Issue 52 : December 2008
********************************* The Newsletter on the Under-Fives Issue 52 : December 2008 http://www.under-fives.org/ ********************************* Welcome to December's newsletter. My best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Contents -------- - What's New at the Web Site? - Christmas Shopping Discounts - Toy Library Vouchers - News and Events ___________________________________________________________ What's New at the Web Site? --------------------------- Dancing for toddlers Dance class in ballet, tap and gymnastics for toddlers. Incorporating creative and fun sessions. Dress up and have fun. http://www.under-fives.org/activity.html Nurseries More nurseries are now listed at http://www.under-fives.org/nursery.html ___________________________________________________________ Special Offers and Discount Codes --------------------------------- Some ideas and discounts for you Christmas shopping. For more offers see http://www.under-fives.org/offers.html Free delivery from Next Next is offering free delivery until 22nd December. http://www.buy.at/henryprince?LID=Child 3 for 2 from Thorntons Thornton's is offering 3 for 2 on selected gifts and free standard delivery on orders over 40 pounds when you quote code XAF3. http://thorntons.at/jill Argos Free Delivery and Vouchers Enter the code AFD10 for free delivery. (Ends 16th December). Plus use these voucher codes for 20% off selected products: Sport20, Home 20, Toy20, Furn20, Elec10 and DVD20. Finally spend over £50 and receive £5 off your order by entering the promotional code XMASDISCOUNT. http://tinyurl.com/3xmgzq Free Cosmetics worth 25 pounds with our voucher code Receive a free 25 pound cosmetics collection when you spend over 25 pounds at BuyCosmetics. You also get Free Delivery. To get your free stuff enter the Promotion Code: BUYFR25. http://buycosmeticsshop.at/henryprince?LID=Chi Free Photo Calendar and Christmas Cards Calendars with your own photos make great Christmas presents, and you can now order one for free from VistaPrint. Plus, create your own Christmas cards with your photos - also free. Just go to http://clkuk.tradedoubler.com/click?p=888&a=1129516 3 Magazines for 1 Pound What can you get for a pound? Three issues of Marie Claire, Computer Shopper, In Style and other selected magazines, or eight issues of the Radio Times! http://tinyurl.com/5fqkru 60% Off at Boden 60% off the Winter Clothes Range from Boden until 31st December. http://tinyurl.com/boden-offer 20% off at the Early Learning Centre Get 20% off all toys at the Early Learning Centre with our discount code: 2001377143152. Click the link below to go to the ELC web site. http://tinyurl.com/elc-chd White Company, Amazon, Figleaves, Marks and Spencer... For more special offers and discount codes see http://www.under-fives.org/offers.html __________________________________________________________ Toy Library Gift Vouchers --------------------------------- A recent article in Family & Children Go Green states that "The average UK Child is getting £262.00 in toys each Christmas - most destined for landfill along with their excessive packaging with huge plastic windows and polystyrene mounts". In response to this Derbyshire Toy Library Network (DTLN) has commissioned Toy Library Gift Vouchers. These can be purchased direct from the Network or through member toy libraries available in multiples of £5.00 or £10.00 The Vouchers can be exchanged for memberships and/or toy loans paid up front which will last for considerably longer than the usual purchase of one toy! The vouchers can also be used by Schools & Voluntary Groups to top up their Inclusive Membership / Toy hire packages Give the network a call 0845 310 2738 or e-mail availability firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.derbyshire.toylibrarynetwork.org/ __________________________________________________________ News and Events --------------- Please send announcements of future children's events to email@example.com Santa Special Steam Train Ride Free Child Tickets, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th December. Blythe Bridge http://www.foxfieldrailway.co.uk/ Santa and Steam Departures from Cheddleton and Froghall on 17th, 20th, 21st, 23rd and 24th December. Telephone 01538 360522 for bookings. Computer labour A new computer program has been designed to help minimise human error in the management of women in labour. The program analyses the foetal heart rate and compares this to other information it collects about the labour, such as cervical dilation and the presence of amniotic fluid. The system then provides the midwife with recommendations about care. http://www.theengineer.co.uk/Articles/309082/ Test 'predicts preterm baby risk' Researchers have identified a test which can predict whether a woman is likely to give birth if her waters break early in pregnancy. UK experts said the test would help to plan care and reassure women whose membranes rupture prematurely. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7777959.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 jillstudholme.com , 2008 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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