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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.

Cash for Kids – Be a Face and make a difference….

Cash for Kids are a local charity supporting disabled and disadvantaged children living in East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire, so all the money raised stays within our region. We are looking for 500 awesome individuals, businesses, nurseries, schools to sign up to be a face and raise £100 by the end of the year. You…

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It’s Mumbler’s Week for #ChallengeHull!!

Have you heard of Challenge Hull? 52 local community organisations and businesses have each been given a week by the City of Culture team and a challenge each to do that week to contribute their bit to ‘culture’ and our community. This week its Mumbler’s week! You can read all about it on the Hull…

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Being School Ready: Helping Your Child to Start Foundation

Lucy Patrick is a Primary School Headteacher and co–owner of the new North Kirklees Mumbler (which covers the area between Leeds and Bradford). She has written some short articles about how you can support your child if they are starting school this week……. 1) Independence, independence, independence. Children are so able. They have skills and…

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What Makes the Arvossa Baby Box Different?…

You may have seen a lot in the news this week about the Baby Box. This is because the Scottish Government have just launched their amazing scheme whereby every new baby born after the 15th August will now receive a Baby Box.  The Baby Box program is very much about providing every child with the same…

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Personalised Family Style Made Easy by East Yorkshire Business

A new business has opened in East Yorkshire allowing families to create cute & personalised clothing for children and adults alike. Alphabet Shirts have teamed up with some of the world’s best graphic designers and added some of of their own technology to make creating personalised t-shirt designs easier than ever. Beverley resident and father…

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Our Day Out at William’s Den

I’d heard a lot about Williams Den over the last 6 months, lots of parents at playgroups and classes I’ve chatted to in our area have been discussing what it was going to be and when it was going to open. The new attraction, on the road between North and South Cave, opened its doors…

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SIX reasons to visit The Mile – Farm Shop in Pocklington

The Mile – Farm Shop and Smile Café is a family owned and run business in Pocklington, specialising in showcasing top-quality produce from local Yorkshire suppliers and delivering a top-quality service. Located just a few minutes from Pocklington town centre – on The Mile (a road which heads towards the East Coast) – it is…

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Win FREE Tickets to Beverley Racecourse’s Family Raceday!

The Racecourse Beverley, York Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8QZ. 01482 867488   The final family raceday of this season is coming up on Sunday 27th August. A Sunday Hop starts at 11.30am. For grown ups, a tasty cask ale accompanied by live music in our Beer and Folk Festival is a must, whilst fun for kids includes…

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Free, family fun continues at St Stephens with their Summer Sunday Fundays

St Stephens Shopping Centre in Hull have been holding free family events every Sunday since the school holidays started. Last weekend was Wizard Tales with funny stories and magic happening in the shopping centre. These Summer Sunday Fundays make ideal days out during the school holidays. They’re all free and you just turn up, no…

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My Hull 2017 City of Culture Summer Family Guide!

I’m delighted to have put together a guide to the summer’s Hull 2017 family events for the City of Culture team. There are LOADS of City of Culture events going on right across the summer, the article gives a summary and roundup of those happening all summer long plus a week by week guide to…

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