Monthly Archives:: January 2014

29 Jan -75 weeks since Reuben moved to heaven.

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75 weeks since Reuben moved to heaven. A while ago I wrote that Reuben had sent me a couple of lovely gifts over the festive season, but I didn’t say what….. I found Christmas last year to be a really tough time. I couldn’t help but think about how at 3 years of age, Reuben…

24 Jan – Big THANK YOU’S

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First thing this morning we headed over to St Herbert’s in Chadderton to meet with Jane R, Mrs Milligan and their fabulous school. Assembly was special with many of the children dressed as pirates, they looked great – shiver me timbers!!!!! We showed a short video and I was presented with a cheque for £1165…

23 Jan – Fab news to share with you

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Today I have fab news to share with you. Delivered on the 23rd, a significant number for our charity. Last year we took over 40 volunteers through our training and policies. We have had and continue to have some incredible support. Late last year I spoke with Ali and we agreed that we needed some…

22 Jan – Easy fundraising wars

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UH OH !!!!!!! Father Simon has been knocked off the easyfundraising top spot by Jolene and he isn’t happy………… We currently have “easyfundraising wars” underway…….. Who will win – there’s only one way to find out………… BUYYYYYYYYYYYY !!!!!! If you are purchasing ANYTHING online, you can raise via this channel. Please JOIN it’s FREE to…

21 Jan – hauntingly and compellingly beautiful in performance

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Elena Glurdjidze – (Guest Principal Dancer) Leading Principal Dancer English National Ballet Trained at Vaganova Ballet Academy Russia Winner of 2007 and 2008 Ballet.co.uk Audience Poll for Best Female Dancer. Best Partner Award at 7th Perm Open Competition and 8th Paris International Competition of Soloists. ….hauntingly and compellingly beautiful in performance’ The Observer IS DANCING…

20 Jan – The Dragonfly

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Isaac has reached an age and level of maturity which has led him to start some “magic thinking” This last couple of weeks he had realised the permanence of losing his little Brother. We have had and continue to have some difficult conversations and lots of tears. This is a journey we are on for…

18 Jan – Are we keeping you Engaged?

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Are we keeping you engaged? What would you like to see on our page? Can you click “Get notifications” when you hover over or RIGHT click your LIKE button We would not want to lose you…. Please SHARE this status, so you can keep a track of all the pages you are fond of Please…

17 Jan – Our Great News

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Please SHARE our great news…. THANK YOU to the team at Travel Weekly, and all our incredible travel industry colleagues and support! Last night, Michelle Leonard collected the Penny Akam globe award for Travel Weekly’s “Unsung hero 2014” for her incredible FUN-raising at Reuben’s Retreat – the award was founded in 2010 in memory of Travel Weekly’s…