Blog » Month: December 2020

Best North Yorkshire Beaches

We all love a day at the beach and this year more than any. Here is a handy guide as to where is good for sand, fossils, rock pooling and a lovely family day out on the East Coast – both North Yorkshire and East Yorkshire. Below is a list of the different beaches we…

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NEW YEARS EVE: Lockdown Party Ideas

It’s looking like we will be seeing in 2021 in our Family bubbles so why not grab a glass of bubbly and throw a New Years Eve Family Lockdown Party! We have put together some great ideas to get the kids involved! Create your own NYE Decorations The Christmas decorations might still be up but…

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Where to get a COVID-19 Test over Christmas & New Year in North Yorkshire

Before you attend you must book a test, which can be booked from 8pm the night before at gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test Here’s the testing sites operated and managed by the Department of Health and Social Care which will be running in our area over the coming days, from 11am to 3pm: Every day – Scarborough – William Street Car…

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#12DaysWild

The Wildlife Trust know how much you loved 30 Days Wild this year, so here is #12DaysWild, a mini, festive version of the nature challenge!   Starting on the 25th December until 5th January, can you do one wild, wintery thing a day for 12 days?  Wildlife is wonderful all year round, and can look and feel so different throughout…

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Top 10 Ultimate Boxing Day Turkey Sandwiches

I am struggling to write this without slavering all over my laptop, but I do love a blumming good turkey sandwich. We’ve pulled together some of our favourite turkey sandwich inspirations. Max’s Christmas Leftover Sandwich Have you heard of Max Halley? Well if you haven’t, you really need to look him up. He owns the…

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Top 10 Tips for Cooking the Christmas Turkey

Some people find cooking a turkey super stressful, and extra stress is one thing none of us need this year. We’ve suggested some top turkey tips that we hope will come in handy. 1. Don’t have a turkey, try a different meat. We could never sacrifice it at STAG HQ, but we hear from many…

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Christmas Party Games for Families and Children

Stuck for ideas for children’s games for Christmas parties? Here’s a list of great Christmas party games for families and children! Christmas Party Games for children: Make a snowman. Use a roll of toilet paper to wrap up an adult as quickly as possible so nothing is showing. Stick on a hat, scarf and gloves…

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Do your Christmas shopping differently this year – treat the kids to experiences, rather than stuff!

Christmas may be the time for giving, but like many of us, you may already feel like your house is bursting full of toys and ‘stuff’. So, if you’re thinking about moving the focus more towards gifting time and memories this year, we’ve curated some ideas to help you along the way. These ideas can…

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The Snow Queen

This review was written on Thursday 10th December 2020 when the Scarborough and surrounding area were in Tier 2. We were lucky enough to have tickets for The Snow Queen. It is now available as a movie for you to enjoy via the Stephen Joseph Theatre website HERE. Tickets cost just £12, and allow access…

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Christmas TV!

The Christmas Films are starting early this year so here’s a handy guide, split out by day, time and channel – set the Sky Plus, it could buy you a lot of time…. 🎁Wednesday 23rd December 🎁 The Snow Queen – TBC: CBeebies The Rug Rats Movie – 6.15 am: Channel 4 Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather –…

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Fostering North Yorkshire: Foster Carer Quotes

During December we will be sharing some genuine and heartfelt quotes from our amazing foster carers in North Yorkshire. They have continued to work incredibly hard throughout the pandemic and we couldn’t be more grateful. Please show your love and support by liking and sharing these posts. Dave has been fostering for over 10 years…

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