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The Power of Local: OurHood’s upcoming update & Proudly South African

The Power of Local

With our latest update just around the corner we thought we would give you a sneak preview into one of its new features and our reasoning behind it. One of the features we are most excited about with the OurHood’s latest update, is…

Happy World Environment Day: How your neighbourhood can celebrate together

World Environment Day

‘Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale. Our greatest threat in thousands of years. Climate Change. If we don’t take action the collapse of our civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.’ –…

The Big Five on Crime & Safety

Crime OurHood

With crime an ever-present threat and on the rise in South Africa, we give you our top tips for staying safe in your neighbourhoods.  Cape Town ranked as the South African city with the highest rates of murder, robbery and non-violent property-related crimes in…

What’s New at OurHood?

OurHood Partners

A lot of exciting changes have been taking place in OurHood over the last several months. From its soft-launch in May 2014, OurHood has come a long way, now connecting over 1,300 neighbourhoods across the country. With such positive feedback and encouraging growth…

Help your neighbours save water

So, you’ve done everything you can to save water, but what about your neighbours? What can you do if you see a neighbour’s lawn sprinkler going full blast, with water running into the street? Or a garden hose gushing water with no one…

Content Marketing & Social Media Intern

OurHood is searching for a content marketing and social media intern starting from end of January/beginning of February 2017 for a period of 3 or 5 months. TASKS: Managing social media accounts: constant attention to share stories, create original content and promote OurHood…

Rosebank mall puts smiles on kids’ faces through art

It is no doubt that December is the time for giving. One local shopping centre in Rosebank, Johannesburg has not only embodied this sentiment but also helped put smiles on the faces of local children. In the spirit of true neighbourliness, The [email protected]

Your holiday safety checklist

Summer is finally here and the festive season is upon us. This time of the year marks the start of family, fun and vacations! But while you’re counting down the days until you can haul out the suitcases and sunscreen, the holiday safety…

OurHood Groups and app v3.1

It is here!

Cape Town edu-care hosts community market

In the spirit of neighbourliness, a Cape Town edu-care centre has opened its hearts and doors to their neighbours. Kay-Dee Edu-care in Rosebank has welcome neighbours to join the first on many community markets they’re hoping to run.