The Mersey Rivers Trust has become a Rivers Trust for the river Mersey. It continues to work with its partners as before; its mission and objectives remain unchanged and in addition, it is now a member of the Rivers Trust.
A specially designed litter boat and volunteers from a local business led a spring clean on Manchester's River Irwell. The purpose built litter boat was purchased with funding from the Healthy Waterways Trust and Salford City Council. Funding from the Environment Agency allows it to operate about once a week along the Irwell between Salford Quays and Manchester Cathedral. Read More...