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Lead Spotlight: Meet Al from Girrawheen

Written by Editor, published on 28 September 2015

Al is one of the most active and passionate Nabo Suburb Leads. Al actively promotes Nabo in his community and both attends and hosts local events to introduce new people to Nabo. He even appeared on Today Tonight for a Nabo segment! Here Al shares his story:My name is Allan, affectionately known

Organisations on Nabo: City of Perth

Written by Hannah McManus, published on 21 September 2015

The City of Perth always has the community on its mind, with Homeless Connect, Foodchain and Ecohub Perth being a few of their local community programs that aim to build a stronger and

Nabo's Top 10 Pet Names

Written by Editor, published on 21 September 2015

See ya later Rover and Mittens, there are new favourite names on the block!The team of animal-lovers at Nabo have put together a list of the top 10 pet names in Australia, and the ones who take the top spots might surprise you!It seems that gone are the days of Fido, Buster and Boots. Pet owners

Healthy Food Spots in Perth

Written by Editor, published on 21 September 2015

We all love dining out with friends and the occasional lazy Friday night take-away, but the best part is that both can be healthy if you know where to go! We’ve sourced some of the best healthy cafes, restaurants and take-away spots in Perth to make all you vegans, clean-eaters and gym junkies

Tips for Keeping Pets in the City

Written by Editor, published on 21 September 2015

Australians love their pets, with more than 63% of Aussie households owning an animal. Pets provide companionship and health benefits to their owners and are great for kids. But now, almost a quarter of Australians live in medium to high-density housing without the luxury of a big backyard, so the

Inner West: Top 5 Events this Week

Written by Editor, published on 20 September 2015

Sydney’s busiest cultural precinct is buzzing with activity! The Sydney Fringe Festival has brought with it a flurry of creativity and colourful events to inspire, challenge, relax and amuse you. The school holidays are also fast approaching and are bringing with them some fantastic kiddie-friendly

Perth's Northern Suburbs: Best Parks

Written by Editor, published on 15 September 2015

The weather is warming up and it’s time to discover some of the best local parks the Northern Suburbs have to offer. There are parks for dog walking, fitness, to keep the kids entertained or just to have a nice relaxing picnic, so there are plenty of reasons to head out and enjoy the stunning

Best Parks in Sydney’s Inner West

Written by Editor, published on 15 September 2015

Spring has finally sprung so it’s time to shed the winter coats, get outside and enjoy the outdoors. We’ve found some of the best parks in the Inner West so you can have fun outside with your family, friends or pets. It's time to relax outside and have a picnic!Have we missed your favourite park?

Inner West: Top 5 Events this Week

Written by Editor, published on 13 September 2015

As the weather heats up, so does the Inner West! With exciting events around every corner, you won’t have a second to even consider being bored! The Sydney Fringe Festival is continuing to deliver laughs and entertainment across the entire region, while film festivals, theatre productions, musical

Inner West: Top 5 Events this Week

Written by Editor, published on 08 September 2015

The mighty Inner West never fails to disappoint anyone fortunate enough to grace its grounds, serving as a cultural hub within Sydney. This week is absolutely no exception to the rule, with something for everyone regardless of age or interest. If you’re struggling to find something to keep you

Bargain Bites in Perth's Northern Suburbs

Written by Editor, published on 08 September 2015

When it comes to great food, the Northern Suburbs is flush with variety and you won't get charged an arm and a leg for a feed! From sushi and pasta to burgers and noodles, here’s our list of the best cheap eats in Perth's Northern Suburbs.Have we missed your favourite food spot? Share your

Ask a neighbour R U OK?

Written by Editor, published on 04 September 2015

Thursday 10 September is R U OK Day, a day to encourage meaningful conversation, battle depression and raise the question “are you ok?” with your mates.At Nabo, our mission has always been to connect communities and help build neighbourhood friendships, so we thought this R U OK Day would be a

Create your own R U OK event

Written by Editor, published on 03 September 2015

Thursday 10 September is R U OK Day, a day to encourage meaningful conversation, battle depression and raise the question “are you ok?” with your mates.Hosting an R U OK Day event in your neighbourhood is a great way to reach out and get to know your neighbours. R U OK Campaign Director, Rebecca

Lead Spotlight: James Warren from South Brisbane

Written by Editor, published on 03 September 2015

Meet James - He describes himself as “the guy who talks to everyone and knows most of his neighbours”. James has lived in South Brisbane for over 10 years – and in four different adjoining homes at that! In his local area, James loves meeting people, photographing art, visiting South Bank for a run

Lead Spotlight: Bob Taddeo from Leeming WA

Written by Editor, published on 03 September 2015

Meet Bob – A long-time resident of Leeming for over 30 years, Bob has been actively involved in the community from Neighbourhood Watch to a Multicultural Affairs Committee and has even been awarded an Australia Day medal for services to the community! As a dog lover, Bob has also launched his own

Lead Spotlight: Rajeev Saini from Glenwood

Written by Editor, published on 02 September 2015

Meet Rajeev – He's passionate about being active in his local community of Glenwood where he's lived for two years.Rajeev likes spending his free time designing websites and getting involved with local organisations including his local soccer club.  What community initiatives are you/have you

Perth’s Northern Suburbs: Best Barbecue Spots

Written by Editor, published on 01 September 2015

Spring is here, and with summer well on its way it’s time to do what Australians do best – fire up the barbecue! Perth’s Northern Suburbs have a fantastic selection of sizzling spots where you can cook up a tasty meal on the hotplate with friends or family. Whether you’re after a classic barbie on

Inner West: Top 5 Fringe Festival Events this Week

Written by Editor, published on 01 September 2015

This year will mark the 6th annual Sydney Fringe Festival! A vivid and colourful celebration of everything arty and independent. With such a broad canvas that is the beautiful Inner West to perform in, you’d be bonkers not to get out of the house and into the party this September. Tap into your

Inner West: Take Dad out for Father’s Day!

Written by Editor, published on 31 August 2015

Celebrate Father’s Day with these local attractions and activities in Sydney’s Inner West. From the best pastries in town to restored motorbike warehouses, there’s something for every dad to enjoy in these suburbs. Follow our list of things to do to get the most of this Father’s Day, and...

Get Thrifty! Best Op Shops in the Inner West

Written by Editor, published on 26 August 2015

Thrift shopping isn’t just for Macklemore! The Inner West is overflowing with quirky thrift shops and community op shops just waiting to be explored. Discover vintage treasures and hidden gems without leaving your neighbourhood! Not sure where to start? We’ve found the best thrift shops to check

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