Issue 36 : July 07
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 36 : July 2007 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Hello and welcome to July's newsletter. On Saturday I will be selling plants at the Mayfield Summer fair. There will be lots of things for children to do there, so if you are in the area drop by and say hello. See the Events Listings below for more details. 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? --------------------------- Kimble's Music Fun for both grown ups and children from 0-4 years. Uses many props and puppets. Swadlincote and Measham. Tel: Kim Pott on 07879 433458. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html Face Painting Face Painting for children's parties, events and promotions. CRB checked with insured staff. Tel: Victoria Howard on 0785 491 1447. http://www.under-fives.org/services.html Mr Clown's Fun Zone Large indoor fun center for children 0-12. Separate area for babies and tots, four party rooms, the Big Top Cafe and the Large Fun Zone for the older children with a four lane slide, spiral slide, etc. http://www.under-fives.org/attraction.html Pirates Cove Adventure Play Area For children from 0 to 12 years. Ball pools, rope bridges, giant spiders, web obstacles and slides. Tuesday 11-1, Wednesday 12.30-2, Thursday 12.30-3, Friaday 10.30-1.30, Saturday and Sunday 10-12. Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton upon Trent, Tel: 01283 508865. http://www.under-fives.org/attraction.html Childminders More childminders are now listed on the site at http://www.under-fives.org/childminder.html ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers -------------- 3 for 2 on School Uniform from Marks and Spencer Only available on-line, go to http://mands.at/jill?LID=News White Company Summer Sale Up to 40 percent off plus free delivery. Remember, that even on non-sale items you still get 10% off. For luxurious bed linen, towels and clothes. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(16898)a(1129516) John Lewis Clearance Sale John Lewis takes the headache out of shopping with the Summer Clearance Sale on until 22 July. Up to 50% off. http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p(1231)a(1129516) 50 Percent Off at Cath Kidstone You can now get 50 percent off in the Cath Kidstone summer sale. http://tinyurl.com/2qw7m3 Free Delivery or 15 Percent Off at Thorntons Chocolates For 15 percent off orders over 30 pounds enter BS67 when you checkout of the Thorntons online shop. For free delivery on orders over 30 pounds enter BS77. http://thorntons.at/jill?LID=News 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://www.under-fives.org/news.html Announcements are free and reach our 705 subscribers. Plus the newsletters are available on the web site for our monthly 3500 visitors to read. Mayfield School Summer Fair Come to a summer fair for a barbeque, children's games, cottage garden plants, home made cakes, children's tombola, face painting, skittles, hoopla, competitions and prizes. Saturday 7 July, 12-2 pm, at Henry Prince School (on the Uttoxeter road), Mayfield, near Ashbourne. Map: http://tinyurl.com/2fqbmu Design a Christmas Card Competition The Perinatal Illness - UK charity is asking your children to design their Christmas Cards. Five designs will be chosen and, as well as the thrill of having their cards on sale, the winners will get a fabulous art set. http://www.pni-uk.com/events.html Parent and Child Play sessions. Exploring interaction through play, music, education and nutrition. Parents get a chance to look at activities to do with their child at home. Sessions run every Friday to 13th July at 10:00 to 11:30am. £2.50 for a session. Treetops Nursery, 13 Derby Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1BE Tel: 01335 342712. Beginners Swimming For children from 4 years, a 10 day intensive course to increase children's water confidence. Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton upon Trent, between Monday 23 July and Friday 3 August. http://www.eaststaffsbc.gov.uk/ :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: East Staffordshire Parks and Play Areas What would make your local park a better place? Residents of East Staffordshire can now comment on the quality of their open spaces and how well they are managed and maintained. http://www.greenstat.org.uk/ Allergy alert over stain resistance chemicals Could a chemical used in the manufacture of stain- resistant fabrics and carpets make people more susceptible to allergies? Perfluoro-octanoic acid (PFOA), used to make teflon-coated school uniforms, has already been identified as a "likely" human carcinogen. Now scientists have shown that in mice at least, it may prime the immune system to overreact to allergens. http://www.newscientist.com/ Laughter improves breast milk's health effect FAMED for its restorative powers, it now seems that laughter also helps breast milk to fight skin allergies. Breastfed babies with eczema experienced milder symptoms if their mothers laughed hours before feeding them, according to a new study. http://www.newscientist.com/ If you would like to read this news as it happens, without waiting for this newsletter, then grab our newsfeed from http://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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