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BBC North West Regional Documentaries: Record Detail

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Accession Number

B597

Series Title

HOMEGROUND

Programme Title

LONGDENDALE

Producer

Bob Mozley

Other Credits

Editor: Des Glancy; Presenter: Frank Mellor

Transmission Date

01/01/80

 

colour , sound (sep), 13 mins 46 secs

Synopsis

Programme on the popular recreation area of the Longdendale Valley in the Peak District. Presenter Frank Mellor describes the Valley's water system, its freight rail line between Woodhead and Mottram and the conflict between recreation and environment. Hollingworth farmer Jack Bower is interviewed about the problems public access to his land creates. The Longdendale Amenity Society are shown planting trees and member Bill Johnson and Chairman Tom Craig are interviewed. Broadbottom resident Joyce Powell speaks about conservation issues. Includes footage of a grouse shoot and general shots of Tintwhistle, the River Etherow, the railway line and Mottram Church and village. 13m46s

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