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30/04/2021Whitsun FayreThis event will take place on Sunday 30th & Monday (Bank Holiday) 31st May and we are about to finalise the site plan for the event. If any BID member would like to have a presence at this event , on either day, please contact my colleague Jackie, as there is some space available at this time but it is likely to be allotted to others during the next week so if you are interested then please give her a call on 01284 766258 or via email to Jackie.regan@ourburystedmunds.com

30/04/2021Important Update – Joining New BID Members Community Facebook GroupFurther to my e mail on this subject a couple of weeks ago, It has come to our attention that we are only able to invite personal profiles to the Our Bury St Edmunds BID Members Community Group and businesses pages are required to request to join themselves. To simplify the process we have created the attached revised instructions to assist you. We apologise for any confusion or delay caused and we look forward to welcoming you to the new group very soon. If you have any further queries please contact mike.kirkham@ourburystedmunds.com

30/04/2021Bury Free Press Advert OpportunityAs part of our #BuryBouncingBack Campaign the Bury Free Press are keen to support local business and enterprise. On the 21st May they are putting together a shop local feature, specifically celebrating the wealth and diversity of the businesses in and around Bury St Edmunds. The feature will be made up of 8 advert spaces per page, a product placement picture and mini edit highlighting a specific product / service that represents your business, as well as a pin and listing on an interactive google map that will be available on the Bury Free Press website until the end of June, and posted to Bury Free Press social media followers. The combination of print and online exposure will increase the potential audience to over 301,000 a month. The cost is being offered to BID businesses at a discounted rate of £50 per advert. If you would like your business to be featured or if you would like more information please email michelle.driver@iliffepublishing.co.uk

30/04/2021Re-opening updateAs we approach the end of the third week of trading since non-essential retail could recommence trading I thought it was a good opportunity to appraise you of the situation in the town centre town centre; Footfall has steadily increased, with last week being 92% of the figure for the same week in 2019 Last Saturday was the busiest day since 12th April More currently vacant units have new tenants or interested parties engaged with commercial agents Extended vehicle closure of Abbeygate St. has been very positively received, with hospitality businesses taking space with outside seating Just over a fortnight until hospitality businesses can reopen with indoor service

Footfall data reports

Key Performance Indicators are essential if the “health” of the town is to be accurately assessed and analysed. These indicators will cover a number of issues including car parking usage, business profitability and footfall data.
 
On behalf of our members, Springboard, a nationally reputable company who work with the Association of Town and City Management, provide a footfall camera in Abbeygate Street and this was fitted in November 2012 and collects data regulary. On a monthly and yearly basis we can compare our performance against other towns and cities in East Anglia and the country. Each month we will post the report we receive from Springboard on this site for all our members to view.

 

Footfall data report: March 2021 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: February 2021 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: January 2021 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: Annual 2020 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: Annual 2019 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: Annual 2018 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: Annual 2017 - please click here to download PDF


Footfall data report: Annual 2016 - please click here to download PDF

 

Footfall data report: Annual 2015 - please click here to download PDF

 

 

 

Website and Social Media Statistics

On a monthly basis we create a report showcasing website and social media statistics. All of the website statistics have been gathered from Google Analytics and the social media statistics have been gathered from Sprout Social. Reports are shown on a month-by-month basis.

 

Website and Social media statistics: February 2021 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: January 2021 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: Annual 2020 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: Annual 2019 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: Annual 2018 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: Annual 2017 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: Annual 2016 - please click here to download the PDF

 

Website and Social media statistics: Annual 2015 - please click here to download the PDF

 

 

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