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Emerald Touch Massage – A Mumbler Review

Local Mumbler Fiona had the treat of a massage from Emerald Touch last week – here’s what she thought…  The kids are back at school…it’s time to recharge the batteries, congratulate yourself on surviving the summer holidays and invest in some “ME” time…. which is exactly what I did last week when I had a fabulous…

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Follow the Neighbourhood Halloween Picture Trick or Treat Trail in York!

York’s Halloween Picture Trail: An Alternative to Trick or Treating During COVID-19 Halloween excitement is already building, my youngest daughter started to ask about trick or treating pretty much as soon as Easter was over! As with most things though, it seems celebrating Halloween might look a little different this year. We love dressing up and…

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The Great Yorkshire Fundraiser – with some AMAZING prizes…

This Great Yorkshire Fundraiser is an incredible chance to win some fabulous prizes! We have organised this Fundraiser to Support our very dear friend Mike and his amazing Family through a incredibly difficult time ! Mike was diagnosed with stage 4 Incurable bowl cancer in 2018 and had to give up his career due to…

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Where to collect conkers in York and 10 ideas to get creative with them

Autumn is finally upon us, and now is a great time to get out & about collecting autumnal treasures. Here are some tips from York Mumblers on the best locations to collect bags full of conkers in York. “University of York” “We always get loads on Rawcliffe Ings, following the cycle track towards Skelton” “My…

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What Classes are on for Newborns?

Groups and classes for babies in York are back! If you’ve had a baby during lockdown you may be eager to get involved with groups and classes and meet other parents. Classes have now begun restarting in York with lots of safety measures in place for you and your child. There are many classes still…

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Back to School Bugs and coronavirus: advice from a local doctor

After nearly 6 long months our little ones are back in school. It’s a worrying time isn’t it? Children mixing with large bubbles, increasing coronavirus cases and winter approaching. For me, it’s important my kids are back at school, they need the routine and social interaction but it doesn’t stop me feeling a little anxious….

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Rainbow Playgroup – Acomb

A special place for young minds Advertising Feature for Rainbow Playgroup Carr Children’s Centre, Ostman Road, Acomb, YO26 5QA T: 01904 791814 E:

Bonfire Night and fireworks ideas at Home during Lockdown

Family Friendly Ideas and things to do with the kids to celebrate Bonfire Night 2020 Most of the bonfire night and fireworks events are not happening this year, but don’t worry! We have some great bonfire night ideas to celebrate at home with your family. Don’t forget to check out the York Mumbler Pinterest board…

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York Theatre Royal Panto is coming to you!

York Theatre Royal pantomime is going places this Christmas This Christmas York Theatre Royal is taking its pantomime on the road with the Travelling Pantomime visiting every neighbourhood in York – all 21 wards – during December and January. The pop-up show will be staged in a variety of locations from community halls to social…

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FREE Heritage Open Days

  Heritage Open Days are taking place 11th – 20th September 2020.  This year some events are online. Who doesn’t need some FREE days out ideas after the Summer holidays?! Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate…

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