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We've commissioned YouGov research and surveyed our users to investigate people's sense of community, common barriers to becoming more involved locally, and how social media can be used to strengthen neighbourhood cohesion, improve public services and reduce crime.

For further information about the survey results or to discuss future research opportunities, please contact us.

  • How councils can use social media to strengthen community spirit

    streetlife.com user survey examining how engaging with residents and council officials via social media has impacted people's local knowledge and sense of community. Questions based on The Metropolitan Police Service Public Attitude Survey; sample from streetlife.com pilot area.

  • How the police can use social media to strengthen community spirit

    streetlife.com user survey examining how engaging with residents, community safety and police representatives via social media has impacted people's local knowledge and sense of community. Questions based on The Metropolitan Police Service Public Attitude Survey; sample from streetlife.com pilot area.

  • How social networking can strengthen community spirit

    YouGov survey commissioned by streetlife.com to explore neighbourliness and community spirit across the nation and the barriers that stand in the way of a more civic society. UK-wide results; regional breakdowns available on request.