Category Archives: Articles

Planning a Birthday Party? Pyramids have the answer!

Organising a child’s birthday party can be challenging at the best of times, which is why many parents opt to hold the event at a venue who can organise the entertainment, catering and take care of the cleaning up afterwards. At … Continue reading

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Portsmouth RNLI Santa 5K and 10K

The Believe and Achieve Santa Fun Run takes place this year on the 14th December 2014, allowing anyone and everyone to dress up like Santa and raise money for a great cause, the RNLI. Two races are available, the 5K … Continue reading

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Review: Muchachos Singing Spanish and C’est Chouette Singing French

I was recently invited to a taster session with Muchachos Singing Spanish.  Set up by Debbie Garrick in 2010, she also runs C’est Chouette Singing French sessions throughout Portsmouth and at various other venues throughout Hampshire.  Having worked in a pre-school … Continue reading

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Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair is coming to Portsmouth

  We’ve been chatting to Jess of Lou Lou’s Vintage Fair which is due to visit Portsmouth Guildhall on the 7th September 2014. What can we expect at the Guildhall on the 7th? Shoppers can take delight in some of … Continue reading

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Looking for a bouncy castle to hire?

You may have heard that sadly South Coast Bounce have ceased trading, leaving many parents high and dry when it came to finding a replacement at short notice. Here are some alternative local firms you can try: Big ‘n’ Bouncy – … Continue reading

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The Children and Families Act 2014 and how it affects you

Well, after a great response to my first contribution to Mumsnet with some legal titbits, if you are sitting comfortably, I will continue… I let you know last time about the Children and Families Act 2014 which came into force … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2014

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge launches on the 12th July 2014 and is open to children of all ages. The event will take place at all Portsmouth City Libraries throughout the school summer holiday. This year’s theme is ‘Mythical Maze’ … Continue reading

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Support the Mumsnet Campaign for Better Miscarriage Care

Mumsnet have today published the results of a survey into patients’ care and experiences following miscarriage.  Around a quarter of a million women miscarry in the UK each year† – about one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage – but the … Continue reading

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Rowans Hospice Supports Make a Will Fortnight

Following the success of last years campaign, The Rowans Hospice is promoting ‘Make a Will Fortnight’ for a second year between the 2nd June and the 13th June inclusive. You can make an appointment with any participating solicitor who has … Continue reading

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Introducing Alison Lee of Biscoes Solicitors

Hi, let me introduce myself, I am Alison Lee , Solicitor and Partner at Biscoes Solicitors, Mum of two children ( daughter 14 and son 11) and a new visitor to Mumsnet Local. I recently met with the lovely editor … Continue reading

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