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Well I can't even pretend I've been doing much work today, but I was at the Marina, sort of... Today has been our riding club's open show and it was held on our field by the side of the Marina drive. It was a tactical offer on our behalf — means we can ride to the show without having to use the trailer. It was also the first show that I've competed at in over 10 years, which really does make me feel old! My horse Rupert is getting on a bit — he's 21 this year, but there's a lot of life in the old horse yet so we attempted the ridden veteran class and came home with a very credible 6th, despite a rather dodgy canter on the wrong leg on the left rein. It was a good show for Isabelle, she won her jumping class, was first in junior handler and reserve champion in-hand, 5th in working hunter, 2nd in handy pony, oh and she came 3rd dressed as a chicken.........

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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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