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Mumbler Reviews: Gravity Trampoline Park Hull

My kids love a trip to Gravity Trampoline Park! We used to pop in for a bounce quite often (it’s a great wet weekend day out idea), we’d been to the Toddler Bounce sessions midweek and we’d held my sons birthday party there. Since the pandemic we haven’t been in but, after some pestering from…

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New Term of Classes at Arting!!

Arting are new art classes for babies, tots, children and teens in Hessle and Anlaby. They provide art classes for all ages and abilities, taught in School Key Stages and linked to the curriculum. Classes taught by age: At Hessle Memorial Hall on a Monday: BRAQUE: 1-23 months (baby) DEGAS: 24-35 months (pre-school) GAUGIN: 3-4…

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Mumbler Reviews: Go Ape Normanby Hall

Last weekend I took my kids over the bridge to Go Ape at Normanby Hall to try out their Treetop Adventure course. We had an absolute blast…. Go Ape is set inside the Normanby Hall grounds; we parked in the main car park and it was a short walk through the courtyard and out to…

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Protect your Child from Measles, Mumps, and Rubella

This is an Advertorial Feature for Hull NHS CCG   Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) are highly infectious diseases which make children very poorly. Although outbreaks are rare, the diseases have not been irradicated. Children who catch them can suffer serious health complications such as hearing loss, meningitis, long term disabilities or even death. Despite…

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Expert Family Insurance Advice

Is it time to review your insurances?  Over the past year we have been able to save people money on their premiums.  Most people do not realise they can review the policy and often get a better cover for a lower premium. It’s important, more now than ever, to make sure your insurances are up…

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What is NHS Healthy Start?

If you’re pregnant or have children under the age of 4 you can get payments every 4 weeks to spend on: cow’s milk fresh, frozen or tinned fruit and vegetables infant formula milk fresh, dried, and tinned pulses You can also get free Healthy Start vitamins. You’ll get: £4.25 each week of your pregnancy (from…

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Sledmere – New life in the Rare Breed Farm Park

New life in the Rare Breed Farm Park It was a busy start to the year for our Farm Park team who have welcomed some new arrivals from our award-winning Leicester Longwool flock. Lambing started on 11th January with first time mum ‘Sledmere Echium’ starting proceedings and bringing a beautiful baby girl into the world….

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Reading Fairy Book Babies – Review by Sarah & Baby Archer

Mumbler Reviewer Sarah and 13 month old Archer did a Reading Fairy Book Baby session in Beverley, here’s how they got on…   I’d heard about the new Reading Fairy classes through Baby Sensory and was intrigued to give it a go. I wasn’t really sure what to expect because at 13 months Archer is…

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Date Night?? Eating Out Guide from Hull What’s On

Our friends at Hull What’s On have some great food guides on where to eat out in Hull, ideal for a date night! So grab a babysitter and get planning…. Hull’s Old Town is one of my favourite spots to head to if we have a babysitter. Read the guide to Eating Out in Hull…

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Can you give the greatest gift of all and become a sperm or egg donor?

Do you have a desire to help people to achieve the pregnancy they otherwise couldn’t have? Donating your eggs or sperm, is one of the most generous and rewarding things you can ever do! There is a national shortage of donated eggs and sperm in the UK so individuals who need them may have to…

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