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What an exciting week it's been (apart from the weather). We've been building a bridge. Well, not exactly Angus and I, because clearly that would be quite difficult. That's not to say we couldn't knock up a perfectly respectable bridge if we tried, it's just that you probably wouldn't want to walk across it without a safety net. Our bridge has been built for us by Harbrook Engineering (thanks Mike!) and the best thing about it is that it will complete the circular walk around the marina, so moorers on Marigold, and in fact most of the canalside moorings can reach us on foot more easily. Cheshire moorings don't get much better than this! The day it went up I was out in a field in the pouring rain, watching Isabelle riding a cross country course. Obviously, needing to keep tabs on what was going on, I spent most of the afternoon hiding under bushes keeping out of the rain so I could use the old smartphone to log onto the webcam. Sadly a 2inch screen in the driving rain, whilst crouched under a hawthorn hedge doesnt really provide the best view, but at least it was better than missing out on the momentous occasion!

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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Janet: Thu 01 Feb

You'd normally expect January to be a pretty quiet time of year for a marina, but not for us! Where can I start? Well first we headed off to the London Boat Show to pick up the Runner Up prize in the Marina of the Year Awards in a very hotly contested Inland category. I can't believe we've now been in the top two for fours years in a row. This year the boat show sported a new five...

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Janet: Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm

Marine Engineer WantedTo join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team at our busy narrowboat marina on the Shropshire Union. This is a full time position, although part time hours may be considered for the right applicant and we can offer good pay and working conditions. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage...

London Boat Show 2018
Janet: Thu 18 Jan

We are pleased to announce that Overwater was awarded Runner Up in the 2018 TYHA Marina of the Year Awards. The Inland category is a very competitive one so we are delighted with this result, not least as it is our 4th year in the top two! Janet and Angus Maughan recently attended the London Boat Show for the award presentation. Huge thanks must go to everyone who voted for...

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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
Busy, busy, busy
Thu 01 Feb
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Marine Engineer Vacancy
Thu 18 Jan 1:19pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
Thu 18 Jan
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