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New Year Series - New Year, New You

27th December 2018

Recent studies have shown that, on average, adults gain 5 lbs (2 kg) in the four-week Christmas period, just by eating an extra 500 calories a day. We would need to jog the equivalent of seven miles to burn off this number of calories. Of course, this is not the best approach; regular exercise...

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New Year Series - Healthy habits for the New Year

27th December 2018

It’s 2019, it’s a new year and a time of new beginnings! With fresh optimism, create a plan of action to instil healthy habits straight away. Don’t be another statistic and watch your good intentions go to waste during the second week of January. Instead, while you have time,...

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New Year Series - Healthy Eating and Fitness

27th December 2018

So, as we look back on those long Christmas lunches, those delicious delicacies and all that demon drink, we know it’s time to tighten the reins. When the days get colder the warming snacks somehow get even more tempting. Yet, what are we encouraged to replace all that seasonal self-indulgence...

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Father's Day in Devon

19th April 2018

It's Father’s Day on 17 June Personalised presents or thoughtful gestures will help make dads, grandpas or the other important men in your child’s life feel special and loved this Father’s Day. Here’s a few thoughts:   Wash his Car Those four wheels parked...

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Spring activities in Devon

19th April 2018

Spring prompts many of us to become more active or take action. So, let’s bring on spring… Bring on… Science Spring is a truly wonderful season to learn science as we’re surrounded by things that are flourishing, taking shape and growing! A child’s garden or rockery...

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Healthy Family - Devon

19th April 2018

These 'Healthy Family' features highlight preventative health conditions amongst families. This feature looks at ways to keep colds and flu at bay... Also in the Healthy Family Series:   The State of the Nation's Health Building a Child's Confidence Help...

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Wildlife Activities for Children in Devon

19th April 2018

  It’s easy to see why children enjoy the great outdoors where a world of birds, bugs and mini beasties exist. Within easy reach, young nature super-sleuths venture around their back gardens and parks to uncover a whole collection of wildlife on their doorstep. The advantages...

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Focus on North Devon

19th April 2018

Top reasons to stay in North Devon from a local mum In North Devon, we’re surrounded by beautiful countryside, sandy beaches and family-friendly attractions, and sometimes it makes sense to spend precious time to explore what’s on our doorstep. The plan for our ‘holiday at home’...

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Family Holidays in and around Devon

19th April 2018

  The spring season is a great time to book the family holiday. The choice to take a holiday near to home or far afield, is subjected to a list of decisions. Prudent spending is an expected trend in 2018, as the effects of Brexit and a weaker pound may start to show through. This is likely...

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Tuition for children in Devon

19th April 2018

The level of education our children receive at primary school is normally first class, yet there are always tricks and tips that will help enhance a child’s learning ability and gain a better understanding of any given topic at school. To supplement school education there are many private...

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Childrens Parties in Devon

19th April 2018

Everyone remembers parties from their childhood, so when it’s your child’s turn to host a party, naturally you will want to make it extra special for them. Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to arrange a bespoke party, whether this is at home or a party venue of choice. Many venues...

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Signs of Sepsis

19th April 2018

LOOK OUT for Signs of Sepsis… Sepsis, also known as Septicemia or blood poisoning, is potentially a life-threatening condition that is triggered by an infection. In sepsis, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive, setting off a series of reactions including widespread inflammation,...

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May Half Term and Spring Activities in Devon

8th May 2017

  Fill those longer, warmer days with engaging hobbies, fun activities, healthy eating, holiday planning and exciting half-term events…       It’s Bike Week – 9 to 17 June It’s National Bike Week - www.bikeweek.org.uk –...

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