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Moving More Challenge Continued

Moving More Challenge Continued

With the cold and wet weather, it’s easy to find excuses not to get out and about more. A walk or a run is often the last thing on our mind. Our colleagues have taken up the challenge to be Move More Advocates and have been blogging about their attempts to be more physically active. … Continue reading

Celebrating National Libraries Day

Celebrating National Libraries Day

Libraries in Shropshire will be celebrating National Libraries Day on Saturday 6 February 2016, when library users new and existing are being encouraged to go along to their local library and find out about the great services on offer – from homework clubs and children’s story and rhymetimes to information about starting a business and … Continue reading

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Free Childcare for some 2 year olds

Research shows that alongside good parenting, high quality part time childcare helps give children a great start, providing a solid foundation for the future. It can help to:- Improve children’s development, for example their communication skills Help them learn to socialise with other children and make friends Help them begin to get ready for school … Continue reading

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult. To help ease the stresses of the summer and to ensure you and your family have fun together we have produced a Summer Fun Guide. It … Continue reading

National Bike Week

National Bike Week

It national Bike Week so why not plan a bike ride with the children this week? Cycling can be great fun, has lots of health benefits, and a cheaper way to travel.  With the nice Summer weather on its way (or so we are promised) and the children due to break up from school soon, … Continue reading

Splash! Let’s go swimming

Splash! Let’s go swimming

All parents want their children to be able to swim, after all it’s a vital skill that could one day save their life, the question for many parents is how do you go about introducing your child to water in order to develop a love of all things aquatic that will stay with them throughout … Continue reading

Ho Ho Ho

Ho Ho Ho

It’s less than two weeks now until Christmas day and we trust you are all super organised and have all your gifts purchased and wrapped; cards all written and the house all decorated. No? No, us neither. One Shropshire mum sounds much more organised than us and has written about the wonder of Christmas as … Continue reading

School Holiday Family Fun

School Holiday Family Fun

It only seems like five minutes since the children were returning the school after the mammoth six weeks summer holidays, but here we are again, another school holiday just round the corner. We always find that with the return to school after the summer, and the change in the seasons, children are ready for a … Continue reading