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Be aware of the signs and symptoms – A special feature by East Riding Council

With special thanks to East Riding Council for sharing this feature with us. After a successful launch of the year-long cancer awareness project to encourage people to talk more about cancer, help support residents to have those difficult conversations and to check their body, East Riding of Yorkshire Council urges residents to take note of…

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Stress-free Parties at Summit Indoor Adventure

Some parents just LOVE planning their children’s annual birthday party. Some don’t. Does the idea of hosting, organising and co-ordinating your child’s birthday party fill you with dread? Does the thought of another freezing village hall or boisterous friends taking over your house sound like your idea of a nightmare? Yes? Then you should really…

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In need of some you time? Oulton Hall Spa is just the place!

Oulton Hall offer their top treatments to help you revitalise the mind and body this winter. Why not treat yourself to a luxury spa day from just £75 per person! After the stress of Christmas (although this feels like a lifetime ago), it’s time to focus on you.  Take some time out to relax with…

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What am I entitled to if I separate from my spouse?

There are very few hard and fast rules and the Courts have ultimate discretion to make whatever order is ‘fair’ on the particular facts of your case. The starting position is an equal division of assets, which can include property, savings, investments, businesses and pensions. Orders can also be made to provide income to a…

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Relax Kids STAG Mumbler Review

Here at STAG we are always blown away by the variety of classes that are available for children in our area. On Friday we were invited to review ‘Relax Kids’ at Riccall Grange. Relax Kids sessions are designed to develop your child’s emotional intelligence in a fun and engaging way by taking them on adventures…

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When Children Become Too Tired to Sleep

As unlikely as it sounds, one of the most common issues I see in my child sleep practice is children who are too tired to sleep well – whilst being tired at bedtime is great, being overtired can be disaster. The pressure is on Understanding overtiredness requires a grasp of “wakeful windows” – which are…

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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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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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