Category Archives: Community Centre (transitional)

St Albans Community Alliance meeting

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo StreetTime: May 31, 12pm Description: The community alliance is a new group for community leaders in St Albans, searching for smarter ways to support each other and those that live and work in … 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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Meditate at community centre

Buddhist monk Kelsang Pawo is running drop in classes on meditation and mindfulness on Thursday evenings at the St Albans Community Centre, starting on February 4 at 7.30pm. No booking or commitment is required but there is a $10 charge … Continue reading

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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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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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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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St Albans to talk about facilities

Location: Richmond Edgeware Bowling Club Time: Tuesday September 9 from 6.30-8.30pm Description: St Albans and Edgeware community members are gathering this week to talk about what they would like to see in their area, community facility-wise.

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St Albans misses out on Council rebuild

The Council has released a list of priority community repairs and rebuilds and the St Albans Community Centre, which was demolished in 2011 is not on the rebuild list.

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August edition of St Albans News

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

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Who should pay for community centres?

Christchurch City Council funding is not in good shape for the rebuild, or so we have been told, with a $900 million shortfall. We have learnt via a recent Shirley Papanui community board meeting that council staff are busy prioritising council-owned buildings … Continue reading

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Permanent community facility for St Albans

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

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Views on St Albans centre use sought

The St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA) wants better use to be made of the transitional centre at 1047 Colombo Street and is surveying residents’ and past users’ views on the centre.

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