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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.

Kids Eat Free in Harrogate Revolucion de Cuba

Advertising Feature for Revolucion de Cuba Are you looking for somewhere to eat with the kids for free this February half term in Harrogate? Then look no further than the brilliant Revolucion de Cuba on Parliament Street, Harrogate! They are open from 10am and serve food 10am-10 pm everyday.   One kid eats free with…

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Mumbler Reviews Water Babies Swimming Lessons

Advertising Feature for Waterbabies North Yorkshire SJ Barker (mum of two) runs our our sister site, Ryedale Mumbler has been taking her children swimming with Water Babies for many years and this summer as her youngest child Eliza is now a competent swimmer, her time with Waterbabies will come to an end. Here she explains…

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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 real…

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Beauty, Nails & Tan by Hannah Shackleton

Beautiful Nails, Tan & Brows in Harrogate by Hannah Shackleton. Based in Jennifer Parker Salon in central Harrogate, Hannah can make you look amazing! Whether it’s a regular manicure or to get you looking perfect for a holiday or big event, Hannah comes highly recommended. “Hannah has been doing my nails for over 4 years…

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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/re design your house or flat to…

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Lambing, Calving and Glamping at Humble Bee Farm!

Humble Bee Farm is nestled in the Yorkshire Wolds near to Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast. They have a range of accommodation on their working farm from luxury cottages to Wigwam®  Cabins, Yurts and standard camping. I took my kids for a surprise weekend away their last September and we loved it, we’re planning to…

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Oulton Hall luxury spa day from just £75 per person!

Advertising Feature for Oulton Hall After the stress of Christmas (although this feels like a lifetime ago), it’s time to focus on you.  Take some time out to relax with friends, recharge the body and feel good from the inside out with our superb spa days. Oulton Hall is located 30 miles from Harrogate in…

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Mumbler reviews…. Q61 Salon

Last week I got invited to a blogging event at the newly opened Q61 salon opened in Harrogate on Albert Street. The first thing that struck me about this place was the space and the décor. Decorated in a minimalistic way, lots of clean lines and cool industrial light fittings. There’s also a nod to…

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Dealing with Birth Trauma; and how best to avoid it

Birth Trauma affects far too many. Even what is deemed as a “textbook birth” can still leave its mark. Not just in the early days, but months and years later. Often the mother may be diagnosed with PND, but PTSD could be at the cause of that particular symptom. Please don’t think you just need…

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HARROGATE’S INDOOR FUNFAIR RETURNS TO YORKSHIRE EVENT CENTRE

Harrogate’s indoor funfair for families will return to the Yorkshire Event Centre next month after a hugely successful inaugural event last year. The huge Hall 1, which is the biggest single event space in the North East, will once again be filled with rides to suit all ages from dodgems and waltzers to the cup…

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