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Family events weekend round-up: 15th & 16th February 2020

There are tons of great family friendly events on this weekend. From one-off activities to the launch of new programmes for the February half term week. Here’s a run down of some great ideas for activities you can do with your family. Don’t forget to also check out: Ideas for days out all year round…

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12 unusual Leeds date night ideas

If you’re lucky enough to have secured a babysitter over the Valentine’s Day weekend, but fancy doing something a little bit different this year, here are some interesting date ideas in Leeds that you might not have considered. With both city centre venues and local South Leeds options to suit all tastes and budgets, there…

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Public consultation on plans for new maternity hospitals in Leeds

*** IMPORTANT INFO FOR PARENTS & EXPECTANT PARENTS IN LEEDS *** NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to hear your views about Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust plans to build two new maternity hospitals at Leeds General Infirmary, and changes to the delivery of maternity services in Leeds. Maternity Consultation – Dr Kelly Cohen…

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Head down to Stockeld Park this Half Term for some February family fun!

February half term is just around the corner! If you’re looking for a family fun day out in Yorkshire then look no further, Stockeld Park is for you! February Fun is open from 15th – 23rd February with plenty to keep the whole family entertained! Remember you can get a further 10% off pre-booked tickets using the…

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9 things no-one told you about life with a newborn

As a newborn photographer, I’ve had the privilege of meeting hundreds of new parents who have trusted me with their beautiful babies. Most parents arrive anxious, exhausted and a little deflated. Life with a newborn is not what they expected. They are then amazed by how confidently I can handle and settle their newborn into…

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Leeds Libraries Story Bus launch at Hunslet Community Hub

Hunslet Community Hub was the venue chosen for the launch of two new city-wide Leeds Libraries story buses last week. The story buses aim to support and encourage a love of books and reading from an early age. The buses, which have been launched during Leeds Year of Reading, are aimed at children aged 0-5…

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Supermum Launches Nanny Agency in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Sophia Rojas brings Harmony at Home Nanny Agency to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire families. Sophia, mum of three and seasoned Nanny employer has acquired the North East arm of the award-winning Employment Agency Harmony at Home. Born and raised in the Humber area, Sophia is ideally positioned to meet with clients face to face, offering a…

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Beat the Blue Monday blues at White Rose Shopping Centre 9m real snow slope!

Several tonnes of snow has arrived at White Rose Shopping Centre – but there is no need to batten down the hatches, as it is confined to a sledging slope at White Rose Shopping Centre! Enjoy this FREE event on Sunday 19th January from 11am-5pm, and Monday 20th January from 11am-6pm in The Village! (near…

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University of York Research – PJ Heroes

Have you ever been concerned about your child’s language development? Did they seem late to learn to talk or understand speech? If your child has suspected or confirmed speech, language and communication needs then researchers at the University of York would love to hear from you! Children aged 4-6 with English as their only language…

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Skates at the ready as Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction is back for 2020!

Ice Cube, Yorkshire’s coolest wintertime attraction, will be returning to Millennium Square in February 2020 for three weeks of icy fun!  Open throughout the Leeds school half-term holiday, Ice Cube is the ideal way to entertain the kids – so why not join us for a magical skating experience? Organised by Leeds City Council with…

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