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About belinda

Involved with St Albans Community Resource Centre and NeighbourNet since 1997

Residents Association AGM and speaker

St Albans Residents Association (SARA) is seeking new people to join the committee (to share or gain governance skills) and support community activities in St Albans at its AGM on September 22 at 4pm at the St Albans Tennis Club. … Continue reading

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Bumper election issue St Albans News

So many people want to represent citizens in St Albans, the October/November issue is full to the brim and overflowing. The bumper election issue contains snapshots of candidates for the Mayor, Council and several community wards (eg: Central, Innes, Fendalton, … Continue reading

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Health board election candidates revealed

The following candidates (so far) have responded to a questionnaire from St Albans News seeking  information about the Canterbury District Health Board Elections on October 12: Peter Ballantyne Peter Ballantyne has considerable experience in the health sector having served as … Continue reading

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St Albans News August/September out now

With elections coming up in October, three local authority representatives give us a look at their work. Christchurch City Council pushes stage 1 of the roading management plan forward with greater emphasis on traffic reduction management. It looks like the … Continue reading

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Jo Byrne on being a community board member

St Albans News asked several current councillors and community board members about workloads and roles. An article was created, based largely on replies from three councillors or community board members who responded, for the August/September St Albans News, which is … Continue reading

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Mike Davidson on being a city councillor

St Albans News asked several current councillors and community board members about workloads and roles. An article was created, based largely on replies from three councillors or community board members who responded, for August/September St Albans News, which is being delivered … Continue reading

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Pauline Cotter on being a city councillor

St Albans News asked several current councillors and community board members about workloads and roles. An article was created, based largely on replies from three councillors or community board members who responded, for the August/September St Albans News but for … Continue reading

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Roads hot topic in June issue of St Albans News

Two community boards have thrown out planners’ recommendations for roads south of Innes (aka DEMP) and substituted a few that give more priority to reducing traffic rather than just mitigating the effects of probably double the numbers of vehicles coming … Continue reading

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Can the traffic plan and add more buses

Why should cars dominate this city? Traffic planner Axel Wilke thinks we should be investing in more public transport. Can the plan (DEMP) gains traction and we take a trip into the past at St Albans Park as it reopens … Continue reading

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Pauline Cotter comments on downstream effects

By Cr Pauline Cotter, Innes Ward By now you should have seen the information booklet on options, stages and priorities for the Northern Corrider downstream effects, providing you with the 4 drop in sessions to be held in St Albans … Continue reading

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Councillors interrogate the DEMP

At the February 14 Christchurch City Council Meeting councillors had the opportunity to ask questions about the downstream effects management plan (DEMP)  dealing with traffic coming off the motorway in 2020. This transcript with timestamps was prepared by Mark Wilson … Continue reading

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Motorway traffic hot topic in St Albans News

In less than 18 months, traffic will spill off the motorway heading for the city via St Albans, adding to the congestion and making living here less safe, so many people are not filled with joy at this prospect, including … Continue reading

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