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...

Further reading

Roadworks in the local area
Janet: Thu 22 Jun

We have been advised of a numer of roadworks in the local area, due to re-surfacing...

A Cheese scone at Cafe at Bridge 80
Janet: Thu 18 May

Alison is delighted to announce that from Saturday 20th May Overwater's Cafe at Bridge 80 will now be open from 9.30am to 4pm every day during the summer. Why not pop in for a leisurely Overwater Breakfast with a nice fresh coffee or try one of her delicious specials for lunch or maybe an afternoon tea and freshly baked...

A delicious meal
Janet: Thu 11 May

Today we welcome Alison who is taking over the tenancy and management of Cafe at Bridge 80. Alison is a fantastic cook who has many years of experince in the restaurant trade and is keen to bring lots of delicious new ideas to our lovely canal side...

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Roadworks in the local area
Roadworks in local area
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A Cheese scone at Cafe at Bridge 80
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A delicious meal
Cafe at Bridge 80 under new management
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