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.

Wetwheels comes full throttle into Yorkshire

Wetwheels Yorkshire (WWY) is the fifth boat to be launched by the hugely popular charity, the Wetwheels Foundation. The boat, currently under construction, is due to arrive into Whitby in May where she will enjoy a full season taking disabled and disadvantaged people out on the water. Originally conceived in 2011 the Wetwheels Foundation builds…

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An insight into the thoughts of one of England’s most senior family law Judges

Is there a bias against husbands in relation to spousal support? Should there be a time limit on spousal support? Is divorce law outdated? Should co-habiting couples be given the same rights as married couples? Can you have a “fault free” divorce? In the latest family law guest blog for Harrogate Mumbler, Raworths Family Law…

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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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Independence: Being School Ready

Primary school places were allocated this morning and I sincerely hope that you got the place that you were hoping for. If you didn’t, please don’t panic! If you were allocated your local catchment school and you didn’t want it then consider booking another school visit before you appeal. This may help you alleviate any…

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Yellow Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Air Ambulance is delighted to have been chosen as the official charity for the Tour de Yorkshire 2018! They are encouraging schools, businesses, community groups, friends and family to join in with YELLOW YORKSHIRE DAY again this year on Friday 27th April for lots of yellow themed fun! “There are lots of ways you can support…

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The Great Yorkshire Sup…….the ultimate date night!

Guest Blog by The Great Yorkshire Sup The Great Yorkshire Sup – the ‘must do’ event of the Spring! Once I reached my mid-thirties and started having kids (three at the last count) I found myself no longer on top of which new bar was opening and where the cool kids went out! This was…

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Help build your child’s confidence with a FREE fun workshop for ages 7-11 years

What’s your child’s dream? To play for England and score the goal that wins the World Cup? To be a scientist and save the world? To work with horses? To be a dancer? Your child’s dreams for tomorrow are dear to their hearts.  But do they have the self-confidence to follow them and make things…

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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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Could you help unlock the future for a young person?

Do you live in the Harrogate district? Our award winning No Wrong Door service is looking for people from all walks of life, who could help young people to turn their lives around by becoming one of our supported lodgings providers… If you enjoy making a difference, and you have a spare room, becoming a…

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What’s On During the Easter Holidays?

We’ve got tonnes of information about what’s on for Easter and during the Easter School Holidays 2018 in Harrogate, Knaresborough and the surrounding areas. I’ve included a round up of my favourite picks below but for the full listings visit our Mumbler Easter School Holidays Page here Peter Rabbit Easter Adventure at Mother Shipton’s Cave,…

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