Trying times

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Phew! It's been a very trying time at Overwater in the last few weeks. As many of you will know we took over running the workshop in May and the work has been coming in thick and fast. We have two great engineers, Alan and Simon, who have been doing their best to keep everyone on the water. Then poor Alan came back from holiday and has been quite poorly. In fact I've known him for years, and I've never known him to be so poorly. Simon stepped into the breach and did a wonderful job, but with one engineer down it's been a very trying time. Fortunately now Alan is much better and back at the coal face. Simon has had a few days off to move his new boat (ask him about it — it's very special!) and we have a new engineer starting next Monday so it's back to business as usual. Big thanks have to go to everyone who has patiently waited for jobs to be done while Alan was so ill. You know who you are — and you are the people who make this job just that bit more special!

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
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