Free Tasters


This section of the Talk of the Town Ideas Library, offers free taster publications for you to sample and download. We will continue to add to this list of free town tasters as more come online.

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Ballinasloe Town Benchmarking Action Plan – We’re Better Together

This short and inspiring action plan is a great example of an evidenced-based and living document. It features analysis of issues with linked ‘quick wins’ and long-term ambitions.

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Understanding Town Trends – Bury St Edmunds Benchmarking 2012-15

This provides a summary of Town Centre Benchmarking conducted over four successive years for Our Bury St Edmunds BID. It shows analysis and illuminating trends crucial to monitoring and managing local initiative and impact.

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Town Centre ‘Customer Journey’ Check-list

This downloadable ‘customer journey check-list’ can be used to test the quality of the visitors’ experience travelling in to a town centre from surrounding roads and via various car parks and other arrival points such as railway stations.

Click to download… customer journey check-list

Local Leadership Checklist

The purpose of this free, downloadable local leadership checklist is to help local leaders get an indication of progress in developing an effective town team, partnership, business group or BID as a vehicle for leading improvement.

Click to download… local-leadership-checklist

People, Places& Parking Process

Find out more about the People, Places and Parking Process by reading this introductory guide. The service is designed to improve the positive role of parking in underpinning town centre vitality.

Click to download the People, Places & Parking Process guide

For further information about these free samples and the work that they highlight, leave your details below or simply call us on 01908 776940.

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