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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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Category Archives: Business
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
We’ve had the master plan for the CBD and now it is the turn of the suburbs. The city council’s “>draft plan for the Edgeware Village, drawn up after many hours of consultation, is about to be launched. Probably sometime … 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.
The Edgeware business precinct is one of 14 business precincts in Christchurch which will share a $!40,000 grant for small businesses. The grant would be used for marketing and promoting about 14 business precincts and would help small to medium … Continue reading
A new business networking group called Fit4business plans to set up in St Albans.
The Ministry of Social Development has launched a free, online recruitment service called Basebook matching up Canterbury employment vacancies and qualifying candidates. Employers register vacancies using the online form and Basebook sends referrals of job seekers whose skills, strengths and … Continue reading