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Musical toys for the little performer

Established in 1981, today Plan Toys has branched out to Asia, America, Europe, and Australia – bringing optimism, creativity, and a passion for sustainability to communities all over the world. By focusing on child safety and age milestones during design and production, their wooden toys enhance both physical and cognitive development. The following toys are perfect for kids with a flair for music.

Plan Toys online
Plan Toys online

Solid Drum

March to the beat of your own drum and create rhythms with this drum set complete with a drumstick, helping develop children’s spatial perception and motor skills, as well as improving hand eye coordination. The drumstick has a rubber head to soften the sound.


Let your kids explore creative expression through musical play with the Kazoo! This item is a simple musical instrument that produces a funny buzzing sound when the player speaks or sings into the mouthpiece. Try making all different types of vibrations when blowing into the kazoo to produce new sounds.


Let your little ones learn how to express themselves through the magical sounds of the Concertina. As it is squeezed in and out, different notes and pitches play. This toy supports fine motor skill development and improves hand-eye coordination through realistic pretend play

Oval Xylophone

This wooden xylophone features five colourful panels that play musical tones when struck with the mallet. The base has sturdy construction with handle on the end allowing for easy grasping


Using an alternating up and down motion with both hands, the toy’s colourful segments will create various click-clack sounds. Helps improve your child’s fine motor skills while encouraging creative expression.

Rhythm Box

Get your kiddo’s creative music vibes going with this Rhythm Box designed for having fun, and creating rhythm and tempo. The product supports emotional and creative expression while also supporting fine motor skill development

Musical Band

Prepare your little one ready to take centre stage with this Musical Band including 2 differently-sized drums, a pair of drumsticks, a cymbal and a guiro. The set stands over 13 inches tall and is perfect for an active toddler. Additionally, the drumheads are made from fabric coated with natural rubber, making for a gentle yet realistic musical experience.


Explore the musical magic of string instruments and inspire your child’s musical creativity with the strum of this simple banjo with replaceable strings. Product supports fine motor skill development and improves hand-eye coordination through realistic pretend play.

Where to buy Plan Toys online

Visit the Toy Box, Ironbridge website to see more and buy Plan Toys online

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WIN-WYN Networking South Leeds 1st April

A different way to network
A different way to network

Lunch Time Networking 1st April 12:30-2:30

Although this event will be held on 1st April this will be no April Fool!
We are over the moon that we will be running our events in partnership with the Hunslet Hawks at the South Leeds Stadium, Middleton Grove, Leeds LS11 5DJ

As an introductury offer for this event on 1st April we will be offering a 50% discount on our normal booking fee of £10. So it will cost only £5 for this occasion and there will be a light buffet included.
All our events avoid the hard sell and focus on what business people need. We then connect you with those who said they can help you and those you said you can help. A WIN-WYN situation!

Michael Stewart of 52art Ltd is our “Info Spotter” for this event and his presentation is entitled:

“Business lessons from the Red Arrows and Billy Connolly”.

In his short presentation he will share insights from his experience in business, from organisations such as the Red Arrows and some pearls of wisdom from business gurus such as Billy Connolly (!)

Michael is a business consultant who works on business improvement and marketing for businesses of all sizes. With experience in business finance, marketing, digital marketing, management and high-performance sport, he knows that those businesses and organisations that plan in detail are the ones best equipped, not only to succeed but, to deliver exceptional performance.

To book your place online click here

Or contact for further information.


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WIN-WYN Networking 14th January 2014, Holiday Inn Doncaster, 17:30 – 19:30

Win Wyn networking event on 14th January 2014 from 17:30 to 19:30 at The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth, Doncaster, DN4 9UX
Win Wyn networking event on 14th January 2014 from 17:30 to 19:30 at The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth, Doncaster, DN4 9UX

Our first networking event for 2014 is on 14th January 17:30-19:30 and will be held at The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth, Doncaster, DN4 9UX. It costs £10 to attend and includes a light buffet.

As we would like to encourage new businesses into the world of B2B networking, we have a 2 for £15 offer when you introduce someone who is new to networking.

So please get in touch and we will send you details of how to book online.

Wendy Gore of Wendy’s Coaching and Consultancy is our “Info Spotter” for this event .

Wendy will be talking about:

“The Circle of Excellence”

Wendy will show you how easy it can be to have the ability to be confident just when you need it the most! We all want to have the resources to be more confident or relaxed in different situations. The “Circle of Excellence” will allow you have these resources at the touch of a button!

