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Sunday, 3 Jul 2022

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Congratulations to those who have joined the Approved Workshop Scheme
The NCC would like to congratulate the following companies in joining the Approved Workshop Scheme: More Info
NCC launches spring show
NCC Events’ latest undertaking is the launch of a new industry-supported show at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) from 19-24 February 2013. More Info
Caravans Act Northern Ireland Act 2012
On Friday 9th November the caravan industry in Northern Ireland hosted a seminar to review the Caravans Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 after its first year in force. More Info
Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh celebrate UK caravan manufacturing with visit to Bailey of Bristol. More Info
Government recognises the importance of apprenticeships for dealers
The United Kingdom Commission for Education and Skills (UKCES) recently rejected an application to develop an Apprenticeship Framework for caravan workshops. More Info
First businesses to achieve new NCC ‘APPROVED DEALERSHIP’ status unveiled at Motorhome & Caravan Show 2012
NCC Director General, John Lally, announced the names of the thirty ‘Approved’ tourer and motorhome dealerships at a breakfast briefing held on the opening day of The Motorhome & Caravan Show (16-21 October) at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham More Info
Industry’s national show sets new record for sales and visitor attendance
The industry’s national show attracted a record-breaking audience of 98,058* (excluding exhibitors and press) last week, and delivered significant sales during what has been a challenging trading year for the industry. More Info
Stay Safe – Carbon monoxide (CO) in your home can be fatal
The NCC has published a new edition of Stay Safe – Carbon monoxide (CO) in your home can be fatal. Please download the PDF and use as a helpful resource for your customers. More Info
HMRC publishes guidance for taxing holiday caravans
This information sheet contains guidance on the changes to the VAT treatment of holiday caravans which take effect from 6 April 2013. More Info
Lawns launch for NCC Approved Distributor scheme
The Lawns industry event in early September will witness the trade launch of the new NCC Approved Distributor scheme. More Info
Relaxation of C1 driving test should reduce complexity of obtaining private vehicle licence
The European Commission has recently circulated a draft amendment to the 3rd Directive on driving licences (2006/16/EC). More Info
Raising the Industry’s profile
The NCC is representing the Caravan Industry and demonstrating the drive towards improved standards, industry best practice and enhanced consumer protection next week at the annual Trading Standards Conference and Exhibition (Manchester Central, 26-28 June 2012) More Info
Does your business have a TV licence? If not read on...
Euro 2012, Wimbledon and The Olympic and Paralympic Games are all taking place between now and 9 September 2012. More Info
New NCC Chairman and Vice-Chairman
The 59th AGM of the NCC was held at The Camping and Caravanning Club’s HQ on 17 May. More Info
Advice from Tim Booth, the NCC’s Security Adviser, about towing combinations
A touring caravan with: More Info
New national board will uncover scams and rogue traders
New proposals to make the Citizens Advice service a champion for consumer information across a range of sectors and a new National Trading Standards Board were announced today by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Say NO! to Caravan Holiday Home Tax
The NCC and the industry have lobbied hard to warn of potentially dire consequences for both British manufacturing and for UK tourism if VAT at standard rate is imposed on caravan holiday homes in October. More Info
Runner up for the AWS Mobile Workshop of the Year Award goes to BC Caravans
On 21st March 2012 John Hartley, Approved Workshop Scheme Manager, NCC presents BC Caravans with their award for runner up for the AWS Mobile Workshop of the Year Award . The award was based on customer satisfaction figures More Info
VisitEngland launches 'Holidays at Home are GREAT'
VisitEngland Launches Biggest Ever Domestic Tourism Marketing Campaign with Thousands of Special Offers More Info
Runner up for the AWS Mobile Workshop of the Year Award goes to BC Caravans
The Approved Workshop Scheme annual winners were voted for by the public and presented on 8th March during the Touring Caravan & Motorhome morning session at the NCC Annual Members’ Forum, Majestic Hotel, Harrogate. More Info
VisitEngland GB Tourism Survey results for November 2011
Results continue to show strong growth in domestic tourism for both the month and the year to date. More Info
Industry's New Southern Showcase Pulls in the Crowds
The Motorhome, Caravan & Camping Show, ExCel London. The Industry's new southern showcase has succeeded in attracting an above anticipated attendance of 43,356* visitors. More Info
Approved Workshop Scheme Awards will be announced in March!
The annual AWS workshop awards, which this year are sponsored by Truma (UK) Ltd, will be presented to the highest achieving Fixed and Mobile workshops, along with the runners up in both categories at the NCC Annual Members Forum on Thursday 8th March at The Majestic Hotel. More Info
Help make caravanning Britain's number one 'Great' and vote now!
Caravan lovers are being called upon to vote for caravanning in a poll to find the top 'Greats' of Great Britain. More Info
Southern Counties Leisure celebrates the opening of a new distribution centre
As the leading distributor in the South-West of England and sole supplier of the market leading Willerby and BK Bluebird brands in the area, Southern Counties Leisure continue their expansion with the opening of a new purpose built showground in Bridport, Dorset. More Info
Holiday Parks - Don't miss out!
They are pleased to formally announce new funding for VisitEngland alongside the other devolved National Tourist Boards of VisitWales, VisitScotland and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board to mount a national campaign to encourage more people to holiday at home during 2012; a very special year for the UK. More Info
Vive la difference - Wessex Gite brings a touch of France!
Wessex is creating a brand new dimension to the UK leisure lodge industry by introducing the spirit of France to the UK’s holiday parks and bringing holidaying abroad much closer to home. Read more.. (takes them to a new news page containing the attached information) More Info
100-year celebrations all round!
Four members of staff were honoured with 25-year service awards at a special party held to launch Hoburne Holiday Parks’ 2012 centenary celebrations. More Info
Park Resorts is predicting a strong summer after seeing a 34% increase in bookings year-on-year in the past two we
The UK holiday parks operator saw a 22% rise in bookings for its seven resorts in Essex, while its Scottish resorts have seen a 7% boost. More Info
Figures released today by VisitEngland, the national tourist board, show that the number of domestic overnight trips taken in England in September last year grew by 22 per cent compared to 2010
16 January 2012. Figures released today by VisitEngland, the national tourist board, show that the number of domestic overnight trips taken in England in September last year grew by 22 per cent compared to 2010, while spend increased by 13 per cent.Holiday trips in particular were up by 19 per cent during September and visits to friends and relatives grew by 33 per cent, most probably boosted by the unusually warm weather enjoyed across the country. More Info

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