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Get the scoop in St Albans News for August/September 2017

Edgeware is getting a new cafe and bakery. It’s called the Edge and you can find it in the old Mitre 10 building sometime in Spring, right next to the Supervalue supermarket. The new cycleway may not be finished but … Continue reading

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St Albans News April/May 2017

Want to know what issues concern St Albans: the cycleway, what is happening downstream from the northern arterial (i.e.: Cranford St and Sherborne St), the community centre rebuild, and Abberley Park to name but four. These are ongoing stories. But … Continue reading

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St Albans News – first issue for 2017

It looks like the transitional community centre will be heading to Shirley later this year when work begins on the permanent centre. But what will happen while the centre is being built? We find out that nothing is certain yet, … Continue reading

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December edition of St Albans News

The December/January issue has a focus on Christmas and business. The residents association is about to start fundraising to purchase exercise equipment for a kind of “outdoor gym” at Malvern Park and Abberley Park is about to get a Friends … Continue reading

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Latest St Albans News now available

The council planner has recommended that the BP expansion go ahead, but with some conditions and nearby residents are not happy about the limited consultation and the continuing encroachment into a residential area but the commissioner is yet to make … Continue reading

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June/July edition of St Albans News

The Christchurch City Council has come up with a fresh design for a permanent St Albans Community Centre that includes a courtyard and wants feedback from residents on the plan. We visit a local furniture craftsman who is handing over … Continue reading

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Ali Jones responds to pool article

I’ve just read in the latest edition of the STAN that I was not at the Feb council Meeting where the pool land sale was on the agenda. I was! I had a commitment in Auckland and was late into … Continue reading

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Latest St Albans News: Change is afoot

Lots of news about St Albans this month: includes BP’s designs for its corner site and what the neighbours think of that, the pool group will finally get the land back in Edgeware Rd so they can build two swimming … Continue reading

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Deadline for St Albans News April/May

The deadline for articles for the next edition of St Albans News is on March 14. Please send via email to news@stalbans.gen.nz. Volunteers will deliver the newsletter to residents some time between April 2 and April 10 and will cover … Continue reading

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Deadline for April/May edition of St Albans News

Send advertising orders and editorial material for possible publication in the next issue to news@stalbans.gen.nz before March 14.

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Latest St Albans News out now

A strong post-quake theme runs through the February/ March edition of St Albans News, hardly surprising as February 22 marks five years since the second major quake struck Christchurch with gravity-defying force. A story about asbestos on a site in … Continue reading

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Council foolish to sell City Care

Christchurch City Council’s plan to sell 100 per cent of its infrastructure company, City Care, is “foolish in the extreme”, says Murray Horton, convenor of the group Keep Our Assets (KOA)

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