Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Is Your Bespoke Signage Dementia-Friendly?

Changes to the bespoke signage for public toilet facilities has been in the news for quite some time now, with all sorts of big name brands taking action to ensure that the signs are fully inclusive to cover those who may have invisible disabilities. But what about people who are living with dementia and finding day-to-day life an ever-increasing struggle? Mary Marshall of the University Read More →

Internal Signage Near Vending Machines May Encourage Healthy Eating

If you want to encourage healthy eating at your place of business, you might want to consider putting internal signage up near your vending machines to showcase the healthier snacks and drinks that can be purchased. A new study from Yale University in the US has found that while slashing prices of healthier items by 25 per cent didn’t persuade people to buy, promotional signs Read More →

Somerset Council Claims Priorities For Road Signs Need To Change

Somerset County Council has stated that, due to funding cuts from central government, the county has had to reassess its priority for spending on road signs. The council said that, due to budget cuts, it needed to prioritise the “small budget for highways signs towards mandatory hazard and safety signs”, rather than directional signage. Speaking to the Wellington Weekly News, Clayhidon parish councillor Alison Weekes Read More →

Do To Let Signage Boards Encourage Burglars?

Estate agents in Manchester could soon be prohibited from putting up to let signage boards outside houses around the city, after council chiefs suggested that these signs in student areas like Withington and Fallowfield make properties seem like easy targets for burglars. According to the Manchester Evening News, some have suggested that these signs (many of which are left up all year round) are unattractive Read More →

Online Access Guides Produced For NHS Properties

NHS Property Services has partnered with DisabledGo to produce a series of access guides covering a number of its hospitals and other sites, to give people detailed information about how accessible different sites are. Among the information included in the guides is information about walking distances to toilets, hearing assistance and signage. They also cover information about car parks, other transport options to get to Read More →