I'm singing in the rain...

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It's raining at last! Everyone else might be singing "rain, rain go away, come back another day," but I've been praying for the stuff for days. A good old downpour, or two, or possibly even three, is the only thing to sort out my grass seed saga. The whole of the marina was seeded two or three weeks ago and since then we've hardly had a drop of the good old wet stuff. Worse still my beautiful new turf by the facilities building had started to look decidedly sorry for itself so we've had to keep using the sprinklers.

As I said last week there seems to be some unwritten law of nature regarding sprinklers which states that thou shelt not turn them off to move them, instead one should develop timing and stealth in order to move them without a drenching. Needless to say that despite the practice I seem to be struggling in the timing and stealth department and I've stopped bothering to have a shower in the morning — I just pop down to the marina and move the sprinkler. From whatever direction I try, it still gets me, not just once, but everytime — I'm even starting to get used to that slightly damp feeling........

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The Audlem Lass
Janet: Thu 21 Mar

The Audlem Lass will be back in the water from 30th March 2019. This wonderful little service, run by volunteers, offers a short boat trip from the marina to the bottom of the Audlem Flight (and back). The service operates every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October. You can also charter the boat for private use during the week, subject to crew availability. Call Joe...

wheelybus_o
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...

Raft Padddle 1
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...

Marina News

The Audlem Lass
Audlem Lass back in the water
Thu 21 Mar
wheelybus_o
The Wheelybus has arrived!
Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm
Raft Padddle 1
3 Men in a Boat raise over £700
Mon 29 Oct
PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Three men in a boat.
Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

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