The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves:

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Ripon Karate Dojo Team To Compete In International Competition

A team of five individuals from Ripon Karate Dojo, have been selected to represent England at the 9th WSF World Karate Championships in Istanbul, Turkey in April this year. On Sunday 21st January 2018, 22 students were invited to attend the very first WSF (World Shotokan Federation) England training camp at the Karate Dojo Ripon,…

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Diggerland Parks 20% Off

Mumbler has secured a 20% discount for Mumblers at any Diggerland UK park. Just print off the voucher from the link at the bottom of this page and take it with you! Diggerland is the UK’s most unique digger-themed adventure park where children and adults have the chance to ride, drive and operate REAL full-size…

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Funding Boost For New Mums’ Mental Health

The NHS has confirmed that extra funding will be made available to improve the mental health of at least 3,000 pregnant women and those who have recently given birth.   The £23m funding is part of a major programme of improvement and investment by NHS England which will see a total of 30,000 additional women getting specialist…

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Spare Chair Wednesday

Spare Chair Wednesday Brymor Ice Cream, High Jervaulx Farm, Masham Every Wednesday from 10am – 6pm (offer ends Wednesday 21st March)   Introducing our lovely offer – ‘Spare Chair Wednesday’. If you’re home alone wondering what to do on a Wednesday… well, we have the answer – come and see us! In return, everyone who…

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Safer Internet Day 2018

Two-thirds of children think parental controls are a ‘good idea’ and help protect them from adult content, according to a new survey by online safety organisation Internet Matters. Majority of teens are in favour of parental controls The findings, released today as part of this year’s Safer Internet Day, reveal 65% of young people aged…

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About Fabulous Food Boxes

A stress, mess and fuss-free catering solution for busy parents who need help with catering for their little ones special day.   Fabulous Food Boxes ethos is to supply fresh, home-made, perfectly portioned nibbles which are packaged into a personalised food box and lovingly tied with a pretty ribbon to make the party eating experience…

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Little Brown Box Baby Gifts

Do you know someone who has just had or is about to have a baby? When a new baby arrives do you find yourself scrambling around searching for a special gift only to be overwhelmed and disappointed by all your gifting options? Do you begrudgingly send a gift that “works” which most likely arrives in…

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MUMBLER REVIEW: Afternoon Tea At The Principal York

If you’re looking for a day out a little further afield, or something special to do on Mother’s Day this year, why not visit The Principal York? Our friends from York Mumbler recently went and this is what they thought..   Mumbler was kindly invited along to enjoy afternoon tea at the Principal. Two mummies…

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Snowdrop Walk At Fountains Abbey

Snowdrop Walk Saturday 17 February 2pm – 3.30pm Find out more about the delicate beauty of the snowdrop on this walk. Gwyneth will guide you across the estate to look at these lovely white flowers which are peeping through the grass alongside the shady woodland paths. Meet at Porter’s Lodge. Normal admission charges apply.  …

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Christmas Continues For Bishop Thornton Children

Christmas often seems to come and go too quickly.  But children at Bishop Thornton CE Primary School were still celebrating the festive season this week with their Christingle Service in the village church.   “Christmas is a season, not just a day,” the Benefice’s vicar, Reverend Paul Harford, explained to the children.   “In the…

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