Oct 2010 Questionnaire

THE QUESTIONNAIRE 224 returns, approx. 49 %


  1. If a community shop was opened in Spaxton, how many members of your household would use it?

195 responses indicated 385 potential users of the shop

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  1. How often would a member of your household use it?

Daily / 2-3 times a week / weekly / fortnightly / occasionally / not at all

        8             79             55         7         45             4

  1. Which of the following would you probably buy from a community shop ? ( Please tick )


Milk

162

Bread

163

Sandwiches

8

Cakes

52

Frozen food

28

Eggs, cream, yoghurt, margarine

106

Fresh fruit and vegetables

105

Sweets/ice cream

96

Cooked meats

65

Hot food ready to eat (e.g. pasties and pies)

45

Fresh meats

52

Ready meals to take home

21

Packed groceries – tins & packets

73

Gift” foods e.g. boxes of chocolates, fancy biscuits

36

Pet food

28

Beers, ciders, wines and spirits

60

Gifts and toys

6

Greeting cards and wrapping

129

Cigarettes and tobacco

31

Household goods and cleaning materials

52

Soap, shampoo, deodorants etc

28

Stationery

65

Newspapers and magazines

146

Coal or logs

23


  1. Which services would you like to see available in a community shop ( please tick)


Advertisement Board

163

Sale of tickets for local events

124

Photocopying

59

DVD rental

46

Fax

18

Dry cleaning

43

Photo Printing

24

Tea room or coffee shop with tables outside

57

E-top-ups for mobile phones

66

Home deliveries

36

Internet cafe

17

Receiving deliveries from couriers when you’re out

117


  1. Are there any other products or services that you would like to see on offer?

Delicatessen products, prescription collection, cash machine, visiting hairdresser, computer help,

fresh flowers, gluten-free foods, homecooked produce, newspaper delivery, excess garden produce,

sale/swap, skill swap, dried fruit & nuts, DIY houseware(bulbs,fuses,screws,glue,etc.)

  1. In choosing products, how important are the following?


Not Important

Fairly important

Very important

Locally produced

8

76

115

Organic

65

69

29

Fairtrade

49

86

45


  1. If the shop could be “open all hours”, at what times of day would you be most likely to use it?

Before 8am

19

8am-12 noon

139

12 noon – 2pm

40

2pm – 6pm

100

6pm – 8pm

60

After 8pm

6


  1. How many journeys have you made in the last week just for top-up shopping ?

195 responses indicated 311 top-up shopping journeys

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  1. On a scale of 1 to 5, how important is it to you to have a SHOP in Spaxton?


NOT IMPORTANT <<<     1      -     2      -      3      -      4     -      5     >>> VERY IMPORTANT 217 responses giving a

                                                    13          15          50             51          88                                                         mean score of 3.86

  1. How important is it to you to have a POST OFFICE in Spaxton?

NOT IMPORTANT <<<     1      -     2     -     3     -     4     -      5     >>> VERY IMPORTANT 217 responses giving a 

                                                      9             6         20         42         140                                                         mean score of 4.37

  1. If, at some future time, the Post Office moved to a site in or near the village hall, how would that affect your usage?


MORE THAN NOW             THE SAME AS NOW             LESS THAN NOW

45                                                     156                                                 14

  1. Please state how many there are in each age range in your household:


0-16 ( 78 ) 17-25 ( 36) 26-45 ( 72 ) 46-65 ( 207 ) Over 65 ( 112 )


  1. Would you or anyone else in your household be interested in helping a community shop project in any of the following ways?


Join the steering group 13

Help with fundraising 27

Provide professional advice or services (please specify) 5

Be involved in running the shop once it is open 37

Make a donation or a loan to help the project get off the ground 26


If you have answered yes to any of the above, or you would like us to contact you, please give us your name, address, phone number and e-mail address if you have one.

66 responses offered the help of 75 named individuals.

12 of the 66 responses gave no name or contact information. If you think that could include you, please email us at  spaxcomshop(at)gmail(dot)com  (Please enter the proper characters; this is to help avoid spam robots which search the internet looking for email addresses to target) , or phone us on 671289 or 671276 or write to the address below.

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