Mary Sunley Boat Trips

A report and photos from recent Mary Sunley Boat Trips.

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The Mary Sunley Canal Boat Charity

Charity No.1044980

For a number of years, the Rotary club has been represented on the Mary Sunley Trust

and also sponsored a number of trips each year on the Sunley Canal Boat,

Disabled residents from local care homes are taken on a day trip along the Macclesfield canal.

The trust has recently taken delivery of a brand new canal boat "Sunley 2"

Here are a few pictures of this fine vessel, which is fully fitted with a lift

and adequate access for wheel chair passengers.

The group as shown are members of Rotary Club of Wilmslow Dean

having just returned from a trip on the boat before this year's programme gets on the way.

 

 

 

Rotary member's wives in charge of the refreshments.

 

The Mary Sunley Trust TripsThe club takes a party of disabled residents from local care homes, for a day out on a canal boat, which is fitted out for wheel chairs and below is a picture of the group with club members

 

 

This particular trip was with Cavendish Court Care Home.

 

An example of a summer's schedule has been:

 

David Lewis Centre - 12/5

Hawthorns Care - 17/5

Cavendish Court Care - 15/6

Eden Mansions Care - 5/7

Cavendish Care - 7/9

 

We fully financed all trips i.e. boat and lunch costs other than the last Cavendish trip, when only lunch was paid for.