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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.

WINNERS! 2020 Love Local Awards: Welcome Back!

Now it’s time to celebrate all School and Childcare Settings that have re-opened or remained open to look after Key Worker Children: Initially we said that we would only publish the nomination comments when we got 5 or more but having read them all, we’ve decided to ditch that rule! Everyone who received a nomination…

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50 ideas to entertain your kids this summer as lockdown eases

This year the school summer holidays might not be quite the same as they usually are. But don’t panic…we’ve got 50 cheap and easy ideas to keep everyone entertained over the summer holidays, come rain or shine (hopefully there will be more of the shine!). If you are wanting to make the summer holidays feel…

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At Little Green Rascals 7 Minster Yard, things are changing for the better!

Free Registrations saving £75 on all new registrations until 1st Sepember (for 7MY site only) As we wake up and continue to adjust to another day in our “new normal” – not all change is scary and unknown. At Little Green Rascals 7 Minster Yard, things are changing for the better! From the end of…

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FREE sessions for year 6 pupils for transition to year 7

We are thrilled about our new project where we will be offering Year-6 students guidance for their transition into Year-7. This project is free and open to all Year-6 students in Haxby, Wigginton, New Earswick and Huntington. To help take some of the pressure off of our schools during these challenging times, our experienced youth…

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WINNERS! 2020 Love Local Awards: Star School

Now it’s time to celebrate the Star Schools! Initially we said that we would only publish the nomination comments when we got 5 or more but having read them all, we’ve decided to ditch that rule! Everyone who received a nomination deserves to read their message/s of thanks & support! Thanks to our amazing sponsors…

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Sweet Dream Babies

Sponsored Blog post By Samantha Bell: Gentle Sleep Coach & Baby Care Consultant If you have experienced sleep deprivation, you will know just how upsetting, isolating and debilitating it can be. There is no doubt about it…babies and children are unpredictable, especially with their sleeping habits! Many of my lovely Mummies talk about feelings of…

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Which Kids Play Areas and Parks are Open in York

York’s play areas will be reopening Wednesday 8th July. As restrictions continue to relax, families will be able to visit the Council’s play areas with social distancing and hygiene measures in place. Staying safe in the parks: – Wash your hands before and after going to the park – Use hand sanitiser/wipes whilst at the…

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Piglets re-opening 1st August!

*𝐑𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭* We are so excited to announce that tickets will be released on Friday 10th July for our 1st August reopening. We have missed you greatly and can’t wait to welcome you back to a great adventure outdoors. To enable social distancing, we are reducing the number of visitors onsite and tickets…

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WINNERS! 2020 Love Local Awards: Star Teacher or Child Carer

Now it’s time to celebrate the Teachers & Child Carers! Initially we said that we would only publish the nomination comments when we got 5 or more but having read them all, we’ve decided to ditch that rule! Everyone who received a nomination deserves to read their message/s of thanks & support! Thanks to all…

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Sponsored Blog for Pasta Evangelists by Harrogate Mumbler Life during lockdown has been an adjustment process, to say the least. Juggling work and home life has been increasingly hard, as the lines between the office and the kitchen table have blurred. I’m finding this change especially hard during meal times – I’m either snacking all…

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