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.

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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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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Could you run a Mumbler?

There are exciting times ahead at Mumbler and in 2019 we are looking to create new Mumbler sites in South Leeds. Do you have what it takes to build and nurture a Mumbler site for your home area? Mumbler is a franchised business and each Mumbler site is owned by a local parent who knows…

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Is Your Child School Ready?

Lucy Patrick is a ex primary school headteacher. This is Part 1 in her series of short articles about how you can support your child if they are starting school in September. This week – Positive Beginnings It’s likely that by now you will have had the opportunity to visit your child’s new school and…

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West Leeds Mumbler Reviews Oxygen Freejumping Park

Check out what Mumbler thought when we bounced on down to Oxygen Freejumping in Kirkstall.   We went along with a 5 year old, a 3 year old and a 16 month old to try out the new PJ Masks ‘Jumping Adventures’ toddler session. This is our review of what turned out to be a really fun morning…

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