Posts By: Rachael Horrocks

7 February – Reu the Gnu

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Reu the Gnu has been out and about with his author and creator Victoria Trundle. He has been campaigning against the potential closure of Coppull library……….. He has made the front pages of their local paper and has rubbed shoulders with famous folk too. More can be found here on how you can support. “Books…

6 February – Manchester Weekly News

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We have an apology to make this week. We have had a couple of calls from businesses whose charity pots were collected and they haven’t received their total or thank you card from us? It seems on further investigation that our post has gone missing, that we posted on the 23rd of December. So if…

5 February – One whole year

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A whole year ago today we filmed this …… It was freezing and snowing and we had to dig Stacey off the drive of the retreat. The lodge work was just about to start and was estimated to be 11 weeks …. (she laughs …) What a great opportunity it was for us and how…

2 February – Easy

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Look at how well this initiative supports us…. and its costs you £0 but helps us out lots …. complete price parity, nothing costs you more than it would Total amount raised so far: £2,423.98 Amount raised last month: £125.79 Amount raised over the last 3 months: £388.55 Total number of supporters: 444 Number of…

30 January – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester weekly news …… Thank you for your big share, comments and likes last week, they were really helpful ! Nic 25th January This week I am counting my blessings and feeling very grateful after a spring clean accident at home. Not my best trick. I left work on Friday and was very…

27 January – Kindness

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Another example of kindness ….. this message made me chuckle … thank you HG “I hope you don’t mind me messaging you. I noticed that you posted about your eye on Facebook (so pleased you are recovering!) I was there in A&e when you came in and I wish I’d known who you were while…

25 January – Blessed

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To say that I am Grateful, Thankful and Blessed is an understatement …….. For the first time in a long time I left work on Friday looking forward to my weekend. We had plans Friday night and Sunday and Saturday we were catching up on chores with a nice family afternoon tea and movie planned….

23 January – Manchester Weekly News

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Our Manchester weekly news column………….. Reuben’s Retreat will be a home from home for children with life limiting, life threatening illness, a place for them to take holidays with their loving families. It will also serve as a bereavement, counselling and support centre for parents and siblings that have lost a child. It is a…

23 January – Brother’s love

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Awwwww we’ve had a lot of Reuben talk this morning at breakfast…. He has even set a place for his little Brother, something he’s never done before. I’ve asked if he’s ok …. He is … He says ” I just miss him a lot Mummy” Isaac’s journey of “miss” will shift with age ……