International Happiness Day

The 20th of March is international happiness day and it is a reminder that the world is a better place when we are able to feel happy in ourselves. This has made me think about how important it is to have happiness in our lives. When I consider things that make me happy I think … Read more

Pancake Day, Neighbourhood Networks Style!!! 

Did you know that historians believe that a version of the pancake was being made and eaten as far as back as 30,000 years ago? Did you know that Otzi the Iceman was found to have pancakes in his stomach and that he was alive over 5,000 years ago? Did you know that the first … Read more

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology, and to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. Each year the day explores a different theme around internet safety. Safer Internet Day 2022 is on 8th February and will … Read more

Our Global Climate Change Blog

You may have seen that Glasgow has been getting a lot of publicity recently and that is because Scotland is hosting a very important event called COP26.  What is COP26?  World leaders will meet in Glasgow in November to discuss climate change – specifically, what their countries can do to reduce their carbon emissions. It … Read more

Our Community Living Worker Roles

Sometimes its hard to really know what a job role involves from the job description. Recently 5 of our team shared their thoughts and experiences of being a Community Living Worker at Neighbourhood Networks. Episode 1 is Danielle explaining who we work with. Episode 2 is Wendy sharing more about the flexibility of the role … Read more

Celebrating World Photography Day: ‘The Power of Photography’

‘World Photography Day’ marks the annual occasion when those that share a love for photography join each other in celebrating their passion. Furthermore, it’s an opportunity to raise awareness of photography and its amazing ability to capture our history and those special moments in time.   Here at Neighbourhood Networks, many of our members share … Read more

Sharing the Human Spirit through Friendship

Today is international Friendship Day, a day when the spirit of friendship and relationships are celebrated across the world. The day has special significance this year because of the Covid 19 Pandemic and the associated impact on relationships. It’s a sobering thought that loneliness and isolation are even more endemic across our society as a result of loss and lockdown. It makes, … Read more

Love parks week 23rd July to 1st August

  We couldn’t  let Parks week pass us by when they have been such a life line for all of us over the past year during lock down.  Everyone in Neighbourhood Networks has benefited from the green space on our door steps whether its been walking alone, a social distance walk, exercise and just a … Read more