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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.
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.
Turning up the Amp
As United Utilities unveiled the plans for their Asset Management Plan 4 (AMP4) that would see an investment of £2.9 million in the Northwest between 2005 and 2010. Louise Tickle looks at case studies highlighting some of the improvements already made in the region and examines why United Utilities find themselves between a rock and a hard place when it comes to the regulators.
World Environment Day
World Environment Day is the UN's flagship environmental event that takes place every year on June 5th. Edwin Colyer explores the various activities and events taking place across the Northwest that are helping to encourage people to engage in and enjoy the region’s natural environment.
David Ward talks to Ken Scott, station officer with the River Mersey Inshore Rescue Service on the occasion of its 20th birthday. The Rescue Service is an independent charity, operating 24 hours a day, all year round, to help save the lives of those people who find themselves in trouble on the Mersey.
Factory Records founding father Anthony Wilson along with his partner Yvette Livesey were asked to conduct some blue-sky thinking on what changes were needed in East Lancashire. A report was been produced featuring their unusual ideas - which included a change of name. David Ward examines reactions to the report from local people and looks at how other celebrities such as Wayne Hemingway are dipping their toes in the development waters.
Keeping Up Appearances
Liverpool's Garden Festival was a roaring success in the summer of 1984 but over the past 20 years the site has become derelict and dilapidated due to lack of foresight and no investment in long-term maintenance. Now developers have bought the site and they will work with The Land Restoration Trust to bring the site back to its former glory. Ben Willis looks at other projects in the Northwest that are incorporating innovative management schemes into their plans to ensure their projects are kept well maintained for years to come.
With the installation of Antony Gormley’s Another Place on Crosby beach, Matthew Sutcliffe interviews the artist about his inspiration for the work and his reasons behind choosing Crosby as its UK home.