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Look after your neighbourhood

Themes: Children, Green spaces, Volunteering, Community

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View of Easton Mosque Bristol through neighbouring properties

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The coronavirus pandemic has shown us what the people of Bristol and the rest of the UK can do. Acts of kindness, super-neighbours, volunteering and caring for the vulnerable in our communities – these have been a silver lining to the crisis we’ve faced.

Here are some ways you can look after your neighbourhood:

Research by the Young Foundation1 shows higher levels of wellbeing in people who have regular contact with their neighbours. Knowing people in our local area – even if it is just to say hello – can make us happier and feel safer.

What has this got to do with climate change? Climate change isn’t just about reducing CO2 emissions. It’s about getting ready for the changes that are coming. We can still avoid some of the worst impacts of climate change if we pull together.

1https://www.youngfoundation.org/publications/neighbourliness-empowerment-wellbeing-is-there-a-formula-for-happy-communities/

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Action – Adapt your home

Look after your neighbourhood

Themes: Children, Green spaces, Volunteering, Community

Impact:
Effort:
Cost:
View of Easton Mosque Bristol through neighbouring properties

Description

The coronavirus pandemic has shown us what the people of Bristol and the rest of the UK can do. Acts of kindness, super-neighbours, volunteering and caring for the vulnerable in our communities – these have been a silver lining to the crisis we’ve faced.

Here are some ways you can look after your neighbourhood:

Research by the Young Foundation1 shows higher levels of wellbeing in people who have regular contact with their neighbours. Knowing people in our local area – even if it is just to say hello – can make us happier and feel safer.

What has this got to do with climate change? Climate change isn’t just about reducing CO2 emissions. It’s about getting ready for the changes that are coming. We can still avoid some of the worst impacts of climate change if we pull together.

1https://www.youngfoundation.org/publications/neighbourliness-empowerment-wellbeing-is-there-a-formula-for-happy-communities/

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Action – Adapt your home

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