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Month: January 2023

Teenager ‘saw friend crushed to death after climbing into fairground ride’

A teenager has described watching his 14-year-old friend being crushed to death after he climbed into a closed fairground ride in Dover. Mackenzie Croxford-Cook, from Deal in Kent, died on August 3 last year after entering the Forest Amusements Family Funfair in Pencester Gardens in Dover before it opened...

Bowlus Has a New and Cheaper Heritage Edition Camping Trailer

Bowlus is one of our favorite camping trailer manufacturers, building sumptuous luxury apartments with wheels and a trailer hitch. The rub has been that those trailers are more than a bit pricey, with Terra Firma models starting at $285,000. But Bowlus just announced a new base model, the Heritage...

Dartmoor National Park to appeal wild camping ban

Dartmoor National Park Authority has decided to appeal the recent High Court judgement that determined wild camping in the national park is not a legal right. On 13 January, Sir Julian Faulks ruled that the Dartmoor Commons Act of 1985 contained no provision to camp overnight and that any...

More freedom camping in Marlborough proposed as bylaw inches closer

The number of vehicles allowed at Renwick Domain would increase from 10 to 20. Photo / Chloe Ranford / LDR Freedom campers may be spoilt for choice in Marlborough by next summer as a long-running bylaw change moves closer. The latest version of the bylaw, which needs to be...

New Forest: Ten campsites taken over by show bosses

TEN campsites in the New Forest have been taken over by the organisation that stages the area’s biggest summer event. Camping New Forest is vowing to adopt a “back to nature” approach following claims that the popular facilities are having a harmful impact on the local environment. Last year Friends of the...