The Camping and Caravanning Club Welcomes New Technical Manager

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The Camping and Caravanning Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Morgan as its new Technical Manager.

He will take up his new position on Wednesday, September 1 and will help provide members with expert knowledge on all technical-related issues and queries while also representing the Club on a range of industry bodies.

Andy boasts over 30 years experience within the motor industry, having previously worked for Jaguar-Land Rover as a Project Engineer. He also has advanced driving and towing qualifications plus experience of vehicle and component test work.

Andy is delighted with his new role and said: “After 30 years of working in the car industry, I’m looking forward to a fresh challenge and embarking on a new career with The Club.

“The outdoor industry is an exciting growing market and I’m thrilled to have been given the opportunity to represent such a well-established organisation with exciting prospects.

“I enjoyed tent camping throughout my childhood and later it encouraged me to camp and caravan with my wife and young family.

“My passion for camping and caravanning still continues and I spend at least 70 nights away in my caravan each year.

“It is fantastic to be in a position where I can offer technical advice to Club Members so that they can enjoy a stress free holiday.”

The Club’s Marketing and Communications Director, Matthew Eastlake added: “I’m delighted to welcome Andy to The Club. His knowledge will be invaluable and his input will help ensure the Club is represented on key industry and legislative forums.”

Andy replaces Barry Norris, formerly the Club’s Technical Information Officer, who left to become a freelance journalist and consultant in the camping and caravanning industry.

If you have any technical enquiries please feel free to contact Andy on: Andy.Morgan@thefriendlyclub.co.uk or 024 76 47 52 88.

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Editorial Notes:

  1. The Camping and Caravanning Club is 109-years-old and is the largest and oldest Club in the world for all forms of camping. It has 110 award-winning sites throughout the UK and, through a partnership with the Forestry Commission, Forest Holidays now runs a further 20 Camping and Caravanning Touring Sites and six Cabin Sites.
  2. www.newtocamping.co.uk was launched on Monday, May 18, 2009 and incorporates all forms of outdoor holidays.
  3. National awards include:
  • Practical Motorhome 2010 Top 50 Sites Regional Winner – Hereford Club Site
  • Caravan/Motor Caravan 2010 Top 101 Sites Winner – Sandringham Club Site
  • AA Campsite of the Year Heart of England 2010 – Teversal Club Site
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Family Friendly Facilities Overall Trophy Winner
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Individual Category National Award Winner (England)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Family Friendly National Award Winner (England)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - Individual Attendant Team National Award Winner (Glencoe Club Site – Scotland)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - ‘Champions League’ – Standards of Excellence
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - National Category Award Winner (Holiday Parks) – Teversal Club Site (England)
  • Loo of the Year 2010 - National Category Award Winner (Holiday Parks) – Dunbar Club Site (Scotland)
  • British Toilet Association’s Best Dressed Public Toilet 2009 – Hereford Club Site
  • CCC Best Certificated Site 2009 – Hill Farm CS, Derbyshire
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Verwood Club Site (Gold)
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Inverewe Gardens Club Site (Gold)
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Horsley Club Site (Silver)
  • David Bellamy Conservation Award 2009 – Delamont Country Park (Silver)
  • Which Motorcaravan Site of the Year Runner-Up – Little Trethvas Farm CS
  • Practical Caravan 2009 Top 100 Parks Regional Winner (Scotland) – Lauder Club Site
  • Practical Caravan 2009 Top 100 Parks Regional Winner (north-east) – Bellingham Club Site
  • MMM 2009 Camping & Caravanning Site of the Year – Thetford Forest Club Site

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