Nor’West Arc to extend to Papanui

Consultation has opened on Section 3 of the Nor’West Arc Cycleway, linking Canterbury University to Papanui via Jellie Park. From Papanui, the 4km route follows Matsons Avenue, Aorangi Road, and Ilam Road. The proposal is open for feedback until 12 October, and drop-in information sessions are planned for 20 and 23 September. Click through for more information, including a link to the ‘Have your say’ page with plans and additional information, and an online feedback form.
https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/have-your-say-on-final-cycleway-section

 

Have your say on final cycleway section

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Severe gales forecast for Christchurch and Banks Peninsula

Severe northwest gales gusting up to 140km/h are forecast to hit Christchurch and Banks Peninsula this evening. The strongest winds are likely to be overnight, and the Council is recommending you secure any outdoor items that have a risk of being blown away and to stay safe and be cautious when out and about.
https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/severe-gales-forecast-for-christchurch-and-banks-peninsula

Severe gales forecast for Christchurch and Banks Peninsula

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Closing 5pm today: Summer With Your Neighbours

Reminder: applications for Summer with your Neighbours funding close at 5pm today Friday 10 September 2021. This is a Christchurch City Council initiative to bring people closer together and celebrate the unique and diverse mix of neighbourhoods. Funding is available to support local community gatherings such as street parties, a potluck meal, a neighbourhood sports day, etc. Click through for more information and a link to a funding application form.
https://ccc.govt.nz/GetTogether

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Video: local news – 8 September 2021

Think Papanui’s curator Simon Britten was live on Facebook at 2pm Wednesday 8 September, with local news, Alert Level 2 updates, and information on local businesses in the area. Watch below, via Facebook or YouTube:

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Alert Level 2: What it means for Council services and facilities

The Christchurch City Council has published details of what Alert Level 2 means for community facilities, rubbish and recycling, parks and playgrounds, public transport, governance, libraries, and more. Click through for details:
https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/alert-level-2-what-it-means-for-council-services-and-facilities

Alert Level 2: What it means for Council services and facilities

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3 September 2021 Community Board meeting outcomes

At the 3 September meeting, the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board: approved funding including for youth recreation events, Summer With Your Neighbours, garden awards and community service awards; approved a contribution towards FC Twenty 11’s replacement of broken goal posts; and discussed COVID impacts on local community organisations. A briefing on rubbish bin placement at St Albans Park was carried forward to the following meeting due to staff availability. The Board will next meet on Friday 17 September. Click through to read the full minutes:
https://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/Open/2021/09/PICB_20210903_MIN_5624_AT.PDF

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Council facilities to re-open under Alert Level 2

Most of Christchurch City Council’s public facilities will re-open this week under COVID-19 Alert Level 2. Some facilities will operate slightly differently from normal when they reopen because of the additional Alert Level 2 requirements “Please be patient and follow the directions of staff. The changes that will be in place are designed to keep us all safe. You will also need to follow the Government’s advice on mask wearing at our indoor venues.” Click through to read more:
https://newsline.ccc.govt.nz/news/story/council-facilities-to-re-open-under-alert-level-2

Council facilities to re-open under Alert Level 2

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Shop local: Papanui & Redwood local business directory

Local business directory back online at Alert Level 3: Think Papanui’s ‘shop local’ directory is available again following the change in the alert level. The information in the directory is crowd-sourced, and maintenance is a volunteer effort. Please use the ‘flag listing’ link if you see anything that needs updating in this changing COVID environment, and use the ‘add listing’ button if there’s a new business to add.
https://thinkpapanui.nz/shop

Shop local: Papanui & Redwood – Think Papanui

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Agenda of Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board – Friday, 3 September 2021

The Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet this Friday 3 September at 9am. At Alert Level 3, Council Committee and Community board meetings will proceed as scheduled via video conferencing and will be either recorded or minuted and posted to the Council website as appropriate. The agenda includes: a briefing on rubbish bins at St Albans Park, in response to concerns raised at the previous Board meeting; a staff recommendation to allocate funding for six Board projects, including youth recreation events, Summer With Your Neighbours, and garden and community service awards; and an application to the Board’s Discretionary Response Fund from FC Twenty 11 Inc towards the replacement of broken football goals. Click through to read the full agenda:
https://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/Open/2021/09/PICB_20210903_AGN_5624_AT_WEB.htm

Agenda of Waipapa Papanui-Innes Community Board – Friday, 3 September 2021

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