Tourism & Communication

Tourism & Communication – January 2020

Tourism (Councillor Chasney) Town Guide 2020 A meeting to discuss progress was held on Monday 13 January between the Town Clerk, the administrator and myself. Response to the initial mailing has been slow. It is considered this is due to the 2020 Harbour Guide...

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Tourism & Communication – November 2019

Tourism & Communication (Councillor Chasney) Town Guide 2020 - Work is progressing on the 2020 guide, with adverts and free entries coming in.  The new layout has been well received by the town. Looking at developing signage and provision of information tourism...

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Tourism & Communication – June 2019

This is early days for me and so this report is more about intended actions rather than actions completed. In line with my stated terms of reference, my main thrust will concentrate on bringing together all Brightlingsea organisations, clubs and event initiatives to...

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Tourism & Communication – July 2018

We had a stand at the Tendring Hundred Show on Saturday 14th July. I would like to give my thanks to Brightlingsea in Bloom, Val Gilders, Shirley Langley and Daphne Smith for manning the stand for us. The attendance was down slightly due to the extreme hot weather but...

Tourism & Communication – June 2018

I am in contact with Harwich council re the Mayflower celebrations which will take place in 2020. This is a huge event for the town which could also have a large impact to Brightlingsea. As it’s the 400th Anniversary of when the ship sailed to America some of the...

Tourism & Communication – January 2018

Tourism & Communication (Councillor Yallop) Town guide is now in process. A stall has been booked for this year’s Tendring Hundred show as last year was a huge success and my thanks must go to Brightlingsea in Bloom who will again man the stand for the council.

Tourism & Communication – September 2017

The Bank holiday weekend was a huge success for the town with the new Food and Drink Festival bringing many people into the town, and I hope that the organisers will look to put the event on for next year.  The Town Show was also held on the bank holiday Monday which...

Tourism & Communication – May 2017

Promoting Brightlingsea at the Tendring Hundred Show on the 8th July in the Shoppers Marquee. The Town guide is still being distributed, on repeat orders.

Tourism & Communication – July 2017

Brightlingsea in Bloom manned the stall for the council at the Tendring Hundred Show. They had a  very busy day and many of the town guides where given out. During the show the general manager of Wivenhoe House showed a lot of interest in Brightlingsea and has said...

Tourism & Communication – June 2017

Promoting Brightlingsea at the Tendring Hundred Show on the 8th July in the Shoppers Marquee.  The Town guide is still being distributed, on repeat orders.

Tourism & Communication – September 2016

The end of the season is upon us and it has to be said what a great summer we have had this year with many events on and the swimming pool being extremely busy and the whole of the promenade full of locals and visitors. Nice to see many coaches on day trips coming...

Tourism & Communication – August 2016

We have had four major events over the last month, the opening of the swimming pool after a long battle it's great to see its being used by locals and many visitors which was helped by Councillor Graham Steady and myself promoting the pool on BBC Radio Essex. The...

Tourism & Communication – July 2016

Brightlingsea in Bloom attended the Tendring Hundred Show and gave out copies of the Town Guide. We would like to pass on our thanks to Val, Shirley and Babs for taking the time to attend. Coaches are coming into the town bringing in tourists. There are also many...

April 2016 – Tourism

As members of Visit Essex they will shortly be hosting a show for Group Travel Organisers (GTOs) and we will have the Town Guide distributed at this event. It would be far too expensive to have a stand at these shows. We are currently going through a list of BB's...

Tourism – August 2015

The weather hasn't been kind to us this summer but on the days it has been hot we have had many visitors to the town and prom. Several coach companies have had day trips and they have been dropping people off in the town and to the beach. We have taken another advert...

July 2015 – Tourism

With the weather being brighter and warmer we are seeing many visitors to the Town. The Carnival had a good turnout and the Boat Show was busy on the Saturday but the weather turning on the Sunday the turnout was slightly lower. The next big event is the Music...

June 2015 – Tourism

Attended the Town Show and Regatta meeting on the 1st June. The Show is on the 4th and 5th July and a very packed weekend is planned. I have been in contact with Dream 100 radio station to see if Rick Morgan the chairman of the Boat Show and myself can go onto the...

March 2015 – Tourism

On Thursday 26th February, Tracey Pulford, Val Gilders and myself attended the Tourism Show at the Charter Hall, Colchester where we launched this years Town Guide. It was a change of venue to previous years and we saw quite a few new faces. As always the guide goes...

November 2014 – Tourism

We have just agreed an advert in the Visit Essex 2015 publication. This has worked well in the past as we have just sent out Town Guides and other leaflets to various different organisations. Following on from last years Tourism Show I have been in contact with a...

September 2014 – Tourism

I will be taking out an advert in the Group Travel Organiser Magazine. The GTO is the only magazine for Groups that is audited, and they produce a lot of successful guides which accompany their magazines throughout the year. The Guide will feature suggested...

July 2014 – Tourism

The Promenade is now busy with visitors and we are already having coach parties to the town. It is good to know to the swimming pool is up to standard and I would like to thank Councillor Mann for all his hard work on this as this is a great facility for the town and...

May 2014 – Tourism

Will be continuing to look at different areas to advertise.  With the Regatta coming up at the end of the month it would be good to see a lot of visitors to the town.  

March 2014 – Tourism

The Town guide is in the process of being distributed to garden centres and TIC centres,  I would like to thank Lisa(office) and Val Gilders for doing this.  The guide has had great response again with people asking for it to be sent to them. I have taken an advert...

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