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......

Further reading

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Janet: Thu 07 Feb

Marine Engineer Wanted — to join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage, although other skills would also be considered. This is a full time position with good pay and working conditions. Please apply in writing to Janet Maughan, Overwater Marina, Coole Lane, Newhall...

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Sam: Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm

Look what's arrived. The Overwater Wheelybus has, after some phenomenal fundraising, been handed over to us today. Now we can transport wheelchair users, and those with mobility issues, for trips on our wheelchair friendly Wheelyboat and to appointments...

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Janet: Mon 29 Oct

We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

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