Christmases Past

As Christmas fast approaches I dread it more and more. And having space and time alone with my memories of Josh while focusing on the happy times that we shared together throughout the 21 years and 8 months of his short life, breaks my heart. I never got to share Josh’s 21st Christmas with him,…

Festive Wreath Workshop 2019

Yesterday’s Festive Wreath Workshop was a huge success and the feedback from everyone that attended was very positive too. Our Counselor Ellen was on hand throughout the day and held 20 minute sessions which were very popular and beneficial especially for those that had never experienced talking therapy. Our trustees and volunteers ensured that the…

Festive Wreath Making Workshop Update

Thank you to everyone who donated to my birthday fundraiser last month, the final figure received was £1951.18 which is fantastic, I am still blown away by your generosity and moved as always by your outpouring of love and support. Some of the money that you raised will go towards our workshop this Saturday where…

Festive Wreath Making Workshop

For many of us the Christmas festivities are a very difficult and emotional time of the year, not only do we feel isolated but we also feel like a burden to our friends and family. So we thought that we would hold another Wreath Making Workshop this year and help you to create a positive…

Sharing Josh’s Story

When we are asked to share our story about Josh to help educate and save lives we say yes. It is not easy, it is emotionally challenging and draining and yesterday was no different. I cried watching Josh on the screen behind me during my presentation because hearing his voice along with his infectious laugh…

4 Years to the Day

Around this time on this date four years ago I was standing across the road from the RE Bar where Josh lay on his own on a cold floor. He lay on the same spot where he took his last breath for 15 hours, on his own until he was brought out. I waited for…

Colourful Radio Interview

Over the years we have spoken many times on TV and Radio about knife crime and the work that we do @thejoshhansontrust but this morning was different in so many ways. It was uplifting from the heart and soul but mostly it was individuals coming together to help make positive changes to our young people…