10th October: World Mental Health Day

world mental health day

Today, on Thursday 10th October, we recognise World Mental Health Day. Mental health problems are the result of a complex interplay between biological, psychological, social and environmental factors. One in four people around the world struggle with mental disorders, yet nearly two-thirds of…

What’s On This Month

Can you believe it is October already! With so much going on this month, we thought we would give you a little run down, so that you are your neighbours can start planning. With OurHood, it’s easy to get your neighbours together. Use…

National Good Neighbour Day: how to be a Good Neighbour

Say Hello

September 28 is a day very close to our hearts indeed – and that is National Good Neighbour Day. We all need good neighbours. They watch out for one other, give help when we are in need, look after our pets and children…

World Clean Up Day

World Clean Up Day

In 2018, on 18th September, 18 million people across 157 countries and territories united for the biggest waste collection day in human history. Whilst it is an impressive statistic, we believe that we can beat this record! Saturday 21st September is World Clean…

#40seconds

World Mental Health Day

In light of yesterday being World Suicide Prevention Day, we wanted to highlight the start of the World Health Organisation’s #40seconds movement. World Mental Health Day takes place on 10th October and this year’s theme is suicide prevention. Yesterday, WHO began their efforts…

September

September

Can you believe it is September already? Spring is here and summer on the horizon! As the national month for heritage, tourism and heart awareness, it appears that September is a busy time. To help you keep on top of all that is…

Support your local neighbourhood watch and increase safety in your community!

Neighbourhood Watch

OurHood has been an invaluable platform for streamlining and providing accurate information between the GMWCP committee, the security service provider and residents. At the touch of a key, the committee is now able to reach a significantly larger audience than before with real…

The Do’s and Don’ts of OurHood

Good Neighbours

OurHood revolves around the simple, yet essential, concept of community. We aim to help build stronger, safer and more inclusive communities by bringing residents together. The private online platform allows neighbours to connect with one another in a safe and secure way and share anything from crime…

How to cut down the cost of your electricity bill

Energy costs

OurHood is a private online platform which brings residents together with the purpose of building stronger, safer and more inclusive communities. We aim to provide neighbours with an easy way to share information, including crime and safety, recommendations and tradesmen referrals, lost pets,…

Women’s Day – 9th August

National Women's Day

In South Africa, Women’s Day is a day to both celebrate women’s contribution to achieving freedom in South Africa, and more specifically, the actions of those women in 1956 who marched for their freedom and equality. On 9 August 1956, 20,000 women of…