BBC Countryfile Magazine

58. Walk the River Tame in Manchester to see a river restored to glorious life

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Once a heavily polluted river, running though heavily industrialised landscapes, the River Tame is being restored from its source on the Pennine moors along its entire length in the Greater Manchester area and is now one of the best trout rivers in Britain. Follow angler and writer Andrew Griffiths as travels along the river meeting heroes from Moors for the Future, the Mersey Rivers Trust and the Wild Trout Trust for an incredibly heartening story of a river's resurrection. And for more on river walks, wildlife of our waterways and great conservation projects, visit  

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