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.



My 3 Words – Celebrating Goole

  Junction and IOU present three seasons of new ways to explore and experience the town of Goole – virtually and in real life – through the eyes of artists, poets, musicians and local communities. My Three Words is a new project by IOU, commissioned by Junction, to celebrate its home town of Goole. An…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Sam and Olly

Sam and his little brother Olly need someone like you to keep them safe. Its a fact – fostering changes lives – for the better. There are children right now in need of warm, caring, resilient people like you who can offer them a safe and welcoming home. You may have been thinking about it…

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Change your future today with Selby College

The opportunities from Selby College to retrain, enjoy lifelong learning and develop new skills are endless. So many of us sit there and think ‘maybe one day’, why not take the leap and make that day, today! Take a look below at local adult learners who took the leap. Find out more here   

Stockeld Park Spring Adventure – Superheroes and Legends! – this May Half Term

29th May – 6th June 2021 Superheroes of the world unite as Stockeld Park prepares to open for Spring Half Term! They don’t want to miss out on all the fun so look out for the likes of Spiderman, Thor, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Hulk and Iron Man as you enjoy all that our Enchanted…

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Queen Ethelburga’s Whole School VIRTUAL Open Day

Join us on Saturday 8 May 2021 for our Whole School Open Morning   9.30am to 12.30pm We warmly invite you to our Whole School Open Morning, for children from 3 months old to Year 13. This Open Morning – held online – will start with a series of informative talks by our Heads of School, key…

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Gardening With Your Mini Mumblers

Whilst I am not a brilliant gardener, my son seems to love it. He loves nothing more than digging and planting, watching things grow. We created a little vegetable patch a couple of years ago and over the past couple of years he has enjoyed watering seeds and he loves it when he sees his…

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Making difficult conversations easy with PANTS 

Making difficult conversations easy with PANTS  As parents we want to do everything we can to help keep our children safe, but at the NSPCC we understand that starting conversations about child sexual abuse with children can seem quite daunting, and it can be difficult to know how to approach such difficult topics.   The NSPCC…

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Get Summer ready and enjoy a Mumbler 10% discount off car shades

10% Discount off Car Shades until May 31st 2021 Use Mumbler10 at the checkout to enjoy a 10% discount! Nottinghamshire-based sunshade manufacturer Car Shades is proving to be the perfect alternative to sucker shades and window socks, cutting out 72% of sunlight in the vehicle cabin. Tailor made to fit over 800 different vehicles, the…

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“What if…?” I hear many Smiles & Miles Tutoring parents say

“What if…?”   Questions that parents are asking about their child’s education now that children are back at school.  “Back to school- Yay!” I hear many Smiles&Miles parents say. No more juggling working at home with learning at home. No more hearing, “muuuuum!” as you’re just about to sign into a Zoom call with a work…

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