Posts By: Rachael Horrocks

4 January – Thank you Jar

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A very busy Christmas with mine and Isaac’s birthdays in between the festivities and New Year. Back to it today and so far our fabulous office in Ashton under lyne has been a hive of activity ….. all ready to embark on our 2016 monumental journey….. Many great things happen on ‪#‎reubensjourney‬ and we are…

1 January – 2016

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This year will see Reuben’s Retreat supporting more families….. It will also witness the making of our building watertight and starting renovations on our big build. I am sure that 2016 will bring many more golden hearts and much love to our cause, for which we are all truly grateful, forever & always 💛 Wishing…

31 December – A New Year

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As we think about leaving 2015, it has been quite a year ……. We completed phases 1 & 2 of 10 We supported 167 families We held magnificent open days We opened “the lodge at Reuben’s” 2016 will be another monumental year for us as we start renovations on the big building…… We wish to…

31 December – Happy Birthday Isaac

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Happy 8th birthday to you ….. Our darling Isaac xxxxxxxx 8 kisses for every year that you’ve graced our lives 💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛 We are so blessed to have you and love you more than words. Our superhero ! Singing your way through life and bringing smiles and giggles to us every day xxxx Have a super…

27 December – Manchester Weekly News Column

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Our Manchester weekly news column for this week…. serving the homes of Tameside and beyond …… distributed on the 23rd of December, I loved Christmas when Isaac came along. And when Reuben arrived it just got better and better. Now, sadly, for me, it is tarnished with such “miss” and last week I said to…

4 December – Virgin Money

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What an incredible week it has been ……… Another magical week in the world of Reuben’s Retreat Monday saw the wonderful Freedom Travel Group and Co-op PTA dinner alongside our champ Rachel Wood hosting with great fundraising!‪#‎champ‬ Tuesday was a ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ out and about with Reu the Gnu and a wonderful day of volunteer support…

28 November – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks “Manchester weekly news” Our grotto starts this weekend, and will be open at Lymefield garden centre on Saturday’s and Sunday’s the 28th, 29th, 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th from 11am through to 3pm. Supported by furry friends, the cost is just £4 per visit and includes a goody bag. For more information you…

21 November – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester weekly news, serving the homes of Tameside and beyond…………. What a wonderful week we had last week. We were privileged to be guests at the Captains farewell dinner on Saturday night and honoured to the charity of choice for both Captains Pat and Steve and also their wonderful President too. Having met…

20 November – Brothers

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Yesterday I met with a lovely Mum friend of mine, she too has an angel Son and we shared some laughter and tears over a bite to eat. We also talked of our Sons and how they cope after the loss of their Brothers. I said, that I was sure they remained close, as sometimes…

15 November – Peace

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News has shattered our worlds this weekend ….. Rocked us to our very cores. A shocking attack on humanity and our freedom. Yet the world keeps turning and good will come from such evil. Last night whilst my Husband “conferenced” his way through Vernon Kay, The Overtones and Gary Barlow. Celebrating many successes for a…