The first results are in!
Of the 128 surveys completed by interested community members in the Derwent Valley area, the following details were captured:
Looking for work: 40
Not looking for work: 75 – of those 3 are studying to improve their qualifications; 5 are retired; 5 are business owners and 1 is a carer.
Didn’t answer: 13
Stand out theme
A common theme that arose was the need to support the next generation to succeed and prosper in the Derwent Valley.
Travel and transport was identified as a barrier across the whole region, of particular significance for communities outside of New Norfolk.