Colin the Cormorant

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Since we got here this morning "Colin" has been sat as still as can be on the end of the refuelling bay. So much so we're now starting to get a bit worried about him. He looks quite solitary and has been still for some time now, wings outstretched, presumably drying them out after an earlier fishing expedition (oh — if you're still wondering — he's a cormorant, and a very fine one at that!) Trouble is every time I pop out to take a photo he goes shy on me and tucks his wings in, so the one at the top of the page is the best one I can do — if he hangs around I am determined to get a good photo of him so if anyone is watching the webcam this morning you might see someone acting very strangely with a camera, hiding behind the fence, then the pumpout machine.....hmmmm wonder how much I could get a camouflage gear for........

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Party on the Park
Janet: Tue 25 Jun 4:19pm

It's back — Party on the Park in Audlem — on Saturday 6th July 2019. This fantastic annual event is set to be the biggest and best yet! Don't miss out — for one night only the playing field in Audlem will be transformed into a concert venue. Bring your picnic, a fantastic line up awaits you...Don't miss — Michael, by Ben. The ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson. With support from...

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Janet: Tue 25 Jun 4:12pm

Baked on Board — our local Pizza Boat will be at Overwater Marina on the evening of Saturday 27th July 2019 from 5pm onwards. Join us for an evening of pizza and friendly company. Bring your own drinks and glasses. Please call the marina office on 01270 812677 to book a...

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Carol: Sun 14 Apr 11:41am

Join us on Saturday 11th May, at 7.30pm, for our monthly quiz night.At only £2 ahead, which includes sandwiches and snacks, this is a great social event; just bring your own drinks and glasses. Bring a team, or join one, and try and topple the current champions, the 'Bluebells'.If you would like to join us, please pop your name on the list in the office, or call us on 01270...

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