Our January event just for the ladies is on 30th January at 10:30am-12:30pm and will also be held at The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth, Doncaster -DN4 9UX This event costs only £6 and includes Tea/Coffee.

Rebecca Boulton of Simply Nutrition is our “Info Spotter” for this event. Rebecca will be presenting:

“Simple ways to manage your stress levels and focus on making your business a success through dietary and lifestyle changes.”

Good nutrition can help boost your energy levels, improve sleep patterns and give you the focus you need to make your business a success. However, fatigue and loss of energy can be exacerbated by irregular eating patterns and lack of nutritious meals. High stress levels can zap your energy, deplete your body of key nutrients and make it difficult to focus. Rebecca will talk you through how to manage your stress levels through simple diet and lifestyle changes.

If you would like to plan your events in advance please read below for dates of our forthcoming events:

(17:30-19:30 £10 including a light buffet)
The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth, Doncaster.
Second Tuesday of the Month
14th January
11th Februrary
11th March
8th April
13th May

(10:30-12:30 £6 including Tea/Coffee)
The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth, Doncaster
Last Thursday of the the Month
30th January
27th February
27th March
No event April
29th May

NB. **Cancellations made after Friday prior to the event cannot be refunded due to the venue requiring confirmation of numbers and that the event will be proceeding.

It would be great to see you there!

For more information, contact:

Cheryl Walsh
WIN-WYN Networking

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Leave Your Competitors in the Dust with Sheffield Copywriter ‘Content Writer Extraordinaire’

Make your business stand out from the crowd with the highest quality written copy (SEO copywriting, blog articles, email newsletters, press releases, website content, proofreading and editing)
Make your business stand out from the crowd with the highest quality written copy (SEO copywriting, blog articles, email newsletters, press releases, website content, proofreading and editing)

With so much content out there on the internet today, it’s more important than ever that your website or blog has compelling, well written copy to ensure that it stands out from the crowd.

Sheffield based copywriter Ellie Storey, otherwise known as Content Writer Extraordinaire, produces high quality marketing, advertising and sales copy for businesses. With a background in journalism, Ellie writes everything from website content, blogs, newsletters and articles, to SEO optimised articles, promotional writing and sales copy.

Ellie works with a range of businesses, producing quality copy aimed at developing their online and offline presence. Working on an as required basis, customers give Ellie a brief and she provides them with the copy they need. She can simply email the text over to the customer, or even publish directly to a blog or website on behalf of the client, once the content has been approved.

Content Writer Extraordinaire provides the full range of the highest quality writing services for business including blog posts, articles, website content, SEO copy, proof reading and editing

“Many businesses start blogs with the intention of updating them on a regular basis,” says Ellie. “But the reality is, after a few weeks, updating it falls to the bottom of the to-do list as other commitments within the business take priority. By outsourcing their content writing to me, I can provide them with quality articles for their blog or news page so that they can get on with everything else they need to do within the business.

All it takes is a quick chat to agree on the topic of the article and a brief outline of what the client wants to get across, and I do the rest. Once it’s written, my client can have a read to decide that they are happy, and possibly make recommendations about anything they’d like to add or tweak. It’s a simple process for them, giving them time to run their business without the stress and commitment of knowing they have to sit down and write this week’s blog article.”

Ellie also specialises in search engine optimised copy for the web, which can have a dramatic effect on the ranking of your website or blog in the search engine results. And it’s not just blogs and websites that Ellie writes for; she frequently puts together newsletters and press releases, and also provides a proofreading and editing services.

For quality copywriting that will leave your competitors in the dust, call Ellie on 0114 383 0711, email, or visit

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Discount code – How to protect your ideas and business information

If you’ve not used a confidentiality agreement before, it’s a legal contract between two parties agreeing not to disclose the confidential information as outlined in the contract.

It allows a business or individual to more openly discuss possible deals, business ventures or partnerships before finalising any terms.

confidentiality agreement (non-disclosure agreement or NDA)
confidentiality agreement (non-disclosure agreement or NDA)

In practice, a confidentiality agreement is a very good way of protecting your secrets from being used by the other side if the deal doesn’t go ahead.

Examples of use might be: a proposed franchise; a business acquisition; the appointment of an agent or distributor; demonstration of a plans, ideas or a prototype.

Did you  know, though, you can purchase a confidentiality agreement on-line and download it instantly? You then simply fill in the relevant information relating to the parties involved and all parties sign it.

This document is drawn up and maintained by qualified lawyers and avoids any unnecessary use of jargon.

This confidentiality agreement is only £15 + VAT

You can also currently get a 10% discount by using the discount code 05iukmq before the 31st May 2013

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