Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

streetlife.com, the local social network, on a mission to strengthen community spirit

A new website has launched across East Lothian with a simple aim: to help people make the most of where they live by connecting with their neighbours.

Streetlife, the local social network, provides a free and easy way for communities to share news, views, recommendations and resources. Described as “the online equivalent of chatting over the garden fence”, Streetlife enables people with busy routines or reduced mobility to keep in touch with what’s happening locally and become more involved in their communities.

More than 450,000 people in over 2,000 communities across the country have adopted Streetlife and now East Lothian locals are joining in too.

Conversations started on Streetlife have helped to find lost pets, save local pubs, expose doorstep scammers and set up community garden projects. The site also encourages real-world friendships, with neighbours sharing DIY equipment, IT advice and dentist recommendations, and organising walking groups and coffee mornings.

Matt Boyes, Founder & CEO, is delighted to see the people of East Lothian connecting on Streetlife:

Within every neighbourhood there’s a wealth of knowledge and support. Streetlife makes it easy for local people to share that and together build stronger, safer, better connected communities.

That’s why we’re encouraging everyone to get involved!”

Find out more and sign up at streetlife.com