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Rex-tra special surprise as Manchester shoppers enjoy dinosaur delight

School children and a dinosaur | Jurassic Kingdom

There was something rex-tra special about Piccadilly Gardens today when T-Rex dinosaur from animatronic dinosaur tour, Jurassic Kingdom, went on the hunt for selfies in Manchester city centre. . . . → Read More: Rex-tra special surprise as Manchester shoppers enjoy dinosaur delight

Mums&Dads Summer 2017 Issue is Out!

Mums&Dads magazine 57, Summer 2017 cover

As the days get warmer (marginally) and longer, thoughts automatically turn to holidays in locations where the days are probably even warmer, and definitely sunnier. But before you book your trip, make sure to read up on our travel columnist’s experience of cruising with kids, and muse over the pros and cons of whisking . . . → Read More: Mums&Dads Summer 2017 Issue is Out!

Got The Fun Factor? Search Begins For The UK’s Youngest CEO

Fun in REAL snow at Chill Factore

Chill Factore launches an exciting summer internship for three lucky children to join its Panel of Fun and show grown-ups who’s really boss!.. Entries are now open until the 23rd June 2017. . . . → Read More: Got The Fun Factor? Search Begins For The UK’s Youngest CEO

Roar-some dinosaur tour will bring giant Rex-hibits

Jurassic Kingdom 80px

A roar-some national animatronic dinosaur tour is coming to Manchester this summer, including 30 full scale creature features. A T-Rex standing around 18 metres from head to tail, a battle between Deinonychus and Tenontosaurus, and a 16 metre long Diplodocus are all in store as visitors travel back over 65 millions of years at Jurassic Kingdom.
Competition: win family ticket… . . . → Read More: Roar-some dinosaur tour will bring giant Rex-hibits

Stockport Grammar School Celebrates Musical Successes

Alex Jones performs with the school orchestra

Senior and Junior pupils at Stockport Grammar School won a trio of top prizes at the Alderley Edge Music Festival. . . . → Read More: Stockport Grammar School Celebrates Musical Successes

Manchester’s Children Caught in Terror Tragedy

Manchester is grieving following the horrific terrorist attack carried out at the MEN arena. Many of those affected are teenagers and children. The youngest of those killed in the blast was an 8 year old girl. Currently, 12 children under the age of 16 are being treated at various hospitals around Manchester. As our thoughts go out to those who are suffering, we think about what to do in order to support the young people of Manchester. . . . → Read More: Manchester’s Children Caught in Terror Tragedy

Celeb chef Simon Rimmer opens hospice kitchen

Simon Rimmer demonstrates vegetable preparation skills to Dean Jenkins, chef of Francis House (thumbnail)

Chef and Francis House supporter Simon Rimmer has opened newly refurbished kitchen at Francis House Children’s Hospice, Manchester. . . . → Read More: Celeb chef Simon Rimmer opens hospice kitchen

Charity Calls For Walk To School To Be Made Safer In Greater Manchester

Logo for Charity Living Streets

This Walk to School Week (15-19 May 2017), charity Living Streets is calling for the new Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham to prioritise making the Walk to School safer to help tackle a host of problems including child obesity, congestion and air pollution. . . . → Read More: Charity Calls For Walk To School To Be Made Safer In Greater Manchester

Reader’s Review: Bank Holiday Golfing!!

Head in the hole | Paradise Island Golf

What to do on a bank holiday with a four-year-old in the Manchester drizzle? Well Golf of course!! We went to The Trafford Centers latest craze: Paradise Island Golf. . . . Win unlimited family pass for up to 4 people at PIAG Manchester. . . . . . → Read More: Reader’s Review: Bank Holiday Golfing!!

Student from AESG wins Lego Batman Competition!

Runner Up of LEGO Batman Builders Competition

A Year 7 student from Alderley Edge School for Girls has won runner up in the national LEGO Batman Builders Competition. Jumanah C submitted her application along with many others and has recently been told of her success in the competition. . . . → Read More: Student from AESG wins Lego Batman Competition!