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#MyNoordhoekNeighbours

Tag your actions and encourage others.

The goal is to grow a valley of good neighbours. Noordhoek should be a place, where our neighbours show one another mutual care and support and are united under a common vision. Lets inspire more neighbourly acts in our valley to make Noordhoek a great place to live for everyone.

Early Victories

  • Develop a Know Your Noordhoek Guide for residents.
  • Develop a communication strategy for Noordhoek & Valley stakeholders.
  • Create a multi-purpose community centre.
  • Support residents from neighbouring communities who want to make a difference, by engaging with NGO’s in Masiphumulela and Ocean View.

  • Develop practical, yet simple projects that create neighbourly engagement. Develop practical, yet simple projects that create neighbourly engagement. practical, yet simple projects that create neighbourly engagement. Support residents from neighbouring communities who want to make a difference, by engaging with NGOs in Masiphumulela and Ocean View. From our shared values develop shared simple yet practical projects (social, environmental, sports etc)Support residents from neighbouring communities who want to make a difference, by engaging with NGO’s in Masiphumulela and Ocean View.

Game Changers

  • Develop a structured approach to social responsibility projects, including social housing and social group development.
  • Create opportunities for civic leadership.

Here are some ideas as to how you could be a good neighbour

  • Introduce yourself to your neighbours when you move in.
  • If you’re planning a party, let your neighbours know – or better yet, invite them.
  • Park in your designated bay and ensure your visitors use demarkated visitors’ parking. Do not block driveways.
  • Position noisy appliances away from common walls.
  • Keep the pavement outside your home neat and tidy.
  • Try to restrict noise activities such as hanging pictures and moving heavy furniture to daytime working hours.
  • Make sure someone with a key can be contacted if your burglar alarm is triggered while you’re away, or that the alarm company can reset it.
  • Make sure you are aware of the rules and regulations of your building or complex regarding renovations, pets, noise, visitors and security.
  • Don’t honk your hooter – ever!
  • If you have children, understand that many of your neighbours don’t. If you don’t have children, understand that your neighbours’ children have a right to be there, and that they are, after all, children.
  • If a neighbour complains, try to see things from their perspective. Try not to escalate problems with a confrontational approach.
  • Respect your neighbours’ right to peace and enjoyment of their own property. Ask yourself if you are treating your neighbour the way that you would like to be treated.