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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 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 email@example.com and we will endeavour to publish it here.
SARA also maintains two Facebook pages: one for the Newsletter which you can find at St Al bans News Facebook page and the other relates to the St Albans Community Centre.
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The cordon that has choked the inner city since February 2011 is being gradually reduced and more parts of the inner city are reopening increasing the reasons for visiting.
The Christchurch City Council’s is launching a free materials service with a website that will help organizations exchange reusable materials for free. The service aims to prevent good reusable items from being dumped. The Freematerials site is available to businesses, … Continue reading
The Press has created a list of 10 things about St Albans. However, they say its about Edgeware, which is not the name of the suburb, so they can have fun with words like Edge. There is the Edgeware Village … Continue reading
If you’ve got a brilliant idea and you want to make it happen head along to The Ministry of Awesome’s Coffee and Jam sessions at the Epic Hub (opposite the new C1 cafe) on Tuesday lunchtimes. You’ll get feedback, meet … Continue reading
Advertised recently on The Big Idea website: If you are running a small business or creative activity and would like to share a villa with a clothing business, there’s a 3900 x 3300 room available in a restored villa at … Continue reading
SARA doesn’t have a budget for me to eat out at local eateries so you’ll have to take the word of others like Keith Lynch who writes for the Press. Find out what he got up to at Schroeder’s Tavern … Continue reading
The Canterbury Business Association is hoping to set up a temporary international hub soon in the city and is looking for people from different ethnic/cultural backgrounds to set up stalls on a daily basis for up to five years.
While enjoying a drink with friends in the Bailies Irish Bar recently, I noticed banners outside advertising the Edgeware Village website. However, when anyone tries to visit the website there is nothing there.
Things are looking up for the Edgeware Village. Bailies Irish Bar, which used to be in Cathedral Square in the now demolished Warners Hotel, has found a new home on the site of the former 1066 Bar and TAB.
Gapfiller, Greening the Rubble and now Ministry of Awesome, another catalyst making things happen in this injured city has joined the post quake events circuit. It is difficult to pin this one down but it definitely is not office-bound or … Continue reading
Gym owners Les Mills are behind a new produce/artisans market in a Cashel Street carpark on Sunday mornings.