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Enhancing Tourism and Shaping the Future:
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils Call on Businesses and Residents to Participate in Crucial Research Project 

South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council, in collaboration with TSE research are running an extensive research project which forms a crucial part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, aiming to enhance the local visitor economy.


With valuable input from businesses, residents, and visitors, we aim to gather comprehensive data on the current state of tourism in the area, identify the challenges faced, and uncover future opportunities. The findings from this research will help to shape policies, strategies and materials to support and improve the tourism sector, creating better experiences for both residents and visitors.


If you are  tourism, leisure, or hospitality business please print and display this survey in high traffic and longer dwell time areas 

Closing Date: End Sept 2023 

If you wouldl like printed copies sent to you 


To arrange the collection of completed surveys please also contact Elaine

By taking part in the business survey, and assisting in the collection of visitor survey data you are actively contributing to the promotion of our rural district as a thriving destination for tourism, leisure, and well-being. Together, we can ensure that our local economy remains robust, supporting the vitality of town centres, high streets, and the viability of leisure, hospitality, and cultural facilities.

Thank you for your time, and we look forward to your valuable contribution.


South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils

TSE Research | Tourism South East

Business Survey

If you are  tourism, leisure, or hospitality business please take the business survey and share your views

Closing Date: 10 September ( extended)

Residents Survey

If you are a resident within South Oxfordshire District Council or Vale of White Horse District Council, please take the residents survey and share your views

Closing Date: 13 August 2023 (11:59pm)

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About the UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund is a central pillar of the UK government’s Levelling Up agenda and provides £2.6 billion of funding for local investment by March 2025. The Fund aims to improve pride in place and increase life chances across the UK investing in communities and place, supporting local business, and people and skills. Read more information on

Terms and conditions of Prize Draw

Prize terms and conditions: 1.Entrants must be 18 years old or over. 2.The prize draw is excluded to employees of Tourism South East, South Oxon DC and Vale of White Horse DC. 3.Only fully completed surveys will be eligible. 4.Only one entry per organisation. 5.The closing date for receipt of entries is 23:59 on Sunday 13th August 2023. 6.Winners will be selected in a random draw at 10:00 on Tuesday 15th August 2023 and contacted by email. 7.The judge's decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. 8.If the winners are not contactable within seven days, Tourism South East reserve the right to reallocate the prize awarded to the next randomly drawn valid entry and to forfeit the original prize. 9.The winner's details can be obtained by emailing 10.Entries are submitted by completing the research survey including the name and email address boxes. 11.The prize winner will receive one gift voucher of their choice to the value of £75 only. We will contact the winners to establish their preferred retailer. 12.All information submitted is confidential, will not be identifiable and will not be used for any other purpose. 13. This survey and prize draw is not endorsed, sponsored or administered by Facebook.  14. Facebook is not associated with this activity. 15. Facebook does not take any responsibility for entrants or participants in this survey or prize draw. 16. The prize draw is void to businesses or resident that do not reside in South Oxfordshire or Vales of White Horse district councils. 17.Tourism South East is the organiser of they survey and prize draw and responsible for all administration. 18.No purchase necessary. 19. Completing the survey or making a purchase in any establishment does not increase your chances of winning.20. The survey and prize draw starts on 17th July and runs until 23:59 on 15th August 2023

TSE Research is the national research division of Tourism South East, an Umbrella Tourism Management Organisation for South East England.
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