Stuck for an idea for your next Neighbourly post?

Not to worry. You should never feel pressure to post on Neighbourly just for the sake of it, but if you do want to stay active and connected with the community check out these suggested posts ideas.

Community Toolbox

Use these tools to make your experience on Neighbourly even better:

Some ideas for Neighbourly posts include:

  • Pictures and videos – they're the single best thing you can add for engagement
  • Introduce your group's goals and objectives
  • Upcoming events or meetings
  • Updates on work being started or completed
  • Links to resources available on your website
  • Club nights and open days
  • Draws or results of competitions
  • Profile one of your members.
  • Working bees or volunteer days
  • Ask questions to see what the community wants to see.
  • Milestones and holiday celebration updates
  • Offer challenges or incentives.

Example posts:

Annual Fundraiser
The Brownley Bay Tennis Club

The Brownley Bay Tennis Club is holding its annual fundraising event on Tuesday 16 March. Please join us for our famous meatlovers buffet, the Motown Mamas band and plenty of dancing – plus our popular silent auction. For more information visit our website. If you would like to donate products for our silent auction please contact Taryn on 023 485 223.

The Saint Melons Festival is on this weekend!
Saint Melons

Bring the kids for a fun-filled day including the annual sandcastle building competition, 45 stallholders and Dave Dexter performing live in the afternoon. The forecast says sunshine!

Position Available
Saint Melons School

We are looking for a part-time accountant able to work Mondays through Thursdays. Please apply by emailing

Wellingsworth College is proud to present Mamma Mia.
Wellingsworth College

Our ‘famous’ productions have been a sell out for the past three years – so don’t miss your chance to see this year’s incredible show. It’s a must see for any Abba fans – and anyone who wants a good night out.

Islington School open day tour takes place this Thursday.
Islington School

Junior School at 10am and Senior School at 2pm. Please join us for a student-guided tour of our very special school.

Brownley School Bake Sale on this Saturday 9am – 11am.
Brownley School

Bakers – please drop off your delicious baked goods before 8.30am. All proceeds towards renovating our new student restaurant!

Saint Melons Festival

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Saint Melons Festival last week. We have over 300 photos up on Neighbourly for you to enjoy.

Neighbourhood Watch Meeting
Wellingsworth Neighbourhood Watch

Wellingsworth Neighbourhood Watch meeting takes place at 6.30pm on Wednesday. Please meet at Boxley Hall – all welcome.

Anyone lost a coat?
Jane Wilson

Someone has left a beautiful wool coat behind today. Please let us know if it belongs to you or one of your friends!

Notice of construction
Islington School

Gate Two at Islington School is closed for construction for the next three weeks. Parents – if you’re dropping your children off, please use alternative entrance of Middlecourt Street. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.