Category Archives: News

You will find here all the latest news about OurHood.

Your neighbours are your best home security asset

Home security and safety in the neighbourhood probably tops most people’s list of what makes them feel secure. And while there are many security companies and projects and strategies aimed at keeping you safe, the most basic and effective safety precaution is often…

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…

Mid Term Budget – What you need to know

What do you think of the proposed tax increase and funding for higher education? Share your thoughts with your neighbours on OurHood Join now or log in! Your friendly neighbours at OurHood Connecting neighbours. Strengthening communities.

App update – OurHood releases v2.4

Another month has passed here at the OurHood offices, and another version of our app is out! Stability, speed and safety were the keywords of this update.  

Here’s why to verify!

It is maybe the most spoken subject in OurHood. Without it, the platform would not have existed and 17.000 people would have not feel secure and comfortable in their neighbourhoods. We are talking about the verification process. It has been there since the…

OurHood Woodstock Street Art Guide

Every neighbourhood has that one unique, defining feature in it that comes to mind whenever that neighbourhood is mentioned. For Woodstock in Cape Town, street art has become synonymous with the vibrant neighbourhood and its rich history. It is in this vibrancy, cultural…

OurTech – Share your love!

Are you so stoked on a post in your OurHood site? Do you like a message so much, you want to share it with the world? Good news! OurHood has a new feature. From today on, you can not only thank and comment…

Live and Love your Hood!

It is that time again, where summer has come to an end and when it is starting to get colder. Enjoying the sun and playing beach volleyball at one of South-Africa’s best beaches will not happen anymore as rain and clouds will take…

Tamboerskloof: Round 2

The OurHood team is back in Tamboerskloof! As you might have noticed, we have partnered up with the Blue Café. When you sign up with the special code and post something on the noticeboard, you will receive a voucher for a free meal…