The Mumbler blog is a collection of our own blogs, reviews, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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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


Indoor Funfair Coming To The Yorkshire Showground This Half Term!

Events & Attractions and Yorkshire Event Centre bring you a half term full of all the fun of the fair!   So join us this October Half Term, 27th October until 4th November for some wholesome family fun. The Yorkshire Event Centre will be transformed into an indoor funfair ensuring that whatever the weather it…

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What’s On At Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal This Half Term

A family day out to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal in autumn means frosty mornings, fights with crunching leaves and hot chocolates as you race round the estate.   As the trees grow orange and gold and begin to shed their summer colours, thoughts are turning to October half term. While scrambles on the wooden…

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Wear It Pink With Nidderdale Fitness

  Breast Cancer Now’s Wear it Pink Day will take place on 19th October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help raise awareness and funds for vital cancer research.   Jo Boyes from Nidderdale Fitness will be holding a special Pilates class at Core Fitness in Ripon at 7pm in aid of the event. The one-off…

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“Peter and Jane” Mum Blogger Will Be At Harrogate International Literature Festival

Gill Sims is the hugely talented mum behind the brilliant and hilarious Peter & Jane blog and the popular, Sunday Times bestselling books Why Mummy Drinks  and Why Mummy Swears. She will be coming to Harrogate as part of the Raworths Harrogate Literature Festival on Thursday 18 October at 8pm!     Gill’s blog, Peter and Jane,…

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Opening Doors For Young People

Our supported lodgings providers do a great job by providing a welcoming and supportive home for local young people…could you join our award winning team?   Our No Wrong Door service is looking for people from all walks of life, who could help young people to turn their lives around by becoming one of our…

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Bishop Thornton School Welcomes Ripon Firefighters

Firefighters from Ripon Fire Station visited Bishop Thornton CE Primary School last week to talk about their work. The children learned what the Fire and Rescue Service does, and all about fire safety at home and what to do in case of a fire.   They were also lucky enough to have a complete fire…

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Dr. Who’s Tardis – Found At The Ripon Prison & Police Museum!

Dr. Who doesn’t have to travel far from her Huddersfield home to be reunited with her missing tardis – we’ve found it at the Ripon Prison & Police Museum.   The tardis, disguised as a British 1960s police box, was a public telephone kiosk for the use of either members of public to contact the…

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National Libraries Week Events & Activities

It’s National Libraries Week and Family Learning Festival throughout the month of October. The library is free to join and with free WIFI and computers and loads of fun events there’s never been a better time to join. Contact your local library for more details.   Ripon Library Ripon Library, The Arcade, Ripon, HG4 1AG…

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Harry’s Place Childcare At Ripon Leisure Centre

Meet Edward. He’s a bright and bubbly two-year-old and is a regular attender of Harry’s Place Childcare at Ripon Leisure Centre on Dallamires Lane. His mum, Izzy, is also a fan of the convenient childcare facility because she knows her son is in safe hands so she can catch up on some much needed timeout….

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Evolve Psychology, Offering Emotional Well-Being, Autism & ADHD Assessments Moves To New Harrogate Base.

Evolve Psychology is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice, founded by Dr Laura Powling, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Evolve Psychology has moved into its new town centre base at Victoria Avenue on the back of increased demand nationwide for its expertise. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and adult assessments. Based in Harrogate, we…

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