Caravan Guard’s 12 days of Christmas giving

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Halifax-based insurance specialists Caravan Guard are giving away nearly £5,000 to four local food bank charities this Christmas to help families in need across their district.   A hamper full of a dozen assorted food essentials, worth more than £100, was given to Calderdale Smartmove, Halifax to kickstart the charity campaign.  And then four charities […]

Riding the energy rollercoaster – finding ways to control your overheads

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Here at Helec we have certainly had our fair share of ups and downs recently – from the Covid lockdowns, when we couldn’t have anyone on site, through to the post-Covid staycation boom, when we all wished we had more space. And now we’re on our way down again thanks to the increasing cost of […]

Mature planting brings instant returns


As all successful operators know, a holiday park business cannot rely solely on their location or the surrounding countryside and must provide attractive, functional spaces to make their site a destination in itself – especially now in a shrinking economy as customers feel the pinch. Failing to understand the business need for well-maintained outdoor spaces, especially in […]

Cumbria park’s guides lead to cheque-in for Air Ambulance

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    North West Air Ambulance has landed a £2,675 windfall – thanks to a trailblazing scheme from Ambleside holiday park Skelwith Fold.  Over the past year, the park has been helping guests to discover lesser-known trails and paths around the area in exchange for a charity donation.  And this month, the staggering total collected […]

Papa John’s Delivers First Modular Pod to Haven’s Riviere Sands Resort

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 Leading pizza franchise Papa John’s has literally ‘delivered’ a new store to UK holiday park operator, Haven’s Riviere Sands resort in Cornwall.   The new ‘modular pod’ is a new containerised solution, mainly built off site and craned into position ready for the holiday season.     Amit Pancholi, business development director, Papa John’s UK […]

How Do I Best Identify My Park Visitors?

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    There are lots of options to consider when it comes to making sure the visitors to your park or campsite are where they need to be and everything is set for them to have a great time; is the laundry for their caravan clean, are they on the right pitch, how many vehicles […]

Benefit from years of experience and a bespoke service with Plastica

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Benefit from years of experience and a bespoke service with Plastica In March 2022, Plastica celebrated 50th years of trading in the swimming pool industry. The privately-owned business has built a reputation as one of Britain’s leading independent manufacturers and distributors of swimming pool products.  Plastica manufactures from its 13,000 square metre factory, located on […]