News & Updates of Projects and Meetings

Here you can find posts and information regarding community projects in and around the town as well as details of community meetings and their minutes.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 14:32 - 0 comment(s)
Follwoing the work of Hidden Britain undertaking an number od stakeholders workshops, survesy and assesments on Maryport a detailed action plan was developed for the Love Maryport Town Team to impliment.   The Love Maryport Action Plan can be download using the link below.  
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Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:41 - 0 comment(s)
This document is designed to provide a guiding framework that Maryport as a destination can draw on to develop and manage its visitor and tourism activities. It provides the starting points, themes, vision and principle understanding of tourism in Maryport, and by doing so aims to identify the priorities for action and elaborate on what needs to be done in the short and medium term to ensure Maryport punches above its weight in terms of tourism. .   It has been developed by Hidden... + continue reading
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:25 - 0 comment(s)
To understand the view of Maryport from an outsider’s perspective, Hidden Britain arranged a survey of the Town. The survey used the Mystery Visitor Evaluation process, which is widely used as a ‘snapshot’ tool to measure how market towns appear to a visitor, who may be experiencing the town for the first time. The methodology is designed to measure the range of facilities on offer in a market town that a visitor might want to use during their visit, and the value for money that these offer,... + continue reading
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:22 - 0 comment(s)
To complete the view of Maryport from an outsider’s perspective, Hidden Britain reviewed the external marketing presence Maryport projects. The audit used Hidden Britain’s External Marketing Evaluation tool, which is designed to provide a critical, objective view of how the destination would be perceived by a visitor prior to arrival. The tool looks at all aspects of the visitor journey from initial awareness, through decision making to information sourcing and planning a visit. This analysis... + continue reading
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Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 16:49 - 0 comment(s)
Notes from Maryport Towwn Team Meeting Introduction: This was an initial session with Hidden Britain looking at three key aims: 1. To explore what we are looking to achieve through tourism 2. To understand what Marlborough has to offer for the visitor 3. To start to define who we think our key audiences should be In order to address these aims we asked a series of questions. Notes are written verbatim from comments collected during the workshop.   Question 1 - What do we want? Our... + continue reading