Tag Archives: community

Mothers Day Preparation

“Mothers, I believe, intoxicate us. We idolize them and take them for granted. We hate them and blame them and exalt them more thoroughly than anyone else in our lives. We sift through the evidence of their love, reassure ourselves of their affection…

Become an everyday hero, become an active citizen.

Human rights day has just passed and one of our rights is the right to citizenship. It is an important  that forms part of our bill of rights.  Being a prominent member of society is also an important ideal with the people at OurHood. Active…

Safety tips for people at home during the day

Property and neighbourhood related crimes, such as robberies and theft, are growing problems across many communities. The 2016 crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) showed that an average of 675.5 houses were burgled in the country each day. The…

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…

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.

OurHood – connecting neighbours

The way we communicate with each other has evolved so rapidly that “being connected” has topped our well-being priority list. And who can blame us? Humans are essentially social creatures. Modern technology and communication platforms have made it easier to fulfil this crucial…

Heritage Day at the Farm

The OH Neighbourhood Watch annual fundraiser on Heritage Day is less than one week away. This event is Hosted by the Oranjezicht-Higgovale Neighbourhood Watch, who are the same guys who are punting OurHood to the OH neighbourhood. For all you Capetonians – it…