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

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What’s on at Leeds Museums & Galleries during the February half term holidays

From feathered fun to fantastical beasts, Leeds Museums & Galleries are sure to guarantee a fun-packed programme of events for February half term. Head over to Abbey House Museum for vile Victorian crafts, morbid murder mysteries and silly science experiments inspired by the era. For drizzly day hide-aways be sure to check out Mystery Matinees at Leeds Industrial…

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Safer Internet Day 2019 – Tips, advices & resources to enjoy technology & internet safer

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be on Tuesday 5th February and will be celebrated globally with the theme: Together for a better internet.  The UK Safer Internet Centre has launched top tips and advice pages especially for Safer Internet Day 2019. These tips, advice and resources are to help young people and their families enjoy technology and the…

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Radio Aire Cash for Kids School Challenge 2019

Cash for Kids want to help get funding to more schools across West Yorkshire. Up to 20 schools based in West Yorkshire will be chosen from those that apply and given from Monday 25th February to Friday 22nd March to fundraise as much money as possible for their school. The school that raises the most…

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In need of some you time? 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 friends, recharge the body and feel good from the inside out with our superb spa days. Oulton Hall offers a haven of calm away from the hustle and bustle of…

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A Fiver Party: The latest craze??

  We ALL know how expensive children’s birthdays can be, the gifts, the party, the cake… The “Fiver Party” could offer the perfect solution! Ths “Fiver” Party is the latest craze from Australia and it’s hitting the UK. What is a “Fiver party”? A fiver party is simply a party where the invited guests DO NOT…

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BRAND NEW Afternoon Tea for Two at Tong Garden Centre

Whether it’s a catch up with a friend or treating someone special, start your new year the right way with the seasonal BRAND NEW Afternoon Tea for Two at The Restaurant in Tong Garden Centre. Served 2pm til 4pm, Monday to Friday, BOOK NOW to enjoy this tasty treat at the fabulous price of £22.95 FOR TWO! Booking…

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Co-parenting in 2019 – help planning your year ahead

As part of Family Mediation Week (21st-25th January), which aims to raise awareness of mediation and how it can help co-parenting families work through any issues together, Consilia Legal are offering a FREE initial mediation assessment meeting exclusively to Mumblers.  Below Sarah Manning, family solicitor and mediator from Consilia Legal shares her advice on how separated parents can successfully…

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Spotlight on Foot-Tech Academy

Foot-Tech Academy offers innovative children’s football coaching in North and South Leeds. Founded in 2014 by an experienced professional football coach and a successful primary school teacher, we originally set out to create the next Messi or Ronaldo…but we quickly realised those two are from another planet! What we did find was that we could…

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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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Skates at the ready as Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction is back for 2019!

Organised by Leeds City Council with support from media partners Radio Aire and now in its 19th year, the Ice Cube will be open from Friday 1 February until Sunday 24 February 2019. The hugely-popular event will once again feature an undercover ice rink, allowing visitors to enjoy an outdoor skating experience whatever the weather! In addition…

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