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The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

TAKE PART IN HARROGATE’S FUTURE STARS FESTIVAL!

Do you, or someone you know, love to perform? Then Harrogate’s Future Stars Festival has got you covered, no matter how old you are or what talent you possess. Whether you are 6-years-old or 106-years-old, there is an opportunity for you to take part! Harrogate’s Future Stars Festival is a charity competition created to provide…

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2020 Love Local Award Winners: Star School – Sponsored by Stewart Amos, Financial Advisor with 2Plan Wealth Management Ltd

Initially we said that we would only publish the comments when we got 5 or more but having read them all, we’ve decided to ditch that rule! Everyone who received a nomination deserves to read their message/s of thanks & support! Thanks to our amazing award sponsor, Stewart Amos, we have some lovely certificates to…

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Harrogate Private Hire

Harrogate Private Hire Cars is a family run business, established in 2004. Steve who is our managing director with 24 years experience in the private hire industry has been running Harrogate Private Hire since 2004. The company has gone from strength to strength and went Limited 1st of March 2014. All our drivers are licenced…

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2020 Love Local Award Winners: Teacher or Childcarer Sponsored by CNG.

Initially we said that we would only publish the nomination  comments when we got 5 or more but having read them all, we’ve decided to ditch that rule! Everyone who received a nomination deserves to read their message/s of thanks & support! Thanks to our amazing award sponsor, CNG, we have some lovely certificates to…

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Fostering Siblings

Fostering Siblings is an amazing way of keeping brothers and sisters together. When a child comes into foster care, it can be a very difficult time, often made worse if they are separated from their siblings. Here at Fostering North Yorkshire we know how important it is to keep brothers and sisters together, while providing…

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Camping in Yorkshire this summer!

Campsites will be open again from July 4, with new measures to keep you safe. Here’s what some Yorkshire sites are doing. The sun is out, the sky is blue – you can almost imagine yourself pitching the tent and firing up the barbecue! This year’s camping season will be a little different though, and…

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Sweet Dream Babies

Samantha Bell: Gentle Sleep Coach & Baby Care Consultant If you have experienced sleep deprivation, you will know just how upsetting, isolating and debilitating it can be. There is no doubt about it…babies and children are unpredictable, especially with their sleeping habits! Many of my lovely Mummies talk about feelings of panic and uncertainty when…

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Now Open: Local Family Attractions!

Updated 30/06/2020. I can’t tell you how lovely it is to start writing about places that are open and we can enjoy with the little ones!  We’ve spent the last 100 days going as far as Valley Gardens but now local attractions are starting to open up the world, or at least Harrogate is our…

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NEW Downloadable Colouring and Activity Sheets

Some more great sheets from the lovely Copperhill Studio.  Perfect to keep the little ones amused whilst its raining!  CLick on the links to download the sheets as PDFs   Mermaid Under the Sea Colouring Sheet   Under the Sea Colouring Sheet

How to keep your little ones cool when the temperature is soaring!

Staying cool this summer How long have we been waiting for this – the sun has got his hat on and he is FINALLY coming out to play! After months of complaining about this long cold winter it’s now time for the real moaning to start, in the words of the early naughties rapper Nellie; “It’s…

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