I have just noticed your comments on the Footfall activity. We have done some Footfall analysis and performed initial steps to make it presentable to local businesses in order to inform their decision making on staffing, stock levels etc. A key benefit is they understand relative performance - i.e. was last week bad for us or was it bad for everyone?
Is there are thread on GeniUS about this or should I send more info to you directly? There's more we can discuss on wider opportunities for deriving business benefit of council data.
Another idea to come out of the York report: an annual ‘Slow-down Day’ (perhaps as part of the over-50s festival) with quiet and unhurried activities, and peaceful places for reflection and social contact.Any thoughts?
And some ideas from the report as to how to engage the tourism industry in York and capture its benefits. ..
• York has a range of people who provide guided tours and way-finding services for tourists. Their services can also assist people with dementia and it may be simple to improve their understanding of what people with dementia might need. A link with Torbay Dementia Action Alliance would be useful.
• Existing websites promoting hotels, B+Bs, restaurants and shops…