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National Obesity Awareness Week – An East Riding Council Feature

People of all ages, young and old, are being urged to take a moment to consider their health and the simple steps they can take to improve it as part of National Obesity Awareness Week, which takes place from 14-20 January. Eating healthily It’s an ideal time just after the festive period to consider what…

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Free Relaxation Class with Hypnobirthing Courses!

Happy New Year! I’m Lindsey Fake and I hope you are all well and as excited as I am to begin a new year. If you are pregnant, it’s even more exciting! You are closer and closer to meeting your baby! One of my new year’s resolutions is to find more time for me. With a…

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Discover more at Tropical World this winter

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most loved family attractions in Leeds and is the perfect day out during these colder months. You can escape the cold while also experiencing an unforgettable journey through Tropical World’s various exotic and interesting zones. Take a trek through the rainforest, desert, aquarium and waterfall areas…

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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 with Mumbler recently to ask if we could help raise awareness of a problem that we were previously unaware we have – nappies are being put in the recycling bin and causing issues for the recycling team. It’s a problem for…

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How much does it cost to get a divorce?

A question which is asked frequently and one which depends to some extent on the complexity of the issues and more importantly the attitudes of the divorcing parties. When the Christmas cheer does not continue into the New Year – the festive period and January can be a difficult time of year for families. Couples…

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Why the the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts has transformed our Saturday afternoons

Back in September of last year, our Mini Mumbler joined PQA. You can read all about why she chose to go there and how she got on in her first week here Well she’s 3 months in now, so we thought we’d share an update on her journey. Today was a big day for her,…

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With the number of sleeps between now and Christmas diminishing faster than the contents of a family-sized box of Quality Street that I definitely wasn’t opening until next week, in the midst of last-minute Amazon orders and trying to remember to orchestrate an imaginative elf move every evening, some parents are experiencing a growing worry…

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STAG Review Snow Play at Cast in Doncaster

Cast invited STAG along to review Snow Play and I jumped at the chance to go along, booking tickets for my family too so that we could make the occasion a Christmas treat. I had heard great things about Cast but had never been there so I was keen to explore the venue. It is…

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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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STAG review The Magic Hatter’s Christmas Cracker

On Sunday, team STAG were invited along to the The Magic Hatter’s Christmas Cracker performance which is in it’s 8th magical year. We of course took our mini mumblers along as after all, they are the real critics when it comes to children’s’ entertainment. If you haven’t already heard of him, The Magic Hatter is…

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