Parents Hardwire Babies
BEFORE babies start nursery school
their future is already sketched out.
By 2 years old a baby has stored all the information it will use as the basis
for every relationship it will have during life; relationships with family,
friends, teachers, work colleagues, employers, a partner, children and
How a baby's brain develops is also directly linked to its future
mental wellbeing, physical health, educational and employment achievements.
There is never another time in life when we learn more than before we're 2.
Who is responsible for this massive development? Parents.
Successful parenting of a baby is a very tall order. Who supports parents of
babies to the highest standards as they make a huge influence on the future
social, economic, educational and health wellbeing of the next generation? Baby
Baby Nurture is a course specially designed to give all parents of babies a
fantastic toolkit to help develop their unique parenting style, making
confident, educated choices. The course is fun, full of great activities to do
at home and gives supporting information about the health and developmental
messages parents receive.
Baby Nurture was born in Lancashire and is the brainchild of a Mother and
Daughter team, Marion Bamford and Isabel Bentley. They are both early years'
professionals with complimentary specialisms.
Baby Nurture has just been given a
huge thumbs up after independent rigorous evaluation of the quality of every
aspect of its service as the first organisation based in the North to receive
the prestigious CANparent quality mark.
The CANparent quality mark means that parents who come to a Baby Nurture course
will complete the course with a higher level of confidence, skills and parenting
strategies than when they started and they will continue to develop these long
after completing the course. It also means that the information parents are
given is fully researched and proven to be correct.
Baby Nurture is primed and ready to train organisations and individuals who are
ready to deliver what is recognised as 1 of the most professional, evidence
based, well evaluated, competent, warm and engaging courses for parents of
babies in the UK.
£6 million funding boost
for local sport
91 projects across England have
been awarded funding. For an overview of the 6 projects, in the North West
of England, which have benefitted from £470,036 in funding.
A rowing club for 80 year olds, a sailing project based in a canal in
central London and a boxing club that has cut crime are just a few of the 91
local schemes that are looking forward to making the most of a £6,039,499
million National Lottery funding boost.
Projects from every region in the country are eagerly anticipating their
share of the Sport England funding, which will go towards building up and
maintaining sports clubs and groups that are helping people to stay active.
Grassroots sport can be overshadowed by world cups or elite championships,
but local clubs and projects impact thousands of people every day, and are
often the cornerstone of their community.
A new clubhouse or state of the art equipment can make all difference to a
team's survival; and could even be the springboard that attracts the next
Jessica Ennis Hill or David Beckham to sport.
More importantly, local clubs and groups are often the 1st port of call
for people new to sport, as well as those already enjoying grassroots
activities; and are therefore invaluable when it Comes to keeping the
That's why Sport England has given a cash boost to 91 of the most in-need
clubs across the country as part of its popular Inspired Facilities scheme;
which to date has invested £102million in 1,920 projects.
Around 10% of groups that previously benefitted from grants said without the
money, they would have been forced to close. Half said they would have lost
members without the investment.
While many of the clubs will use the money from this round of funding for
vital repairs, maintenance and upgrading equipment; which they would not
otherwise be able to afford; some of the more eye catching projects include
transforming a disused brickworks in Cambridge into a gymnastics academy and
saving a local swimming pool from closure.
Sport England Property Director Charles Johnston said:- "The Inspired
Facilities fund has had a huge impact on grassroots sport across the
country. Since 2011, we've invested £102 million into more than 1,920
projects to improve and refurbish sports clubs and transform non-sporting
venues into vibrant community sports clubs."
Stereophonics heading to Liverpool in November!
WITH a brand new single “Song For The Summer”
due for release on 27 November 2015, the amazing band,
Stereophonics heading to Liverpool the day
before! On Thursday, 26 November 2015, they will be live on stage at what will
be a packed out Liverpool Guild Of Students. Sadly this event is sold out as are all the
others over November and December... But keep an eye out for the bands release.
The single is taken from their No.1 Album ‘Keep The Village Alive’ and published
on the band’s own Stylus Records label, via Ignition Records. Stereophonics’ 9th
studio album, ‘Keep The Village Alive’ has further cemented the band’s status as
1 of Britain’s best bands, entering the charts at No.1, staying in the Top 10
for 3 weeks! It has already sold nearly 80,000 copies as well. So keep an eye on
this single! More to follow soon about this gig....!