Canal's Angels

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The sun's shining and it's feeling warmer at last! So now could be a good time to unveil my latest bright idea.....(Angus cringes whenever I say that...) I thought we could set up a new chapter of the Hell's Angels — a narrowboat version — we could call it the Canal's Angels. Obviously we would have to tone things down a bit — particularly given the 4mph speed limit. All the members could have a Canal's Angels flag and of course the tattoo. There's been much discussion about the initiation ceremony required to become a member — I fist suggested that you should have to swim round the island but was shouted down by MB who thought a better idea was that you have to reverse your boat all the way round it........then again some people might prefer to opt for the first option...

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PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

Sunday the 28th October will see the Overwater Marina engineering team paddling for pounds as they attempt a charity row from the Marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back. Peeky's Blinders, named in honour of workshop manager Simon Peek, have decided to re-launch their raft 'Broke n down' to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute with this sponsored event...

Peeky's Blinders
Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

Possibly the smallest narrowboat on the network has recently become available for sale!'Broke n Down' was hand-crafted by the engineers from Overwater Narrowboat Services to take part in this year's raft race at the RNLI festival; which took place alongside the Autumn Boatshare4u Boat show. This narrowboat marvel, and winner of the best-dressed category, was hand-painted and...

RNLI Festival 2018
Janet: Thu 30 Aug 2:10pm

Don't forget to join us for an evening of FREE entertainment on Saturday 8th September. The evening starts at 6pm with an interesting and amusing talk on the history of the RNLI from Peter Robinson, a retired Lifeboat Coxwain. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Funky Choir and our headline act — the fabulous Geoff Rey. The RNLI bar and BBQ will be open from 6pm and there will...