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About belinda

Involved with St Albans Community Resource Centre and NeighbourNet since 1997

Packe St park’s Matariki celebrations postponed

Packe St Park’s Matariki celebration planned for June 17 has been postponed until further notice. The park’s co-ordinator says that this is because of the weather. We could probably do with a few windy warm nor’westers to dry out soggy … Continue reading

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Dine with us at St Albans Eve Supper

A themed dinner or supper revealing the story of St Alban is planned at Bailies Bar and Restaurant on June 21. The meal, hosted by Bailies, acknowledges the story of St Alban after whom the city in England and our … Continue reading

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Access St Albans News for June/July 2018

How the new motorway will affect streets in St Albans downstream of Innes Rd is the main focus in the June/July issue of St Albans News – the city council wants feedback. Lots has been going on in St Albans … Continue reading

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Help raise funds for the St Albans Pool

Put those neurons and magpie collection of knowledge to good use and form (or join) a team at Bailies on Monday.

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Get the latest news from St Albans

It’s five years since the Edgeware Village Master Plan for the recovery of St Albans after the quakes was created but little has been done to implement it. Then out of the blue the Christchurch City Council decides that stopping … Continue reading

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Get the sizzling hot summer edition of St Albans News

The February/March issue of St Albans News has a botanical theme to it. We mark the passing of a well-known and loved local identity Bill Sykes, one of the people behind Packe St Park’s foundation and the centre pages are … Continue reading

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Antony Wright’s eulogy for Bill Sykes

(Delivered at Botany Bill’s funeral in Christchurch on January 9, 2018)    Bill’s botanical roots started very early. He was born in the County of Suffolk in East Anglia and grew up in the village of Wyverstone. We have his … Continue reading

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Participating in bike event pays off for family

Visiting all the participating businesses on the Biketoker Passport paid off for one family, with Mum winning a Bailies Voucher and her son winning a Tannery Voucher, which he graciously shared with his sister. Marie Hudson pictured here receiving her … Continue reading

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Rehuā marae hosting Carols at the Pā

Rehua marae is hosting carols at the pā again this year on December 1, from 5-8pm at 79 Springfield Rd. Take a picnic, a blanket, the whanau and enjoy. It’s one of the highlights of the year in St Albans.

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Christmas issue of St Albans News now online

In the Christmas issue of St Albans News, we reveal that the supermarket is about to change its livery – from Supervalue to Fresh Choice and the city council is plotting some new rules about street parking. All this and … Continue reading

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Papanui Innes community board news

The Papanui Innes community board is now publishing its own monthly online newsletter. You can read the latest issue here.

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St Albans News October/November issue now out

It looks like Duncan Webb has taken the Christchurch Central seat (of which St Albans is a large part) but the party vote at the preliminary count was close. We can only wait patiently while the parties negotiate to decide … Continue reading

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