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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 [...]

Activity profiles for Sports Partnership

The project was to produce sports activity profiles for all districts and local authorities in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, to inform strategies and plans for the organisations within the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Sports Partnership, to inform strategies and plans for the organisations within the Sports Partnership. The aim was to produce easy to read, informative reports for busy [...]

Humber, Ford & Stoke Prior NDP

We helped this group parish make sense of their residents' survey results and maps...

Brightstripe craft fair event evaluation

Data Orchard analysed the results of the Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair's visitor survey...

Herefordshire quality of life survey

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

Support for the Ledbury town plan

We provided training to volunteers in effective data entry and additional support with data analysis...

Weston-under-Penyard – the first of many!

We analysed this neighbourhood planning group's survey of parish residents ...

Research for Eardisley group parish neighbourhood plan

Data Orchard was commissioned to analyse and interpret the results of this group's local residents' survey...

Understanding domestic violence and abuse in minority ethnic communities

This project looked at levels of domestic abuse in Herefordshire, assessing service need...

Audience Research for Borderlines Film Festival


Borderlines is the UK's largest rural film festival and the largest film festival in Central England...