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A great neighbourhood is one that is caring, cohesive, safe, and beautiful. It is also where neighbours greet one another with warm smiles and take ownership of the neighbourhood they live in.
Creating such a neighbourhood begins with each of us. Start by getting to know your neighbours and practising a little thoughtfulness and patience. If we all play our part, we can build lasting friendships and strong communities in our estates.
Check out what you can do to be a good neighbour!
Listening and effective communication go a long way in building relationships. We have put together some comic strips for a light-hearted read on how you can form friendships with your neighbours!
Check out the following tips on forming good relations:
Everyone loves a helping hand! Meeting your neighbours’ needs when they have one will definitely be greatly appreciated.
Here are some small gestures that can make a big difference:
Be considerate towards your neighbours and observe the quiet hours between 10:30pm and 7:00am.
Here are some tips on how you can play your part to make your neighbourhood a peaceful and quiet one:
Take ownership of your home and neighbourhood, and play your part in creating a pleasant environment for all to live in.
Take note of these good practices:
Safety is a concern that can never be emphasised enough. Check out how you can make your home a safe and secure place for you and your loved ones.
Take a look at the following to ensure your neighbourhood’s safety and prevent accidents:
Get to know your neighbours better in a fun and interactive way by participating in various community activities.
Take a look at how you can build up your community:
Gain a sense of purpose and satisfaction by helping out in your community.
Make a difference by joining a Grassroots Organisation. As a volunteer, you can build a strong network of friends and neighbours who can help one another in times of need.
Please be considerate towards your neighbour’s convenience and well-being if you keep pets.
Here are some tips on how you can be a considerate and responsible pet owner:
Find out more about keeping pets in your home.
We have developed some resources that provide ideas on being considerate and gracious neighbours. Scroll down to find out more!
This fun poster series show how neighbourliness can still prevail in the new normal. Click on the images below to download or print, and share them with your community!
10.30pm, then how?
Auntie and uncle need help, then how?
Cannot see my smile, then how?
Everyone’s home, then how?
Miss my neighbours, then how?
Workout at home, then how?
Renovating, then how?
Got extras, then how?
Need to go digital, then how?
Community needs help, then how?
Watch this light-hearted video series on how neighbours can resolve matters amicably amongst themselves.
Episode 1: Bulky Items to Throw, Then How?
Episode 2: Cluttered Corridor, Then How?
Episode 3: Late-night Noises, Then How?
We can emerge stronger if neighbours support one another with greater care and consideration.
Pick up tips on how you can be a good neighbour from the Good Neighbour Guidebook!