On Saturday 29 June 2019 the Luke and Marcus Trust had our annual Retreat.
This year we stayed at The White Hart Hotel in Harrogate. Although only a few of our members attended this year, it was a huge success. The weather was glorious and we sat outside the Fat Badger in Harrogate and had a [...]
Lovely Christmas lunch at Browns in Leeds 2018
This year we had the usual Christmas Service at St Anne’s Cathedral, conducted by Joe. It was, as usual a lovely service and we were all able to remember our much loved children and light a candle for them. A candle was also lit for members’ children who [...]
We’re happy to have made several schools visits this year.
Starting with Carlton Academy in January we visited a whole year group in their splendid lecture theatre. The students listened intently and were most interested in acquiring the book published by Mary Brett ‘Drugs – it’s just not worth it’ explaining the dangers of sCannabis and [...]
Robert and Haley Smith (Uncle and Niece) decided to run the 3 Peaks Challenge in memory of Robert’s son, Nathan and Haley’s brother Ross. They were cousins and they wanted something in their memory. This took place on the 31st August 2018, when after months of training and preparation, along with friends and supporters, they achieved [...]
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 [...]
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
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:
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by Kirklees Council to receive some extra funding, this will enable us to print some new leaflets which are a little out of date.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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]