The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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The Pure Collection Cashmere Sale Event – Harrogate Pavilions – 11th September 2019

Advertising Feature from Pure Collection Want to get up to 75% off luxury cashmere and clothing? Pure Collection offers the finest quality cashmere that is effortlessly wearable, gorgeously soft and endlessly chic, no wonder it is the perfect choice for timeless, stunning style. They are holding an exclusive Cashmere Sale Event in the Calder room…

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Starting School in September

It’s almost time for school – many of you will have mini mumblers starting for the first time. I hope they (and you!) are doing ok and looking forward to it. It’s times like this that advice from other parents is invaluable so we’ve gathered some of the mumbler top tips here and hope they…

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Evolve Psychology – Independent Autism, ADHD, child, family,adult assessments & psychological therapies

Advertising Feature from Evolve Psychology Evolve Psychology Services offers Autism, ADHD, Emotional Well-being assessments for children adults and families. We also provide therapeutic services to children and families for emotional and/ or behavioural difficulties. Based in Harrogate, we provide families and individuals with full assessments and therapeutic services as recommended by the National Institute of…

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Ravin Rascals: A Mumbler review

Review by Helen Goodwill The last time I went to a rave was in 2001 with my then boyfriend (now husband) and I spent most of the night waiting for a song to come on that I could sing along to (it never happened!). Fast forward eighteen years and we’re off to another rave, this…

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Is your little one starting school in September 2020? Then here is a chance that you won’t want to miss!! A competition exclusively for Mumblers. WIN! WIN! WIN! A FULL TERM of Sounds Right Phonics Classes For Kids(12 weeks) in the preschool session. Have you been saying things like “this time next year…” and “I’ve…

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Parent/Carer Childcare Needs Survey

In order to ensure we receive as much feedback as possible, we have extended the deadline for our annual childcare survey to find out from parents and carers what their experiences and needs are in relation to early years and childcare places in York. If you have yet to find early years and childcare for…

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Family Day at York Races

Advertising Feature from York Racecourse The Press Family Raceday is fun for all the family, with seven thoroughbred races, and a Charles Owen Pony race at the beginning of the card, as well as our ‘interactive racing zone’ which includes fun and games for our youngest racegoers. Elsewhere look out for bouncy castles and slides,…

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School Uniform – All you need to know!!

👔The Summer holidays have only just started really, but they fly by! (i’ll leave it to you to decide if that’s a good or bad thing!!) 👖 Whether you have little ones embarking on their Reception year or bigger kids returning for their next step, there’s lots to get sorted, where to start?! 👕 Fear…

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The School Run Returns! – Are you Ready?

We hope you have been enjoying a fantastic Summer with the kids, whether you have been lucky enough to have the whole summer off work, or just a week or so. It’s hopefully involved some lie ins or at least a few lazy mornings! There’s no hiding from the fact that September is on its…

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20 free & low cost things to do in the summer holidays in York

Whilst it’s lovely for everyone to have a break from school (and the school run), six weeks stretching ahead can seem a long and potentially expensive time. It is possible to have plenty of fun out and about in the summer holidays in York without spending lots of money. We’ve pulled together 20 ideas that…

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