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In The August 2016 Issue

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Welcome   
Editor Alex Melvin introduces your sunny August issue!

Buying a park home   
Everything you need to know about the
buying process

Andrew’s anecdotes   
Andrew Jenkinson reflects on the somewhat sporadic development of double-decker homes over the decades

Parks
august contenst3Ranksborough Hall, Rutland   
Bella Brodie visits England’s smallest county in search of park home nirvana

Mill on the Mole Park, Devon   
Philip Pond heads for the south-west to find out just what it is that makes a north Devon park in a pretty market town so popular

Flying visit: Broadwell Woods, Warwickshire…..   
We take a quick tour of a lovely park in Shakespeare country!

Park People: Otter Valley, Devon   
Wendy Lovell is a petite lady with big personality and plenty of drive. We find out more about her life at Otter Valley Park, in Honiton

Park manager of the year 2016   
Enter our great new competition!

Park Home Resident of the Year 2016   
Enter our great new competition!

august contenst1Homes
The Pathfinder Willow   
After wowing the crowds at the recent Stoneleigh Show, we review Pathfinder’s new Willow lodge

The Omar Elveden   
Also launched at Stoneleigh, Bella Brodie steps inside the Elveden and discovers why everybody’s talking about Omar’s new model

Lifestyle, offers and refurb
Create your instant summer garden!   
Now summer is upon us, it’s the perfect time to liven up your surroundings with instant shocks of bold and bright colour - as well as new textures and gorgeous seasonal scents - by giving container gardening a go!

36 FREE pansy plants   
Worth £25 for every reader! Fill your beds and containers with quality plug plants which will grow to display fabulous colour!

Your home essentials   
A range of top products for your park home

‘I don’t believe it!’   
Philip Pond meets Marilyn and Derek Barton, of Berkeley Vale Park, in Gloucestershire, the lucky couple who recently scooped a fantastic park home exterior refurbishment prize worth £5,000

Save up to 60% on your energy bills!   
We profile, Black Box Energy, a company offering park home owners an external wall insulation system that promises to help you slash your fuel bills

Let’s talk windows and doors   
M Specialist park home refurbishment company NuVex explain how fitting your property with new windows and doors can give it a new lease of life

News, views and legal
News    
Three pages of park home news

Colin Saunders 1932-2016   
Anne Webb, former PH&HC editor and personal friend, shares her reflections on the life and achievements of one of the park home industry’s biggest characters

Letters    
Views and testimonials from readers

Money matters   
Steve Rowe brings you cash saving tips

Challenging questions   
    An impressive attendance, an expert panel and an eventful question and answer session meant that May’s park home roadshow, at Otford Village Memorial Hall near Sevenoaks, in Kent, was a success

LEASE: frequently asked questions   
    The Leasehold Advisory Service (LEASE) answers questions on a variety of topics

Holiday
august contenst2Buying a holiday home    
The buying process explained

Holiday news   
Three pages of news from around the UK’s

Haveringland Hall, Norfolk   
Steve Rowe visits a holiday park in Norfolk, which boasts luxury lodges surrounded by mature woodland and lakes, once part of a stately home estate

Holiday Park of the Year 2016   
Vote for your favourite park and win cash prizes!

Peak District options!   
We examine a brace of gorgeous holiday parks, run by the Camping and Caravanning Club’s Club Holiday Homes scheme in the Peak District

RE-LIVE THE STONELEIGH!
Don’t miss our 12 page review of all the highlights – including 50 stunning homes! - from 2016’s World of Park & Leisure Home Show!