Mercia Marina Nature & Wildlife Newsletters 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 …
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East Midlands Airport, Willington Station, Co-Wheels, Mercia Swan and Bikeshare – we are spoilt for transport choices and connectedness here at Mercia. One transport method that receives too little a…
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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 on…
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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 the …
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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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Canal Boat magazine’s Spotters’ Guide 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’ Guid…
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A Very Warm Mercia Welcome to Pip – The Derbyshire Dales Dumper We are pleased to introduce  a new addition to the family; Pip – The Derbyshire Dales Dumper.  Although not looking his best at the mo…
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The ubiquitous Canada Goose now has a competitor at Mercia Marina! The pictures show an Asian Bar Headed Goose. Other than also being a goose, the similarity with Canada Geese end there!   The Asia…
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Canalside Wildflower Meadow and rare Bee Orchids   Last year we created Mercia’s first wildflower meadow. It’s changing beauty throughout the year as flowers died off and new ones came on, surprised…
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One of most fascinating aspects of the marina now, as well as over the past 6+ years, is how the flora and fauna have thrived. This success is recognised by Mercia having been awarded Gold Conservat…
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