Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2006

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Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC093 Paddle Power Louise Tickle explores the reasons behind the Mersey Basin Campaign setting up a guide to watersports in the Northwest whilst enjoying her first experience of kayaking on Derwentwater in Cumbria. Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC094 Spotlight - Tony Dean Source talks to Tony Dean, the regional director for the Environment Agency in the Northwest about how his career has led him to his current position and about his aspirations for the Environment Agency in the future. Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC195 SourceNW Issue 10 Regional Round-Up Local Round-Up Hot Spots - Paul Unger Ganges Of The North - Louise Tickle Spotlight - Tony Dean Business Electric Current - Matthew Sutcliffe Paddle Power - Louise Tickle Research The Sharp End - Beatrice Fraenkel Publication dateJanuary 2006 MBC220 Map of Mersey Basin Campaign Area Stylised map showing the area in which the Campaign worked. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC095 Behind the Facade Residents have moved into New Islington, Ancoats, the unusual redevelopment of one of Manchester's most rundown estates. The new development is centred around a new canal link and water park and features uniquely designed housing. Mark Hillsdon talks to residents about their new homes and finds out how the New Islington vision became a reality. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC096 Icebergs in the Thames Source dispels the top ten myths about water shortages in the UK. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC097 Right to Float Canoeists in the UK can only along paddle legally along 2% of the UK’s waterways. The British Canoe Union (BCU) has been campaigning for years to get increased access to Britain’s rivers and canals but with limited success. Now an 18 mile stretch of the River Mersey between Stockport and Carrington has been opened up to canoeists. Anne Arnold talks to Chris Cleaver, BCU’s voluntary Northwest officer about paddling down the Mersey and the impact he hopes it will have on canoeing in Britain. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC098 What's It Worth? A new report titled “The Environmental Economy of England’s Northwest” has been published and has estimated that the region’s environment supports 109,000 jobs and is worth around £2.6 billion to its economy. Jason Teasdale talks to members of the Environment Agency and the NWDA about the findings of this report and discusses how both communities and business can benefit from the environment’s economic potential.