The Christchurch Northern Community Market will run this Saturday 1 October from 9am to 2pm at the Redwood Hotel, and then will be on every Saturday through the summer. This week the market also has a children’s colouring competition. See the Market’s Facebook page or northerncommunitymarket.co.nz for more information.
If you’re heading towards the south side of the city this weekend take care and watch for changed traffic conditions around the Lincoln Road, Barrington Street and Whiteleigh Avenue intersection.
Heads up! The very busy Lincoln Road, Barrington Street and Whiteleigh Avenue intersection will close to all traffic for three days from Friday night so contractors can work around-the-clock!
Kerbside collection of wheelie bins will proceed as normal tomorrow Monday 26 September.
No changes to kerbside collection for Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Day 👑 If your collection day is Monday 26 September, pop your bins out by 6am as normal! EcoDrop transfer stations will also remain open as normal ♻️
Enabling works are underway in preparation for construction of the sections of the Northern Line major cycleway between Tuckers Road & Sturrocks Road and also north of Barnes Road to Main North Road. Stormwater culvert pipes are being extended at the Tuckers Rd level crossing, and work will then move to Barnes Road. Cycleway path corridor works are expected to commence in December 2022 and take approximately four months. Please note that Tuckers Road is currently fully closed at the level crossing, with detours in place.
In addition to Papanui Bush, there’s also a tree planting opportunity at the Cranford Basin Kahikatea Forest this Saturday 24 September, from 10am to 1pm. See the Facebook event or https://bookings.conservationvolunteers.org/project/cranford-basin-plant-a-tree-day for more information.
This Saturday 24 September from 9am there’ll be a community tree planting day at Papanui Bush, supported by the Rotary Club of Papanui. Access is via Bridgestone Reserve, 42 Langdons Road. Wear gloves and strong footwear or gumboots, and note that the rain day is Monday 26 September. See the poster for more information.
It’s assessment week for senior students at Papanui High School this week. When students are not involved with an assessment at school they are expected to use the study leave to prepare for their exams and assessments or continue with set class work either at home or school. The Careers room, A12, is available during this time as a quiet study place. Click through for details.
Watch the livestream of the ‘meet the candidates’ event held on Sunday 18 September 2022 at the St Albans Community Centre: