Blog » Month: January 2019

Family Based Overnight Short Breaks Scheme

Have you ever wanted to do something really amazing? Here’s how – if you live in the Scarborough area, then ask about joining our  Family Based Overnight Short Breaks Scheme You could really make a difference to a local child or young person with a disability* by giving them quality time outside of their own…

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A Fiver Party: The latest craze??

We ALL know how expensive children’s birthdays can be, the gifts, the party, the cake… The “Fiver Party” could offer the perfect solution! The “Fiver” Party is the latest craze from Australia and it’s hitting the UK. What is a “Fiver party”? A fiver party is simply a party where the invited guests DO NOT bring…

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Day out in Dalby Forest, including Zog…

Yesterday, we went to Dalby Forest for a family day out. I can report we had a wonderful time! On arrival, we decided we would do the Zog Trail first. This trail is in the same place as the Gruffalo and The Highway Rat before it. The Highway Rat has been completely removed, whereas the…

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Activities for February Half Term that are FREE or Low Cost

Well, February Half Term has crept upon us and if you are still feeling the expense of Christmas we have pulled together some activities across the area that are either free or low cost. The weather can often be unpredictable in February Half Term, but this year it is looking good. I have included a…

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Maternity Voices Partnership

A Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) is a NHS working group: a team of women and their families, commissioners and providers (midwives and doctors) working together to review and contribute to the development of local maternity care. The work of the National Maternity services Partnership network can be seen here http://nationalmaternityvoices.org.uk/ National Maternity Voices provide support…

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Meet Jackson – he’s 12 and here he tells his story…

‘Things weren’t good at home. I was sent to my room a lot, mum and my step dad were always shouting at me, telling me I was stupid and lazy and stuff. I got punched and hit quite often. My step dad hit me really hard once when I couldn’t do my homework and left…

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Time to Talk Day 2019

Time to Talk Day 2019 is taking place on Thursday 7 February. However you do it, make a conversation about mental health. However you do it, make a conversation about mental health Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet people are still afraid to talk about it. Time to Talk Day encourages everyone to talk about…

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Tip’s For Keeping Little Ones Warm!

It’s getting colder! Again! The cold weather always seems to catch me by surprise and after enjoying my first few months as a parent with a Summer baby out in the sunshine it was a complete shock when Mini-Mumbler number 2 was born in Winter… and snow!   Here’s some tips for keeping a baby…

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Safer Internet Day 2019 – Tips, advices & resources to enjoy technology and internet safer

Safer Internet Day 2019 will be on Tuesday 5th February and will be celebrated globally with the theme: Together for a better internet.  The UK Safer Internet Centre has launched top tips and advice pages especially for Safer Internet Day 2019. These tips, advice and resources are to help young people and their families enjoy technology and the…

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New year, new reasons to visit Dalby Forest

Hopefully you’ve enjoyed a lovely festive spell – we’d like to wish all our wonderful visitors a very happy new year! There’s plenty going on in the forest to help fend off any winter blues and lots to look forward to in 2019. Head to the website and get out those calendars, dig out your…

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Classes with Spaces

As everyone gets back in to the swing of things, I thought it would be helpful to highlight the classes with spaces also Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and Carnaby. The New Year is often a time for changing routines and starting new activities. To help provide some inspiration, here are some ideas of new ones you might…

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