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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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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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Fund Raising Lunch: Masonic Lodge Dewsbury Sunday 11 September 2016

The Luke & Marcus Trust held a funding raising lunch in Dewsbury, this was arranged by Deborah and Stephen, we are very grateful for all their effort.
The event was extremely successful with more than 40 people attending, it was lovely food and company and a fun day was had by all, as well at just [...]

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Talk to year 9 pupils at St John Fisher School, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire on 12 October 2016

Marilyn and Susan were able to attend and both told their individual stories relating to their own sons who both died from a heroin overdose.
The year 9 pupils listened very intently and it is hoped that they took the information offered on board.  We spoke about the dangers of someone getting involved with drugs as [...]

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Talk to Parents St John Fisher School in Dewsbury (October 2016)

Marilyn  attended another talk with parents of students at St John Fisher School in Dewsbury.  This went down very well and parents fed back to Marilyn that they found her story relating to the sad death of her son Marcus, extremely emotional but at the same time the information Marilyn was able to provide relating [...]

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On Saturday 11 June the Trust had it’s yearly Retreat in Beverley, we started the weekend with coffee at the Garden Centre in Shiptonthorpe and then drove into Beverley.  There were only 6 members attending this year as sadly one of our founder members, Marilyn, was not so well, we are very pleased to see [...]

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