Blooming Quarto Oggiaro

Posted by on May 27, 2015

Quarto Giardino service is getting positive recognition from neighbours, giving satisfaction to the students involved in the project.     Spring has come to Quarto Oggiaro neighbourhood in Milan and this year the flower beds are greener than ever! After their work in the garden of the local elementary school last summer, the students of […]

A Syrian Touch

Posted by on May 12, 2015

Aalborg is ready to welcome Syrian refugees and make them feel at home.      In Aalborg a group of around 600 Syrian refugees are arriving this year. And as part of welcoming them to the neighbourhoods of Aalborg a group of volunteers have gathered to assist with everything from making people feel welcome to […]

Women On Wheels Return on Road

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015

4 weeks cycling course designed especially for women returns to Birmingham on the 11th of May 2015.     After a great success of Women on Wheels (WoW) Autumn’s series the course is back to provide a fun and safe learning environment for all women interested in cycling. During the course, every participant will have […]

Cibo Vicino: discovering Italian cuisine in Milan

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015

The Cibo Vicino service in Quarto Oggiaro (Milan, Italy) is proving an increasing success, with more and more people participating in this gourmet and affordable ‘restaurant’.    After the initial testing phase, the Cibo Vicino initiative now serves senior citizens of the Quarto Oggiaro neighbourhood in Milan twice a week . It combines the need for […]

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 […]

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