The Urban River Enhancement Scheme brought together a wide range of partners to help work with the local community and engage people in helping to improve Burnley’s rivers and streams.

URES was developed and delivered by the Ribble Rivers Trust with support of delivery partners including Burnley Youth Theatre, Burnley Leisure TrustBurnley Borough CouncilGeoLancashire and Mid Pennine Arts.

URES would like to thank: The Heritage Lottery Fund, The Environment Agency, Burnley Borough Council, The Forestry Commission, United Utilities, Durham University and The Workers Educational Association for their financial support.

URES was directed by a Steering Group comprised of local residents and representatives from many local groups and organisations including:

Burnley Civic Trust
Burnley Historical Society
Burnley Wildlife Forum
Burnley Film Makers
Burnley Camera Club
Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Trees for Burnley
Calder Consultative

Thank you