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An advertorial feature blog from Switching Energy:    The New Annual Check Our busy daily lives mean it’s often hard to keep track of what I like to call “home admin”! By this I mean things like home insurance, interest rates on savings accounts and alike. To combat this perceived lack of engagement we get…

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May-Hem Circus at Piglets Adventure Farm

Roll up roll up! From 26th May – 3rd June, be amazed at Piglets crazy May-Hem Circus this May half term. With death defying stunts, upside down juggling and amazing acrobatics, all in the big top tent, it’s unmissable fun for the entire family. Get discounted tickets online at! Step right up as the fun…

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Back to Ours Festival is Back!

Back to Ours is back with a bang this May half term, bringing more diverse acts to the most surprising of venues, and transforming shopping centres, schools, community centres and clubs into backdrops for everything from live music and magic shows, to dizzying circus acts and film screenings. The acclaimed festival is renown for bringing…

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Bake It Better for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Help support Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) patients like George, who lives in Hull! Between 21-27 May Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is looking for 2,000 bakers from around the UK to hold a bake sale and help seriously ill children like George, who had open-heart surgery. Every day 618 children arrive at GOSH,…

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Looking at Life Insurance?

Advertorial Feature Blog by Aviva   It can be quite enjoyable, browsing for a holiday or looking for bargains online. These days, it’s pretty easy to find what you’re looking for: some of those pop-up ads may be quite funny, and details of what you’re shopping for may even be inspiring. But how often do…

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NEW Online Learning Platform Launches from Hull

Good2learn is a brand new, online learning platform for Primary school age children, built and developed in Hull. Its aim is to make life easier to support your child in Maths and English and to help them reach their full potential. They’re based at the C4Di building on the Fruit Market so I popped in to…

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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…

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A Hidden Gem – The Mile Farm Shop 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 Millington) – it is perfect for…

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Five things to put on your family protection ‘to do’ list

Advertorial Feature Blog by Aviva   When you’ve got kids, you’ll do anything to look out for them. Yet many of us haven’t made plans to protect our children if we weren’t around any more – partly because it’s uncomfortable to think about. The good news is there are some simple steps you can take…

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Getting our local children more active: GO Run For Fun

I’d definitely say we are an active family, sport plays a big role in our family life and I try to give our children as healthy a lifestyle as possible. My husband used to be a professional rugby player at local team Hull KR (sorry if you are a rival Hull FC supporter!), he now…

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