Posts By: Rachael Horrocks

28 February – Siblings

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A friend shared this earlier in the week… I thought it was beautiful… Reuben is still a huge part of Isaac’s life. We speak of him every day. Today Isaac showed me his Lego craft complete with figures, himself, me, daddy and Reuben 👦🏼👩🏻👴🏻👼🏼 💙⭐🌈🌻 xxxxxxxxxx

27 February – Manchester Weekly News

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Our column reaching homes across Tameside and beyond … if you see your friends name in a “thank you” please share;- I look forward to joining our friends this weekend at their ball. Mummy’s star are hosted “dressed to the nines” and it will be a great night raising funds for a fantastic cause. Another…

25 February – Asda magazine

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A fantastic opportunity for our cause. Great awareness. A huge readership. Our demographic. Reaching homes across the country. “Everybody has something to bring to Reuben’s Retreat” Asda were generous enough to allow us a text campaign too. If you know someone that can spare the price of a brew this morning, please SHARE our article…

23 February – Mr Lowry

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Today marks 40 years since the passing of “Mr Lowry” L.S Lowry passed on the 23rd of February 1976 – here at “Woods hospital” now the home of Reuben’s Retreat. If you do have 20 minutes to spare, this is a wonderful short film about this work. Rest in peace Mr Lowry, your legacy lives…

20 February – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks column ………… Please save the date, we have a ball planned for the 24th of June at the Village in Ashton under lyne and we already have a huge reserve list. If you would like to be placed on the list please call us on 01457 680023. It promises to be a great…

19 February – Isaac’s great week

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Isaac has had a great week. Varied and busy with lots new memories made. This morning I dropped him by his lovely childminder. “The sausage rolls are baked ready” she said … as they had a planned trip out … I smiled and then heard a familiar sound.. The intro to Reuben’s song played on…

16 February – Daddy

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Good evening Isaac and Reuben’s Dad here….. Time flies by doesn’t it? I know I haven’t posted for a while. The last 12 months and especially January have vanished before my very eyes. Anyway I’m not normally into signs from heaven, as Nic will tell you, but the last ten days have given me at…

13 February – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester weekly news column Happy valentines weekend to all those that have love in their hearts this weekend. We will be spending some time together as a family and taking Isaac to watch a movie. Nothing romantic, it’s called “goosebumps” and I am sure he will love it. Another busy week at the…

12 February – Miss

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Gosh, I haven’t half missed him this week…… Culminating in a “shared memory” courtesy of facebook today. Sometimes looking back at my facebook memories can be so painful.. yet I want to see what happened in 2010, 11 and 12, for they are years that held him…. My fingers cautiously move across my mobile phone…

11 February – British Gas

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A big thank you to the staff from British Gas Hattersley for bag packing and hosting an awareness stall at Sainsbury’s Denton (thank you to Sainsbury’s Denton too for hosting our lovely volunteers) British Gas Hattersley have chosen us as their “Charity Of The Year” and their staff will support us in 2016 by fundraising…