Neighbourhood Connect


Staying Socially Connected

Based on the current official advice on the corona-virus (COVID-19) health crisis, our advice to you is to put off planned neighbourhood events until the health authorities tell us that meeting face-to-face is safe again. But while we are having to distance ourselves physically, we should continue our social connections with others. Ideas to stay …

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Positive beginnings in Belgrave

Jonathan  shares his story of the first neighbours meeting… About 12 neighbors, including three families and their children, meet for the first time in Belgrave, at a local cafe, as part of the street by street initiative. It was a very casual and enjoyable occasion. Everyone enjoyed getting to know one another and finding out …

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Expanding St Kilda connections

As it was working so well in my building (see earlier blog post), I decided to connect with all the neighbours in my street – the Esplanade in St Kilda, Melbourne. A letter dropped invitation to everyone brought out some great people and we have been meeting in local cafes and getting to know one …

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East Freo Connects

Approximately 30 neighbours gathered at a riverside park in East Fremantle, on a sunny Spring Saturday morning, for no other reason than to say hello and get to know one another a little better. The Town of East Fremantle supported the event, printing the flyers which were distributed by Street by Street volunteers into letterboxes …

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