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?
On 19th December at 6pm, One Church will be hosting a Cider and Carols evening for all the community. This is the perfect excuse to get together… Read more “Cider and Carols on 19th December at One Church”
Last year we distributed 3,000 free Christmas cards throughout Brighton and Hove to encourage people to get to know their neighbours. Due to the success of last year, and… Read more “Christmas Card Campaign 2016”
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?”
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!”
Just a few weekends ago, Friends of Westdene Green hosted a community picnic and celebrated The Barn coming back into community hands. You can read more about this community event here.