Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2005

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Publication dateJune 2005 MBC081 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. Publication dateJune 2005 MBC082 Water Features With two new sculptures on Blackpool's Promenade and the upcoming move of Antony Gormley's Another Place to Crosby Beach, Jonathan Schofield explores the relationship between art and the waterside. He looks at examples both good and bad that can be found along beaches and rivers in the Northwest and examines the aesthetic benefit of having public art next to water. Publication dateJune 2005 MBC083 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. Publication dateJune 2005 MBC219 SourceNW Issue 8 Regional Round-Up Local Round-Up Turning Up The Amp - Louise Tickle Water Features - Jonathan Schofield Spotlight - Tim Smit Business World Environment Day - Edwin Colyer German For Inspiration - Kevin Gopal Research The Sharp End - Dr Tayo Adebowale Publication dateSeptember 2005 MBC085 Celebrity Makeovers 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. Publication dateSeptember 2005 MBC087 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. Publication dateSeptember 2005 MBC088 Public Bodies 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. 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.