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The Family Grapevine is a very useful resource for families with children from pregnancy to teenagers. We have been supporting local businesses and printing free local magazines since 1995.

Printed and distributed three times a year in March, July and November to tie in with school holidays, each magazine is packed with information on clubs, societies, holiday schemes, events, competitions and much more to help families plan their leisure time. If you run a local business and would like to advertise with us, in print or online, please do get in touch via [email protected]

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A Summer of adventures on the Kent & East Sussex Railway – Discount available

Summer is for adventures: and for a truly memorable and historic one - whatever the weather – why not book a Family Freedom ticket to travel along the 10½ miles of the Kent & East Sussex Railway. The journey time between Tenterden and Bodiam is around 50 minutes each way, so sit back in comfort to ride through unspoilt Wealden countryside from Tenterden Town station, finishing in sight of the magnificent Bodiam castle. The great value Freedom ticket also allows you to hop on and off any of the Heritage steam or diesel trains operating on the day. While on board, the family can turn nature detectives with a free wildlife activity sheet. You can even pre-book a…

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Make a splash this Father’s Day with 20% off matching dad & kid swimwear from Boardies®

Give him a Father’s Day to remember with matching dad and kid swimwear from Boardies®. Made from quality quick dry fabric in vibrant designs, for dads who love the water and kids who think he is the coolest person on the planet. The Boardies® Father and Kid range features swim shorts with pockets and a soft lining for dad which are a great fit in quick-drying, supersoft polyester fabric made from REPREVE recycled plastic water bottles and sustainable materials. The men’s shorts come in Classic mid-length or Shortie length. For sons there is a range of shorts in sizes from 1-13…

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Aquapax reusable carton water bottles 10% Discount

AQUAPAX is the world’s original pure eco-water brand, founded in Mid Sussex in 2006 to give consumers who find they need to make a bottled water purchase when out and about, the choice of a pure, wholesome drinking water, sealed fresh inside more ecologically sensible containers. The brand’s foundation as a pure thirst for the environment immediately caught on with eco-conscious consumers and the brand now sells across the UK and Europe through like-minded cafés, retailers and trade distributors. Since launch, AQUAPAX has won many awards and accolades for its product quality and beautifully designed cartons, with each of its…

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Turning your maternal anger into self-care and compassion – A Review

I was very interested to read Angry Mother, not being a stranger to occasionally/actually quite often getting incredibly angry with my children, but rarely feeling such levels of anger in any other situations (ie when not performing the role of 'mother'). I wasn't sure how a book could help me with my feelings of frustration at the million things we have to juggle as mothers, and the number of times we have to repeat ourselves; increasing the decibels each time in the hope of getting a reaction. I thought of anger as a bad thing, a thing to be managed…

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Altrient Vitamin C Supplement for Skin & Immune System – A Review

How has the first month of 2022 gone for you? Did you stick to your resolutions? Do you feel any healthier and fitter, or is it just the same old, same old? I have been taking one Altrient C sachet every morning, in a small glass of water, which means that I have to wait an hour after taking the sachet before having a cup of coffee (to allow for proper absorption) and I was a bit concerned about having to postpone my first shot of caffeine, but it's a great new routine. I start the day with a powerful…

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Introducing Bia Codex – A Review

The Codex Bia Nourishing Facial Oil is vegan, 98% organic, 100% natural and is packaged in an understated pale green recyclable glass container within a cardboard outer tube - so as it says on the label it is 'Seriously Sustainable'. Add to that the fact that the glass bottle has a very nifty and sleek built-in pipette which is activated as you undo and retighten the lid for slurping up the lovely silky, hydrating, woody smelling facial oil and you have the complete package; ethics, aesthetics, technology and a product which smells great, smooths on easily, absorbs quickly and is…

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Star Stable Online launches on mobile

New mobile version of popular horse game offers seamless play across platforms. Star Stable Entertainment today announces the global launch of the mobile version of its flagship game Star Stable Online. Star Stable Online for iOS will be available in the App Store from 17th February 2022. The on-the-go version of the world’s fastest growing horse adventure game brings seamless cross-play to millions of players, meaning all the elements of the desktop version of Star Stable Online can now be enjoyed on mobiles and tablets. Designed to give players the opportunity to engage their independent, creative and adventurous powers, the…

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Local Magazine

The Family Grapevine is published three times a year in March, July and November.  We take copies to nurseries, children’s centres, health centres, schools, sports centres, libraries, visitor attractions, supermarkets and many more places besides.  You can also find the latest issue of each magazine online by selecting your local Family Grapevine using the search box above.