Be Kind City of NPSP
These are unprecedented and challenging times in many different ways. And the challenges are different for everyone.
In times of adversity, one way we can cope is to come together as a community and show a little kindness. Be kind to others, be kind to those in need and be kind to yourself.
Keep reading for more tips on how to Be Kind City of NPSP.
Be kind to yourself
Take a break, get outside and be among nature. Enjoy fresh air, a quiet moment, or turn up the volume of your favourite Spotify playlist. Have a virtual coffee date with a friend, potter in your garden, chat over the fence with your neighbour. Lay under the warm wintery sun in your backyard and soak up some vitamin D. Do something every day that makes you smile!
How to be kind to yourself in NPSP:
- get out and about on two wheels and take in the autumn hues on your bicycle
- there's plenty of on and off-road cycling paths to follow
- take a walk in one of our beautiful parks
- explore some art installations by following the public art trail
- there's plenty of heritage walks and trails to follow so you can learn while you exercise!
- all doggos are no doubt enjoying the extra walks so why not take advantage of our off-leash dog areas.
Be kind to others
We know that some people might be feeling a little alone right now; many are feeling the isolation that COVID-19 has forced upon us. With that in mind, there’s no time like the present to show some neighbourly love. By calling over the fence, knocking on a neighbour’s door or checking in over the phone, we can make sure that every household maintains some much needed social interaction.
How to be kind to others:
- check in on an elderly neighbour
- find the time to make two calls (not texts!) a day to people you love
- do a grocery shop for someone who can’t
- ask the person who’s serving you how their day is going—and listen to their response
- drop off a home-cooked meal to someone doing it tough
- be a good listener
- treat the kids to a movie night at home
- cook a special meal together.
Be kind to business
Businesses in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters come in all shapes and sizes and many have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.
We’re proud of the numerous local businesses that pivoted as the crisis unfolded, responding to the changing guidelines so they could continue operating to serve our community and employ their staff.
Still Here is a great locally designed platform that lists some of the businesses that are open and offering services.
Eastside Wine & Ale Trail
See what’s happening along the Eastside Wine & Ale Trail
The Parade, Norwood
Contact your favourite traders on The Parade to see what they’re offering online and instore.
There’s still loads on offer along Magill Road
Explore the Food Secrets of Stepney and Glynde
Visit: Food Secrets of Stepney
Visit: Food Secrets of Glynde
You can also check directly with your favourites to see what they are offering online, or by delivery and takeaway.
If you’re a business owner in need of help visit our COVID-19 hub for information
Online Growth Workshops supporting local businesses
Download our Be Kind postcard and drop it in a neighbour’s letterbox
Download: Be Kind Postcard
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