Was that a mouse?

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I had to pop into Nantwich the other day to pick up a few things. It was bitterly cold and as usual I was running late and rushing around a bit. When I came back to the car I opened the boot and I am convinced I saw something small dart across the back of the boot. I gingerly picked at the stack of kid's rubbish which is usually slung in the back and again I was sure I saw a movement! I did what one can only do in those kind of moments....I shut the boot quick, shook my head, and drove off. The next stop was the Tesco Metro, for a loaf of bread — being a country girl, I took precautions....I put the bread on the front seat — no mouse in the boot was going to pinch my loaf! By the time I got to Cheshire Workwear to pick up some new staff jackets I was starting to imagine noises in the back and started wondering if I was likely to crash the car if it ran up my trouser leg (strange thought — but it was preferable to the thought of it taking a running leap from the head rest onto my lap...) The lads in Cheshire Workwear certainly looked a bit puzzled when I asked them if they were scared of mice and after explaining my problem gallantly took a management decision and called in reinforcements from the back to check out my car...so armed with a SHOVEL, the lad started to root around in my boot.....needless to say we couldn't find a thing, which can only mean one of two things....that I was imagining it, or that its now found a great hiding place and it's still IN MY CAR!!!! By the time I got home it could have gone either way, until eventually I unloaded the car and convinced myself I needed to get my eyes tested....then I saw Angus later who opened the conversation with "by the way a funny thing happened when I opened the boot yesterday........" Anyone got a mouse trap??

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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...

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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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