A Heart for Duns - Volunteer Hall Duns A Heart For Duns - Community and Local Stakeholder Survey ASSIST Design Ltd, on behalf of A Heart For Duns (AHFD), wish to gather input and feedback from the wider Duns and District community with regards to a proposal to develop and improve the facilities available at the Volunteer Hall, Duns. We'd be grateful if you were able to consider the 11 questions below and provide accurate responses. Only three questions at the end require brief written responses, the rest are tick box answers and the survey should take no more than 3-4 minutes to complete. All answers are anonymous and the information gathered will be invaluable in assisting AHFD in their understanding of what facilities the Duns community would like to see included in the proposals for the Volunteer Hall. OK Question Title * 1. Have you heard of the Volunteer Hall in Duns? Yes No OK Question Title * 2. Are you aware of the A Heart For Duns initiative? Yes No OK Question Title * 3. If you are aware of either the Volunteer Hall or AHFD, which of the following uses, events or services have you had experience of? Please tick as many as apply. The Royal British Legion The Rotary Club of Duns Interest LINK Borders Parent Space Duns Players DDAOS - Duns District OPERA Duns and District U3A Duns Lowland Reserve Force and Cadet Association Health In Mind Streets Ahead Royal Bank of Scotland Summer Festival - Reivers Week Private Party/Event Other OK Question Title * 4. A Heart For Duns currently own the Volunteer Hall in Duns and wish to develop this facility to create more community-focused spaces to compliment the main hall – would you be supportive of such an initiative? Yes, I’d support the development of the Volunteer Hall No, I wouldn’t support the development of the Volunteer Hall OK Question Title * 5. AHFD will soon have completed the refurbishment of the main hall to improve the quality of this space and wish to develop new spaces around the hall. Do you feel there is a need in Duns for more community-focused spaces? Yes, we need more community spaces and facilities No, there are already plenty of facilities in Duns currently OK Question Title * 6. Which of the following initiatives would you use if AHFD were to create them as part of the Volunteer Hall facilities? Please tick as many as would apply. Community Café/Bar Flexible Office Space Meeting Rooms Smaller hall spaces Gym/Fitness rooms Cinema Commercial/Community Kitchen Community Fridge Food bank Museum/Exhibition space Music Rehearsal space Youth Centre/Club Nursery/Childcare facilities Adult cooking classes Community garden/planting Sewing Classes U3A venue/activities Information Point Day centre Studios/Workspaces Adult cooking classes OK Question Title * 7. AHFD has developed a climate change project, part of which aims to reduce carbon footprint in the Volunteers Hall and associated facilities - do you support this initiative and would you be interested in support/advice AHFD can offer local home owners? Support Don’t support Interested in home owner support/advice OK Question Title * 8. If visiting the Volunteer hall which mode of transport would you use to travel? Walk Cycle Drive Public Transport OK Question Title * 9. Can you please confirm where you live? This is helpful in terms of AHFD understanding it’s current and potential client/user location OK Question Title * 10. If you work within the Duns and District area can you please confirm the name of your employer. Again, this is helpful to AHFD who are aware of the support received by local businesses and who wish to ensure they respond to these potential users. OK Question Title * 11. Do you have any other comments or suggestions on the potential development of the Volunteer Hall facilities? OK ON BEHALF OF AHFD, THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO COMPLETE THIS SURVEY.