The Mumbler blog is a collection of our own blogs, reviews, 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.

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A selection of some of the blogs that have featured on Ripon & Nidderdale Mumber are below:

Mumbler Review: Studfold Adventure Nature Trail

Mumbler Review: Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm

What’s On This Summer At Fountains Abbey

7 Tricks To Play On The Kids This April Fool’s Day

Ways To Encourage A Reluctant Reader


Drive In Movies Return to Ripon Racecourse on 8th August

What An Event are delighted to announce an extra day of Drive In Movies at Ripon Racecourse – back by popular demand for one day only on Saturday 8th August 2020. Following the huge success of our previous weekends in Harrogate and Ripon, we will be showing 4 Blockbuster Movies during the day. Our Drive…

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Eat Out to Help Out

The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens on 3 August 2020 and will run until 31 August 2020, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays at participating establishments. You’ll get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner), which you can use…

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49 things to do in Ripon and Nidderdale this Summer!

The Summer holidays are here! For some of you it’s a welcome break, for some it’s another 7 weeks (yes, 7!) of finding things to entertain your children after 4 months of lockdown – but at least we don’t have to home school anymore, right? Don’t worry though, to help you out we have put…

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Ripon Museum Trust receives National Lottery Support!

Ripon Museum Trust has received £40,100 National Lottery support to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on heritage Ripon Museum Trust has received £40,100 from The National Lottery Heritage to safeguard its heritage buildings and to provide much needed support for essential costs whilst managing through this crisis period. Since the Covid-19 pandemic…

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Staying cool this summer

  How long have we been waiting for this – the sun has got his hat on and he is FINALLY coming out to play! After months of complaining about this long cold winter it’s now time for the real moaning to start, in the words of the early naughties rapper Nellie; “It’s gettin’ hot in…

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Find an Online Tutor during the lockdown

An increasing number of parents are turning to online tutoring  to help their children learn whilst schools are closed. As many parents consider another half term of home schooling, it can be overwhelming and exhausting. Over the past few weeks mums and dads have tackled trying to teach their children,  whilst home working, doing the usual cleaning,…

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Introducing the new Joe Browns homeware collection!

Introducing the new Joe Browns homeware collection! Which, much like our clothing collection, celebrates being a true individual.  Remember to be in with a chance to win £250 Joe Browns voucher enter here! We believe in living life within a truly unique way, and this vision is no different for our homes. We’ve created two…

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Taking Care of your Mental Health

Whilst looking after your physical health is key – handwashing, exercise etc Looking after your mental health is so important too!! These are uncertain times and that can be stressful. Stress whilst good in smaller doses (it can be motivating and encourage us to plan and prepare) can be detrimental if it takes over. You…

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Children’s Mental Health amidst Covid-19

Many Thanks to Sian Devlin, a Mental Health Expert for this guest blog.  Promoting Wellbeing:  Ensure children stay connected with their loved ones through digital / social media.  Take breaks from television and other media.     Be Active:          Cardiovascular exercise releases endorphins which are chemicals that make us feel happy.  Do online workouts  Make up dance routines  Create a mini sports day in…

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10 ideas to make walking with kids more fun!

Exercise options are limited at the moment so your family walks might be feeling a bit like Groundhog Day! We’ve come up with 10 ideas to help make getting some much needed fresh air and exercise a little bit more fun… Our first tip is to try and add some variety to your walking route so…

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