To financially resource parks, respondents suggest the council assess and maximise their use of the current budget/ revenue from council tax (9%), or give more funding or investments to parks (8%)
Respondents also suggest fundraising or income-generating events such as through charities, donation boxes, or festivals and fairs like Victorious (7%)
How can the council help to improve things in this area?
Base: Total sample (559)
This table shows how respondents feel the council could help improve things in this area, relating to the principle ‘to financially resource our parks’:
9% suggest assessing/ maximising use of current budget/ revenue from council tax
8% suggest more funding/ investments, such as grants, a lottery, or crowdfunding
7% suggest fundraising and income-generating events, such as charities, donation boxes, Victorious, and fairs
6% suggest commercial/ community group sponsorship, such as an area of a park, playground, or flowerbed
5% suggest resources/ recognise green spaces for their benefits to physical and mental health
4% suggest using more volunteers
3% suggest reducing costs/ using services wisely, such as less mowing, more wild areas, or park wardens to give fines
3% suggest cafés or other food/drink outlets in parks
3% suggest charging for use of parks for certain activities, such as fitness/sport groups, or community events
2% feel the council are already doing a good job/ generally positive
1% suggest higher council tax
1% suggest using parking revenue
4% suggest other improvements
61% left no relevant comment
Assess/maximise use of current budget/ revenue from council tax
More funding/ investments e.g. grants, lottery, crowdfunding
Fundraising and income-generating events e.g. charities, donation boxes, Victorious, fairs
Commercial/ community group sponsorship e.g. an area of a park, playground, flower bed
Resources/ recognise green spaces for their benefits to physical and mental health
Use more volunteers
Reduce costs/ use services wisely e.g. less mowing, more wild areas, park wardens to give fines
Cafés or other food/drink outlets in parks
Charge for use of park for certain activities e.g. fitness/sport groups, community events
Already doing a good job/ generally positive
Higher council tax
Use parking revenue
No relevant comment
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