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It's funny how there is always the potential for a bit of mischief around here! My latest project is to develop a wildlife garden down by the caravan site. I've always fancied doing it to sort of showcase what you can do and knock up a spot that's useful as well as interesting — I want to put some fruit trees in and some bee loving plants, as well as some live willow sculptures. As part of my plan, Dave the handyman has brought me a beehive. Now Dave and his Dad have a whole load of hives and collect beautiful Cheshire honey — we even sell it in the Overwater reception. The difference between his and ours is that sadly we won't be able to put the real deal in ours — just in case they decided to swarm and become killer bees, buzzing and stinging their way around the marina, destroying everything in their path........OK, maybe I'm being a little too dramatic now (I blame it on the 2nd coffee I've just had). Now where was I? Oh yes — back to the mischief bit, not knowing my plans — it's been hilarious watching people's reactions to the hive — from mild interest to complete horror...can't wait until I put the signs up for the water buffalo.....

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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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