Category Archives: SARA

St Albans Residents’ Association AGM

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St Time: September 25 from 4pm Description: Find out what the residents’ association has been doing on your behalf. Begins with performance by StarJam. Come along and hear about the exciting grassroot developments … Continue reading

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SARA AGM

The St Albans Residents Association (SARA) AGM Sunday 25th September 2016 from 4pm – 6pm, at the St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St. The AGM will be opened by the St Albans Starjam Dance Group. Come along and hear about the … Continue reading

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St Albans River of Flowers near English Park

Location: English Park car park 115-131 Cranford StTime: February 22, 12.15-2pmDescription: St Albans Residents Association is organising an event to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 2011 earthquake and to mark five years since the event. Tree of … Continue reading

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Wanted: passionate community organiser for St Albans

St Albans Community Organiser This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for community led development and a desire to help shape the direction of the St Albans Community.

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Cycleway design a ‘man made disaster’

Businesses and residents in St Albans are none too impressed with the design Christchurch City Council has come up with for the Papanui Parallel cycleway. And they told the council staff undertaking the first consultation meeting at the St Albans … Continue reading

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Vote of confidence from Christchurch City Council

By SARA co-chair Renee Walker Visibly displaying their confidence in the new shape and future direction of the St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA), the CCC and Shirley-Papanui Community Board have granted the Association $25,000 under the Strengthening Communities programme.

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CCC grant helps SARA turn around

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

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St Albans Residents Association AGM

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo StLink out: Click here Time: September 8 at 7.15pm Description: Come along and hear SARA’s achievements over the past year and the plan for 2016.New members always welcome. Contact Emma Twaddell or Renee … Continue reading

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St Albans News for June/July 2015

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

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Deadline for June edition of News

The deadline for articles, photos, adverts for the June edition is on May 18. Please send items to news@stalbans.gen.nz

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Community centre clean up

If you have some spare time and would like to lend us a hand, the St Albans Community Centre is holding a tidyup at 1047 Colombo St during the morning of May 3. It is intended to complete the work … Continue reading

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Deadline for April/May St Albans News

Reminder: The next issue of St Albans News, April/May is being prepared at the moment for delivery in a few weeks’ time. If you have any articles, photographs (full colour or monochrome), news stories, feature articles to be considered for … Continue reading

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