Flowers on the island

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A number of people have been asking about the flowers on the island. Angus took his tractor across there in the autumn and seeded it with a British Seeds wild flower mix. It now looks quite spectacular with a mix of white flowers and poppies.

Angus and Richard have spent quite some time deliberating which on the list of latin names the white flowers are and we have come to the conclusion that the only way to find out for certain is to row across and "David Bellamy" style acquire a sample which I can compare with my Collins Wild Flower Guide. the trouble is, it looks so peaceful there is a serious risk I may decide not to come back and in 6 months time you may notice a wisp of smoke from my newly built hut and spot me hunting wild game (do canada geese count??) for food.....

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Middlewich Branch Breach
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

Please be aware that there has been a breach of the Middlewich Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal between Lock 2 Stanthorne Lock and Lock 1 Wardle Lock. A stoppage is currently in place and is expected to remain so for some...

High Sheriff Awards 2018
Janet: Fri 30 Mar

We are delighted to announce that Overwater has been presented with the award for Family Business Excellence by the High Sheriff of Chester at the recent Enterprise Awards for 2017/18. Angus Maughan and David Johnson attended the award ceremony at Chester Race Course to receive the...

The Audlem Lass
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm

The Audlem Lass Boat Service returns to Overwater from Good Friday, 30th March 2018. Operating every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October the service provides a wonderful way to take a trip to the village of Audlem. The service is run by a fantastic group of volunteers who are always looking out for new members. If you like messing about on the water and would love to...

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