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The Great York Ghost Search!

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Hidden around the city of York are 26 Ghost Lamps and Mini Ghosts and we need your help to find them. We dare you and your family to take up the challenge of finding all the ghosts for the chance to win some spooktacular prizes, thanks to York Dungeon – the home of Halloween. Go... Read more »

Trip for a Trip to Brighton

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We recently organised a group trip to Brighton for the day, funded by Responsible Travel who support the charity through their Trip for a Trip scheme. Responsible Travel documented the trip in the form of a short video, below.. Talking about the trip, Sophie Pearson from Responsible Travel said: “There was a clear blue sky... Read more »
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Official charity at industry show

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We are delighted to have been chosen as the official charity of the Holiday Park Resort & Innovation Show which returns to The NEC, Birmingham on the 6th and 7th November. As Europe’s leading event in the holiday park industry, it is dedicated to providing the country’s most ambitious holiday park and resort owners and... Read more »

Pass on something wonderful this Remember a Charity Week

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Now in its 10th year, this week is Remember A Charity in your Will Week (9-15 September). We are proud to be joining over 200 charities across the country to celebrate all the amazing individuals who support us by leaving a gift to charity in their Will. Currently only around 6% of us do this.... Read more »

99% of family support workers reveal children didn’t have a summer holiday

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Lack of summer holiday exposes pupils to mental health issues, say family support workers Our new report shows that ninety-nine per cent of family support workers reveal that they work with families and children who didn’t have a summer holiday this year. Children have returned to school this week unable to perform well in the... Read more »
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Blue Badge Guides help to discover hidden London

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We were delighted to welcome a record number of teams to our ever popular  Treasure Trails recently, created in conjunction with our friends at the British Guild of Tourist Guides (Blue Badge Guides). This year we decided to do things a little differently and held three different walks over three different evenings in July. All... Read more »

Canvas Holidays celebrate raising £100,000 in 10 years

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Since the partnership between Canvas Holidays and the Family Holiday Association began back in 2009, the incredible funds raised have helped around 450 families struggling with terrible circumstances, to have a much-needed short break at the seaside, or local day out. Canvas Holidays would like to say a huge thank you to all their customers... Read more »

New research shows Brits love to caravan!

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Caravan holidays are on the rise – 39% of UK adults have been on a camping or caravanning holiday in the past three years ending October 2018. Safeguard has carried out in-depth research to uncover Europe’s favourite destinations for caravanning. Safeguard have analysed 5 data points for each country including the number of caravan sites,... Read more »

The day we set sail with ABTA Lifeline

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Back for a sixth consecutive year, on a sunny (and not so windy!) day in July, 11 teams took to the Solent for our popular regatta. This year we joined forces with our friends at ABTA Lifeline, a charity set up to help colleagues in the travel industry when they need it most – from... Read more »