Borrow, Sell, Buy, Give or Trade using OurHood

sharing with neighbours

.One of the best things about a strong and close neighbourhood, is the instant network that it creates. Should you ever be looking to borrow, sell, buy, gift or trade something, neighbours are often the best bet to turn to. Need a hammer…

Load-Shedding And Reducing Your Electricity

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As load shedding continues, we take a look at some of the key ways you can help to reduce demand by using electricity sparingly. Keep your showers short Opt for showers over filling up a bath tub. Where possible, try to keep your…

What’s on in March?

What's on in March

As we enter into March, we take a look at some of the events taking place near you. Share this with your neighbours using the OurHood app, and start planning your March together now! Cape Town: 5-8th March: SpiritFest Nourish mind, body and…

How to create an Event

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… via the OurHood website After logging in to OurHood, you’ll be taken to your homepage. Where is says: “Post a message, event or urgent alert to neighbours…”, click on the “add” button. On this page, choose the “EVENT” option: Fill in the…

4 Simple Tips To Help You Meet Your Neighbours.

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At OurHood, our mission is to create stronger, safer and more inclusive communities, and in order to do this, we need to connect neighbours. Neighbourhoods where residents are engaged and know one another naturally enhances safety and reduces crime in the area, as…

What’s on this February

Whats on in February

As we wave goodbye to January and welcome in the new month, we take a look at what February has in store for us. With a leap day on 29th added to the calendar this year, February 2020 is full of celebrations and…

Your Notifications, Your Choice!

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Are you tired of receiving endless notifications? So are we, and that’s why with the OurHood app, you choose exactly what you want to be notified about. Changing your notification settings is a short and simple process, where not only you can decide…

How to Create an Alert.

OurHood is a free, private online platform which allows you to connect with your neighbours and community, in turn creating stronger and safer environments to live in. One of the key features of OurHood, is that members can keep updated on any crime…

Happy New Year from OurHood

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With new year comes new plans and resolutions, and at OurHood we have an exciting year ahead. Growing partnerships are in discussions, and new features are in development, all of which we look forward to sharing with you over the coming months. As…

Keeping Your Home Safe this Christmas

Christmas is South Africa

Whilst Christmas is a time for love and cheer, crime rates in South Africa rise dramatically over the festive period. In a blog earlier this month, we covered some simple tips on how to stay safe over the festive season (refresh your memory…