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Parents and carers at a Sunderland playgroup have reviewed a new website designed to help anyone who looks after children. SunderlandParents was set up by two Sunderland mums in October. After just a few weeks thousands of parents were logging on in the half term holidays for ideas of days out.
Demand from parents in Newcastle has led them to launch NewcastleParents this week. They hope to go on to cover the whole of the North East. Hear what other parents and grandparents think of the site.
They receive thousands of hits a day from people looking for ideas of days out.They've also found that businesses catering for children have been able to expand due to the demand prompted by the site.
The Sunderland mums behind two websites aimed at making life with children easier explain what gave them the idea. SunderlandParents receives thousands of hits a day from people looking for ways to entertain their children. It's been so successful they've now launched NewcastleParents.
Two Sunderland mums have had such success with their website SunderlandParents they've now launched NewcastleParents to meet demand. The sites include diaries of events and all the information needed to plan a day out.
Kelly Belmont and Laura Middleton found they received so many emails from people in Newcastle asking for a similar site that they set up their second website after just three months. They hope to launch a Durham site soon and expand to cover the whole of the North East.