• Golf ball hail

    Freak weather events now a serious hazard for tourers as well as static caravans. A few aluminium panels dented in this?

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  • VAT climbdown

    The government could be set for a climbdown on plans for a “caravan tax” measure announced in George Osborne’s Budget earlier this year.

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  • Sheffield the caravan capital of the UK

    Sheffield has more caravan and motorhome owners than anywhere else in the UK

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  • VAT fight back

    A CLEETHORPES MP has vowed that “the fight against caravan tax will go on” after claims in the Commons that the measure could endanger 5,000 jobs in the Humber region.

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  • Yorkshire Floods!

    BBC News – Flood forces Stamford Bridge caravan park evacuation

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  • Satnav for Camper & Caravan

    The TomTom GO LIVE Camper & Caravan helps you adjust routes and arrival times to fit your vehicle, and special Points of Interest for campers and caravans make finding camping and camper locations easy.

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  • VAT will hit caravan industry hard

    A Caravan Tax would “at a stroke” cancel out every benefit to East Yorkshire of a string of flagship Government schemes aimed at boosting local business, Ministers were warned as pressure mounts on the coalition to drop its controversial proposal.

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  • Buy a new static caravan before there's VAT on them

    Hidden in the 2012 budget in a VAT package on Closing Loopholes and Correcting Anomalies was the matter of VAT on caravans that are currently zero-rated. The measure will have effect on supplies made on or after 1 October 2012 and after that date there will be 20% VAT on static caravans. The measure also applies to large tourers that are currently zero rated.

    The link below downloads a pdf

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  • Trailer Socket in new MOT

    Please Be Aware New Vehicle MOT Regulations Starting 2012.

    On vehicles fitted with a towbar, check the condition and security of the trailer electrical socket. On vehicles fitted with a trailer 13 pin Euro-socket, use an approved device to check that the socket is wired to correctly operate the trailer

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  • Twister hits Welsh caravan site

    Holidaymakers run for cover as tornado rips through caravan park leaving trail of destruction.

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