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Save money with smart thinking!

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There is an old saying, of Scots origin, that “many a mickle makes a muckle”. Roughly translated it means that if you watch the pennies, the pounds will look after themselves!

Here, we look at the many ways to shave a few costs, and save a few quid, by taking up every offer and opportunity you can find.

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Dive into the Digital Age!

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Sometimes it feels as if we are all being pushed into using the internet for things we would prefer to do face to face, or by good old-fashioned Royal Mail. For many park home residents using the internet is a daunting prospect, and fears of online fraud don’t exactly fill us all with confidence. Nevertheless, the benefits almost certainly outweigh the dangers, and with more and more offers and services being provided exclusively by websites and applications known as “apps”, there is no better time to dive in and discover the wonders of the online world.

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Astronomy – the perfect hobby for park residents!

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There is a new trend in astronomy. It’s called astrotourism, where eco-minded travellers  search out locations, far and wide, to find the clearest skies for gazing at the stars and moon and finding distant galaxies. However, for aspiring astronomers, residential and holiday parks have a built in advantage, often giving clear access to the best night skies without even leaving the park. In association with Bartons Group here are our suggestions on how you can begin your own astronomy adventure without packing a suitcase.     

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Hobby Collecting – What’s the attraction?

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Whether you are an ardent fan of the Antiques Roadshow, with a priceless heirloom hidden in the attic (you never know!) or perhaps you secretly enjoy seeing who makes a loss on Flog It, knowing you could do much better, this may take your fancy. In association with Bartons Group here is our advice on how to turn your interest into a hobby collection, and maybe make a bit of welcome cash too!

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A rich world of opportunities

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Life on a residential park frequently offers the chance to join a ready-made community of like-minded people, of a similar age, and with shared interests. Indeed, this sense of neighbourliness adds to the feeling of security and relaxation that residents often remark on, when they move to parks such as Barton Group’s Glenholt Park, in Plymouth.

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How do you decide which park home is right for you ?

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This month, in association with Park Home and Holiday Caravan Magazine, we offer a guide on how best to choose your home and where to find your ideal park

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You are what you eat – if only it was that easy!

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Navigating your way through the food fads and seemingly conflicting advice filling the airwaves, and your favourite magazines, is no easy task these days. The TV schedules are packed with every possible variation on the cooking programme theme, whilst the newspapers are full of scare stories about things that until recently we all thought were healthy!

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The Silver Surfer’s Guide to Happy Browsing

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Whether you’re a certified silver surfer happily browsing already, or nervous about getting tangled up in the World Wide Web, there’s always something new to learn when it comes to using the internet.

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Happily Settled in Glenholt Park, Devon

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Two of our newest residents explain how they made the decision to settle at Glenholt Residential Park.

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Health Kicks for the Over 50s!

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There is a growing emphasis on health in the UK. However, there are plenty of other ways to improve your health beyond eating more fruit or veg! It is about becoming more active in a gentler way, making the most of the outdoors and the opportunities around you. Here are other affordable and fun ways to get the most out of life as Spring approaches.

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