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This website is dedicated to the recovery of St Albans and its city, Christchurch following a devastating series of earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. This service by the St Albans Residents' Association (SARA) offers relevant local information. If you are from an organisation or a business and have essential information you would like to share with the community, then please get in touch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to publish it here.
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According to statistics on the elections.org.nz website an estimated 79.32 per cent of voters in the Christchurch Central electorate that encompasses St Albans, have registered to vote as at September 17. The percentage is an estimate as the population figures … Continue reading
The transitional community centre is soon to transition to a park in Shirley but what will happen to community groups using the community centre in the meantime while the new centre is being built. The residents association (SARA) and the … Continue reading
Pure artesian drinking water, waterways we can once again swim in and a seabed and coastline protected from contamination and over-extraction is on everyone’s list. As is a low-carbon transport system that delivers. A healthy environment is essential to our … Continue reading
The intersection of Westminister St, Roosevelt St and Courtenay St is closed while an intersection upgrade is carried out, including removal of the roundabout. Please use Cranford St, Innes Rd and Rutland St to detour around the worksite. Warrington St … Continue reading
Submissions are due in on Monday, June 20 for the proposed permanent St Albans Community Centre building. Consultation meetings have been taking place during the first two weeks in May.
Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo StreetTime: May 31, 12pm Description: The community alliance is a new group for community leaders in St Albans, searching for smarter ways to support each other and those that live and work in … Continue reading
Location: Nancy Avenue/Knowles St corner Time: May 28 10am -3pm Description: St Albans Community Men’s Shed, rebuilt as part of the rebuild of the Aldred Church complex is holding an open day in the hope of gaining new members.
Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo Street Time: February 28, 4-6pm Description: Packe Street Park and Community Garden Inc is marking its 20th anniversary with the AGM and a birthday party with tea and entertainment laid on. There will … Continue reading
Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St Time: December 10, from 7pm Description: A group of residents living in Rutland St are hosting a meeting to discuss the proposed Papanui Parallel Cycleway and the impact it will have on … Continue reading
The planned Papanui Parallel Cycleway is upsetting St Albans residents and business owners. Trafalgar St won’t be available for through traffic as it will have a double cul de sac in the middle. Berms and trees may disappear in some … Continue reading
A new liquor store is planned for 90 Hills Rd but some St Albans and Richmond residents are objecting to yet another store being added when there are plenty of others within a kilometre or two.