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Last week was a week of breaks in more ways than one! Angus was 40 last week so I'd planned a little romantic break at a beautiful spot in North Wales called Lake Vyrnwy. It's only about an hour and twenty minutes away and is well worth a visit. The lake was created to provide drinking water for Liverpool and the Victorian dam is immense — the whole area was purchased via an Act of Parliament and the village in the valley moved to make way for the lake — you can only begin to imagine how the locals must have felt about that! There's a 12 mile road all round the lake which you can cycle and lots and lots of walking, including a walk to the most beautiful waterfall. It should have been the perfect spot for our little romantic interlude apart from the fact that there was no mobile reception anywhere remotely near to where we were staying. Now that normally shouldn't be too much of a problem, apart from the fact that this wasn't the only break of the week because on the Sunday before, Anna, our youngest, managed to break her leg and after a night spent in hospital cme home sporting a very pink, very extensive plaster from thigh to toe! Poor Grandma, she had willingly volunteered to look after the girls when we were away but she wasn't expecting this! And the cause of Anna's break.....dodge ball...on a trampoline...with her boyfriend.......!!

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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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