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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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Category Archives: Notices
Venue: Venue: Mairehau Library, 42 Kensington Ave, St Albans Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013 Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm I am a proud St Albans resident, a member of SARA’s board and very much part of the community. I … Continue reading
Watch out, its electioneering time again. Elections for the Mayor, Councillors and Community Boards will be held on Saturday 12 October 2013.
Location: St Matthews Church, 145 Cranford St Time: April 28, 4-5.30pm Description: Kids crafts, songs and stories, followed by a free meal. Theme: Noah’s Ark. For more info phone Julie on 3423556 or look up “Messy Church” on Youtube.
Location: Oxford Tce Baptist Church Lounge, corner of Madras St and Oxford Tce Time: Saturday, April 13 at 10:00am till lunchtime Description: Find out more about the history of the Treaty of Waitangi and discuss (democratic) rights around the rebuild. … Continue reading
Nominations are now open for the Shirley/Papanui Community Service Awards for 2013 and close on April 27. The awards celebrate work done by volunteers in their communities and certificates will be presented at a ceremony in a few months time. … Continue reading
The city council’s plan for Edgeware is open for comment until April 10 and the council wants to hear what people think about wider footpaths, the proposed cycle route through Trafalgar Street, paved roading and shared space at the corner … Continue reading
Location: Shirley Papanui Service Centre Time: 4pm on December 17 Link out: Click hereDescription: The Shirley Papanui Community Board is expected to endorse the draft Edgeware Master Plan at its next meeting. Visit the linked website and scroll down till … Continue reading
This linked document contains the agenda for the December 5 meeting but it also contains some interesting reading if you read on. At the end of the Community Board minutes in an appendix, in amongst a list of capital works, … Continue reading
The next meeting of the Shirley-Papanui Community Board will be on September 19 at 4pm. Meetings are held at the Papanui Service Centre and are open to the public.
Known affectionately and locally as the Lions Den, the more correctly titled transitional St Albans Community Centre will be opened on Wednesday by Lions International Foundation Chairman Wing-Kun Tam and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker.
Plans are afoot to reconstruct Purchas Street between Geraldine Street and Manchester Street. Changes planned include new grass verges, tree landscaping and kerbing.