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HAZEL IS A WELL-BEING BOAT IN TAMESIDE PROVIDING PEACEFUL, RESTFUL CANAL TRIPS FOR PEOPLE WITH POOR MENTAL HEALTH. SHE HAS BEEN RENOVATED MOSTLY BY VOLUNTEERS:  HER CREW ARE ALSO VOLUNTEERS.  ONLY ONE CHIEF SKIPPER IS PAID. BUT SHE NEEDS TO BE KEPT IN TIP-TOP CONDITION. * * *  Y O

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AGM REMINDER

Please don’t forget our Annual General Meeting this coming Sunday, April 24th in the shop at 173 Stamford Street, Ashton under Lyne OL6 7PS. We need more members to support our work going forward with Hazel now fully operative as Tameside’s only wooden Well-Being boat. Especially a treasurer to work

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Hazel’s Service Launch

Another proud moment for the Society and all her volunteers, past and present. Hazel is now well and truly Tameside’s Well-Being boat after being launched on her way by the Mayor of Tameside – seen below cutting the ribbon, with Ashton Boatman (aka Chris Leah) and the Mayor’s wife and

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A day out with some Lions

On Saturday 26th September Hazel left Portland Basin towed by Forgetmenot and travelled up to Marple. On board were some of her sponsors, Colin Scrivener – our newsletter editor – with his friend Angel Monroe plus three Lions ( no rendition of any song will be made here !) The

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Invitation to all Hazel Sponsors

Here’s a boat trip invite to all Hazel Sponsors We are running a special weekend of boat trips as a big THANK YOU to all of our Hazel Sponsors for their continued support.  The Hazel team have been busy recruiting and training crew and getting the boat looking fantastic to start running Wellbeing trips

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Guinea Pig Boat Trips

‘What ??’ I hear you cry !!! Do not panic. No animals will be harmed during these trips !! The guinea pigs will be our members, sponsors, funders and volunteers who have been invited to come along as a Thank You on one of Hazel’s first public trips. Our volunteer

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BIG new sponsor for Hazel

Today we were very pleased to visit Portland Basin to accept a BIG cheque – that’s BIG in size and BIG in value as you can see !! It’s from Hazel’s new sponsor – Dial2Donate. They say ”At Dial2Donate, we aim to be able to provide support for small, local

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