Issue 33 : April 07
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 33 : April 2007 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* A belated Happy Easter - hope you had a good one. You might notice a change in web address this month. We've changed from www.studholme.net/child to the easier to remember www.under-fives.org. The old address still works though. I hope you enjoy the newsletter: to read previous issues, subscribe or cancel your subscription see http://under-fives.org/news.html Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Special Offers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Captain Tortue Children's Wear Parties Children's clothes brought to playgroups, coffee mornings, work places or to your own home for either a private shop or a home party. A new range of French Children's fashion from the age of 6 months to 14 years brought direct to your door. Unique prints and designs, unavailable anywhere else, at high street prices. All items are 100% cotton or linen and finished to a high standard with quirky details to appeal to the children themselves. http://www.under-fives.org/services.html :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ See your advert here for just £5.00. That's less than 1p per reader! Plus the newsletters are put up on the web site which has over 3000 visitors a month. For more details or fill in the form at http://under-fives.org/advert.html __________________________________________________:ADVERT: Face Painting Fantastic faces for parties etc. Very reasonable rates. Contact Virginia Smith on 01335 300411. http://www.under-fives.org/services.html Little Warriors Tae Kwon-Do for four- to six-year-olds. The programme focuses on improving pre-school age children's basic motor and listening skills. Classes take place at Ashbourne Leisure Centre on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Fridays. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers -------------- Get Cheaper Energy with British Gas British gas has cut its prices and now offers low-cost "green" electricity. They are also offering a 154 pound discount if you sign up your gas and electricity to Click Energy 2. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(28483)a(1129516) 10 Percent off at the White Company The White Company has launched its new Summer collection with a 10% discount. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(16898)a(1129516) Half Price Make Up from Avon Avon is offering some half price makeup when you buy on-line. Plus ANEW Clinical Age Transforming foundation, worth 15 pounds, free with selected products. Buy on the 18th April and get a further 10% off. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(3430)a(1129516) For more special offers see http://under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- To announce your event, or children related news here, fill in the form at http://under-fives.org/news.html Announcements are free and reach our 585 subscribers. Plus the newsletters are available on the web site for our monthly 3000 visitors to read. Kirk Langley Playground Opens The official opening of the new Kirk Langley playground, featuring a clown, cake and balloons, takes place on Saturday April 21. Ashbourne Library Reopens Ashbourne library will reopen Thursday 19 April at 10.30 am with a coffee morning. It has been closed for £25,000 of improvements. The library is on Cokayne Avenue. Free Advice for Parents Ashbourne families are invited to take part in free parenting classes. The project will begin by helping parents of children aged two to eight years on an eight-week course. Creche facilities and transport will be provided. Call Alison James on 01629 580000 The Dungheap Opens Soon Alton Towers is opening an adventure playground for younger children themed around the enternally fascinating topic of "dung". http://www.altontowers.com/content.php?pageid=166 :ADVERT:_________________________________________________ Think you may have postnatal illness or birth trauma? The support and help you need is at the PNI-UK web site - http://www.pni-uk.com/ PNI-UK: Registered Charity 1105767. __________________________________________________:ADVERT: Reproductive Revolution? Increasing numbers of women around the world are hoping they can stop their biological clock for a decade or more by putting their eggs on ice. Recent advances in freezing techniques suggest that egg survival and fertilisation success rates for once-frozen eggs may be as good as for fresh ones. But how sensible and safe is it? http://www.newscientist.com/channel/sex/mg19325964.400 Med diet 'could prevent asthma' Eating a Mediterranean diet could help protect children from respiratory allergies and asthma, a study suggests. The Mediterranean diet is rich in vegetables and fruit and low in saturated fats. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6525237.stm Maternity and paternity rights Change The rights of mothers and fathers have been boosted by the changes contained in the Work and Families Act, which became law April 1. Women statutory maternity pay is extended to 39 weeks and you will be able to go into work during this time for up to 10 days without losing your maternity pay. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/2916219.stm Home birth promise Ministers are promising women a choice of where they give birth. They say they want to create a "world class" maternity service, but there is some doubt over whether this can be achieved. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6521737.stm If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our newsfeed from http://www.under-fives.org/newsfeed.html It's free and instantly updates you with the latest news and events via e-mail, your web site or any news feed reader. ___________________________________________________________ Copyright studholme.net, 2007 You are welcome to copy or forward any part of this newsletter, but please include this copyright notice and web address - http://www.under-fives.org/ Previous editions of this newsletter are archived at http://www.under-fives.org/news.html
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