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Stepping out of the lockdown in style

How to feel comfy and still look stylish. We asked the expert.    England has been given a glimpse of hope by the PM after he announced a gradual plan to ease the current lockdown restrictions. According to his plan, all children will return to school on 8th March, and the rest of the economy…

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Lockdown Kids: The story of real-life superheroes

Our kids have been awesome during this pandemic. Let’s show them how proud we are with a WELL DONE certificate. The last three months haven’t been easy for anyone. And children aren’t the exception. Some have been stuck at home, unable to interact with their friends or even visit grandparents. Those who have been going…

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It’s nearly World Book Day 2021!

Everything you need to know about World Book Day 2021. World Book Day will be celebrated on 4th March 2021. Whether children are currently learning from home or attending school or nursery, they’ll be able to join many fun events and activities. What’s World Book Day?   I must admit when my children were very…

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New shops added to Kingland, Poole’s shopping district

Including a non-profit art gallery and a zero-waste shop. Poole’s Highstreet will be transformed as new, exciting shops are added to the shopping district on Kingland Crescent. Shoppers will be able to enjoy the services of young and innovative businesses during the latest phase of KINGLAND’s development. Here are the retailers expected to open: ånd Fragrance –…

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The Pud Store acquires Precious Little One

Mumbler Awards winner The Pud Store have acquired Precious Little One this week! The winners of the favourite retailer category in the Doncaster Mumbler Awards 2020 have now acquired Precious Little One. Read more about it here. The new partnership will allow them to grow and become one of the UK’s leading independent baby product retailers….

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Complete a simple survey for a chance to WIN £150 Love2Shop vouchers

The Family Panel is a specialist family insight agency (  and they have a survey they are asking parents to be and parents of children 0-24 years old to complete. So, please fill in the following survey if you are pregnant or have a child aged 24 months or younger. It will only take a…

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What’s on this February Half-Term

Half-Term activities for families this year. The lockdown edition.   We may still be in a national lockdown – and the weather may not look promising in Poole for next week – but we can still have lots of fun with the family this February Half-Term. We’ve done the research for you and found lots…

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BabyBallet® FREE programme during the lockdown

FREE dance lessons and fun activities for children *EXCITING LOCKDOWN PROGRAMME ANNOUNCEMENT* We are absolutely delighted to announce that we are ready to provide every child under the age of 6 in the UK, with 8 themed weeks of exciting content to help through lockdown number 3. 👇SIGN UP FOR FREE HERE👇 WHY ARE…

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Lockdown events by Honeybrook Farm

Bring the farm to your own home during the lockdown with Honeybrook Adventure Farm. Farmer-2-U Available between 20th – 28th Feb. Socially-distanced delivery service by Farmer Chris to your door (if you live within about 12 miles of Wimborne). Choose a toy from a list and get a personalised good child award, some colouring competition…

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Big Bang Science: FREE Live Science Labs this February Half-Term

Immersive Science for all the family. Accessed from your own home. Big Bang Science is back this February Half-Term with two FREE live science labs for children aged 6 to 11. Each session lasts 30 minutes and you can access it via Zoom. Dates: Tuesday 16th February at 11:00 am and Thursday 18th February at…

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