Twinkle, Twinkle

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Brrrrr — what a change in the weather to last month. Winter really does feel like it's arrived at last. We're selling coal and logs like they're going out of fashion and the only thing that's worrying me is will there be any left to keep the home fire burning! Our house is quite old and very, very cold — in fact last year I actually threatened to leave home and move into the first available boat — I think it was at the point where I seriously contemplated wearing a wooly hat in bed to prevent hypothermia! This year seems positively tropical by comparison (at the moment)! The children broke up from school on Wednesday and are currently winding themselves up nicely for Christmas. Anna has a thriving handmade Christmas card business up and running and Isabelle is working on her second batch of mince pies. All of which has been completely surpassed by the newest member of the family — "Twinkle", a 7 week old black kitten which somehow we got talked into yesterday....but that's another story...

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Sam: Wed 16 Jan 1:17pm

Look what's arrived. The Overwater Wheelybus has, after some phenomenal fundraising, been handed over to us today. Now we can transport wheelchair users, and those with mobility issues, for trips on our wheelchair friendly Wheelyboat and to appointments...

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...