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What is your favourite thing about owning a park home or lodge?

I just love the welcoming people and the community spiritedness - 50%
The value for money of the homes and the lower living costs - 0%
The great location of my park and the fact that it’s so peaceful and secure - 50%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 19 Jan 2018 - 13:52

Pedal power!

newsIn 2017, PH&HC featured Cathi Foale, of Park Home Chassis Services, and her impending charity cycle ride to raise awareness and funds for The MS Society (multiple sclerosis).

In April, Cathi and her partner Paul Finch flew with their bikes to Bologna in Italy and rode 500 miles to Rome in eight days. With just their bicycles and two pannier bags each, they set off and found accommodation at the end of each day, wherever they happened to reach! It is not generally a risk but they did have one hairy evening where all B&Bs and hotels closed on a Monday but eventually they found a resting place out of town!

The cycle was absolutely glorious, starting off through Tuscany and then moving into the Umbrian countryside. The roads were pretty pot-holed but Cathi only experienced one blow out tyre.

She explained: ‘We saw amazing landscape and absolutely wonderful mountain top villages and towns where we would stay overnight.

‘It was always a sting in the tail at the end of a hard day cycling to climb up to the villages but worthwhile in the end.’

The cycling challenge was special to Cathi as she has two friends suffering from MS and its debilitating effects. Cathi would like to thank everyone who sponsored her and was thrilled to raise £1,600.

Cathi and Paul’s cycling ventures now amount to £10,000 raised for various charities over the last eight years.

Cathi is known for her cycling exploits but was brought abruptly to a halt when in August she was carrying her cycle bags out to put on her bike and fell and broke her wrist badly. The plan had been to cycle to Portsmouth, catch the ferry to Caen and cycle around Normandy. That put paid to any cycling for a while.

No choice other than to rest up, have a drink and let others run around her.

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