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“Having children has improved the connection with my neighbours”

I never had much to do with my neighbours before having children as I would only really see them when I was arriving home or leaving the house. We just went about our days without saying more than ‘hello’, but since I’ve had children, I’ve realised how important it can be to have support from […]

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Wakefield

“Even if it’s something really small, it can make a big difference.”

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Kirklees

“It’s important that everyone tries to look out for each other, as not everyone has family or friends close by.”

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Bradford

“This campaign really boosted my ideas on how to engage with the community”

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Leeds

“Just receiving our phone call had made her day.”

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Bradford

“Little things make a huge difference to vulnerable people, and now more so than ever.”

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Leeds

“I don’t think I realised how small gestures can really brighten up someone’s day”

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Wakefield

“These small acts bring communities together”

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Bradford

“It helps create a relationship with your neighbours and you can look out for each other”

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Kirklees

“It really helps you to stop and think about the personal impact you can have on people in the community.”

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Harrogate

“It was such a generous thing to do. It didn’t cost them a penny but it’s made my little boy’s year.”

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Extra Day Action – what will you do this leap year?

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Leeds

Open Source Arts are looking out for their work community

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Leeds

My neighbour helped me get my key out of the drain!

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Kirklees

Being a good neighbour is easy!

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Leeds

Come and join us at Oakwood Luncheon Club

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Harrogate

“Carrying bags, helping with the bins, chatting over a coffee and just listening, or even a smile can really make someone’s day”

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Bradford

Continuing to tackle social isolation through community craft sessions

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Leeds

“My daughters absolutely love looking after her cat and it helps out my elderly neighbour – it’s a win win situation”

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Harrogate

“The campaign has inspired one of our local residents to invite her neighbours round for afternoon tea”

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Wakefield

“The looking out for our neighbours campaign has made such a huge difference, we’re reducing social isolation for many people”

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Leeds

“I’ve got older people living next door to me on both sides so I knock on the door and make sure they’re okay”

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Leeds

“I realised that as little as five minutes of my time can really impact someones day and mood”

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Bradford

“Not even hospital would stop him visiting the Christmas Dinner, he looked forward to the invite every year”

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Highlights from January

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Calderdale

Reaching out a helping hand

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Leeds

“Once you break the ice it’s so much easier to make conversation”

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Leeds

Buying speakers sparked a friendship

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Harrogate

Looking out for our neighbours featured in the Harrogate Advertiser

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Bradford

“It’s actually really little things that take really little time out of your day that can make a huge difference”

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Leeds

“The Looking out for our neighbours campaign inspired us to help those who are less fortunate at Christmas”

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Calderdale

“Coming to Memory Lane has changed my life”

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Leeds

A hesitant neighbour becomes a true friend in Leeds

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#OurNeighbours touring events with S.M.a.S.H society to tackle social isolation and loneliness over Christmas

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Kirklees

Neighbourly Christmas spirit in Kirklees

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Longley Road residents rekindle Christmas spirit Kirklees

Longley Road residents rekindle Christmas spirit

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Calderdale

“People are really helping each other out, there’s really that community feel”

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Highlights from December

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Bradford

Bird feeder workshops encourage the community to connect with their neighbours

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Wakefield

“It’s good to talk” – creating conversation and neighbourly spirit on our wards

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Bringing together neighbours in Almondbury

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Wakefield

“Hosting a Christmas dinner for my older neighbours reminded them how lovely it is to not eat alone”

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Craven

Christmas community spirit in Cononley

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Kirklees

Locala CIC plant trees and bulbs to improve colleague wellbeing and local environment

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Airedale

“We regularly visit patients and we regularly see their neighbours”

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Leeds

“A simple good deed of signing for a few parcels has turned into a real connection with neighbours”

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Bradford

Bradford Hotel and T&A host free Christmas lunch for deserving local people

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Calderdale

Cafe Culture events in Halifax

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Leeds

The Supper Club in Wortley

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Kirklees

“Having a connection with the people you live near might seem old fashioned but it’s definitely worthwhile.”

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Bradford

“We’re a shop, but we’re also a hub in the community”

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Leeds

“People in our community with no family are now being invited round for dinner at their neighbour’s houses”

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Leeds

“One lady was in tears telling me how much she loved my calls – she told me it had saved her life”

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Leeds

“My neighbour left us chocolate eggs on our doorstep at Easter”

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Harrogate

“Having children has improved the connection with my neighbours”

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Wakefield

Wakefield community pulls together for Christmas

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Leeds

Sikh Elders Service pulls together to address social isolation and loneliness

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