Scunny Bikers have helped the Easter Bunny out by delivering a bumper load of treats to children at Scunthorpe General Hospital. Dozens of motorbikes took part in the club's largest ever egg run for children on the hospital's Disney ward. Despite the sweltering heat, they got on their biking leathers - or in some cases Easter-themed outfits - and collected dozens of Easter eggs, toys and sweets that had been donated to local supermarkets. More bikers than ever before showed their support, with around 135 bikes of all shapes and sizes taking part. The impressive convoy set off from the Old Farm House pub at 10am before roaring into Scunthorpe General Hospital's car park at 1pm, to the delight of many children watching from the windows. A member of the Scunny Bikers Josh Humphries said: "Collectively as a group we love being able to support the Disney ward with these events. It is wonderful to think we can help bring a smile to a child on the ward." Scunny Bikers have made … [Read more...] about Scunny Bikers deliver Easter cheer at the hospital with egg ride
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PUBLISHED: 07:55 14 April 2019 Alex Walton Sidford Byes Pre-School easter bonnet parade. Ref shs 14 19TI 1859. Picture: Terry Ife Archant Egg-cited youngsters paraded around, showing off their Easter bonnets with a special last day of term at Sidford. Sidford Byes Pre-School easter bonnet parade. Ref shs 14 19TI 1880. Picture: Terry IfeSidford Byes Pre-School held its cracking annual Easter bonnet parade last Friday, April 5.Delighted parents watched as their children paraded and hopped around the hall to show of their egg-cellent hats. The bonnets were made with everything from beads, pipe cleaners, homemade nests, cotton wool sheep, pompom bunnies and chicks, handmade artwork, ducks made of sponge and feathers. One was even made from newspaper. Sidford Byes Pre-School easter bonnet parade. Ref shs 14 19TI 1853. Picture: Terry IfeThe youngsters had a lovely time and enjoy themselves during the event before teachers and parents joined them … [Read more...] about Bonny bonnets make for egg-cellent show at pre-school
EASTER 2019 is just a week away – so you better break out those tasty chocolate eggs. But when is Easter Sunday, why does it change each year and when are school holidays? Here's everything you need to know... When is Easter 2019? Unlike Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day which all fall on fixed dates, Easter can be anytime between March 22 and April 25. In 2019 it falls on Sunday, April 21. Good Friday is therefore April 19, and the Easter Monday bank holiday is on April 22. The date is decided by a complex set of calculations based on observations of the moon. In early Christianity, different churches used different methods, leading to disagreements which remain unresolved centuries later. Eastern and Western churches continue to celebrate Easter according to different calendars, although sometimes by chance the festivals coincide. When do the schools break up for Easter 2019? Schools usually get around two weeks off for the Easter break. Because Easter is … [Read more...] about When is Easter 2019, when do the schools break up and why does it change every year?
The countdown to Easter is on and that means it’s officially justifiable to stock up on chocolate eggs. But which one will you choose? There is a seemingly infinite selection of chocolate Easter eggs on the market from some of the biggest and best-loved labels like classic Galaxy or Terry’s Chocolate Orange options from Cadbury’s as well as more unique creations from British institutions like Bettys who have a range of intricately detailed designs. From little to big kids, there is something for every taste and every budget with eggs ranging from just 50p to your more premium under £20 goodies. This year, we can’t get enough of the more unusual and luxurious eggs as well as the dependable classics that never disappoint. Prepare to satisfy your sweet tooth and then some with our favourite eggs on offer for Easter 2019 – it promises to be the most chocolate-filled yet. Jump to each section: Thorntons Gruffalo Egg This milk chocolate egg features an … [Read more...] about Best Easter eggs for kids 2019
Easter eggs are for sale earlier than ever before in Cambridgeshire, with Cadbury eggs being spotted in the shops days before Christmas. Last year the chocolate eggs were spotted in shops and supermarkets on Boxing Day despite the fact that mince pies were barely off the shelves. Now people are being asked to shell out for Easter before the Christmas turkey ever gets near an oven. 'Shell shocked' One shopper was shocked after spotting the chocolate eggs and the advertised Easter Egg Hunt on sale at the Spar shop in a BP garage on the A10 near Waterebeach. The 40-year-old man said: "I mean it really is getting beyond a joke now. These days they start putting stuff in the shops months before. Soon we'll be seeing Hallowe'en masks in the spring and Christmas decorations being sold in the summer. "It takes all the excitement out of these special days, and it just feels like the consumer is being pumped for cash at every opportunity. When the stores say they sell them Store bosses say … [Read more...] about Easter eggs are already for sale at Cambridgeshire shops