I've found my camera

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Great news — after an absence of at least a week and much arguing and accusations as to "who had it last" I've finally found my camera so I can take a few more photos for the gallery. Today was a perfect day for it too — blue skies and lots of sunshine, long may it last! I spent the morning tackling my backlog of paperwork with Sue our new Marina Supervisor.

At the moment my office is technically the lounge, or rather the area inside the bay window. Here I am recreating the seven wonders of the world in piles of paper and box files. Hopefully it won't take her too long to work out which piles are which and at least on the plus side we have the sofa for a nap if we end up working too late! That said I can't wait until we can get into our new marina office. It was being decorated today and the lights were put in yesterday. Now we have the slow process of comissioning the underfloor heating and tiling the floor. I found a great place to buy office furniture and was having a lovely time looking at desks and filing cabinets (I've always had a bit of a thing for stationery and office equipment) until my phone rang and I discovered I was supposed to be on site in a meeting in 10 minutes........it's surprising how quickly you can get home from Stoke when you need to.....

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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...