Blog » Month: October 2018

Still looking for childcare this week? Try Sporting Influence Harrogate

Sporting Influence are again holding a fun and active camp every day during the October Half Term school holiday. A typical day at camp will consist of up 5 hours of fun activity including games, sports and arts & crafts. Every hour we offer up to 4 different activities and in a day there will be around…

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Christmas Magic at The Garden Room at Tennants

The Garden Rooms at Tennants is the stunning events venue which forms part of Tennants Auctioneers, Europe’s largest family owned sale rooms in Leyburn, in the heart of Wensleydale. The Garden Rooms is the perfect venue to celebrate the Festive Season. With a programme of events, workshops and activities, there is something for everyone to…

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Halloween & Bonfire Night Safety Tips from North Yorkshire Fire Service

Mumbler has been to Harrogate Fire Station to meet (the very lovely) Helen Richardson, Community Safety Officer for Harrogate & Ripon who has given us some invaluable advice to keep our families safe at Halloween & Bonfire Night. To download the full Safety PDF (aimed at KS1 & KS2) please click here Halloween Clothing –…

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Mumbler reviews Gino’s with 5 kids (are we mad?)

So Harrogate Mumbler were invited along to Ginos to give our honest opinion of the Family Dining experience which unfortunately meant we had to take (all) of our Mini Mumblers with us (11 months, 5, 6, 7, & 9). Although we were treated to a complementary lunch there is no amount of pizza that would…

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Isles of Wonder, a hidden gem in Harrogate’s Montpellier Quarter

Isles of Wonder are delighted to announce that they have opened their very first standalone store in the Harrogate’s picturesque Montpellier Quarter. Isles of Wonder is a British lifestyle store that supports, showcases and nurtures the very best of great British craftsmanship and design, artistic flair and the nation’s entrepreneurial spirit. With British design admired and…

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Mumbler Awards “Community Award” Finalists 2018

Wow! I’m not kidding when I say that this was a tough job. Every single one of the nominees for the brand new Harrogate Mumbler Community Award 2018 was a deserving finalist, however last week our judging panel whittled down the nominees into a shortlist of 3. These finalists have astounded us by their selfless…

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Autumn in Dalby Forest

Dalby, the Great Yorkshire forest covers over 8,000 acres – perfect for fun, exploration, learning and adventure! If you’ve never been before, it’s about an hour and 15 minutes away from Harrogate, very close to Pickering on the way to Whitby. There are walking and cycling trails for all abilities, exciting play areas, Go Ape,…

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How your child’s body teaches their brain to think!

Have you ever wondered why children never sit still? Have you noticed they have the need to move, fidget, explore, touch and interact with everything around them? Does it feel like they’re not listening and not doing as they are asked? This is exactly what their bodies are made for.   Children, particularly in the early…

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Congratulations to Meghan & Prince Harry!

Here at Harrogate Mumbler we are absolutely thrilled on this drizzly Monday morning to hear the wonderful news that Meghan & Prince Harry are expecting their first child together in the spring. Between the two of us Mums working here at Harrogate Mumbler, we’ve got 5 children, ranging in age from 11 months to 9…

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Indoor Funfair at The Yorkshire Showground this Half Term!

Events & Attractions and Yorkshire Event Centre bring you a half term full of all the fun of the fair! So join us this October Half Term, 27th October until 4th November for some wholesome family fun. The Yorkshire Event Centre will be transformed into an indoor funfair ensuring that whatever the weather it won’t…

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Yorkshire Based Pure Skin Lab Sources Natural Skincare For Your Entire Family

Pure Skin Lab is the “onestop” shop for beauty, health & wellbeing for the whole family, is the new venture for Yorkshire Mum, Caroline Huber. After becoming aware that chemicals, which are contained in everyday products, sink into our skin, our biggest organ, and damage our wonderful ‘good cells’, Caroline began making changes for her…

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Fostering North Yorkshire are desperately short of supported lodgings in the Harrogate area

Fostering North Yorkshire are part of North Yorkshire County Council and they are responsible for helping our counties most vulnerable children and teenagers find the loving homes and support that they need. Fostering North Yorkshire not only look for foster homes for younger children, they also find “Supported Lodgings” for local teens. They are currently…

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Mental Health Awareness – What to look for in children and how to help….

Here at Harrogate Mumbler we want to help raise awareness about Mental Health particularly with your children. As a parent you can play a very important role in your child’s mental health. We believe that the emotional wellbeing of your child is just as important as the physical wellbeing. Worryingly, 70% of children and young…

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Evolve Psychology, offering Emotional Well-being, Autism & ADHD assessments moves to new Harrogate base.

Evolve Psychology in Harrogate is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice, founded by Dr Laura Powling, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Evolve Psychology has moved into its new town centre base at Victoria Avenue on the back of increased demand nationwide for its expertise. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and adult assessments. Based in…

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HOST FOREIGN STUDENTS IN YOUR HOME

Centre of English Studies in Harrogate are recruiting friendly new homestay providers for Autumn/ Winter 2018. Hosting students can prove a most rewarding experience; it can also give a unique insight into cultures other than our own. It is a wonderful opportunity for your children to learn more about people from other countries. We offer…

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Former Olympian Joins Highfield Prep School Sports Department

PRESS RELEASE 21 September 2018 Highfield Prep School has appointed a new team of specialist Sports teachers including former Olympic High Jumper, Brendan Reilly, to further enhance the Sports provision at the school. Brendan, who competed at Olympic level in the High Jump for over 10 years, joins the school as Head of Boys Sport….

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H2K, local luxury skincare brand goes global…

H2K owner and local Harrogate mum Hazel Barry has built up a beauty business with global appeal. From its base in Harrogate, H2K now sells luxury skincare and toiletries to hotels around the UK, the Middle East, Australia and in Europe followed by the opening of their H2k flagship store on Montpellier Hill (on the…

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Is there a fast and invisible way to straighten teeth?

There’s no age limit to improving your smile with orthodontics, providing there is good dental health. My patients range from children, to older teenagers and even the over 60’s! However, most older teenagers and adults who would like orthodontic treatment need it to blend in with their school, work and social life – as well…

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Mumbler reviews…. Revolution De Cuba

I was a bit dubious when Revolution De Cuba invited us for a family lunch as I’d always associated the place with boozy cocktails and dancing into the early hours. But how wrong was I – it turns out in the daytime it’s a really family friendly restaurant! Baby changing facilities, room for buggies and…

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