According to a research, Oxford is the friendliest city in the United Kingdom.
According to studies, Oxford is the friendliest city in the United Kingdom. Wrexham, in north-east Wales, was almost beaten to the top rank by Oxfordshire, according to the research of 3,000 adults across the country.
In the newly-created “Friendship Index,” Gloucester and Aberdeen also scored highly on questions about friendliness, encouraging, and looking after others. Oxford came out on top in every category, including “most likely spot for a buddy to put in a good word for you to acquire a job” and “offering people advice.”
Those who will go out of their way for others can be found throughout Wales, with Aberystwyth and Wrexham having the greatest rates of such behavior.
Thomas & Friends designed the Friendship Index to commemorate International Friendship Day, which takes place tomorrow (Friday, 30 July).
Oxford has been “twinned” with the fictional Island of Sodor, the home of Thomas the Tank Engine, to commemorate it topping the index.
At a special ceremony held this morning (Thurs) at Oxford train station, Sir Topham Hatt from the show and Councillor Mark Lygo, Lord Mayor of Oxford, unveiled a twinning sign.
“The gift of friendship is truly wonderful and something we have proudly celebrated over 75 years, so we would like to offer a huge congratulations to Oxford for being the friendliest city in our very first Thomas & Friends Friendship Index,” said Lord Mayor of Oxford Claudia Caron, who added: “The gift of friendship is truly wonderful and something we have proudly celebrated over 75 years, so we would like to offer a huge congratulations to Oxford for being the friendliest city in our very first Thomas & Friends Friendship Index.
“We are thrilled to formally twin the city with the Island of Sodor, in acknowledgment of its wonderful friendly status.” It was also discovered that North Wales is the place to be if you’re seeking for a complement, with 55 percent of people frequently offering praise.
Belfast residents were the most dedicated to going the extra mile to assist a friend in need, willing to drive over 61 miles to assist with a flat tyre – eight miles farther than the national average.
The Friendship Index also found that Aberdeen residents are the most likely to intervene to save their friends from embarrassment.
According to the Index, being a good listener, loyal, and constantly being there for others are the top indications of being a friendly person.
Accepting people for who they are and assisting others without being asked. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”