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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 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.
SARA also maintains two Facebook pages: one for the Newsletter which you can find at St Al bans News Facebook page and the other relates to the St Albans Community Centre.
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Category Archives: Community
A community development centre planned for 24 Walker Street in the inner city will provide resources to encourage citizen-led developments in Christchurch. The hub has the backing of a number of community organisations and will be open to the public. … Continue reading
Location: Knox Centre, Bealey AveLink out: Click here Time: May 17 from 7:15am to 8:45 am Description: Child Poverty Action Group is hosting another of its popular post-budget breakfasts again this year with speakers. $20 waged, $10 unwaged
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: Rutland Street Lounge Time: May 14 from 7 -8.30pm Description: Find out what Sports Chaplaincy is about at a free orientation evening. Sports is a gift from God and can be enjoyed while giving glory to God.“As Christians, sport … Continue reading
The cordon that has choked the inner city since February 2011 is being gradually reduced and more parts of the inner city are reopening increasing the reasons for visiting.
Venue: Venue: Mairehau Library, 42 Kensington Ave, St Albans Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013 Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm I am a proud St Albans resident, a member of SARA’s board and very much part of the community. I … Continue reading
Wharenui School in Riccarton has approximately 30 – 40 student chairs and 12 desks, surplus to requirements, to give away to a community group. The desks are wooden with steel frames, and the chairs are plastic/vinyl with steel frames, and … Continue reading
The Christchurch City Council’s is launching a free materials service with a website that will help organizations exchange reusable materials for free. The service aims to prevent good reusable items from being dumped. The Freematerials site is available to businesses, … Continue reading
Watch out, its electioneering time again. Elections for the Mayor, Councillors and Community Boards will be held on Saturday 12 October 2013.
Keen young soccer players have their own holiday programme at ASB Football Park (formerly known as English Park) in Cranford Street later this month.
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
Location: St Matthews Church, 145 Cranford St Time: April 28, 4-5.30pm Description: Kids crafts, songs and stories, followed by a free meal. Theme: Noah’s Ark. For more info phone Julie on 3423556 or look up “Messy Church” on Youtube.