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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: Edgeware Village Green and Poolsite
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
Is a building with rooms for hire to community groups a ‘community centre’? OR Is it something more like a drop in centre with friendly staff? What is a community centre to you? Leave a comment below with your ideas.
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
Helen Ross from Edgeware Village Green got a very nasty surprise when she passed nearby the village green on May 8 – the heart-shaped garden had been destroyed without warning. “Wanton destruction without a moment’s hesitation,” she said, adding: “My … Continue reading
Sales of the recently launched St Albans Swimming Club and Edgeware Pool history will go towards installing a new pool in the area, writer Val Somerville says. She outlined how the story came to be told at the launch at … Continue reading
St Albans Pool group has their AGM this Saturday November 2nd at 10am at Abberley Park. Come along and hear about the progress we have made over the past year including the lodging of our Resource Consent with the CCC.
The Edgeware Village Green has lost its treasurer, Karen Lewis, who passed away on September 14 after a long illness.
A support group for St Albans would help local residents coping with a second round of trauma and the feeling they have been forgotten by larger agencies, according to a City Mission outreach worker.
The Edgeware Village Garden has been awarded a prize in the Edible Gardens competition organised by the Shirley Papanui Community Board. The awards are being presented at a special ceremony on May 16.
Location: St Albans Transitional Community Centre, 1047 Colombo Street Time: Sunday May 5, 2-4pm Description: AGM followed by a ploughman’s afternoon tea. Mary Rose (Earthquake Community Outreach Worker, Christchurch City Mission) is the guest speaker. There will also be a … Continue reading