The Mumbler blog is a collection of our own blogs, reviews, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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A selection of some of the blogs that have featured on Ripon & Nidderdale Mumber are below:

Mumbler Review: Studfold Adventure Nature Trail

Mumbler Review: Brimham Rocks Adventure Farm

What’s On This Summer At Fountains Abbey

7 Tricks To Play On The Kids This April Fool’s Day

Ways To Encourage A Reluctant Reader


Christmas Drive In Movies come to Harrogate and Ripon this December!

Following the huge success of our Summer Drive In Movies, What An Event are delighted to announce our Christmas Drive In Movies, bringing THE Drive In Movie experience of the Festive Season to Harrogate and Ripon. Our Drive In Movies will provide a Covid-Safe environment where attendees will be able to enjoy a shared experience…

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Shopping Locally this Christmas

They say ‘shop like your high street depends on it’ and that has never been more true than in 2020!   There are some great Christmas markets and fayres happening both virtually and in person over the next few weeks and with restrictions being lifted, some shops are able to reopen for the last few…

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The Great Christmas Bake Off!

We just love baking at Mumbler – an activity you can do with kids of any age and (usually!) end up with something pretty delicious at the end of it!  So we’ve put together some of our favourite Christmas recipes for you all to have a go at: Christmas Pudding Rocky Road Seriously how good…

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RHS Confirms Gardens Will Remain Open

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is pleased to confirm that RHS Gardens Wisley, Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor will remain open for visitors to enjoy fresh air and exercise during the new month-long lockdown across England.   The RHS Gardens have offered a vital safe sanctuary to the public for their mental and physical…

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Mumbler Reviews allplants. An entirely plant-based meal delivery service

Advertising Feature for allplants There is no doubt that plant-based diets are receiving a lot of praise these days. For some people, it’s the ethical & environmental issues that make vegan food appealing, for others it’s the health benefits. Whatever your motivation, there are few people that wouldn’t agree that a plant-based diet is a…

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Finding Help for your Family: Food banks and other support this October Half Term

If you find yourself in a position where you are worried about how you can provide your family with food, please know you are not alone. Particularly the school holidays and following a really tough few months I think lots of people have been impacted financially by the pandemic but there is help available if…

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Peace of mind with Harrogate Lifeline

Independence at home is important to everyone. Sometimes accidents can happen and that’s why it is reassuring to know that our vulnerable and elderly relatives can get help at the touch of a button with Harrogate Lifeline. The trusted 24 hour emergency support service provided by Harrogate Borough Council is designed specifically for elderly, disabled…

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Baby, Toddler and Pre-school Classes Restarting in September 2020

You asked and we listened! We have all missed our favourite baby and toddler classes over the past few months so now some classes beginning to restart we’ve put together some details of what is happening around Ripon and Nidderdale! Organised by day so you can see exactly what is going on when you need…

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Eat Out to Help Out….Extended!

August is over and that means the end of the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme! Judging by how hard it was to book a table in and around Ripon everyone else enjoyed it as much as we did and hopefully it’s given a well deserved boost to restaurants and cafes in the local…

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Returning to school during Covid-19: Ideas & tips with The Week Junior

Advertising Feature for the Week Junior  For most children, the start of a new school year is a mixed bag of excitement and nerves. But with the background anxiety of a global pandemic, and ongoing lockdown restrictions, returning to school in 2020 feels a lot more challenging. Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown has thrown our…

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