Over 40 Dartmouth businesses join the Fiver Fest

11th February 2020 Paul Reach 0

OVER 40 DARTMOUTH INDEPENDENT BUSINESSES SIGN UP FOR TOWNS FIRST FIVER FEST FIVER FEST COMMUNITY MARKET SHOWCASES TOWN’S HOME BUSINESS OFFERINGS Dartmouth’s local independent businesses have enthusiastically embraced the towns first Fiver Fest with over 40 businesses signing up to (Read more)

Tomorrow is – High Street Saturday

15th March 2019 Paul Reach 0

As a part of the Future High Street initiative by the Government they have declared this Saturday is High Street Saturday. They are encouraging people to shop in the independent and national shops on their own high street to try (Read more)

Government funding for the High Street

28th December 2018 Paul Reach 0

The government has announced funding of about £650 million pounds for the rejuvenation of our high streets. The question is will Dartmouth take advantage of this fund by applying through SHDC or DCC for support? What would we invest in (Read more)

Who should fund the footfall camera?

21st November 2018 Paul Reach 4

As many of you know Dartmouth Business News has been publishing footfall data for Dartmouth quay for over a year now. The data shows a sharp decline in visitor numbers walking along this central street. We have been challenged many (Read more)

Footfall camera – Is it working?

6th November 2018 Paul Reach 0

After the food festival the measured reduction in footfall year on year was challenged by a committee member.  We asked Springboard to verify the validity of the measurements and they have now responded. Their tests have shown that the footfall (Read more)

Dartmouth footfall week 35 2018

5th September 2018 Paul Reach 0

Here are the Springboard footfall results for week 35 2018. Bear in mind that this was regatta week but the YOY comparison is to the week after regatta last year. (regatta was in week 34 last year); This is one (Read more)

Dartmouth footfall – week 32 – 2018

14th August 2018 Paul Reach 0

Dartmouth footfall figures for week 32 are now available see below; It is interesting to see that at the same time as Dartmouth are experiencing a drop in footfall Cornwall is struggling under the weight of additional tourists coming to (Read more)

Footfall week 27 2018

11th July 2018 Paul Reach 0

Here are the footfall figures for Dartmouth Quay during week 27: The South West is clearly struggling compared to the whole of the UK and Dartmouth continues to see significant drops in footfall.  

Dartmouth footfall week 26 2018

3rd July 2018 Paul Reach 0

Here are the Springboard Dartmouth footfall numbers for week 26 With a decline of 21% compared to last year we can expect the YoY negative figure to reduce gradually as the footfall evens out at the lower level. Remember this (Read more)