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Colour Chronicles: The Gift of Happy Memories

Advertorial post from Colour Chronicles  I loved filling out the baby books for my two and wanted to carry on noting everything down as they got older. I found some sweet childhood record books which I loved filling out each year around their birthdays but when my daughter turned three, I thought it was a…

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Charities come together to launch ‘Charity Canal Challenge’ which all the family can enjoy this summer

Hospital charity Leeds Cares has partnered with waterway and wellbeing charity Canal and River Trust, to launch a major new challenge for all ages to enjoy this summer. The Charity Canal Challenge was launched today on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, in picturesque Saltaire, by Leeds Cares Fundraising Director Kevin Gerrie and Canal & River…

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To decorate or not by EweMove North Leeds

Following on from his last guest blog Howard Bottomley, Director at EweMove North Leeds discusses whether decorating your house prior to selling is important or not. When the time comes to sell and you’re looking at inviting those evil estate agents around, you’ll be wondering whether it’s worth the investment and cost of repairing and…

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What you need to know when travelling abroad with children

This is a sponsored blog post from Consilia Legal With the holiday season approaching,  you may be counting down the days to that dream holiday in the sun! In their latest guest blog, Consilia Legal discuss what you need to know when travelling abroad with children if you are separated, divorced or have different surnames….

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Family Day at Wetherby Racecourse – Sunday 28th April 2019

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 throughout the year.  The flat…

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Deer Shed Festival 10 – A “live music child friendly utopia”.

Advertorial blog for Deer Shed Festival Deer Shed Festival 10  will take place between 26th-28th July 2019 this year at Baldersby Park, Topcliffe in North Yorkshire.  Find out all the details on this year’s family friendly event below. A “live music/child friendly utopia”. That was the vision of husband and wife team Oliver Jones and…

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2 for 1 Entry at Yorkshire Gardens with Gardeners World Magazine

Enjoy 2-for-1 entry to 447 beautiful gardens using your entry card, free with the May 2019 issue of BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine.  Two adults will be admitted for the price of one, under 16s go free at over 108 gardens and the card is valid until Friday 10 April 2020.  Local gardens included: Harewood House The…

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Luna Kids Outdoor Cinema is coming to Harewood House this Summer!

The popular Luna Open Air Cinema is bringing a Kids Cinema to Harewood House this Summer!  There will be five days of family films from the 21st -25th August 2019 on the huge screen with Harewood House and its grounds as an incredible backdrop! The movies showing include: 21st August: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s…

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Gym Gems parent and child gymnastics sessions – NEW term starting 24th April 2019

Looking for a new class to try with your pre-schooler this term?  Gym Gems sessions are a great way to have fun with your child whilst learning the basics of gymnastics through play.  Find out more here Gym-Gems classes are designed by British Gymnastics Coaches and make exercise fun, interesting and rewarding and assist parents and carers…

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Fulneck School Pre School & Junior School Open Day 1st May 2019

**This is an advertorial blog for Fulneck School As Primary School offers day draws closer, we recognise this is a significant time in your child’s life Choosing the right school for your child is a life changing decision and as the date for receiving your offer draws near, deciding whether to accept the school you’re…

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