Data Orchard are proud to have helped Weston-under-Penyard become the first parish in Herefordshire with an approved neighbourhood plan, which will give the parish greater influence over local planning and development decisions over the next 15 years and beyond. The construction of the plan has been a major undertaking for the community, requiring a huge commitment [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]