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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 dateSeptember 2004 MBC084 Rescue Me 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. 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. Publication dateSeptember 2005 MBC194 SourceNW Issue 9 Regional Round-Up Local Round-Up Keeping Up Appearances - Ben Willis Celebrity Makeover - David Ward Spotlight - PC Kath Juckes Business Public Bodies - Matthew Sutcliffe Flocking To The Mersey - Tim Melling Research The Sharp End - Dr Keith Hendry 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 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 dateSeptember 2004 MBC074 Spotlight - Lesley Brannan Source talks to Lesley Brannan, former head of corporate responsibility at United Utilities about the important role that CSR can play within companies. Publication dateJune 2004 MBC068 Spotlight - Ruth Turner Source talks to Ruth Turner, non-executive director of social research company Vision 21 about the benefits that can be achieved through effective public consultation.