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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.

Best Ice Cream in Harrogate! “I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice-cream”!

Spring has sprung in Harrogate and we’re feeling hopeful for some ice-cream worthy weather so here at Harrogate Mumbler we’ve put together a little review of some fun days out in and around Harrogate, which all incorporate one of my favourite things – ice cream! It’s a tough job, but all in the name of…

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Host families needed in and around Harrogate

No Wrong Door supported lodgings hosts do a great job, they provide welcoming and supportive homes for local young people – will you join our award winning team? Our No Wrong Door service is looking for people from all walks of life, living in or adjacent to the Harrogate district, to help local young people…

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Gym Gems parent and child gymnastics sessions – NEW term starting 24th April 2019

Looking for a new class to try with your pre-schooler this term?  Gym Gems sessions are a great way to have fun with your child whilst learning the basics of gymnastics through play.  Find out more here Gym-Gems classes are designed by British Gymnastics Coaches and make exercise fun, interesting and rewarding and assist parents and carers…

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10 Ideas for Days Out over the Easter Holidays within an Hours Drive of Harrogate

Easter Holidays in Harrogate Easter means its holiday time for you but also for your little ones! If you are not sure how to keep your kids entertained over the school break we are happy to inform you that there are loads of amazing events taking place in Harrogate and in surrounding areas within an hour’s drive. To keep the little…

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Family Fun at the Races

Let me start with this one crucial piece of information – KIDS GO FREE!  So now I’ve got your attention I can tell you more about the family fun you can have at the races. There are nine racecourses in Yorkshire and each one hosts at least one family day throughout the year.  The flat…

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The Harrogate Vet – Harrogate’s newest independent vet practice

‘When you go to the vets you should feel welcome. You should sit in a comfortable chair with a warm cup of coffee and have a chat, or when you need it, a hug. Your pet should have a tasty treat and a pat on the head. Neither of you should feel rushed or hurried…

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Deershed Festival 2019 is on 26th-28th July at Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire

Advertising Feature for Deershed Festival  Deershed Festival 2019 is on 26th-28th July at Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire A “live music/child friendly utopia”. That was the vision of husband and wife team Oliver Jones and Kate Webster when they set out some ten years ago to establish the inaugural edition of Deer Shed Festival. Harrogate…

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Parents & carers in Harrogate- Could you help a kid like Nathan & become a foster carer?

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…

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Kids Eat Free on Mondays at Revolucion de Cuba this Easter!

Advertising Feature for Revolucion de Cuba Bring the family to Revolucion de Cuba on Mondays this Easter as Kids eat free on Mondays (15th & 22nd April 2019 ) (T & C’s apply- ask in the restaurant for full details) £5.95 children’s meal deal – main dish, side dish, dessert and drink Freshly prepared food…

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Easter Family Day at Ripon Races

Advertising Feature for Ripon Racecourse Thursday 18th April 2019 Our annual Children’s Day is a fantastic way to introduce your children to the exciting world of horse racing at its best. Not only do we have thrilling racing, on our Children’s day we have lots of FREE activities to make the children’s experience of Ripon…

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