One of the less well-publicised features of park living is that the park lifestyle naturally lends itself to a reduced carbon footprint, lower energy bills and a more environmentally friendly way of life.
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We are sure our readers will have noticed the way traditional, some might even say old fashioned, female and male roles are being challenged in the media, and especially on TV. Sports fans will have noticed an increase in the coverage of female football and cricket teams, as well as more female TV commentators and pundits.
Here at The Barton Group, we are very much looking forward to the imminent arrival of Spring, and we are proud to present our best tips, tricks and advice for a wow factor garden for your park home or holiday lodge. Now is the time for donning a pair of gardening gloves, brandishing a pair of secateurs and getting stuck into gardening once again.
If the time has come for a simple refresh of your park home or lodge or if you are planning a major refurbishment, we are delighted to provide some advice and inspiration. The key decisions maybe whether to spend money on the interior or exterior, whether to go for a make-over, full refurbishment or even to upgrade to a new model.
Pets, and in particular, cats and dogs can be perfectly compatible with life on a residential or holiday park, often providing their owners with more benefits than just companionship. Many residential parks including our Glenholt Park near Plymouth have a relaxed pet policy, providing they are well behaved! Here are some ideas of how to get the most out of pet ownership.
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.
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.
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.