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The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blog posts and guest posts.

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you – please get in touch.

Family Guide to the Tetley Weekender

The Weekender is the biggest family event in the annual Tetley calendar! The Tetley weekender is an annual micro-festival that takes its inspiration from its current exhibition with activities for all the family. This year the theme will be sculpture, with various fun family activities inside and out, alongside Yorkshire inspired food and drink from…

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Children in Leeds need a secure, safe home. Can you help?

Its Pride month and the 50th year since the Stonewall Riots took place, way back in 1969. Foster 4 Leeds have many gay and lesbian foster carers, with several going through the process at the moment. Some are single and some in couples – but they all want to make a difference in a child’s life,…

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9 FREE things to do on Father’s Day weekend around Leeds

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday and hopefully every Dad is looking forward to his special day. There are loads of great ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Leeds, but not everyone has a lot of cash to splash. Help is at hand! Here are some brilliant Father’s Day weekend freebies, showing you can still have…

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Dinosaurs are on the loose at Stockeld Park – this May Half Term only!

**This is an advertorial blog for Stockeld Park It feels like the children have only just gone back to school after Easter doesn’t it!? And now we’re about to break up again for the May Half Term! Are you worried that you’ve already used up all your ideas for entertaining those little people? Don’t worry,…

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What’s On at Leeds Museums and Galleries this May Half Term 2019

*This is an advertorial blog for Leeds Museums and Galleries We’re jumping into May half term at Leeds Museums & Galleries with exciting activities for outdoor adventurers and indoor explorers alike. Join us to celebrate Queen Victoria’s 200th birthday at Abbey House Museum with fun crafts in the Victorian streets, and there’s a mystery to be solved on…

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Need specialist legal help? Find out more about Minton Morrill’s flexible & family friendly approach

This is an advertorial blog from Minton Morrill Solicitors No one wants to be in a position where they need legal advice and the law can be very confusing and daunting. Leeds based Minton Morrill Solicitors will provide you with a friendly and sensitive service if you ever find yourself in need of legal help….

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Leeds Wellbeing Week 5 tips for parents

Leeds Wellbeing Week takes place from 13th – 18th May 2019: one week of positive events in Leeds. In this blog post, founder Lucile Paisant explains why she set up the event and shares her wellbeing tips for busy parents. How Leeds Wellbeing Week started I created Leeds Wellbeing Week in 2017, in order to…

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Celebrate Foster Care Fortnight with Foster4Leeds 13–26 May 2019

Leeds City Council Fostering Service, Foster4Leeds, is hosting an information event on Tuesday 14 May at the Village Hotel Club North (186 Otley Road, LS16 5PR) between 6-8.30 pm. Children are welcome and we’d love for you to come and have a chat with us. There is free parking available. We’re also hosting a special…

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Radio Aire Cash for Kids Superhero Day 2019

Be a Superhero on Friday 10th May and make a difference to local children! Sign up your school, college, university, business or place of work then dust off your superhero outfit and join in! This is your chance to step up for Cash for Kids, reveal the superhero in you or your company/school and make…

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Family Fun at the Races

Advertising Feature for Go Racing  Let me start with this one crucial piece of information – KIDS GO FREE!  So now I’ve got your attention I can tell you more about the family fun you can have at the races. There are nine racecourses in Yorkshire and each one hosts at least one family day…

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