Life Storeys

Our quarterly community publication Life Storeys brings you heartfelt human stories and interesting lifestyle features, keeping you in the know of activities in your neighbourhood.

In each issue, we highlight the biggest story in our heartlands in Talk of the Town. Also, you can find out what’s happening in the spaces around you in our Around the Block segment. Indulge in the feel-good stories of not only our HDB residents, but also your favourite celebrity-next-door in Our Life Stories. Lastly, kick back and unwind with our lifestyle segment, Livin’ It Up.


Dear Readers,

We hope you and your loved ones are keeping safe and well.

This issue, we celebrate all things local in view of Singapore’s 55th birthday in August. Did you catch any of the National Day Parade segments that were brought right into our heartlands? Relive those exciting moments in Talk of the Town.

No longer just an industrial area, Jurong West has evolved tremendously over the years to boast a National Garden, hawker food gems, an integrated sports complex, and more. Check out what this estate has to offer in Around the Block. Some small local businesses have turned the COVID-19 crisis into opportunity by leveraging technology. In this section, learn about the steps these businesses have taken to turn the tide.

For many, a cup of morning coffee is an essential way of life. In Our Life Stories, we take a look at what goes into our beloved kopi and some of its most popular variants. A familiar face among the local Indian community, actress-host Shamini Gunasagar tells us how she grew from a reserved child to an articulate radio presenter, and how she aspires to help children speak up with confidence.

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in irrevocable social and lifestyle changes. It is important to continue complying with infection control measures and maintaining good hygiene habits, as well as looking after our emotional well-being amid challenging times. Also featured in Livin’ It Up are film and music options that you can have a good time with in the comfort of your home.

We hope you enjoy reading this issue of Life Storeys. Stay healthy and safe!

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Read previous issues here!

Issue 26 (May/Jun 2020)
Issue 25 (Jan/Feb 2020)
Issue 24 (Oct/Nov 2019)
Issue 23 (Jul/Aug 2019)
Issue 22 (Apr 2019)
Issue 21 (Jan 2019)
Issue 20 (Oct 2018)
Issue 19 (Jul 2018)
Issue 18 (Apr 2018)
Issue 17 (Jan 2018)
Issue 16 (Oct 2017)
Issue 15 (Jul 2017)
Issue 14 (Apr 2017)
Issue 13 (Jan 2017)
Issue 12 (Oct 2016)
Issue 11 (Jul 2016)
Issue 10 (Jan 2016)
Issue 9 (Jul 2015)
Issue 8 (Jan 2015)
Issue 7 (Jul 2014)
Issue 6 (Dec 2013)
Issue 5 (Jul 2013)
Issue 4 (Dec 2012)
Issue 3 (Jun 2012)
Issue 2 (Dec 2011)
Issue 1 (Jun 2011)