Blog » Month: August 2021

Back to school!!

Whilst that may be music to the ears of some of you, others will be dreading it after spending relaxed quality time with the children.     I always remember having mixed feelings at this time of year; whilst getting back into a routine for both children and parents can be a good thing, there was always the downside of…

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One Month to Raceday

It is a month until race day! Wow this has been a long time coming. I am pretty nervous!! But hopefully it will be alright on the day….it is approaching pretty quick now!   I first found out I had a place in the Ernest Cooper Macmillan Cancer Support #Rideoftheirlives at York Racecourse in December…

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Calling all babies of 2 – 16 months old!

The University of York Babylab are running new studies and are looking for babies between 2 and 16 months to take part. If you’re interested in learning more, please e-mail or phone 07385 430886 You can submit your interest via the google form HERE Find out more and follow York Babylab on Facebook

Great Ryedale Maze

We visited the Great Ryedale Maze located on the A64 York to Scarborough Road at Sherburn. You can book via the website HERE or pay at the gate. £10.95 per adult and £9.95 per child (family tickets and concessions available). Your entry fee gets you into the mazes, the show in the big top and…

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Harminis at Helmsley Arts Centre

Harminis runs classes at Helmsley Arts Centre every Friday at 10am   There are funded places available for those families eligible for Universal Credit. Harminis is Music and Fun! Let’s sing and dance and learn new songs and rhymes! Play with the parachute and meet the puppets! Harminis is a super fun music and movement…

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Peter Rabbit HEADLINING York Mix Family Sunday Sunday 5 September 2021

Originally set to appear in 2020, popular children’s character, Peter Rabbit has been confirmed as the headliner for the YorkMix Family Sunday at York Racecourse, on Sunday 5 September 2021. The hero of both the classic Beatrix Potter stories and now a pair of Hollywood blockbusters, the character will appear on the Edwardian Weighing Room…

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These days it is hard to imagine not being able to contact anyone instantly with mobile phones at your fingertips. It is even harder to imagine building an entire relationship whilst your country is at war through handwritten letters. This bank holiday weekend 27th-30th August Be Amazing Arts are working in partnership with Eden Camp…

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Couple retire after 35 years of fostering countless young people

Gwen and John Robertson have cared for more young people than they can count since they began fostering in 1986 with Fostering North Yorkshire.   Now, after 35 year, they have finally retired.   The Robertsons are the last of three sets of carers who over the past twenty years had their own unique support…

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Fostering Siblings

Fostering Siblings is an amazing way of keeping brothers and sisters together. When brothers and sisters come into foster care, it can be a very difficult time, especially if they are separated from their siblings. Here at Fostering North Yorkshire we know how strong those family bonds can be, and how important it is to…

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Our Staycation in Northumberland

We have had an amazing stay in Beadnell at the Beadnell Bay Caravan Park this week. This is beautifully located behind the sand dunes. We were lucky with the weather all week and this allowed us to enjoy what this beautiful coastline had to offer. An absolute highlight for all the family was Coasteering with…

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The Murton Park Mumbler Meet. Tickets available now!

We’ve teamed up with Murton Park to bring you a weekend of family fun! Murton Park’s ‘Mumbler Meet’ is on the 11th and 12th September – pop it in your dairy & get tickets online now for HALF PRICE! (£2.50 each) Join us for two days of jam-packed entertainment including magic shows and fairy tales; birds of…

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