Latest Issue – July 2021

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Welcome
Editor Alex Melvin is in a buoyant mood, reflecting on the current property market boom, while also looking forward to the raft of industry shows that are scheduled for 2022

Buying a park home
Essential buying advice, legal help, plus specialist industry names to contact

Andrew’s anecdotes
Caravan expert Andrew Jenkinson looks back on the life of caravan designer Reg Dean

Parks

Let’s move to North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire is a county that has it all. We find out more, plus what parks it has to offer…

Tranquility Park, North Devon
Sue Hollingshead explores Tranquility Park, nestled into the Devon countryside

Little London Park, Lincolnshire
Sue Hollingshead explores Little London Park,
a residential development in Lincolnshire…

Kingsdown Meadow, Kent
We meet a couple whose dream of downsizing was achieved after a four year search when they discovered their perfect Kentish park

Reculver Rise, Kent
We get the lowdown on a stunning new residential development on the Kent coast

Back in the groove!
Peter Jones, a park home dweller at Marston Edge, in Warwickshire, is happy to be ‘properly’ socialising with the residents on his site again…

‘Park living is just brilliant!’
We look back on some of our past interviews with park home newcomers

Homes

The Tingdene Harrington
We take another look at Tingdene’s great new hybrid home, the Harrington. Bella Brodie reviews this exciting model

The Pathfinder Forest
Bella Brodie reports on Pathfinder’s newest lodge release, the Forest

Omar set for the beautiful south!
We report on major new investment for the Omar Group with a new South of England production facility and showground

Stoneleigh and Ardingly

The World of Park and Leisure Homes shows
After two years without them, we get excited about 2022’s Ardingly and Stoneleigh shows and enjoy a big interview with the show organisers, an insight into what the UK’s top manufacturers have been up to recently and what we can expect at next year’s events…

Lifestyle

Cookery corner
Alex Melvin cooks up three more tasty courses to impress your friends and neighbours

Duck tales
Wildlife expert Jenny Shelton shines the spotlight on the wonderful, watery world of wildfowl…

Home help
Don Creen shows us how to replace old bath or shower sealant that has deteriorated or cracked

Mature motoring
Andrew Jenkinson test drives a larger-than-average SUV from Suzuki and enjoys the experience…

Your home essentials
Steve Rowe brings you a new range of products for your park home, garage and garden

News, views and advice

News
Five pages of news from around the community

Letters
Your opinions on all of the things that matter most to your community

Money matters
Steve Rowe keeps you updated with the latest financial facts and figures

Legal: buying help
Barrister Ibraheem Dulmeer offers some beneficial legal advice for prospective park home buyers

Legal: getting direct legal help
Ibraheem Dulmeer explains how you can get direct help with your legal issues

Puzzles
More puzzles and challenges to tackle

What to believe?
Steve Rowe tries to get a personal sense of perspective on the coronavirus pandemic…

Holiday

Your holiday section!
What to expect from your holiday section…

Buying a holiday home
Everything you need to know about buying…

Stay safe when having fun!
We find out more about insuring your holiday caravan or lodge properly

Queens of caravan cool!
‘Pontins meets Palm Springs’ – Willerby backs upcycling venture making caravans cool

Holiday home central
Andrew Jenkinson visits a relatively new holiday home showground in East Yorkshire

Holiday news
Eight pages of news and updates

VAT on caravan and lodge sales
Is there potential for savings on VAT? An expert explains more…