Blog » Month: February 2019

2019 Charity Events in Leeds For The Whole Family

Our children learn so much about charity at school these days that lots want to do more at home. What better way is there to raise some money for a good cause than by having fun as a family!  Some of the events do have height restrictions so make sure you check the full details…

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Pancake Day

One of the tastiest days of the year is fast approaching! With this in mind, we have put together some tasty alternative ideas to try at home with your Mini-Mumblers this Shrove Tuesday! Sweetcorn Pancakes A savoury pancake sweetened by the sweetcorn. What you will need: 120ml of milk (any kind) 1 egg 50g self-raising…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Nathan has been having a tough time at home – and its beginning to affect him at school, too.

He’s not sure where he is going to sleep tonight as this morning he had a huge row with his step-mum – and she told him to leave the house. He doesn’t know if she really meant it, but it keeps happening and his dad just isn’t there for him these days – or so…

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Easy Costume Ideas For World Book Day

World Book Day, Thursday 7th March, is creeping up on us! We have put together 15 ideas that you can create from items at home and which don’t need any ability to sew (this not a strong point in this Mumbler household!) 1. Scarecrows Wedding  Grab some old clothes, put a few holes in, some…

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We need your stories!!

  Founded in 1978, Genesis Research Trust, based at Imperial College London, is the largest collaboration of reproductive health researchers in the UK. It is the only charity of its kind to work consistently at the heart of original leading-edge research investigating why and how things can go wrong with conception, pregnancy and birth; delivering…

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Benefits of Flutterbabies Baby Swimming

Life with a little one is so busy and it’s so hard to fit everything in. The choice of baby activities is massive nowadays, so why should you choose to come to a Baby/Toddler Swimming lesson? All classes are an investment of time and money, but I can’t think of any other that offers the…

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Where to see lambs and other baby animals this Spring!

How lovely is it to see the sunshine and the first signs of spring! The sprouting crocuses and the first daffodils and our personal favourite the little lambs!  The Mini-Mumblers love a spring trip to the farm to see all the new lambs so with this in mind we have put together all the local…

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Indoor swimming pools with slides, splash zones and other fun stuff!

Swimming is often a go-to activity at this time of year as there is lots of fun to be had and energy burnt, whatever the weather!!  Unfortunately, we currently don’t have an indoor waterpark in Wharfedale & Craven but there are lots of options within an hour (ish) drive.  1. Calypso Cove Waterpark, Barnsley It’s in the…

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Ask Anisa: Love Languages

Valentines Day, love it or hate it, the jury is out, however, it is a great opportunity to connect with your kids at a time when they perhaps least expect it. How does your child like to receive love? I imagine that this is perhaps not something that you have really thought much about. Although…

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George Clarke is looking for families, couples or singles to be a part of his Channel 4 programmes this year…

Advertising Feature from Amazing Productions In search of Pre-1940’s properties and ‘Change of Use’ renovations for the new TV series. In ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, George can help you to make the most of your period property. Are you about to start (or have started) to renovate/redesign your house or flat to suit…

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David Phillip Estate Agents: Moving house and cleaning tips

Moving home can be quite stressful, although at David Phillip Estate Agents we try to make it as stress-free as possible. Completion day has arrived, boxes have been packed and on the removal van so all that’s left to do is hand in your keys and do that final bit of cleaning to ensure your…

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10 Ideas for Days Out this February Half Term less than an Hours Drive from Wharfedale & Craven

If you are running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained for the half term here are our ‘Top Ten’ ideas which are all less than an hours drive from Wharfedale & Craven.  We have tried to include indoor and outdoor activities but a lot of the attractions have activities inside in case the…

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Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: GR8 Minds Launches in Wharfedale, Airedale & Craven

GR8Minds.co.uk provides support for young people in the Wharfedale, Airedale and Craven area. Wharfedale, Airedale and Craven Alliance launch a mental health toolkit for children as part of Children’s Mental Health Week 2019 (4-10 February). ‘GR8 Minds’ launched on Monday 4th February 2019 providing support tools for young people’s wellbeing and mental health. With effective…

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What’s on at Leeds Museums & Galleries during the February half term holidays

From feathered fun to fantastical beasts, Leeds Museums & Galleries are sure to guarantee a fun-packed programme of events for February half term. Head over to Abbey House Museum for vile Victorian crafts, morbid murder mysteries and silly science experiments inspired by the era. For drizzly day hide-aways be sure to check out Mystery Matinees at Leeds Industrial…

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Safer Internet Day 2019

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be on Tuesday 5th February and will be celebrated globally with the theme: Together for a better internet.  The UK Safer Internet Centre has launched top tips and advice pages especially for Safer Internet Day 2019. These tips, advice and resources are to help young people and their families enjoy technology and…

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Radio Aire Cash for Kids School Challenge 2019

  Cash for Kids want to help get funding to more schools across West Yorkshire. Up to 20 schools based in West Yorkshire will be chosen from those that apply and given from Monday 25th February to Friday 22nd March to fundraise as much money as possible for their school. The school that raises the most will be awarded…

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