A report on the Community Consultation on Services “At Risk”
This report represents an independent analysis of a community survey by Church Stretton Town Council to establish the willingness (or otherwise) of local parishioners to pay an increased local precept in order to retain two key ‘at risk’ services - the Library Service and the Swimming Pool/Leisure Centre.
The Library Service:
Participants were asked whether they would be willing to
pay an increased precept to retain the service and to state their preference for
where the Library should be located. Two sites were proposed; the current
location or Church Stretton School.
The Swimming Pool:
Participants were asked whether they would be willing
to pay an increased precept to retain community use of the Leisure Centre
with or without the swimming pool.
The survey was distributed to approximately 2700 households in the
Parish with one form provided per household. Each form had a sequential
number to avoid multiple copies being submitted by the same household.
However, respondents who enquired were advised that where adults within a
household disagreed, they could submit a further form on-line utilising the
same number, but only where there were differing responses.......
Download Report : At-Risk Services Report of Household Survey.pdf