Mercia Marina is one of the hottest must-visit destinations in Derbyshire right now – and you could make it more than an occasional treat if you bought your own holiday home there. The Willington v…
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The building, called The Piazza, will sit on the alongside the marina’s popular, award-winning Boardwalk development, which opened in 2014. The three-and-four-storey Piazza will create a public spa…
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A uniquely written, fun and interesting blog article on the origin of boat names from well known books films and TV. Some Mercian's might recognise some of the popular boat names and enjoy making the …
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Two excellent newsletters produced by Jane & Neil Wakeham, one on Bees and the other on Mammals. The Bees one provides information on the new bee nests built by Nigel and Neil, the underground bumb…
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Planes, trains and automobiles…. not forgetting boats and bikes East Midlands Airport, Willington Station, Co-Wheels, Mercia Swan and Bikeshare – we are spoilt for transport choices and connectedne…
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As many of you will have seen, demand for lodges continues to be strong, so much so that there are only 4 plots left now. Due to this, we have approached the council for permission to build lodges…
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CELEBRITY conservationist David Bellamy has sent personal congratulations to Willington's Mercia Marina for achieving its fifth gold conservation award in five years. The 74-acre marina received th…
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The Boardwalk at Mercia Marina has been named Britain’s Best Small Commercial Building at the Grand Final of the LABC Building Excellence Awards – one of the most prestigious events in the building in…
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Many of you will have already seen the November issue of Canal Boat magazine and so read the article by Martin Ludgate entitled “The Canal History Spotters’ Guide” but it is so good I make no apologie…
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We are pleased to introduce a new addition to the family; Pip – The Derbyshire Dales Dumper. Although not looking his best at the moment, Pip has joined us after spending the last 45 years, his wh…
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