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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: Notices
The Papanui Innes community board is now publishing its own monthly online newsletter. You can read the latest issue here.
Do you know someone in the Shirley Papanui area who produces bountiful crops of fruit and veggies from a garden in their back yard? Nominate them for an edible garden award.
For the first time in five years, the St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA) is finally receiving a grant from the Christchurch City Council, thanks to the Shirley Papanui Community Board’s sense of fair play. The $25,000 grant will be put … Continue reading
The Shirley Papanui Community Board has postponed the go ahead for alterations to the Cranford St/ Westminster St intersection, seeking further information from city council staff.
The Council is running a series of afternoon drop-in sessions for St Albans residents for two weeks, starting next Tuesday 16 September, to consult on the Long Term Plan the District Plan Review and information about flooding and building consents. … Continue reading
Location: Richmond Edgeware Bowling Club Time: Tuesday September 9 from 6.30-8.30pm Description: St Albans and Edgeware community members are gathering this week to talk about what they would like to see in their area, community facility-wise.
What is this about no community centre for St Albans? Is this a bad dream? Does it have to be that way? Read what has been going on in St Albans (or about St Albans) in the August edition and … Continue reading
Christchurch City Council funding is not in good shape for the rebuild, or so we have been told, with a $900 million shortfall. We have learnt via a recent Shirley Papanui community board meeting that council staff are busy prioritising council-owned buildings … Continue reading
Rumours have been floating around St Albans for some weeks that the Christchurch City Council is planning to sell off land at 1049 Colombo Street and Caledonian Road and build a community facility instead at 43a Edgeware Road (also owned … Continue reading
Christchurch JP and Labour candidate Tony Milne has launched a petition for CCC to install turning arrows at the corner of Cranford Street and Innes Road.
Location: Papanui Baptist Church, 144 Sawyers Arms Road Link:CCC district plan review Time: March 12 5.30-7.30pm Description: CCC consulting residents of Shirley Papanui Ward over first chapters of the revised district plan. Among other things in the document, the council … Continue reading