Under Fives

Things to do with Babies, Toddlers & Young Children in Derbyshire and Staffordshire

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The Newsletter on the Under-Fives
Issue 98 : 21 January 2013

Welcome to the January newsletter.  I hope you had a good 
Christmas and New Year, and are not suffering too much 
with all the snow. 

  - What's New at the Web Site?
  - Shopping Discount Codes
  - News and Events

What's New at the Under-Fives Web Site?

Ellastone Parent and Toddler Group
  Ellastone Parent and Toddler Group is now free to 
  children under 10 months. It is open Friday mornings 
  from 9.30 to 11.20 am. For more details see:

Lady Flatpack Assembly
  Lady Flatpack Assembly is offering a special deal for 
  new mums and mums to be: for just £10 an hour she'll 
  come round and build your nursery furniture for you! 
  More details:
Childminders in Derbyshire and Staffordshire
   Find more childminders and babysitters in Derbyshire 
   and Staffordshire now at
Rate a Venue or Activity
  We've added an option not only to review a venue or 
  activity, but to rate it out of 5 as well.  Use the 
  comments form at the bottom of each page to let us 
  know what you think of the places you have been

Shopping Discount Codes

40% Off at the Body Shop
   Receive 40% off plus free delivery when you spend 
   5 pounds in a single transaction online. Just use our 
   code: FINAL. Offer runs until 2pm on 28th January 2012. 
10% Off, Free Delivery and Returns at Boden
   Fantastic clothes for everyone.

For more special offers see

News and Events

Please send announcements of future children's events to

Baby Weaning affects later Tastes
   How and when babies are weaned could have a long-lasting 
   impact on how much and what foods they choose to eat 
   later in life, say researchers

Nursery and Infant School Closures
   Many schools are closed for bad weather - find out 
   which on the BBC and Staffordshire council sites:

More than a third of five-year-olds not ready for school
   A third of five-year-olds who enter the school system 
   lack the basic skills needed to prepare them for full-
   time education, impinging on their ability to learn well, 
   a recent report by Ofsted has found.

Pregnant women 'unsupported' by NHS
   Pregnant women are being left "unsupported" and alone 
   by the NHS because they see a succession of midwives due 
   to staff shortages, the Royal College of Midwives 
   has warned.
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