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

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Childhood vaccinations for your little one

Is your child vaccinated? No, we’re not talking about COVID! Vaccines are the hottest topic on everyone’s lips at the moment, but the COVID-19 vaccine isn’t the only one parents need to remember. Vaccination is the most important thing we can do to protect our children against ill health. In fact, they prevent up to…

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Celebrating Fostering and #WhyWeCare

Hull Fostering are encouraging anyone over 21 who is interested in fostering that lives within 30 miles of Hull to get in touch as the demand for families to care for local children continues, and they are continually recruiting new carers from across Hull and East Yorkshire. Foster Care Fortnight 2021 celebrates #WhyWeCare and how…

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Hull New Theatre Heads Back to School this Autumn

Hull’s ‘in the band’! This September the first ever UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s critically acclaimed School of Rock kicks off at Hull New Theatre. In a major coup for the venue the nationwide tour will rock-up from 7 to 18 September, 2021 (moving from its summer spot*) with audiences in Hull being able…

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CleanCo: Mumbler reviews very low alcohol, “clean” spirits

I can’t quite tell you precisely when it happened, perhaps it was when I became a Mum, or perhaps it was when I passed my milestone birthday, but somewhere along the line I’ve fallen out of love with alcohol. Actually, that’s not strictly true, what I mean is alcohol has fallen out of love with…

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LIFERYDER – Amazing Scooters from Cottingham!

Last year I discovered that we have a fantastic local business right on our doorstep in Cottingham, LIFERYDER, making awesome kids off-road scooters! We were lucky enough to be invited ‘inside the factory’ to see them being made last year and chose one for each of my children. LIFERYDER has been set up by two…

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York Festival of Ideas sparks children’s imaginations

NB This is an Advertising Feature from York Festival of Ideas York Festival of Ideas promises to spark children’s imaginations with FREE hands-on activities, workshops and talks, both in person and online. Discover why volcanoes erupt, make a brain hat, explore nature in our cities, experiment with bubbles, and try your hand at origami – plus…

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Thinking about me and my family’s future – Pensions!

NB This is an Advertorial Feature for MKT Wealth Management but the views and opinions are my own I turned the big 4-0 last earlier this year and it got me thinking about the future. I knew that getting the right pension in place now is going to make all the difference to having the…

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Water Babies are Back!!

Water Babies are so excited to announce that after a whole year away from Hull they are finally returning with two fabulous NEW pools and more on the way! Water Babies is the world’s leading Baby and Toddler swim school, swimming over 50,000 babies per week. We’ll teach you to teach your little one to…

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Active+ has re-opened! Little Monkeys re-opens soon!

Active+ is re-opening! Find out all key dates and info here…. We are your local family friendly sports & activity centre, with soft play, sensory rooms, courts, classes, snooker and function rooms. Located on Harpings Road Hull, HU5 4JF, just off National Avenue, our easy to get to venue has lots to do for everyone….

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Dr Bushra Ali: Don’t give in to COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

This is an Advertorial Feature for Hull NHS CCG. Dr Bushra Ali is a local GP in Hull and she is also a member of NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group board: There is a lot of misinformation appearing online about COVID-19 vaccines and their impact on fertility. As a GP, I want to reassure everyone…

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