Tag Archives: neighbourhood

How to celebrate ‘Eat Your Vegetables Day’ with your neighbours.

Eat your vegetables day

As children we were always told we must eat our vegetables, and as today is national ‘eat your vegetables day’ there really is no excuse! We know that eating greens is essential for getting the nutrients and vitamins needed for a long, healthy…

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…

Invite Your Neighbours To OurHood!

Tired of that irritating neighbourhood WhatsApp chat group? OurHood has been built specially for neighbours and neighbourhoods in mind. The platform provides a digital notice board specially designed for neighbourhood communication. Which is also divided into categories: Wanting to sell the car seat…

Healthy Living

There is a huge problem in today’s society, too many people are overweight. Two-thirds of South African women are overweight and one-third of South African men are overweight. This needs to change. Being healthy can not only prevent certain illnesses but also make…

5 Great reasons why you should get to know your neighbours

The make up of a neighbourhood is not merely the character of buildings in a location or the people that live there. What truly makes a neighbourhood is the connection people have with each other. These connections turn an ordinary residential area into…

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…

Bad Neighbours

Have some beef with your neighbours? The best way to resolve an issue is to talk about it. Make amends, share your stories and join your neighbourhood conversation today. Sign up or log-in to OurHood.

Who you gonna call?

When there’s something strange in your neighbourhood, who you gonna call? The most obvious answer is the Ghostbusters. But while the group of monster hunters may be suitable for extinguishing ghosts and ghouls, they may not be equipped to help you with problems…

Share the Hood love across South-Africa

It might be the most spoken topic ever, love. It appears in almost every movie, every book and every song. And yes, at OurHood we have learned to fall in love with our neighbourhood, whether it is because of your neighbours, the environment…