Our lives are often so busy many of us don’t know the people living closest to us. Getting to know our neighbours helps create a sense of belonging, strengthens connections and ensures everyone is involved in the buzz of local community. Know My Neighbour is a simple initiative to encourage neighbourliness through sharing creative ideas of friendly activities to get know those that live closest to us. Together we can reduce social isolation in our city – what small part can you play?
Falls and fall-related injuries are a common problem for older people, with the seriousness often overlooked. AgeUK report that ‘around one in three adults over 65 who… Read more “Are you or your neighbour at risk of a fall?”
Florence Road Community Notice Board has recently been set up on Facebook for those that live in the Florence Road area which can be used to: Post stuff for… Read more “Florence Road Community Notice Board”
We want to say a massive thank you to our volunteers who gave up their time to help represent Know My Neighbour at Together the People Festival… Read more “Together the People festival 2016”
We’re encouraging neighbours to tell us their stories of getting to know their neighbours. Please feel free to tell us yours!
“It was such a treat to share lunch with so many of our work neighbours, both from Brighthelm and Community Works next door. There were a few new faces, as well as friends I haven’t seen in a while, so the catching up over food was lovely. Can’t wait to do it again!”
“I got my postcard from my lovely neighbour, Number 38, who really are the heart of our street.”