The Mayfield Group helps Dorset parks to reopen safely with their bespoke designs

The Mayfield Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of uPVC decking, has been busier than ever working on bespoke designs and projects to help local holiday parks adhere to social distancing guidelines. Mayfield reopened their Poole-based warehouse in June to resume manufacturing their fully-recyclable deck boards and accessories, but the company also found a new use for their uPVC.

Why holiday parks are the lowest risk holiday option this year

As lockdown restrictions ease across the country, the race is on to book a summer holiday or mini break, and with uncertainly and concerns about safety impacting consumer confidence, UK holiday parks are being held up as one of the lowest risk holiday option according to a leading independent travel risk expert.

Say ‘Pasta la Vista’ to Plastic and Paper Straws: Stroodles, The Pasta Straws

A pasta straw company, Stroodles, has launched to provide an environmentally friendly solution to the single-use plastic crisis and rise of greenwashing from the paper straw industry.

In comparison to soggy paper and plastic straws, Stroodles are an improvement as they provide greater durability, are flavourless, vegan, 100% biodegradable and are edible raw or cooked after use.

The new caravan and motorhome drivecation

Caravanning and motorhoming have taken on a new meaning during the Coronavirus lockdown.  As ‘vanners are unable to tour the country, many have pitched up on their driveways, making their leisure vehicles into temporary classrooms for home schooling, home offices, games’ rooms, storage space for household supplies or as a makeshift dining room for all the family to retreat to.

Over half of holidaymakers planning a staycation this year

  • Over a third (35%) of holidaymakers will avoid taking a holiday abroad this year due to Coronavirus 
  • One in six (15%) are planning a multi-generational getaway 
  • Beachside holidays still reign supreme, with over three quarters (78%) planning on a holiday by the sea

The rising costs of holidays mean that over half (56%) of holidaymakers are planning a hol