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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: Newsletter
The Christchurch City Council has come up with a fresh design for a permanent St Albans Community Centre that includes a courtyard and wants feedback from residents on the plan. We visit a local furniture craftsman who is handing over … Continue reading →
I’ve just read in the latest edition of the STAN that I was not at the Feb council Meeting where the pool land sale was on the agenda. I was! I had a commitment in Auckland and was late into … Continue reading →
Lots of news about St Albans this month: includes BP’s designs for its corner site and what the neighbours think of that, the pool group will finally get the land back in Edgeware Rd so they can build two swimming … Continue reading →
The deadline for articles for the next edition of St Albans News is on March 14. Please send via email to email@example.com. Volunteers will deliver the newsletter to residents some time between April 2 and April 10 and will cover … Continue reading →
Send advertising orders and editorial material for possible publication in the next issue to firstname.lastname@example.org before March 14.
A strong post-quake theme runs through the February/ March edition of St Albans News, hardly surprising as February 22 marks five years since the second major quake struck Christchurch with gravity-defying force. A story about asbestos on a site in … Continue reading →
A letter from June Peka: Your report (Oct/Nov STANN) that three quarters of the approximately 1900 trees which have currently enjoyed heritage /protected/notable status for many years in Christchurch, are about to lose that protection, is most alarming. What has … Continue reading →
There’s lots happening in St Albans at the moment. Housing NZ is building new accommodation on part of the former Orion site to replace units lost in the earthquakes, we visit a Hindu festival held at the community centre, find … Continue reading →
The St Albans Pharmacy is about to branch out with a presence in the enlarged ProMed complex, currently under construction, and the replacement Edgeware Pool is edging closer to becoming a reality nearly 10 years after the city council demolished … Continue reading →
For those who would prefer to read STAN using slideshare – useful for smartphones and tablets – please click on the underlined link or if you prefer the fullscreen button on the preview. St Albans News June/July 2015 from belcar … Continue reading →
In the most recent edition of St Albans News we made reference to the Edgeware village master plan. You can view it by visiting this page on the Christchurch City Council website.
Things are getting busy in the city – SARA is fighting the plan for the Northern Arterial because not enough research has gone into its impact on downstream areas like St Albans (traffic, health etc). SARA has employed a part … Continue reading →