Four hundred and fifty questionnaires were distributed to households in and around Hallbankgate. 234 were returned and analyzed. There was a very high level of support for a continuing shop in Hallbankgate (71% of responses said it was ‘Very important’ to have a village shop in Hallbankgate).
Valuable insights were obtained as to the patterns of use of the shop, what the shortcomings of the present shop were seen to be and what goods and services people in the area feel it would be useful for any continuing shop to provide.
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