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What a difference a bit of sunshine makes!! Everyone is walking around the marina with a smile on their faces (not that they don't do that most of the time anyway!) At last there's a feeling of spring, cold, but a proper feeling of spring. It's seemed like an awfully long winter this year (given that it started half way through last 'summer'). So what's been happening around here — well the 'big boat' has arrived — we've playing host to a brand new broad beam from Elton Moss boats; not in the water, but on Angus's carefully engineered railway sleepers down by the main car park. I have serious boat envy — it was the starburst granite worktops that finally did it. I missed the actual craning off of the boat from the wagon — I was chasing aorund Whitchurch, picking children, but daughter No. 1 and her friend had spotted the crane from the farm and hot footed it down here to see all the action — so I got a running commentary over the hands free while I was driving back. We've also been planting and Tony and his team have put in around a 1,000 new hedge plants round the caravan site (on what they claim was the coldest day of the year — I'm not sure about that, but they did look a bit blue!) and I'm currently in the process of ordering new picnic benches to put around the moorings. It's truly a lovely feeling to be thinking about the new season. I've just been out and about taking photos in the sunshine and I even came across a pair of swans building their nest on one of the banks between the boats. Roll on spring! Oh, and in case you're wondering....I still haven't caught that mouse......

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The Audlem Lass
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm

The Audlem Lass Boat Service returns to Overwater from Good Friday, 30th March 2018. Operating every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October the service provides a wonderful way to take a trip to the village of Audlem. The service is run by a fantastic group of volunteers who are always looking out for new members. If you like messing about on the water and would love to...

Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:37pm

Day Star theatre is bringing a new performance back to their home village of AudlemThe Last Run (2018) is the latest Day Star Theatre production. DayStar theatre are based at the Bottom Lock in Audlem and have been performing "for a good number of years...." A Day Star Theatre Comedy -- The Last Run (2018)A retired journalist enlists an ex colleague to help him track down an old...

vicar of dib
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:33pm

It may be cold outside but Audlem Methodist Church warmly welcomes you to enjoy their production of the Vicar of Dibley when curtains open next Wednesday 7th March for a four-night run.This production of the classic TV programme will be performed by a cast of talented young thespians supported by a lovely choir, bringing a range of rock and pop to be enjoyed by the audience. Royalties from...

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The Audlem Lass
The Audlem Lass Returns!
Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm
The Last Run - Day Star Theatre
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vicar of dib
The Vicar of Dibley
Mon 05 Mar 12:33pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
Thu 18 Jan

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