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I'm just pondering whether or not we should do an Ice Bucket Challenge at the marina in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (my father in law Richard sadly has this awful disease). The weekend after next one of the men at the farm Paul Cliffe, and his wife Wendy will be running the Great North Run in aid of the same charity. We were talking about it in the office the other day and Dave mentioned that he'd seen a much more impressive approach to helping people — someone had decided not to do the ice bucket challenge, but to be more hands on — he'd gone to a food store and bought 4 meals then taken to give to a chap he knew lived rough on the street. So from now on we're going to adopt a RAC principle (random act of kindness)!

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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...