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Friday was an exciting day in the office, Colin looked out of the office window and suddenly announced "Kingfisher!" and there, bold as brass, sitting on the post by the Audlem Lass jetty was the most beautiful kingfisher! We've had a number of sightings recently, one moorer has seen him (for the sake of argument I'll assume it's a 'him') a couple of times, but I've never seen him on the Marina myself. It was such a grey old day on Friday and there in front of our eyes was the most strikingly bright blue kingfisher, like someone had painted him in on a greyscale background, sitting as still as can be for a number of minutes. Apparently they tend to be stiller in the winter as they conserve their energy levels to keep out the cold.........which probabaly explains why we all feel a bit steadier this time of year!

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Sam: Thu 26 Apr 11:35am

Sunday 29th April2.30pm until 4.30pmA Fire Engine and team will be at the Marina this Sunday!They will be hosting a talk with members of the public regarding water safety and answering any questions you may have on the subject.Drowning is one of the UK's leading causes of accidental death. Each year more than 300 people drown after tripping, falling or just by underestimating the...

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...

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