Blog » Month: August 2021

Peter Rabbit HEADLINING York Mix Family Sunday Sunday 5 September 2021

Originally set to appear in 2020, popular children’s character, Peter Rabbit has been confirmed as the headliner for the YorkMix Family Sunday at York Racecourse, on Sunday 5 September 2021. The hero of both the classic Beatrix Potter stories and now a pair of Hollywood blockbusters, the character will appear on the Edwardian Weighing Room…

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One Month to Raceday

It is a month until race day! Wow this has been a long time coming. I am pretty nervous!! But hopefully it will be alright on the day….it is approaching pretty quick now!   I first found out I had a place in the Ernest Cooper Macmillan Cancer Support #Rideoftheirlives at York Racecourse in December…

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Starting at Scarborough College in September

Unless you’re a robot, your first day in Year 7 is going to be pretty terrifying.  New people, new teachers, new subjects and a new building to get used to.  Who wouldn’t be a bag of nerves?  But at Scarborough College, we’re here to tell you that we’ve got you! The good news is that…

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Great Ryedale Maze

We visited the Great Ryedale Maze located on the A64 York to Scarborough Road at Sherburn. You can book via the website HERE or pay at the gate. £10.95 per adult and £9.95 per child (family tickets and concessions available). Your entry fee gets you into the mazes, the show in the big top and 2 tokens…

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BEETLEFEST

BEETLEFEST is the annual camping weekend at Beetle Bank Farm, just near York. It takes place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August 2021. Join for a family fun packed weekend. Let the kids run wild in the Adventure Playground, Zip Wire and Bouncy Castles. If cuddling small furries is your thing you won’t be disappointed!…

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Couple retire after 35 years of fostering countless young people

Gwen and John Robertson have cared for more young people than they can count since they began fostering in 1986 with Fostering North Yorkshire.   Now, after 35 year, they have finally retired.   The Robertsons are the last of three sets of carers who over the past twenty years had their own unique support…

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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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Our Staycation in Northumberland

We have had an amazing stay in Beadnell at the Beadnell Bay Caravan Park this week. This is beautifully located behind the sand dunes. We were lucky with the weather all week and this allowed us to enjoy what this beautiful coastline had to offer. An absolute highlight for all the family was Coasteering with…

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