Questions asked when you apply for membership

When you apply for membership we ask for -

  • Your real name. Headingley is a real community and real names are needed to build real community links. See our policy on real names.
  • Your email address. This is never visible, except to the headingley.org admin team. Others can send email messages to you, through the site, but they cannot see your email address. For more details see our approach to privacy.

Please add your photo. Residents will then recognise you when they see you around. We also ask 12 questions. All the answers are visible to residents (and only to residents) unless specified otherwise.

  1. Please put the Residents' Association which covers the area where you live. If you don't know, leave this blank and we'll fill it in.
  2. Please say what you hope to gain, from using this site. This will give us an idea what we should try to provide for you.
  3. Please say what you hope to contribute to the life of the community, through using this site. This will give us an idea what features we should try to build in for you.
  4. What does your community mean to you? Feel free to be philosophical if the mood takes you.
  5. Please list the community-strengthening activities you are already involved in. (eg using local shops, using local cinemas, picking up litter, saying hello to neighbours, letter writing, meetings, running a club, leafletting, school governor, etc). This field will allow you to list other residents who do the same activity.
  6. Please give your house number. This is never visible, except to the headingley.org admin team.
  7. Please give your street. This field will allow you to list other residents who live on the same street.
  8. Please enter your full post code. This field will allow you to list other residents who share the same post code.
  9. Please pick the main perspective from which you see Headingley, eg long-term resident, student, council official, etc.
  10. Please list your interests. This field will allow you to list other residents who share your interests.
  11. How long have you lived in Headingley?
  12. How long will you continue to live in Headingley?

If you don't live in Headingley, don't hesitate to join. You don't have to pretend to live in Headingley in order to join. Put your real street and post code, or the country where you live. Answer the questions in relation to your own community. The information you give will be visible to long-term residents on the system, except for your house number, email address and password, which are kept hidden. For more details see our approach to privacy.