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New 4D Baby Scanning Clinic Opens in Melton

A new business has launched in our area; Hey Baby 4D Baby Scanning Clinic opened it’s doors this January. They are providing 4D private ultrasound scans to expectant mums (and their families) at all stages of pregnancy. I popped into their lovely new premises in Melton to find out more….. The clinic is very easy to…

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Do you know which bin to use for family waste?

The Waste & Recycling Team at East Riding of Yorkshire Council got in touch recently to ask if I could help raise awareness of a problem that I was previously unaware we have – nappies are being put in the recycling bin and causing issues for the recycling team. It’s a problem for Hull City…

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Looking at Life Insurance?

Hello, I am Leanne Richardson, a Protection Specialist based in Hull, East Yorkshire. I am a wife and mum to a one year old daughter. We own our own home which is mortgaged and we both earn a full-time income. Without either one of our incomes or protection in place we wouldn’t be able to…

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Forest Holidays at Sherwood Forest, Cropton, Keldy & Further Afield

  A Forest Holiday is the ideal setting for your UK family break. Whatever you want or need, from travel cots to bicycle hire, from pre-booked activities to movies in your cabin, we’ve got it covered. All you have to do is gather your family and enjoy your break in the forest. It’s perfect for getting…

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Winter Mumbler Fun Day – 3rd February ’19

It’s nearly tine for our next Mumbler family fun day!! This time we’re taking over Soccer Kings, indoor football venue on Sutton Fields, Hull. It’s 1-4pm on Sunday 3rd February, all welcome, free entry. You can join in with free taster sessions of local baby and tots classes, confirmed line up is: Dancestars Rose Elliott…

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Join Zog on his magical forest adventure at Dalby Forest!

Following the success of the Gruffalo, Stick Man and Highway Rat trails at Forestry Commission sites across England, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s magical children’s picture book, Zog, will be the new activity trail for families to enjoy at Dalby Forest this winter. Launching on 11 January 2019, the trail will follow the premiere of the…

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My son’s football team party at Gravity

My son has played at Hessle Sporting Football Club since he was 5 years old (he’s just turned 8 now). Each year we’ve done a little Christmas party for his team, the Hessle Sporting Eagles, and this year we wanted a good venue that was indoor, active (to run off all that energy that a…

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A Christmas Treat for my Kids – Indoor Sleepover Tents!!

We finally finished school for the Christmas school holidays after a very long and tiring week of Christmas nativities/plays/parties/fairs plus my husband being in hospital (nothing serious just a rugby injury and he is home now!) so I wanted to arrange a treat for my 2 kids this weekend. I’ve met the lovely Jan who…

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A Fabulous Afternoon at the Brid Spa Panto

On Saturday we escaped the gale force winds and rain with an afternoon at the pantomime (oh yes we did!). I took my two children and their Grandad to Bridlington to see Jack & the Beanstalk to get us in the festive spirit as the big day creeps closer. Our plans for a full day…

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Make sure you’re up to speed this Christmas!

Over 45,000 premises can now benefit from a superfast internet connection as part of Broadband East Riding, which is a partnership between East Riding of Yorkshire Council, UK Government and Openreach. This Christmas, make sure you’re up to speed and check whether you can upgrade to superfast broadband. With more and more technology under the…

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