(@simon03)

Geovation Water Challenge

Landstory.io

Landstory.io is a digital platform and physical network to facilitate co-operation and collaboration between the public, private and community sectors. The platform will map and build a picture of the human and physical landscape to enable the implementation of social, ecological and financially beneficial landscape interventions. Our vision is of a highly skilled and motivated young workforce who can design, plan and ...more »

Voting

30 votes
(@alastair.corbett)

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Walking is the Best Medicine:analysing & improving local routes

Our project plans to use enhanced network analysis to target investment in everyday walking routes and thereby encourage more walking by inactive people. The phrase "Walking is man's best medicine," allegedly spoken by Hippocrates two millennia ago, is just as relevant today. It is particularly true in industrialised societies where new technologies have not only changed the way we work but, even more profoundly, have ...more »

Voting

27 votes
(@dave007)

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Creating a digital high street to boost each local economy

Bringing the local high street together online so businesses can be discovered locally by sharing daily offers, events and services with consumers. All businesses can create a free profile with the opportunity to share a daily “promotional” message to help keep customers interested, this message could be an exclusive offer or deal for that day or the promotion of an upcoming event, a new announcement, new menus, new ...more »

Voting

25 votes
(@gwendao65)

How can we enable people in Britain to live in better places?

Growing Grass Routes

We are going to produce a toolkit that will equip individuals, communities, Housing Associations, Community Councils, schools, business, as well as campaign groups to play an active role in improving and ensuring delivery of high quality routes that connect communities to each other and the places they work and play. The development of routes that have a real impact on the numbers of people walking and cycling will ...more »

Voting

24 votes
(@richardvahrman)

How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Invisible Footpaths

A map made up from OS data displays all footpath/bridleway data in a bold colour. If no one walks the paths the colour starts to fade and die. Conversely, walking a path restores its health/colour. it is your job as a "player" to keep footpaths alive. Get badges for paths saved. Win bonuses for reporting problems with fences/stiles etc.

Voting

23 votes
(@cheadleand)

How can we connect communities and visitors along the Wales Coast Path?

Mobile Treasure Hunt Game (With Augmented Reality)

We aim to attract new visitors to Wales by making a mobile application (GEM) linked to a central web interface to allow challenge/learning games to be developed freely by strategic partners. The games would follow the format of Treasure hunt/orienteering exercises providing an engagement with younger generations. The application would be sold through the android and iphone store for a nominal fee but licenses to create ...more »

Voting

22 votes
(@cheadleand)

How can we connect communities and visitors along the Wales Coast Path?

Experience Wales

The project proposed is a digitally managed service to support volunteering that provide rich life experiences and sustained memories along with community service around Wales. It will allow young people to build and design custom experiences through an on-line map based management system. Once they have planned their route they will be able to book activities or apply to take part in volunteering opportunities locally ...more »

Voting

21 votes
(@nat000)

How can we transform neighbourhoods in Britain together?

Our Big Bus & Train Modelling Data Set

a web application that displays bus, train and other public transport schedules to visualise present routes and schedules and also enter proposed or amended services to see potential overlaps and service and modal connections and their potential impact. This will allow communities to design services for themselves with the aid of substantive modelling data.

Voting

21 votes
(@tmeeky)

Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Be Plastic Clever; because anything else is just stupid, right?

The smart thing about the Be Plastic Clever initiative is that, like all good ideas, it’s really simple: local people (individuals, families, kids) working with local establishments (businesses, cafes, festivals and schools) to reduce their use of unnecessary single-use plastic items. Simply provide an easy-to-implement framework and some ready-made free-to-download online resources that can work at any scale (criteria, ...more »

Voting

21 votes
(@jonathan)

How can we connect communities and visitors along the Wales Coast Path?

‘Caban’ portable, off-grid accommodation system. Eco design

The ‘Caban’ system can provide comfortable accommodation at appropriate locations along the Coastal Path without permanent development – www.vistacraft.co.uk. It can operate on uneven ground with difficult access such as woodland or rocky terrain and be completely removed when required. It will be possible to offer shelter and facility ‘hubs’ along the route on existing campsites or more remote sites. Underpinned by ...more »

Voting

20 votes
(@fishguardartssociety)

How can we connect communities and visitors along the Wales Coast Path?

The Dolphin Coast Artists Path

Based on the idea of the Japanese viewpoint. where, for instance, the 'Philosophers Path' Kyoto with its temples, shrines and memorials have points to view the cherry blossom of Spring, the greens of summer, maple reds in Autumn, snow in winter. It has become one of the most important tourist spots in Kyoto . For here, you walk and stand at the right place to view the harmony and beauty of nature where all things are ...more »

Voting

17 votes
(@aliclab)

How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

SHOW-AND-TELL MAPS

Staff travel is normally the largest CO2 contributor in a business. The aim is to help employers see exactly where their staff travel from so they can introduce more sustainable travel options. We want to build on the success of the myPTP Geovation project. myPTP collects data on staff travel patterns including journey routes and times. We would like to develop a tool to produce heat maps on online OS maps ...more »

Voting

17 votes