Birthday celebrations for Rosie Darbyshire

Posted on - 23rd October, 2019 - 6:44pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Ribbleton, Videos

Dozens of people gathered in Village Drive to wish Rosie Darbyshire a happy birthday.


Rosie would have been 28 today and her sister Alice organised a balloon launch in her memory.

As the sky filled with balloons, the crowd sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to Rosie – led by Alice and Rosie’s son Oliver, 10.

Rosie’s sister Alice Hodgson arranged the balloon release

Alice said: “It is all we can do, try and make something nice out of a terrible situation.

“We want Oliver to know how much his mum is loved and will never be forgotten.”

Balloon release

As darkness fell, fireworks were sent into the sky to celebrate Rosie’s life.

Read more: A memorial garden has been created for Rosie Darbyshire

The memorial garden was filled with colour in memory of Rosie – known for her bright hair and colourful character.

Balloons for Rosie

Leave your tributes to Rosie in the comments section.

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