1986 Food Survey-Spennymoor.

 When we surveyed the people in        
 Spennymoor we asked,                  
    "What is your favourite meal?"     
     35% said roast beef dinner.       
     19% said steak and chips.         
     11% said fish and chips.          
      8% said salad.                   
      3% said curry.                   
      3% said chicken dinner.          
      2% said egg and chips.           
 We got many other answers such as     
 Italian food, bacon and eggs, Chinese 
 food and mixed grill. All these things
 got 1%. Things like chips, cornflakes,
 gammon and prawns were all chosen as  

Map of the area

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In 2011 the BBC published the survey online and for six months invited updates to the photographs and text to celebrate the 25th anniversary.

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