Hardeep Singh Kohli travels from source to sea of three major rivers that are being regenerated after years of neglect and industrial use.


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01The Clyde 20090626Hardeep begins beside a stream in Lanarkshire which swells to become the mighty Clyde, dividing Glasgow into north and south and defining the city's industry, heritage and character.
A Ladbroke Radio production for BBC Radio 4.
Beginning at a Lanarkshire stream, the Clyde swells to divide Glasgow into north and south
02The Mersey 20090703
Hardeep begins his journey along the Mersey beside the River Goyt in the Peak District, the main tributary of the Mersey.
He visits Stockport, which is the official beginning of the Mersey, and spots the plaque which announces that fact hidden behind a Sainsbury's store.
From there, Hardeep ventures on to the Manchester Ship Canal and eventually reaches Liverpool's Albert Dock.
A Ladbroke Radio production for BBC Radio 4.
Hardeep travels from the River Goyt in the Peak District to Liverpool, via Stockport.
03 LASTThe Liffey 20090710
Hardeep Singh Kohli travels from source to sea of three major rivers that are being regenerated after years of neglect and industrial use.
The Liffey, a river beloved of Irish writers - particularly James Joyce, winds its way from the Wicklow Mountains into the heart of Dublin and under 14 bridges.
It has also provided power and clean water for those along its path, and at its outer edges encouraged trade with the wider world beyond.
The Liffey winds its way from the Wicklow Mountains into the heart of Dublin.

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  • Factual
  • Science & Nature
  • Nature & Environment

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