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About belinda

Involved with St Albans Community Resource Centre and NeighbourNet since 1997

Packe St park planning for the future

The Packe St Park and Community Garden will be doing a bit of strategic planning at the AGM, so if you are interested in the future of the 21 year old community garden, attend the meeting which is being held … Continue reading

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Friends of Abberley Park meeting

The Friends of Abberley Park group has been set up to make sure St Albans residents and other users of the park’s interests are taken into account in any planning moves and changes by the park’s owner, the Christchurch City … Continue reading

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Council’s new multicultural strategy to help residents thrive

Did you know that nearly a quarter of Christchurch citizens were born overseas? The city council is recognising the diverse makeup of the city with a strategy to make everyone feel welcome and as Jimmy Chen says “thrive” in the … Continue reading

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St Albans News – first issue for 2017

It looks like the transitional community centre will be heading to Shirley later this year when work begins on the permanent centre. But what will happen while the centre is being built? We find out that nothing is certain yet, … Continue reading

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Southern Response withholds Council refunds

The Labour Candidate for Christchurch Central, Dr Duncan Webb has discovered that Southern Response owes homeowners thousands in wrongly withheld refunds.

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St Albans News deadline

The February/March edition is being produced this month. If anyone has any news they would like considered, the deadline is January 16. Email news@stalbans.gen.nz.

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December edition of St Albans News

The December/January issue has a focus on Christmas and business. The residents association is about to start fundraising to purchase exercise equipment for a kind of “outdoor gym” at Malvern Park and Abberley Park is about to get a Friends … Continue reading

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Friends of Abberley Park group being set up

A meeting to set set up a new group to look after residents’ interests in Abberley Park is being held at the St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St at 6.30pm on Monday, October 3. All welcome to attend.

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Youth focus local elections

Hear aspiring community board members and councillors views on youth issues at two events this coming week: September 26 5-8pm at University of Canterbury Undercroft September 27 5-8pm at St John of God Waipuna These events have been organised by … Continue reading

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Red Electrical are champions

Red Electrical, the colourful store at the corner of Innes Rd and Cranford St came up tops in the Champion Awards when they won the Infrastructure/Trades small enterprise section held recently. The company, which has only been in business for … Continue reading

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Rik Tindall – regional council candidate

We must safeguard our pure water aquifers by strict regulation of large water takes and pollution: public vigilance through elected representation. Rivers and lakes must be kept at high quality through good quantity flows. Balance trade-off between industrial use and … Continue reading

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Ken May – health board candidate

I am a retiree, retired from the RNZAF after over twenty years of Service, then I worked for Air New Zealand and, until June 2015, I was employed for sixteen years as Team Leader for GE Healthcare, supplying Healthcare Solutions … Continue reading

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