Finally coming back down

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I've finally come back down from our Grand Opening weekend, in fact by Wednesday of last week I actually felt like I'd been run over by a bus! It's funny how it gets to you like that. I've felt pretty on top of life until last week then the enormity of everything that has happened in the last year seemed to hit me all in one go. A year ago there was just a great big field, no marina, no nothing and I'd just quit my job in Manchester, so no more train journeys, no more conferences to go to, no more lunches out and no more Starbucks!!!

One year later and we have a marina, still no more train journeys and conferences, but I managed to sort the issue of lunches and coffee out pretty effectively by building a coffee lounge (although I'm now having to ration myself to cake once a week or I'll be the size of a house by Christmas)!!

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Raft Padddle 1
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...

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...