Walking the cat...

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It feels like ages since I've seen the marina without some covering of snow so when it all thawed this week, I couldn't get over how much greener everywhere looks — just makes you realize how it must feel for the people who live in places like the Alps where snow is on the ground for months on end.

I've started walking down to the site more now in order to reduce my carbon footprint and also to get a bit more exercise. One of the cats has even taken to coming with me for a walk (he think's he's a dog, but much smarter!) Not so smart though because last week he followed me into the staff cabin where we sign in and as I left got shut in.
The lads who were in having their break then spent the next 15 minutes trying to figure out what was making a noise like a cat meowing...until they realised it was indeed a cat meowing and most indignantly so! Then the ungrateful moggy, wandered into the nearest cabin with a working heater and spent the afternoon curled up comfy and warm while I walked home alone...in the cold....

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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...

spanner
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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Overwater Marina Cheshire January 2018
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spanner
Marine Engineer Vacancy
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