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The Aalborg pilot is focusing on improving the everyday life for people with disability, and the newest initiative is the launch of the companionship card. The card is granted persons with disability with a need for assistance when going out, and allows the cardholder to bring a companion free of charge to local events. So […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

During the trial period, the Voluntary Help Service has as assisted 11 people with disabilities in finding a volunteer to accompany them to different activities and engage in social relations. Currently many more are on waiting list, interested in finding a volunteer to match their needs. Luckily resent initiatives to attract more volunteers are beginning […]

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The service Quarto food club combines the need for affordable and gourmet food prepared having in mind the nutrition needs of the elderly people, with the opportunity for young people to do practical training and testing new business model hypothesis. Stakeholders that were engaged in the co-design phase of the service in Quarto Oggiaro, Milan, […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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