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  The journey begins! I’ve been feeling pretty excited about it until I started reading the ‘National Standard for Cycle Training’ document this morning. It all looked quite achievable but then I came to the words “must be able to diagnose …faults..low tyre pressure…poor braking…loose wheels…” Yikes! Excitement was replaced swiftly with panic; am I […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

              To give everyone a flavour of our Ladywood Women on Wheels pilot, new cycle instructor Afsha has agreed to share her training experience with us. My name is Afsha and I guess I’d describe myself as regular mum whose life changed in every way possible through Exercise!! I have […]

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Across the world, research shows that cities have lost the sense of neighbourhood and community living that used to make people feel more connected to each other and urban environments happier places to live. MyNeighbourhood aims to create a new and ‘smarter’ conception of the ‘City’ that focuses on people and their well-being rather than […]

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Lately, Aalborg pilot has focused on people engagement for its Voluntary Help Service, piloted in the MyN project. The Aalborg’s Voluntary Help Service is coordinating voluntary assistance for people with handicap to engage in various social activities in their neigbourhood. On 24 april 2014, Aalborg pilot presented their new service at the activity centre ‘LejbjergCentret’, […]

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The European Commission’s annual Innovation Convention aims to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring our economy growth and jobs. The two-day convention held in Brussels provided a platform to debate and inform policies that will contribute towards building a strong […]

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The service Quarto Gardening provides the possibility for the Municipality of Milan to access the competence of the students of the Agricultural School “Pareto” to take care of some green areas in Quarto Oggiaro neighbourhood. The service develops a new way for the Municipality to maintain green spaces, and at the same time it represents […]

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On Thursday, 13 March, MyNeighbourhood and the Human Smart Cities network, will hold a Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Stay Tuned on MyNeighbourhood’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter) and follow the hashtag: #HumanSmartCities and post your messages @MyN_EU ! The conference “Human Smart Cities: The Future of Cities Today” aims at setting a stage to discuss the future […]

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On Wednesday, 26 February, MyNeighbourhood team wanders in Aalborg to capture the spirit of the Danish pilot. Eleven stakeholders have been interviewed and filmed in the vibrant streets of the Nørresundby neighbourhood, where citizens with disabilities and volunteers testing the Aalborg ‘Voluntary Help’ service shared their rich experiences. The team invaded with their lenses the cozy […]

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A crew of international video operators has beaten the roads of Quarto Oggiaro on February 3rd and 4th, interviewing on the project co design and implementation phases stakeholders and representatives of the community, as well as representatives from Milan Municipality. This meant one more time the engagement of all relevant partners that will make the… » read more

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