A few ups and downs

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Well there have been "ups" and there have been "downs" this week. On the up side I have been once again delighted and humbled by the kindness of a small group of moorers who off their own back offered to put the mulch down round the new hedge plants on the drive. This has been a tremendous job and has freed Angus and I up considerably — I won't name names, but you know who you are and saying thank you seems so inadequate but THANK YOU!!

On the down side we have been having a few problems with our electrics tripping out this week, made worse by the fact that we had a general power cut one night last week as well with most of Audlem and Hankelow being off. Last night the power tripped half the site and the facilities building a few times and I spent a frustrating night with the electrician, our project manager Mark Jenkinson and Anthony trying to track the fault. Rolec are back on site tomorrow so hopefully we should get to the bottom of it — if not I find that the wall outside the facilities building is quite handy for banging your head against......

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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...

spanner
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
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Thu 01 Feb
spanner
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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