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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....

Further reading

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Janet: Thu 07 Feb

Marine Engineer Wanted — to join our small, friendly and expanding workshop team. Must have experience of engine maintenance and diesel heaters. Boat joinery and plumbing experience an advantage, although other skills would also be considered. This is a full time position with good pay and working conditions. Please apply in writing to Janet Maughan, Overwater Marina, Coole Lane, Newhall...

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Sam: Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm

Look what's arrived. The Overwater Wheelybus has, after some phenomenal fundraising, been handed over to us today. Now we can transport wheelchair users, and those with mobility issues, for trips on our wheelchair friendly Wheelyboat and to appointments...

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Janet: Mon 29 Oct

We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

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