organisation and governance of the Action Partnerships, how they were structured and funded, and the kinds of work they undertook.