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Our UK Staycation to Whitby

After a cancelling our holiday abroad this summer due to quarantine and the on-going pandemic (we should have been on the P&O ferry to Holland), we decided to book a staycation and explore more of this country. We wanted somewhere not too far to drive to and somewhere with plenty to do outdoors, so we…

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NHS Covid-19 App Now Available in Hull

Today, people in Hull can download the NHS COVID-19 app following a nationwide launch. The app is designed to limit the spread of Coronavirus and make it easier to find and alert those an infected person has been in contact with. Part of NHS Test and Trace, the app has been trialed in the London…

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It’s Recycle Week 2020!

This year’s National Recycle Week is 21-27th September 2020; read on for top tips from East Riding of Yorkshire Council on recycling correctly, including PPE disposal and upcycling for Halloween!   This year National Recycle Week runs 21st-27th September 2020, organised by Recycle Now and WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). This year the theme…

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Hassle Free Family Car Leasing

Flexible, for the family and fantastic. Committed to what we do, specifically our commitment to you. We have 10 years experience in vehicle hire and vehicle leasing, but what we aim to offer is somewhere in between. The assurances and reliability of a lease deal, with the flexibility and lack of pressure that hiring affords,…

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Residents of East Riding reminded to follow 3 Steps To Safety

The leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council has thanked the public for their efforts so far in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Cllr Richard Burton said the public’s support of the council’s 3 Steps To Safety campaign has been “superb” but stressed that “COVID-19 has not gone away and people will need to keep…

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Choose Care – Could you help by working in Adult Social Care?

A campaign has been launched by East Riding of Yorkshire Council to increase the number of people considering a job in adult social care. Choose Care was initially set up by the council at the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak to help people who needed support. The campaign was successful in recruiting people to work…

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Ideas for Halloween & Trick or Treating during Covid-19

Trick or treating might look a little different this year, but you can still have lots of scary Halloween fun in Hull and East Yorkshire. Whether you’re planning to head out trick or treating or prefer to put on a spooky celebration at home, here are some ideas to fire your little skeletons’ imaginations! Throw…

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Term Time Deals & Health Menu Choices at Little Monkeys!

With an updated café bar and some comfortable sofas, Little Monkeys, inside Active+ just off National Avenue, Hull, is a pleasant place to occupy the under 5s (and allow you time for a relatively uninterrupted cup of coffee), whilst the older kids are at school. Term time prices and opening hours are: Monday – Friday…

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Inspire Ignite: Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health & Wellbeing This Autumn

Inspire Ignite was founded in 2014 by Mental Health Nurse Sue Altass and Social Worker Hannah Cheshire, with the aim of making a real difference to the mental health and wellbeing of young people. They work with primary and secondary age children to encourage personal development, confidence and self-esteem. They offer programs that schools and…

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Classes Restarting After Lockdown

Due to a very long lockdown then the slow easing of Covid-19 restrictions over the summer, a lot of our regular weekly baby, tots and children’s classes and activities have been closed since March. I am delighted to announce a lot are restarting this September 2020!! My own children have really missed their regular classes…

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