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Little Steps Baby & Toddler Group in Scotland get the support of The Proclaimers!
Click above to see their promotional video!
Lynsey from Mini Madness Soft Play in Essex is nominated the the 'Best Party Entertainment' category. After launching her business only seven months ago, she now has a great write-up in her local newspaper:
Jodi O'Connor from Turtle Tots & Liz Smale from Hartbeeps are both from Berkshire and are nominated in the 'Most Outstanding Activity Leader for the Under 5s' category.
This feature was in the Maidenhead Advertiser in April!
Published in the Shields Gazette on Thursday 11 April 2013. Fiona Simpson recently left her legal career to set up ARTventurers in South Tyneside.
Fiona said: “I started the sessions because I wanted to provide a fun, colourful environment where toddlers and children can enjoy activities like painting, modelling, messy and sensory play, somewhere that they can get creative and use their imaginations.”
"Sheffield-based children’s languages company Baby Bright Eyes has been nominated in two categories for the What’s On 4 2013 Junior Awards.
Baby Bright Eyes introduces babies and toddlers ages 0-3 to a second language.
Nominated for Best Local Activity for Under 5s and Best New Activity for Children, the programme offers classes in French, Spanish and Italian and is taught by playing, singing and having fun. Samantha Royle, founder of Baby Bright Eyes, said it was a ‘huge honour’ to be nominated."
After a record 6,400 nominations, on Monday 18th March voting opened in the 2013 What's On 4 Junior Awards, with over 14,000 votes received in the first week!
Vote for your FAVOURITE now, visit our Awards Pages today and you could win two VIP tickets to attend the awards ceremony at Brighton Racecourse on the 30th June 2013 - and also enjoy free entry to BabyExpo on the same day.
Voting closes on the 28th May 2013!!
Debra Jonckers of Birthmatters Antenatal Classes has made it through to the voting stage in the 2013 What's On 4 Junior Awards - and also made the news in the Maidenhead Advertiser!
And Jennifer Teale of Bambino & Beyond said she was "delighted to have been put forward for the ‘What’s On 4 Little Ones’ awards". The company, based in Gulberwick on Shetland and only founded in August of last year, has been nominated in the Best New Activity for Children and Best Local Activity for the Under 5s categories. Read Jennifer's good news story here...!
January 2013 saw the launch of the 7th 'What's On 4 Junior Awards'. Celebrating the very best kid's activity providers in the UK - and now in Ireland and Australia - in association with the multi-award winning Konfidence.
In 2012 a record 45,467 votes and 5,000 nominations were received and 2013 will build on this amazing total as the UK's parents rush to reward those providers who have made such a different to their and their children's lives!
New owners of the What's On 4 Junior websites in the UK and a new franchise opportunity is launched. Run our established websites in YOUR region!
Bev O'Sullivan & Marilyn Bradshaw, new owners of What's On 4 UK: "If, like we did, you want to create a flexible business giving you time with your family or other commitments whilst using your skills and experience as well as having some fun – you’ve taken the first step!
We're both Mums with young families who share the belief that our business can give us, our team and our franchisees the flexibility to spend time with our children, earn money and have a fulfilling career."
We were over the moon when our Australian franchisee, Elise, won her first business award at the Ausmumpreneur awards in Sydney walking away with the Emerging Business of the Year. Our huge congratulations to Elise!