DEN HAAG – ‘Suppose your neighborhood is choosing voluntarily to become fireworks-free. To what extent do you agree or disagree with that? ‘ That was what a research agency commissioned by the municipality of The Hague asked 13,896 people. What turns out to be: 64 percent agree with it ‘agree’ or ‘strongly agree’.
In 27 percent of cases, people opted for ‘disagree’ and ‘strongly disagree’, 9 percent of people are ‘neutral’. On Wednesday, the city council of The Hague will discuss the issue.
According to the study, there are twelve neighborhoods in The Hague that are the most ‘change-minded’. The people in these neighborhoods prefer to change, such as less fireworks in the neighborhood or more fireworks free zones.
Least change-minded: Twelve neighborhoods are also designated as ‘the least change-minded’. Opinions differ greatly. ‘There is a group that is open to change, but also a large group that is not open to this”, you can read.

The most change-oriented neighborhoods:
Kijkduin and Ockenburgh, Benoordenhout, Zeeheldenkwartier, Bezuidenhout, Duinoord, Archipelbuurt, Mariahoeve and Marlot, Vogelwijk, Bohemen, Meer en Bos, Vruchtenbuurt, Centrum and Geuzen and Statenkwartier
The least change-oriented neighborhoods:
Laakkwartier and Spoorwijk, Groente- en Fruitmarkt, Wateringseveld, Morgenstond, Bouwlust / Vrederust, Rustenburg and Oostbroek, Moerwijk, Leidschenveen, Ypenburg, Transvaalkwartier, Duindorp and Loosduinen.

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16 December 2017 pac