Generating Income from Uncommercialised Land with Pop Ups
Local authorities have reported a 17% decline in spending on public services since 2010 due to funding cuts. Cornwall Council established the pop up business scheme as a new way to generate income on uncommercialised council assets. This case study explores how the pop ups have generated income for the council and provided support to the local community and businesses.
Rebuilding the Coastal Tourism Sector and Supporting Local Economies
The pandemic has had a significant impact on the Coastal Tourism sector, with 53% of coastal businesses saying it will be more than a year before their business returns to a profit. This article presents suggestions from the National Coastal Tourism Academy on how to rebuild the coastal tourism industry in response to Covid-19.
Covid-19: A Springboard for Coastal Regeneration?
According to most measures of social and economic deprivation, coastal destinations are lagging behind their inland counterparts. This case study will focus on Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole (BCP) Council, and their actions during the Covid-19 pandemic to deal with the challenges posed by both Covid-19 and the need for coastal regeneration.