Blog » Month: July 2020

Fostering North Yorkshire – Mythbusters

You have to have a big house to foster It is important for children and young people coming into the care system to have a space to call their own, so foster carers do need to have a spare bedroom. Around half of the children who need a foster placement have at least one brother…

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The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme in Scarborough, Whitby & Filey

At Mumbler we are all about supporting local, this year more than ever they need our support. Support Local, enjoy yummy food, save money. It’s a win, win, win! The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens on 3rd August 2020. The scheme allows you to get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to…

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Day Out at Playdale Farm 2020

On the 5th August 2020, we received an email to say ANIMAL FEEDING IS NOW ALLOWED which is fantastic news. Read about the day out we had in July. Hope you enjoy a visit in the not too distant future. Playdale Farm are open and looking forward to seeing you. We popped along for a…

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Our Day Out at Sewerby Hall – Summer 2020

It’s the week before the school holidays officially start but, to be honest, my home-school attendance has been dropping so I decided to go for a day out to one of my favourite local places, Sewerby Hall. We last went last Summer on a scorching hot day, my children have been asking to go back…

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Entertaining Kids in the Car

Car journeys and children – let’s just say they rarely make the best travelling companions… To avoid the cries of “are we there yet?” or fighting siblings in the back seat. Here’s a few ideas to keep them entertained so you don’t need to resort to handing them the dreaded tablet – at least not…

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The Digital Summer Reading Challenge 2020

The Summer Reading Challenge returns for 2020 with a new website, where children aged 4 – 11 can take part in the Challenge and a “Let’s Get Silly” virtual launch event that the whole family can enjoy. With the disruption caused by COVID-19 and the impact of social distancing on schools and public libraries, the all-new…

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Baby beaver born in Cropton Forest, North Yorkshire

Thursday 2nd July Forestry England are happy to announce a new addition to the beaver family at Cropton Forest, with the arrival of another healthy baby kit. This brings the total number of youngsters on site to three, alongside the two adults initially introduced. The two kits born in May last year have both progressed…

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Fostering Siblings

Fostering Siblings is an amazing way of keeping brothers and sisters together. When a child comes into foster care, it can be a very difficult time, often made worse if they are separated from their siblings. Here at Fostering North Yorkshire we know how important it is to keep brothers and sisters together, while providing…

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