Mersey basin Campaign

Items from 2006

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Publication dateJune 2006 MBC099 Environmental Champion - David Crawshaw Source talks to David Crawshaw, regional catchment estates manager for United Utilities and this year's winner of the prestigious environmental leadership category at the Northwest Business Environment Awards. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC100 Spotlight - Margaret Fletcher As a 500m stretch of the restored Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal reopens to boats, Source celebrates the life of Margaret Fletcher, the chair of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal Restoration Society for nearly 20 years and the driving force behind its restoration. Publication dateJune 2006 MBC196 SourceNW Issue 11 Regional Round-Up Local Round-Up What's It Worth? - Jason Teasdale Behind The Facade - Mark Hillsdon Spotlight - Margaret Fletcher Business Icebergs In The Thames - Matthew Sutcliffe The Right To Float - Anne Arnold Environmental Champion - Dave Crawshaw The Sharp End - Lewis Biggs Publication dateJuly 2006 MBC057 Evaluation of the Mersey Basin Campaign - report to the Government Office for the Northwest A study by EKOS Consulting undertaking an independent evaluation of the past impact, present activities and future role of the Mersey Basin Campaign in 2006. The study addresses: to what extent the Mersey Basin Campaign was succeeding is its objectives, the contribution of government funding to that work, what more needed to be done to achieve these objectives by 2010. The report also draws out the lessons to be learned from 20 years of Campaign activity. Publication dateSeptember 2006 MBC008 Breathing new life into the Mersey: Water quality and fisheries in the Mersey Estuary - a historical perspective Taking a long-term perspective, this scientific paper provides detailed information about the effects of improvements in water quality on the fish population of the Mersey. Publication dateNovember 2006 MBC157 Mersey Estuary Management Plan Summary Summary of the Mersey Estuary Management Plan, which provides a framework for coordinated action among the local authorities and interest groups of the Mersey Estuary. Briefly covers: estuary dynamics, water quality and pollution control, biodiversity, land use and development, commercial navigation and port development, urban regeneration, tourism and recreation. Publication dateDecember 2006 MBC101 Canal Mania Cheshire’s canals have a rich and varied history and feature some very idiosyncratic elements such as the Anderton Boat Lift that you won’t find on canals in the rest of the country. Although the waterways are no longer used for transporting goods they are by no means unused. Boating holidays are a booming industry and more and more people are choosing to make canal boats their home. Deborah Mulhearn examines the current renaissance of Cheshire’s waterways and explores some of the work being done in the county to improve them further. Publication dateDecember 2006 MBC102 Environmental Champion - Ailsa Holmes Source talks to Ailsa Holmes of Friends of Platt Fields about the group's recent win at the Unilever Dragonfly Awards. She discusses how the group formed and the range of volunteering activities that the group organises around the park.