Gingerbread Biscuit
Christmas

Christmas Cooking: Gingerbread Biscuits

This simple recipe for gingerbread biscuits makes the perfect Christmas presents or decorations. PREPARATION TIME 2hr COOKING TIME 10 mins MAKES 6-12 (depending on size) INGREDIENTS FOR THE BISCUITS 100g Light Brown Sugar 75g Dark […]

snow berries
Gardening

Gardening Jobs for January

January is a quiet time in the garden but have a look back at our November and December Guides to check you haven’t missed any important jobs from earlier in the year. It is important […]

christmas tree
Gardening

Gardening Jobs for December

Why not plant up a Christmas tree in a pot rather than buy a fresh one each year? You can get many years usage and enjoy the tree all year round. When the tree is […]

Christmas Film
Christmas

Christmas Movie Challenge

Christmas is definitely a time for over-indulging in television. And what could be better than getting into the festive mood than watching Christmas films? We’ve selected a few of our favourites and challenge you to […]

flu
Healthy Living

Should I have a Flu Vaccination?

Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. Flu can be unpleasant, but if you’re otherwise healthy, it’ll usually clear up on its own within a […]

Warfield Park
Park Home Sites

Park Site Explorer: WARFIELD PARK

Celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year, award-winning Warfield Park is one of the longest established Residential Park Home Estates in the UK. Set within 92 acres of idyllic parkland between Ascot and Bracknell, and playing […]

Christmas

We Wish You An Eco Christmas

Waste management company Biffa says the UK creates 30% more waste over Christmas, including an extra  227,000 miles of wrapping paper and 114,000 tonnes of plastic packaging. If you’re feeling a little guilty but still […]

Snow Safety
Healthy Living

Snow Safety

Prepare your home During winter months try to keep a good stock of food and medication in the house so that you aren’t forced to venture out when conditions are bad. Power cuts are common […]

Driving in the Snow
Travel

Driving in Snow and Ice

In the winter months we are sometimes forced to drive in conditions that we are not comfortable in or that were unexpected. Preparation is key and can prevent an unpleasant experience being made worse. Before […]

Roasted Vegetables
Cooking

Healthy Eating: Roasted Vegetables

Batch roasting vegetables is a fantastic way to eat more delicious and healthy veggies, fill your freezer and save money. We often eat them at Christmas or with a Sunday Lunch but roast vegetables shouldn’t […]

Heat and cold
Insulation

Energy Saving Tips: The Cost of Heat

Heating anything is expensive. Whether it’s your hot water, your central heating, water in the kettle or just your dinner, the process of generating heat costs money and all these types of heating make up […]

Puppy
Christmas

Christmas Canines and Festive Felines

We like nothing better than a cute Christmas Pet Pic here at Park Home Resident Magazine so here’s a feature about keeping pets warm and safe that is just an excuse to publish some gorgeous […]

Park Home Snow
Insulation

Prepare your Park Home for Winter

As the temperature starts to drop and the nights draw in, it’s time to check your home is ready and safe for the winter. An hour or two spent now on a few simple jobs […]

Pathfinder Village
Park Home Sites

Park Site Explorer: PATHFINDER VILLAGE

The Caravan Club of Great Britain was founded in 1907; not long after, Tony and Gerry Horton occupied Pathfinder Village, which began in 1932 hiring out caravans for self-towing. This soon turned into a holiday […]

Christmas Lights
Christmas

The Electrical Safety Guide

FAIRY LIGHTS: The festive season is just around the corner and park homes across England are twinkling with fairy lights and Christmas cheer. One in twelve people confess to leaving their fairy lights on overnight, […]

Winter Tree
Christmas

Feeling Lonely at Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult or even lonely time for many of us. Statistics released by Age UK show that half a million older people in the UK expect to feel lonely this Christmas. Not all of us […]

Rose Hips in Frost
Gardening

Park Homes Gardens: Winter

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s worth having a final tidy up of the garden before hibernating away and enjoying the festivities. Even though your garden may not be quite so appealing during the […]

Black Mould
Healthy Living

Does your Park Home Suffer from Black Mould?

The usual places to find black mould are in kitchens, bathrooms and near leaking pipes. Park homes are more susceptible to mould because of the cold walls which encourage condensation. Is black mould harmful? Black […]

leaves
Autumn

Gardening jobs for November

Potted up herbs should be brought indoors for the winter, check under the pot for pests or re-pot and place on a bright window cill. Tender plants should be moved inside, in the greenhouse or […]

Healthy Living

Extra help from your Utility Providers

Did you know you can ask to have your name added to the Priority Register with your utility providers (Gas, Electricity and Water) to receive extra help? Read on to find out what’s available and […]

Healthy Living

Bring a little warmth to your Park Home

Ever wondered why your home can sometimes feel cold and draughty? This simple picture guide shows you where you are losing most of your heat and the best place to invest in insulation. Thank you […]