News - March 2021

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Introduce your kids to Colin the Coastguard

29th March 2021

Introduce them to Colin the Coastguard and his friends to teach them the all-important 999 message and other potentially lifesaving tips for visiting the seaside.   Visit our HM Coastguard page on the Colin the Coastguard website to download free and fun activities including Easter theme...

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toucanBox Pledge to Donate 6000 Craft Activity Boxes Across 45 services for Vulnerable Children

26th March 2021

toucanBox has partnered with Barnardo’s, to help support the children’s charity that has been providing much-needed support to families in need throughout the last 12-months of the Covid-19 pandemic. From 1st April 2021, and throughout the Easter holiday period, in a one-for-one pledge...

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Belgrade Theatre Coventry to premiere new children’s show online.

15th March 2021

Asif Khan’s new children’s play, Jabala and the Jinn, will be livestreamed from the Belgrade Theatre Coventry on Sat 27 March at 3pm. A pre-recorded performance will then be available to stream on the Theatre’s website from 31 March –  24 April. Jabala and the Jinn tells...

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Plant and Share Month 19 April - 19 May 2021

12th March 2021

Spring is here! After a long winter lockdown - it’s time to sow seeds of friendship. Plant and Share Month is all about growing your own and sharing it with those around you. After all, sharing fresh, homegrown produce is such a brilliant way to celebrate local, healthy food that’s good...

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31st March 2021

There are now an estimated 1.5 million home chicken keepers in the UK who will be looking at their flocks for more eggs now the clocks have changed. Pet chickens can lay eggs up to once a day and offer a great source of protein with tasty breakfasts for the whole family. Chickens can be fussy;...

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Exercise that won't feel like exercise with Zedbugs

30th March 2021

We all know how important it is to get our children away from the TV Screen, computer screen and tablet, but sometimes that is easier said than done! The Zedbug ride on scooter is ideal for giving your child something fun to do, outside! The rhythmic swing of the handlebars gets them moving and developing...

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Charity chef takes on epic challenge in the world of virtual running

15th March 2021

Charity chef takes on epic challenge in the world of virtual running Roving Chef for charity Vegetarian for Life, Alex Connell, has completed an epic running challenge, journeying ‘virtually' from Lands' End to John O'Groats, a journey of 875 miles. Starting in Cornwall,...

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Charity runs free school workshops for military children this June

11th March 2021

Military children’s charity Little Troopers is inviting primary schools and their service children to sign-up to a free virtual workshop this June. The two-hour live workshop is completely free to attend and is part of a virtual roadshow that the charity is undertaking across England from...

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