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New Uniform

Is it normal to be so excited about a bit of new uniform? Maybe I just don't have enough excitement in my life (apart from the 2 kids, 2 horses, 3 cats, 1 dog and 5 chickens). Or maybe I'm still spending too long at the marina... Who knows? Anyway, back to the uniform — we've decided to get names embroidered on our tops — stops all that argy bargy of whose top belongs to who and Sam and I having to arm wrestle over the warmer coat. So, slowly but surely, as we need replacements, the names are appearing. My turn was today — 2 lovely new fleeces with my name on, but I still couldn't help feeling a pang of envy when I dug down in the box and spotted the shiny new overalls for the lads in workshop......... I think I might be taking this job too seriously!!

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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...