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Two local towns ranked in top three family friendly UK holiday destinations

Matlock and Buxton have both been named in the top three best destinations for family-friendly holidays.

News
Take a trip to Wheelgate All-action theme park.

Wheelgate’s well worth another look

Wheelgate theme park may be a well-known day out for Mansfield families – but if you have not been for a while then it might be worth taking another look.

Outdoors
Dad Jordan Bartliff posted images of his newborn son on social media at the weekend claiming the ASDA nappies resulted in the infant requiring oxygen.

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: ASDA withdraws own brand nappies after baby 'left blistered'

Supermarket chain ASDA has withdrawn its own brand Little Angel nappies after a father claimed his newborn son suffered a "chemical reaction" to the product.
Family
The Fisher Price car seat.

Argos recalls Mamas and Papas and Fisher Price baby car seats

Argos has recalled three baby car seats because they fail to meet fire safety regulations.
Family

New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Travel
More than half of the sandpits tested contained the bacteria C.diff

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.
Family
Technology addiction leading to relationship breakdowns

Technology addiction leading to relationship breakdowns

Too much time spent checking social media whilst on holiday could result in arguments and even relationship breakdowns for couples this summer, a new survey has revealed.

News
Parents name nursery group among nation’s best

Parents name nursery group among nation’s best

Children 1st Day Nurseries, which has branches at St Peter and St Paul in Hady Hill, Chesterfield Royal Hospital and Clowne, has been named one of the UK’s top ten most recommended nursery groups by peer-review site www.daynurseries.co.uk.

Derbyshire
Jack and Muriel

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for couple

Love at first sight led to 75 years of happy marriage for Holmewood Care Home residents Jack and Muriel George.

Lifestyle
Paw Patrol Live! heading to Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Paw Patrol Live! heading to Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

PAW Patrol, Nick Jr’s phenomenally popular kids programme has added a date on its live tour at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

Whats on

Peppa Pig World will have you squealing with joy

If you have a child aged under five then, chances are, Peppa Pig plays a major part in your life.

Travel
Crowds at the opening of the new James ride at Thomas Land.

James drops in to boost family favourite Thomas Land

There can be few pre-schoolers on the planet who have not heard of Thomas the Tank Engine.


Travel
WIN! Nominate your mum for a luxury facial and £150 beauty hamper

WIN! Nominate your mum for a luxury facial and £150 beauty hamper

Mother’s Day is on the horizon, but don’t worry about having to find the perfect gift because we’ve teamed up with the award-winning Mark Leeson salon to make sure one mum is lavished with a brilliant pampering package.

News
Tax-Free Childcare - Ten things all parents should know

Tax-Free Childcare - Ten things all parents should know

Changes are being made to the financial support available to families, enabling more parents to go out to work. Tax-Free Childcare is a new scheme from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) due to be phased in soon.

News
Oliver and Amelia topped the lists in 2016.

REVEALED: Most popular baby names in Derbyshire in 2016

These were the most popular baby names given to little ones in Derbyshire in 2016.

News
Nine perfect Peak District proposal locations

Nine perfect Peak District proposal locations

Valentine’s Day is just over a month away so what better time to pop the question?

News
Anyone with one of the child car seats affected is asked to return it for a replacement or refund.

Child car seats recalled

Mamas & Papas is recalling a number of child car seats following safety concerns.
Family
Has your child's name made the list?

Revealed: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

News
Belper language teacher defends TOWIE star over baby lessons

Belper language teacher defends TOWIE star over baby lessons

The owner of a Belper language school for children has hit back at critics of a former Towie star who wants to teach her baby to speak Spanish.

Education
Andy Marlow Fallon Marlow and kids Nicholas and Madison Marlow

Sheffield family’s anguish as girl, 7, battles Lyme disease

A couple who led a charity campaign for a woman suffering from the rare Lyme disease believe their own seven-year-old daughter has caught the tick-borne infection.

Health
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