Category Archives: SARA

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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Packe Street park at crossroads

The community gardens in Packe Street is looking for more volunteers, funds and a paid co-ordinator to prepare the gardens for the next generation.

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December edition of St Albans News

What’s up? In Cranford Street and in Caledonian Road? Find out more of what is going on in St Albans in the December issue of

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Where do the boundaries of St Albans lie?

Students at the University of Canterbury conducted some research into where residents thought the boundaries of St Albans lie. Most people surveyed thought Bealey Ave, Hills Road, Innes Road and Papanui Road marked the edges of the suburb, while CCC … Continue reading

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Feasibility study being done for Malvern Park exercise trail

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Residents Assn gifted converted garage

The St Albans Residents Association (SARA) has been kindly gifted a beautifully converted garage by START Healing. It will be used to house a community co-ordinator and NeighbourNet as well as providing a drop in centre for local residents.

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SARA now manages community centre

The St Albans Residents Association took over the on-site management of the St Albans Transitional Community Centre in Colombo Street on October 6.

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October St Albans News hot off the press

St Albans News has had a facelift. We now print full colour and we’ve gone to town with the colour palette. Let us know if you like what you see when you get the October edition being distributed now. The … Continue reading

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Centre under community management soon

Negotiations have been taking place between CCC and the St Albans Residents’ Association and it looks like SARA will be back managing the community centre from October 6. It will take a while to get things up and running but … Continue reading

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Distributors wanted for St Albans News

The October edition of St Albans News has been printed and will be distributed over the next week but we need three more distributors to make sure it reaches more letterboxes. If you have an hour or two to spare … Continue reading

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Sense of place in St Albans

What defines St Albans as a place? And where are its geographical boundaries?These questions are currently being investigated by four geography students at the University of Canterbury, as part of a third year research project.

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Food plan for St Albans outlined

St Albans has a unique opportunity to implement a food resilience programme following the quakes but this is being undermined by a lack of willing volunteers, lack of funding and a poor relationship between CCC and the St Albans Residents’ … Continue reading

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