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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.
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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?

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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.

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Mothercare recalls baby bouncer over safety fears

Mothercare recalls baby bouncer over safety fears

Mothercare has recalled one of its baby bouncers over fears that a flaw could pose a safety risk to children using it.

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Action from a previous Chad Family Fun Day at Southwell Racecourse. Picture: Anne Shelley.

Final countdown to Chad Family Fun Day at Southwell Racecourse

The countdown is on to a family highlight of the year at Southwell Racecourse.

Horse Racing
New research showed there was no statistically significant reduction in risk of some conditions among babies using hydrolysed formula.

HEALTH: Baby milk formula 'doesn't reduce risk of allergies' despite manufacturer claims

Baby formula which claims to reduce the risk of allergies doesn't work, according to new research.
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Wet Head launches in the Spring

WATCH: Wet head - Will 'the new pie face' be your family's new favourite game?

It's the game that's got tongues wagging and heads dripping - but can you see it being a hit?

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John Richardson and Adrian Clark, who are raising money for the Chesterfield Sands stillbirth and neonatal death charity

Cyclists saddle up for Sands charity ride

A group of 15 cyclists from Chesterfield are to set off on an epic 88 mile ride this weekend to raise fund for Chesterfield’s stillbirth and neonatal death charity, Sands.

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Group takes on breast ‘taboo’

A group of Chesterfield teenagers have started a campaign to tackle what they call the ‘taboo’ issue public breast-feeding.

Family
Sheffield next stop for Shrek show

Sheffield next stop for Shrek show

It isn’t easy being green, admits Shrek the Musical star Dean Chisnall, who is appearing in Sheffield next week.

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