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Aldworth Community Plan

Questionnaire Results


Household section

Personal section

About You
Traffic, parking and access
Footpaths and cycle ways
Law, order and security
Facilities, amenities, activities and community events
Village hall
Communication and information
Planning and development
Environment

 

Household section

Q1. Please indicate where you live on the map eg. grid B2, A3 etc.

 

Grid ref Total
A1 1
A2 1
A3 9
A4 5
B2 6
B3 43
B4 10
C3 18
C4 2
No answer 12

 

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  Q2. Is this your primary dwelling?  

 

Primary Dwelling Total
Blank 17
No 1
Yes 89
Grand Total 107

 

UTILITIES

Q3. What is your primary source of fuel/heating?

 

Source of heating Total
Solid fuel 7
LPG 12
Electricity 13
Blank 13
Oil 62

   

 

  Q4. Would you be interested in any alternative fuel sources?

 

Other fuel sources Total
Blank 14
Don't know enough about alternatives 22
No 30
Yes * Please tick below 41

 

   

Q5. * If yes (to Q4), which type of fuel?

 

Alternative fuel Total
Solar 24
Wind turbines 21
Groundsource heat pump 19
Biomass 11
Air source heat pump 9

 

 

Q6. Have you had problems with surface water or flooding near your home?

 

Water problems Total
Yes - A long time ago 1
Frequently 3
Yes 3
Yes - Recently 8
Rarely 13
Blank 15
No 63

 

Q7. Have you had problems with foul drainage?

 

Drainage Total
Yes - Recently 0
Yes 4
Frequently 7
Yes - A long time ago 9
Rarely 10
Blank 14
No 59

 

ABOUT YOU

Q8. Are you Male or Female?

 
  Total
Blank 10
Female 50
Male 47

Q9. Which age group are you?

 
Age Group Total
18-21 6
22-29 3
30-39 16
40-49 21
50-59 27
60-69 18
70-79 9
80+ 4
Blank 3

Q10. How long have you lived in the parish?

 
Lived in parish Total
Blank 2
5-10 years 12
Less than 5 years 15
10-20 years 33
More than 20 years 45

Q11. How locally do you work?

 
How locally do you work? Total
Within 5 miles 12
5-15 miles 18
Blank 25
In the parish 26
15 miles + 26

 

 Q12. What is your main means of transport?

 
Means of Travel Total
Bicycle 1
Blank 4
Walking 4
Car/train 8
Car 90

 

TRAFFIC, PARKING AND ACCESS

 Q13. Have you experienced traffic problems in the parish such as:

 
Traffic problem Total
Blank 31
Difficult access 25
Noise 16
Parking 20
Speeding 54
 

 

FOOTPATHS AND CYCLE WAYS

Q14. Please indicate how far you agree or disagree with the following statements:

 

Footpaths in the parish are well maintained and easy to find/use


  Total  
Disagree Strongly 7
Blank 12
Disagree Somewhat 12
Agree Strongly 14
Agree Somewhat 62

 

 

Signs for footpaths are not easy to follow and are hard to spot

  Total
Disagree Strongly 8
Agree Strongly 13
Blank 14
Agree Somewhat 32
Disagree Somewhat 40

 

 

Paths could be improved

  Total
Disagree Strongly 1
Disagree Somewhat 16
Blank 18
Agree Strongly 19
Agree Somewhat 53

 

 

New paths and walks should be created

  Total
Disagree Strongly 13
Blank 14
Disagree Somewhat 24
Agree Strongly 27
Agree Somewhat 29

 

Q15. How often do you use local byways and cycle ways?

 
How often Total
Never 7
Monthly 13
Every few months 14
Daily 15
Rarely 16
Several Times A Week 20
Weekly 22

 

LAW, ORDER AND SECURITY

Q16. How safe do you feel in the area where you live?

  Very Safe Fairly Safe Not that Safe Unsafe
During daylight hours 84 23 0 0
Around dusk 63 37 3 0
Evening, after dusk 48 50 4 0

 

Q17. Have you experienced in the parish any crime against you or your property in the last:

   
  Total
Blank 75
Year 14
3 years 8
5 years 10

 Q18. How big a problem are the following:

  A major problem A problem Not a problem Blank
Abandoned vehicles 0 13 85 9
Fly tipping 8 41 51 7
Dog fouling 3 27 69 8
Noise 0 27 72 8
Litter 8 44 51 4

 

FACILITIES, AMENITIES, ACTIVITIES AND COMMUNITY EVENTS

 Q19. Which of the following do you attend or use?

  Saturday Market Cricket Club Church Pubs Recreation Ground Village Teas Flower Festivals Open Gardens Village Fetes Village Quiz Musical Events Skittles Evening Bluebell Walk Village Hall Toddlers Group
Weekly 40 13 9 23 17 2 2 1 2 3 2 3 2 26 4
Monthly 6 2 9 25 11 6 0 1 3 2 1 1 2 7 1
Occasionally 39 16 52 46 45 19 62 46 80 36 50 39 53 51 6
Never 14 56 22 5 17 60 28 37 8 44 33 43 31 12 69
Blank 7 18 13 8 15 17 13 20 12 20 19 19 17 10 24

 

Q20. Would you like to have a children's playground facility in the parish?

 
Childrens playground Total
Blank 13
No 22
Yes 72

 Q21. Would you be interested in more leisure, educational, social or sporting activities in the area? for example:

  Yoga classes Art Club Cinema Club Chess Club Book Club Amateur Dramatics Youth Club IT Classes Other
Yes and I would use this 33 17 38 5 26 7 6 20 10
Yes, for other's use 31 36 18 41 34 45 59 33 1
Blank 43 54 50 61 47 55 42 54 95

 

Q22. The Downland Volunteer Group offer transport for the elderly or infirm to doctor's surgeries, hospital appointments etc. Do you use this service?

 
Downland Volunteer Service Total
Weekly 1
Never 91
Not aware of the service 9
Blank 6

 

VILLAGE HALL

Q23. In view of the difficulty in obtaining funding for the new village hall, a situation which is not likely to improve in the foreseeable future, please indicate which one of the following you would like to see implemented as an alternative scheme, given the condition of the hall now.  It is assumed that all options would require some level of grant funding, donations and local fund raising. Improvements to the car parking and access apply to all the following options.  (please tick one option only).

 
Village Hall Total
Complete refurbishment 8
Essential only 18
Replace with timber 24
Refurbish the original 52
No answer 9
 

 

COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION

Q24. How well informed do you feel about events and activities in the parish?

 
Informed Total
Very well informed 22
Well informed 72
Not well informed 10
 

Q25. Where do you usually get information about events taking place in the parish?

 
Information source Total
The Leaflet 88
Word of Mouth 61
Posters 44
Notice Board 15
Newbury Weekly News 5
The Aldworth website 3
 

Q26. Do you subscribe to the Leaflet?

 
Leaflet Total
Yes 87
No 13
Blank 7

Q27. Do you have home access to the internet?

 
Internet access Total
Dial up 0
No internet 1
No computer 6
No internet & no computer 0
Broadband 86

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Q28. Do you think there is a need for the following types of housing in the parish?

 
Type of development Total
Affordable homes 44
None at all 37
Family homes 16
Retirement homes 9
Sheltered accommodation 5
Blank 14
   

 

ENVIRONMENT

Q29. Would you support any of the following? If you are interested in taking part please write your details on the separate sheet provided.

 
  Total
The restoration of a village pond 34
Helping with local wildlife survey 20
Discussion group on energy saving 14
Blank 61

 

Q30. What three things do you really like about life in the parish?

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Q31. What three things don't you like about life in the parish?

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