The Manchester and Pennine Waterway Partnership

The first annual conference of the Manchester and Pennine Waterway Partnership was held on 13th May 2013 at the Lowry Compass Room, Salford Quays. It was an opportunity to comment on It's About Time- their manifesto; and help design it's future.

The Healthy Waterway Trust's Chair, Professor Peter Batey, with Nick Johnson, Urban Splash/Marketing Manchester, Pam Warhurst, chair Incredible Edible, Iain Taylor, Partnerships Director, Peel Holdings and James Headifen, Ancoats Adoption, formed a panel to discuss challenges and questions raised by the 100 plus audience made up of opinion formers, influencers and stakeholders from the region.

The Mersey Rivers Trust was happy to sponsor this event in line with its objectives. The event was chaired by Professor Walter Menzies, Chair of Manchester and Pennine Waterways and ex Chief Executive of Mersey Basin Campaign until its closure in 2010.


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