Lets make Bridge 80 Famous

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I've just been onto the IWA calendar to vote for my favourite photos for the next IWA calendar — one of our moorers has had his photo of our bridge — Bridge 80 (Bennett's Bridge) short listed. It's really exciting to see such a fantastic photo of somewhere you know so well! If you want to vote you can click on this link, click on "winter" and vote for it! There's no prize, just the satisfaction of seeing it in print — so get voting — Let's make Bridge 80 famous! For the rest of us budding photographers we are now planning the next Audlem RNLI Festival and I'd really like to have another photography competition. We're thinking through the categories — not as easy as it seems — we want to give people as much scope as possible but keep it with a waterways theme. The festival is quite a while off (1st June) but the planning has already started in earnest. Every year I seem to go through the same emotional rollercoaster — it all seems like a really good idea, then it seems to take forever to plan, then you worry if anyone will care enough to come along, then you panic that they won't enjoy it when they do, then it happens, then you collapse in a heap afterwards declaring that it was great but you don't want to go through all that again, then a month or two later you start to think about next year...then it all seems like a really good idea...

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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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