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Bunn Leisure scoops prestigious award

West Sussex-based holiday park, Bunn Leisure, has fought off stiff competition to win another top tourism award. The 300-acre holiday park was awarded the regional Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism award at The News Business Excellence Awards in 2017, and was then automatically shortlisted for the JP South Business Awards. At a glittering award ceremony at […]

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Mystery solved as Ladram Bay enters award finals 

A mystery guest who booked into Devon’s Ladram Bay holiday park this summer has helped propel it into the finals of the county’s annual tourism awards.  Now the Budleigh Salterton park is looking forward to a glistening gold, silver or bronze accolade when the judges announce their decision later in November. Ladram Bay’s “mystery shopper” […]

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Silverdale pipes in mega-speed Broadband

Silverdale park near Arnside was this month switched on to ultra-speedy fibre broadband after digging over five miles of trenches across its land to access the service. Hundreds of households in south Cumbria are now able to swap their snail-speed broadband for a hyper-fast connection, thanks to local holiday parks group, Holgates.  In doing so, […]

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Improve Pool Water Quality with Water Technics

Under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Manager or Pool Operator is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of employees. This also includes protecting members of the public using the swimming pool. A fundamental part of this management is ensuring the pool water is crystal clear (good turbidity) and safe to […]

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Glamping Workshop with Kate Morel

For individuals, couples or companies considering setting up a small to medium glamping business – this workshop from industry expert Kate Morel is a must. It takes place on October 6 in Marston Moretaine.  If you’re currently scoping possibilities, want inside tips, profitability charts, or professional input on your business idea – this workshop is […]

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Thornton Lodge Plans New Development

Thornton Lodge Retreats, an all-action holiday park near York, has fired the starting pistol on a new development of luxury lodges, triggered by a surge in demand for escapes with a sports and adventure theme.  The company says its planned 20 bespoke lodges, to own and rent, are designed to satisfy the growing appetite for […]

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Ladram Bay Appoints Harper-Smith

A senior management post at Devon’s Ladram Bay Holiday Park has been filled by Steven Harper-Smith; a former Royal Marines commando who swapped the forces for a career in the leisure industry.  Harper-Smith has been appointed general manager at the popular Budleigh Salterton park which employs around 175 people during the peak season. He will […]

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Parkdean Resorts in Top Track 250

Parkdean Resorts has once again been named as one of Britain’s top private mid-market growth companies in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, published on 1 October 2017. The holiday park operator which is headquartered in the North East ranked 36th in the esteemed list after making its debut in 2016, following the […]

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Shorefield Holidays opens New Park

Shorefield Holidays’ seventh holiday park has now been developed underlining the growing success of the business.  Following another booming year for the holiday park company, Paul Searle, National Chairman of the British Holiday and Home Parks Association, was invited to officially open the new park on the edge of the New Forest National Park and […]

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Malvern Hills puts Kubota’s latest RTV to the test

Kubota UK’s commitment to the environment has stepped up once more this month after the market leading machinery supplier loaned its RTV-X900 utility vehicle to the Malvern Hills Trust, a charity that conserves the iconic, ecological landscape in Worcestershire.  As a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, a home to wildlife, and a workplace […]

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