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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......

Further reading

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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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Drowning Prevention Week
Thu 26 Apr 11:35am
Middlewich Branch Breach
Emergency Stoppage
Fri 30 Mar
High Sheriff Awards 2018
Family Business Award
Fri 30 Mar
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