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Supporting Bewdley on the home front


Data Orchard was commissioned by Wyre Forest Distrct Council on behalf of Bewdley Town Council to conduct a current, past and future resident’s survey of Bewdley Parish.  The questionnaire was circulated to households in Bewdley and Ribbesford but information was also gathered from people and families who have moved away from the town and who [...]

Crunching data on business, fast broadband and economic growth


In November 2015, we 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, [...]

The future of libraries and council customer services – capturing the public’s views.

Data Orchard was commissioned by Herefordshire Council to research preferences and patterns of use of libraries and customer service centres across the county. The research sought to understand more about why some people don't use libraries and customer service centres, and what might encourage them to do so. It also explored all possible options for [...]

Herefordshire quality of life survey

Herefordshire Council's large scale sample survey of residents measured quality of life in the county...

Understanding Herefordshire 2014

Herefordshire Council's annual assessment of the health & well-being needs of people living and working in the county...