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Caravan and motorhome drivers warned of daily Clean Air Zone

A handful of cities around the UK now have some form of emissions-based charging zone, including Low Emission Zones seen in Scotland, Clean Air Zones like Bath and Birmingham, Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone and London’s ULEZ. Sheffield is to launch its Clean Air Zone on Monday, February 27, with motorhome owners being warned of daily […]

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Automotive

Caravan and motorhome owners warned of winter vehicle issues

Temperatures are already starting to drop, with motorists waking up to see condensation and fog on their vehicles. As winter approaches, motorists will begin to see frost, ice and maybe even snow appear, with caravan and motorhome owners particularly at risk. With most motorists choosing to keep their vehicle inside or in storage for the […]

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Automotive

Caravan and motorhome owners warned of ‘expensive’ costs this winter

Google Trend data shows a 5,000 percent increase in searches for “motorhome for sale near me” and “motorhome sales near me”, and with habitation checks making motorcaravans more likely to sell, owners could benefit. A habitation check is an important inspection of the living area of a caravan or motorhome, is usually done by a […]

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Travel

Dad ditches house for motorhome after ‘midlife crisis’

Ian Reeves travels up and down the country in his motorhome (Image: Ian Reeves) Five months ago, Ian Reeves left his house and moved into a motorhome. Attracted by the freedom of the nomadic lifestyle and having undergone a divorce the 57-year-old finally realised his dream. And he hasn’t looked back since.     Ian enjoys travelling […]

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Celebrities

Adam Woodyatt leaves family house and moves into £100,000 motorhome after BBC exit

Adam Woodyatt, 53, has moved out of his house to live a nomadic lifestyle in a motorhome costing upwards of £100,000, according to reports. The soap star is best known for playing Ian Beale on EastEnders for 38 years. He bought the Burstner motorhome in order to prepare for a tour of Looking Good Dead last year after he split from his […]

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Automotive

Caravan and motorhome owners at risk of large fines when driving in Europe this summer

Millions of Britons are looking to travel abroad again, many of whom will be doing so in a caravan or motorhome. Over the pandemic, drivers fell in love with leisure vehicles again, with the industry seeing a massive boom with staycations becoming the new normal. But now, drivers are being warned of the laws associated with […]

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Automotive

Motorhome owner has parking fine cancelled after council gets rules wrong – ‘common sense’

After the council was contacted, it realised its mistake and cancelled the penalty charge notice. It has also amended the council website to make clear there are no designated motorhome bays at the Milehouse car park. A Plymouth City Council spokesperson said: “All vehicles at Milehouse Park and Ride must be parked within a single […]

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Automotive

‘Don’t risk it’ DVLA warns motorhome owners of expensive costs for untaxed vehicle

The DVLA has been working to cut down on the prevalence of drivers avoiding paying the tax on their vehicle with its “tax it, don’t risk it” campaign. The Government agency has been targeting the areas across the UK where some of the highest numbers of enforcement actions took place, including fines, penalties and clamping. In […]

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Travel

Five simple motorhome hacks for your first camping staycation – ‘surprisingly useful!’

Campervan and motorhome insurance company Staveley Head shared very useful tips for beginners and some other secret hacks for camping and caravan lovers. In case of cold weather, there is an easy way for campers to insulate the motorhome. The team at Staveley Head shared te trick: “Bubble wrap can be surprisingly useful! “You can […]

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Automotive

Motorhome prices will not fall for ‘years’ as models continue to ‘increase in value’

He also warned dealers were “well down on stock” which was pushing up used motorhome prices. He added: “Some dealers who usually stock 20, 30, 40 motorhomes, are down to as little as two or three for sale. “There is even one chain of 13 branches, which is down to 38 total stock. That’s averaging […]