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 [...]
To celebrate the Luke & Marcus Trust 10th Anniversary, we have been lucky to have a rose named after the trust: “Luke and Marcus”, a special thanks to Margaret S for organising this for us. On Saturday 13 June we went to Leeds and the rose was planted in the grounds of St Anne’s Cathedral, [...]
On Thursday 21 May, the Luke & Marcus Trust attended St John Fisher Secondary School in Dewsbury and spoke to year 9 students, as usual we told a bit about our stories and how our children sadly died as a result of drugs. We tried to explain to the students not only the impact taking [...]
The Luke & Marcus Trust went to Grinkle Park Lodge in Whitby in April 2015 for their annual Retreat and to celebrate the Trust’s 10th anniversary, we cannot believe we have been going to 10 years! As per usual we manage to have some sunshine, hopefully our children shining down on us! It was a [...]
On Saturday 30 August the Luke & Marcus Trust had a charity walk in Harrogate from Bilton Greenway to Ripley and back (approx 6 miles). About 16 people came along, including two babies (one only 4 days old) and a dog. It was a lovely sunny day and we broke the walk up with a [...]
In May The Luke & Marcus Trust participated in a Dewsbury school’s Health Awareness Day, by speaking to Y8 pupils about the impact of drugs on users and their families.
Here is some of the feedback from the pupils:
“I enjoyed the Luke & Marcus Trust because it was really interesting and even though it was upsetting it [...]
A meeting of The Cannabis and Children All-Party Parliamentary Group took place on 6th May 2014, in The House of Commons. The speakers were Professor John Kelly, Harvard University’s first professor in Addiction Medicine, founder of the Recovery Research Institute, consultant to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy; and Jeff Brain, Dean [...]
The next meeting for The Luke & Marcus Trust will take place in Harrogate at Susan’s home, at 10a.m. until midday, on Saturday, 14th September.
The Luke and Marcus Fashion Show will take place on Tuesday evening, 8th October, 2013, at Woodkirk Valley Sports Club, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.
More details to follow.
A rose bush is to be planted in the garden of St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds, on Saturday, 24th August, at 11a.m., in memory of the sons and daughters lost to drugs and/or alcohol. A brief ceremony will be lead by Rev. J. Cortez in their memory.
The rose “golden celebrations” was planted on Saturday 24 August, and a [...]