Lisbon: walls as of canvases

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015

After a meeting in Marvila with the Urban Art Office (GAU), the Parish, the Territorial Intervention Units of the Lisbon Oriental Zone and the Amendoeiras neighbours association, a wall for the communitarian urban art intervention has been chosen.   Discussions are still ongoing to choose the theme of the art intervention. Three topics have been so […]

Made in Marvila

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015

Here in Lisbon, the MyNeighbourhood team held yet another meeting with Nova Social Consulting Club, the mentors of the Made In service and a group of Management Master Students at Nova University. AGIR XXI, the local association benefiting from this service, is progressing in its objective of building a sustainable business model and product. These […]

Aalborg boosting new neighbourhoods

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring. The trees in Nordic Aalborg are greening and the city map is overwhelmed by new names and nuances.   One of those booming areas is Skalborg. Here people are starting to see the benefit of using a digital platform for their neighbourhood activities. Originally the Skalborg Council […]

Coffee Morning: discussing with Birmingham women

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015

The Morning Coffee initiative, supported by the MyNeighbourhood team, is becoming increasingly popular among the Birmingham women, offering them a space to share their concerns, discuss and enjoy a nice cup of coffee.  On 2 April 2015 Isra-UK, a charity, in cooperation with MyNeighbourhood team, invited Birmingham women to its premises for coffee and a […]

Quarto Oggiaro photo exhibition continues

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015

FabriQ, the first incubator for social innovative enterprises in Milan and in the whole of Italy, is the ideal place where to admire the photo exhibition “The most beautiful photo of Quarto Oggiaro” (“La più bella foto di Quarto Oggiaro” in Italian). After the exceptional success and interest obtained among the public, the exhibition will […]

Marvila portraits on tour

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015

The photo exhibition “Marvila: Portraits of Everyday Life” (or “Marvila: Retratos da Vida” in the original Portuguese version) will be touring the Marvila district in Lisbon in the coming weeks to showcase photos from Marvila and three other European cities.    The exhibition opened on February 28th at the Sociedade Musical 3 d’Agosto at the […]

MyN Project Meeting in Aalborg

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015

The beautiful city of Aalborg welcomed again the MyNeighbourhood partners on February 24th and 25th for two intense days of discussion on the achievements of the project and the road ahead.      During the first day, the four pilots (Aalborg, Birmingham, Lisbon and Milan) presented their work at the local level and how they […]

MyN exhibition: last chance to see the best photos of Aalborg!

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015

  On February 27th the Turbine Gallery in Nordkraft will close the doors of the exhibition displaying neighbourhood photos from Aalborg and three other European cities.   Stunning photos portraying the spirit and life of Aalborg, Birmingham, Lisbon and Milan  were captured by their citizens as part of MyNeighbourhood project. All four cities competed to find […]

MyN Project Meeting in Aalborg

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015

The 8th MyN Project Meeting is taking place today and tomorrow in Aalborg, Denmark. The pilots are now presenting their activities.

Magical morning picture wins photo contest

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

  A magical morning caught on camera from a Handsworth house has scooped a top prize in a local photography competition. Ian Cartlidge’s photo entitled ‘Multi-Faith Handsworth’ captures Lozells Central Mosque, New Testament Church of God, Hamstead Road Baptist Church and Villa Road Methodist Church. The picture was selected from a wide range of entries […]

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