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Back in Time Scarecrow Festival 26th August – 14th September 2019

Following the enormous success of previous Scarecrow events, which have raised lots of money for Rotary supported charities, the Bramhall & Woodford Rotary Club invite you to come along to see the ‘BACK IN TIME’ SCARECROWS around Bramhall village between the 26th August and the 14th September. Billy Bow and Bella are inviting all their…

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Things To Do With The Kids When You’re Shattered!

There’s nothing harder than looking after kids when you’re tired or poorly. Much as we love them, they’re not the most sympathetic of creatures and will still want to bounce off the walls – and expect you to join in too! The Duracell Bunny’s got nothing on my kids, but I’ve learned a few tricks…

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How to make your Household More Eco Friendly

Ditch the single use plastic. We hear it all the time, but this is one of the biggest things you can do to help protect our planet for future generation – your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  This month is Plastic Free July, a global movement helping people reduce their plastic use. Find out more…

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How to beat the heat

So this summer hasn’t really lived up to expectations so far after the long heat wave we had last year.  But, the weather is finally sorting itself out and warmer, sunnier days are ahead!  Finally! But along with consecutively warm days can come crabby children (and adults!), sleepless nights and the potential for sunburn or…

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Carrie Burke Tutor Work

New Tuition Centre opening at Broadstone Arcade, Reddish Introducing Carrie Burke’s Tuition Centre-for a stress-free approach to passing the 11+ and SATS Coming to Reddish in September 2019   This new innovative learning centre for children studying for the11 plus and SATS testsis due to open on 2nd September 2019. It will allow children in…

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Messy Science!

So, remember when my miniest Mumbler got messy at Messy Monkeys? Read the Blog Here ,  well last week over half term I took my slightly bigger Mumbler to get messy at Messy Science! The award winning Messy Monkeys are now also running Messy Science classes for the bigger kids, aged around 4-6 years. It’s the same…

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World Mental Health Day is Wednesday 10th October, which means now is as good as time as any to encourage the conversation surrounding our mental health. Mental Health is becoming more widely accepted in conversation, but there is still work to be done — especially when it comes to our children. Introducing the topic and…

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Mumbler Gets Messy at Messy Monkeys

When Jo asked us to come and try out Messy Monkeys, we were so excited!  I’d already heard such fab things about the class and as my mini Mumbler has a reputation at nursery for being the king of messy play, I knew this would be right up his street! Before the class, Jo sent a…

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Time for New Shoes!

Did you know that looking after your child’s feet is as important as looking after their teeth? According to research, ill fitting shoes can cause problems for their feet in later life. Blisters, ingrowing toes nails, knee and posture problems can all be caused by shoes that don’t fit properly. Children’s feet tend to grow…

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5 Ways to Stay Fit as a Family

Five ways to stay fit as a family When it comes to family fitness, we all know the headlines – obesity (child and adult) is on the up and activity levels are dropping lower and lower. In fact, only about 1 in 20 people in the UK get the amount of exercise they should, around…

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