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3 Peaks Challenge

A father, Robert, and his niece, Haley, are organising a 3 Peaks Challenge in memory of much loved son and brother – Lee and Ross – who lost their lives to drug addiction.  They wanted to help a local charity who had connections with drug use and the devastation it causes to families, and The [...]

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Event 14 June Sandal Rugby Club

On 14 June Marilyn and Susan are attending Sandal Rugby Club to speak to a group of 60 young boys at risk of alcohol and substance misuse.
As usual this is done under the umbrella of The Luke and Marcus Trust -funded by the Trust.
Susan Garner 10/6/2018

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ITV’s Good Morning Brittain

A recent subject on the above TV breakfast show was around the subject of legalising the use of “drugs”.
One of our members: Lesley send in the following response giving her reasons for not legalising drugs, Lesley sadly lost her son Matthew to drugs so can speak from the heart as well as with some knowledge:
“Dear [...]

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Funding from Kirklees Council

The Luke and Marcus Trust is thrilled to have been chosen by Kirklees Council to receive some extra funding, this will enable us to print some new leaflets which are a little out of date. The money will also also to buy some books and literature to take round to local schools when talking to [...]

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Luke and Marcus Trust Christmas Service 2017

On Saturday 9 December 2017 The Luke and Marcus Trust held our usual Christmas Service and Lunch.
At 11am we all went to St Anne’s Cathedral in Leeds and Father Joe conducted a lovely service for our members, as usual quite a few people attended, it is always very popular as Christmas is a very difficult [...]

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Update for The Luke and Marcus Trust 2017

We seem to have been very busy this year with many parents whose sons and daughters are struggling with using Cannabis calling us.  Where possible we have been to see them to offer our support or alternatively offer some empathy over the phone or via email.  It may be that we are able to sign [...]

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Luke and Marcus Trust Retreat 2017 – Beverley

On Saturday 12 August, several of our members went to Beverley in East Yorkshire on our annual retreat.  As per usual it was a lovely weekend with lots of laughter and time to chat over coffee, and of course Pims supplied by our dear friend Margaret P.
The weather was glorious apart from a shower later [...]

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Fundraising

Sunday 10th September 2017. There will again be a Sunday lunch kindly organised by Stephen and Deborah Thomas to raise funds for the Trust. This will take place at the usual venue in Thornhill Lees, where it is hoped a raffle and auction will take place. In 2016 it raised funds to [...]

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School Visits

Lesley and Marilyn visited St John Fisher School again this year on Wednesday 5th July. The pupils were very attentive and a good report followed which we hope to publish shortly. We not only warn of the dangers of Cannabis and its effect on the brain, but we explain how drugs use [...]

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School Talks

On 18th May Lesley and Susan from The Luke and Marcus Trust attended Kettlethorpe High School, in Wakefield.  The reason for our visit was to talk to year 9 pupils about the dangers of young people using cannabis, the impact this can have on their mental health and also how it affects members of their [...]

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