results of Burnham and Highbridge community survey revealed
220 people have given their views on Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
by compleing a survey to help create a new Neighbourhood Plan.
survey, launched last month, is still running asks residents general
'quality of life' questions plus specific queries about new housing
and the town centres.
far, the results show 96% shop locally and 63% use local cafes
and restaurants, although 83% travel out of the area for these
and other facilities," the group's Phil Harvey, pictured
with several of the surveys, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
think there is a wide variety of shops, while 70% like the intimate
nature of the town centre. We also have found that 75% think links
with the Esplanade are good, while only 48% regard the area as
survey is available online here
and runs until the end of January - and the Neighbourhood Planning
Group are keen for more people to complete it.
important that we gain as much feedback from everyone regarding
their opinions on these local points so we would encourage everyone
to respond either electronically or on the paper copy," said
are pleased with the number of responses so far, but would like
more people from Highbridge to take part - and also younger people
in both towns. The personal information collected will not be
passed onto any third party but will help us in deciding how representative
the responses are of the population at large."