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Schools out for summer in Devon – Six FREE nature activities for children

  • As schools break for summer the RSPB invites families to enjoy their FREE summer Wild Challenge activities to help children connect to Devon's nature and have fun.
  • By completing the RSPB’s Wild Challenges children can achieve Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, and help give nature a home along the way, whilst having fun outdoors.

Rosalind Allen, RSPB Education...

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Plymouth-based Biovault Family supports free baby safety workshops for all

Plymouth-based Biovault Family has announced a new partnership with The Baby Academy to provide free baby safety workshops.

The sessions are available online via My Baby Academy and provide parents with practical advice on topics such as allergic reactions in babies, baby rashes, teething, baby ear infections, and administering medicine correctly to your baby.

Accidents to...

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Bristol’s Bears come face to face at Wild Place Project 

Bristol Bears’ playing squad are due to meet their namesakes at Wild Place Project next month .

First team players and staff will head to the attraction’s Bear Wood exhibit on Tuesday April 19 to meet the four European brown bears which live there.

Visitors to Wild Place Project will be able to meet the players at Bear Wood, where they will sign autographs and pose for photos from 12...

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Plymouth-based Biovault Family supports free baby safety workshops for all

Plymouth-based Biovault Family has announced a new partnership with The Baby Academy to provide free baby safety workshops throughout 2022.

The sessions are available on line via My Baby Academy and provide parents with practical advice on topics such as allergic reactions in babies, baby rashes, teething, baby ear infections, and administering medicine correctly to your baby....

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KIDS EAT FREE AT FRIDAYS

To celebrate the launch of its new Kids Menu, Fridays is offering free kids meals when an adult main meal is purchased at all of its UK restaurants.

The offer will run between Monday 7th February and Friday 11th February until 5pm.

Kids will be able to choose from Fridays’ Little League, a range of smaller dishes from £5.25 or Fridays’ Major League, mini versions of all your...

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94% of secondary schools provide free period products to students

New data on government’s free period product scheme shows strong take up across the country

From: Department for Education and Will Quince MP

New data on the government’s free period product scheme shows schools and colleges stepping up to make sure no student has to miss lessons because of their period.

The data published today (Thursday 27 January) shows the value of...

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Funding boost to Citizens Advice to deliver ‘Help to Claim’ Universal Credit support

Free confidential and impartial support to help people make a Universal Credit claim will continue to be delivered across Great Britain for the fourth year running.

From: Department for Work and Pensions and David Rutley MP

The Department for Work and Pensions ‘Help to Claim’ support will be delivered independently by Citizens Advice, in partnership with Citizens Advice Scotland,...

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More than half a million children benefitted from healthy food and activities during summer

Over 600,000 children attended free, government-funded Holiday Activities and Food clubs this summer, including over 495,000 eligible for free school meals

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

Hundreds of thousands of children from low-income families are benefitting from healthy food and extra-curricular activities, through programmes helping to level up...

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New free parenting guide offered to separating families in the South West

The Family Law Company is offering the new guide for free to local families who are divorcing or separating. The ‘Parenting Through Separation Guide’ is written by family professionals and advises parents of how to put their children first during a separation.

It is being launched during ‘Good Divorce Week’ which runs from 29 Nov - 3 Dec. The campaign is organised annually by...

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Free summer activities pack to entertain families over the summer

The charity Family Action has produced a free, downloadable activities pack ‘Creating Happy Memories’ that is full of lots of fun ideas to help families have a great summer at very little or no cost.

With all the uncertainty about whether people can travel abroad for their holidays, many families will be holidaying in the UK or having a staycation at home. Parents may be worrying...

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