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Great Savings & Awesome Events at Humble Bee Farm

Humble Bee Farm is nestled in the Yorkshire Wolds near to Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast. They have a range of accommodation on their working farm from luxury cottages to Wigwam® Cabins, Yurts and standard camping. For guests at farm, they also a Nature Trail, playground and sports field and they also put on extra…

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Rainy Day Ideas to keep the kids entertained

Being stuck indoors on a rainy day can often feel quite overwhelming when you have kids, I need to get out but there are a lot less options when its wet and/or cold. So I’ve put together a list of top 10 ideas to do at home indoor activities and places to go with your…

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The Mile Campsite Open Day & Summer Fun

The Mile in Pocklington is a farm shop selling local Yorkshire produce, gifts and personalised items in their photo centre and a lovely café, Smile café, with indoor soft play and an outdoor play area which I take my kids to often. They also have a great campsite…. Campsite at The Mile If you fancy…

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Freedom Festival 2019!! Line Up Announced

Freedom Festival returns to Hull city centre this year from 28th August to 1st September 2019. Hull is no stranger to arts and culture and this summer, the annual Freedom Festival will use the city as its stage once again, in a way it has never done before. The festival programme has been revealed and…

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Every Mum Matters: Mental Health Awareness

Every Mum Matters is a new mental health awareness campaign for new and expectant mums in the Humber region –  Launched at the start of Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week (29th April–3rd May 2019), the campaign aims to support new and expectant mums and their families to be able to recognise symptoms of…

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Mumbler Review: Newborn Can Dance

Hull mum Anna went along to try Newborn Can Dance classes with her baby. She’s written a short review for Mumbler about how she found it……   Newborn Can Dance – Review for Mumbler by Anna Kirkland and baby Dan. Me and Dan recently attended Newborn Can Dance run by Janine and held at the…

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Mumbler Review: My Baby Can Dance Hull

I took my daughter to My Baby Can Dance classes when she was a toddler but she started school this year and I miss going! Hull mum Pauline has been out and about with her toddler reviewing some classes for me so I suggested she try My Baby Can Dance. She went along and has…

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Family Fun at the Races

Let me start with this one crucial piece of information – KIDS GO FREE!  So now I’ve got your attention I can tell you more about the family fun you can have at the races.   There are nine racecourses in Yorkshire and each one hosts at least one family day throughout the year.  The…

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The 28 Day Survey – Tackling Period Poverty

What makes a happy period? The 28 Day Survey is a new campaign to start conversations around women’s health issues – starting with the question, “what makes a happy period?” Following suggestions at the Hull Health and Wellbeing Board that up to 3000 (or possibly more) women in Hull will struggle to afford sanitary products, NHS…

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Tersano – Safe and Environmentally Friendly Cleaning

You are upstairs, your eyes are watering as you use the last bit of bleach on your shower. You throw the thick, plastic bottle in the bin and realise you need to run back to the kitchen, fight through the child lock and get a different bottle of disinfectant for the glass, which is also…

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