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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.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Fostering North Yorkshire and Costa Coffee join forces….

We’ll be at Costa Coffee on Beulah Street, Harrogate on Thursday 1st February between 10am and 12 noon – do call in and pick up some info on fostering or chat to a member of the team –or both –  and please remember to tell your friends! Every year, Fostering North Yorkshire looks after over…

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Win a bunk bed worth £399 from The Home & Office Stores!

The Home and Office Stores are an independent UK family run furniture company based in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Their mission is very simple, to offer friendly and professional customer service and support combined with good quality, practical and affordable furniture for the home and office. As well as offering a…

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Kids Screenings at Harrogate Film Festival 2018

Once again the Harrogate Film Festival will be showing a great selection of films over the weekend of the 2-4th March 2018. The kids screening were so popular last year that they are putting on even more this year.Tickets are limited so book early! ***WIN A FREE FAMILY TICKET TO SEE MONSTERS INC ON SAT…

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TEACHERS OF HARROGATE: “I’m too busy to enjoy quality time with my kids!” Is this you?

Guest Blog by Precise Education… Are you a qualified teacher who is tired of sitting in your cold car on the A61 to Leeds in the morning or maybe the A59 from York at night, dreaming of an extra hour in bed and a steady stroll  (or possibly a short run) to work? If the…

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Prince’s Trust for 16-25 year olds in York & Harrogate

The Prince’s Trust Team programme is a 12 week personal development course run by the charity aimed at re-engaging young people aged between 16-25 who are currently not in education, employment or training. The programme is full time for the 12 weeks and is fully funded including all travel costs and food. It does not…

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Avoiding a cracked windscreen in the Winter weather

Guest Blog by Pro-Screens…. Winter can be tough on your car, especially the windscreen – when we defrost our cars in a morning the rapid change in temperature can cause even a tiny stone chip to crack, meaning the screen might need to be replaced. Remember, when defrosting your car: DO use a de-icer spray…

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Fostering North Yorkshire

Hello – we’d like to tell you a bit about what we’ve been up to in Fostering North Yorkshire. Every year we look after around 300 children across the county at any one time – and it takes some very dedicated people to care for them. There’s often a number of reasons why the children…

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Want to try Glamping? Kids Go Free at Humble Bee Farm!

Humble Bee Farm is a working farm ideally located for your glamping getaway in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, around 60 miles from Harrogate or about an hour and a half drive. Our family-run farm includes three comfortable holiday cottages – two with outdoor hot tubs – Big Chief Wigwam® Cabins, Bell Tents, Nomadic Yurts, electric tourer and non-electric tent pitches. We…

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Mumbler visits the Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter’

The mini Mumbler has just turned 9 years old and she didn’t want a party. The only thing that she wanted to do to celebrate her birthday was a visit to the Warner Brothers Studio Tour in London as she is a massive Harry Potter fan. If she is a fan, then I should  call…

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HOST FOREIGN STUDENTS IN YOUR HOME

Centre of English Studies in Harrogate are now recruiting friendly new homestay providers for Spring/Summer 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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