Latest Issue – April 2020

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Welcome
Editor Alex Melvin looks ahead to a busy period for our sector, while introducing a bumper April issue

Buying a park home
Essential buying advice, legal help, plus specialist industry names to contact on a range of different topics

Andrew’s anecdotes
Caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson explains how, back in 1965, Lucas Electronics saw into the future

Parks
Kinderton Park, Cheshire
Sue Hollingshead visits Kinderton Park, a truly tranquil and peaceful, residential retreat in a desirable part of Cheshire

Kirkstead Bridge, Lincolnshire
Steve Rowe takes a trip to a new residential park development on the outskirts of Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire, with just 22 homes

Fairfield Park, Nottinghamshire
Steve Rowe drops in at a site in a leafy part of Nottinghamshire, where two small parks enjoy a semi-rural location on the edge of a village…

Homes
Spring park home sale!
There are some fantastic savings to be had on brand new park homes this spring with park specialist, Quickmove Properties…

The Omar Accent
Contemporary with a retro twist and surprisingly affordable, the Accent home has been updated for 2020 with a fresh new interior design scheme. Bella Brodie reports

The Willerby Charnwood 34
Modern, contemporary and luxurious, Willerby’s Charnwood is a residential home like no other. Bella Brodie reports

Services
More to shout about!
Sell My Group has announced and exciting new tie-up with Morsø UK. We learn more…

Need legal help?
Steve Rowe chats to barrister and park home legal expert Ibraheem Dulmeer, finding out more about the chambers he has joined

Shows and events
Plenty to explore
An exciting February NEC Show saw several new holiday homes and lodges launched by Willerby, Prestige, Omar Group, Tingdene Homes, ABI and Victory. Andrew Jenkinson reports

Glamour in Glasgow
Howling winds and heavy rain didn’t deter the crowds at Scotland’s major Caravan, Motorhome and Holiday Home Show in Glasgow. Andrew Jenkinson reports

Lifestyle
Top retirement spots
We discuss our top picks for the best retirement locations in the UK…

Cookery corner
Alex Melvin cooks up three more tasty courses!

The sopranos!
Wildlife expert Jenny Shelton turns the spotlight on a lovely little bird with a tuneful voice too

On yer bike Andy!
Andrew Jenkinson checks out the new Eskuta SX-250 electric bike

Mature motoring
If you’re after a quality family hatchback that’s ideal for taking the grandchildren out in, check out the latest Kia Ceed…

Your home essentials
Steve Rowe brings you an all-new range of products for your home, garage and garden

News, views and advice
News
Five pages of news and events from around the UK, including important announcements from Tingdene Homes and Prestige Homeseeker

LEASE: pitch fee reviews
LEASE’s Anna Tomasik focuses on what the pitch fee review process entails and some of the common issues that arise…

Letters ..
Your views and opinions, plus some Sudoku and a great new puzzle for you to try!

Money matters
Steve Rowe keeps you updated with the latest financial facts and figures, plus has some tips to keep down your motoring costs

Be reasonable!
Ibraheem Dulmeer, barrister and mediator at Normanton Chambers, examines the issue of unreasonable conduct during litigation

Take a walk!
Steve Rowe contemplates exercise regimes for older people

Holiday
Holiday section intro
Your holiday park and homes section!

Buying a holiday home
Sound advice to get you started…

Holiday news
Six pages of news and updates…


GET SET FOR THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW!
All you need to know about the second iteration of the Ardingly Show, taking place at the South of England Showground from 3 to 5 April