Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Crunching data on business, fast broadband and economic growth

We have recently completed some detailed data analysis for a European project on rural economic development, faster broadband and advanced ICT. The CREATE project (Connecting Rural Enterprise for A Transnational Economy) hired Data Orchard to gather, collate, and make sense of a range of data sets. These included data from face to face interviews, local [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Business|0 Comments

Neighbourhood Planning – Thirty and Rising

Data Orchard is celebrating success with more than 30 Neighbourhood Plan groups in the West Midlands. Working with towns and villages across Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire, the company has been providing a range of support services. These include project management, advice on governance and budgets, survey design and analysis, support with public consultation and engagement [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Business|0 Comments

Herefordshire’s sustainable route map

Excited to be at the launch of the digital platform for Herefordshire's sustainable route map in October 2015. Something we've been working on collaboratively with the Bulmer's Foundation and others for about two years. It has huge potential for organisations to share and make more effective use of data, to find long-term solutions to complex [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Street surveys in Ross-on-Wye

Data Orchard will be on the streets in Ross-on-Wye over the next couple of weeks.  On behalf of Herefordshire Council, we'll be talking to people to gather data on the digital skills that residents have.  This information will feed into data already collected throughout Herefordshire for comparison with the national picture.

By | August 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Sports Partnership activity profiles

We've recently completed work for a Sports Partnership to produce activity profiles at district level for Worcestershire and Herefordshire. These  are to inform the work of any organisation or group, whether public sector or voluntary, which contributes to increasing sports participation and physical activity levels. They include an overview of the population, health, deprivation levels, social [...]

By | July 12th, 2015|Business|0 Comments

Yarpole & Lucton NDP

Data Orchard are pleased to be working with Yarpole and Lucton neighbourhood planning group as they embark upon their plan.  We'll be helping with their household questionnaires and analysing the results before assisting them to prepare their draft plan and basic condition statement.

By | June 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Data Orchard commissioned to carry out further research into domestic violence and abuse

Data Orchard will be doing some new research on domestic violence and abuse in Herefordshire for West Mercia Women’s Aid, funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner. To explore whether there are barriers to some groups of victims accessing the support they need.

By | January 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Eardisley Neighbourhood Development Plan

We are proud that Data Orchard’s first client as a company was the Eardisley NDP group, helping with their residents’ survey and planning advice. They have inspired us with their determination to ensure the evidence gathered to inform the Plan was robust and inclusive; and that every meeting convened by the steering group was properly [...]

By | January 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments
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