Are you looking for help with technology? Papanui High School student volunteers offer tech advice for older users at Papanui Library, Tuesday lunchtimes from 12.10-12.40pm. Click through for details:
Road closed: if you’re in the Barnes Road area, or use Barnes Rd to access Cavendish Rd, please note that the current closure at the Barnes/Cavendish intersection looks set to continue for another week or two.
A reminder that Neighbourhood Week funding applications are due by 5pm next Friday 1 September 2017. Applications from individuals getting together and holding a local gathering will take priority over those held by organisations. The ‘week’ runs from 27 October 2017 to 31 March 2018, with a focus on local gatherings that bring people together. Click through to the Christchurch City Council website for more information:
Neighbourhood Week is back again, this time for the entire summer from 27 October 2017 to 31 March 2018! It’s about bringing people together, so why not organise a local gathering to get to know your neighbours, community, family group, or sports team!
A regeneration plan enabling around 370 new houses to be built near Papanui and St Albans has been approved today. The Plan requires developers to prepare a hydro-geological plan for managing groundwater to be approved by the Council prior to any subdivision consent being approved. Following this, land owners will need to submit subdivision and land use consents in accordance with the District Plan. The first houses are expected to be ready by the end of 2020. Click through for more:
A regeneration plan enabling around 370 new houses to be built near Papanui and St Albans has been approved today.
The Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet this Friday 25 August at 9am in the Papanui Boardroom. The agenda includes parking restrictions in Loftus Street, the relocation of a bus stop on Papanui Road, and approval of the Papanui-Innes Community Board Plan for distribution to the community. The meeting is open for the public to attend. Click through to see the full agenda:
Decisions made on the national stage will also have local impacts. Make sure you are enrolled to vote:
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Trains are running on the main north line out of Christchurch. Please take care at crossings.
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Take care around the intersection of Blighs / Papanui Roads – this morning the left turn lanes into & out of Blighs were both closed. Works may be continuing for a week or two.
Upcoming consultation: the Council is developing a Tree and Urban Forest Plan to set out strategies for Christchurch trees and forests. Keep an eye out for an opportunity to submit ideas or feedback, both online and through public workshops during September and October 2017.
The Tree and Urban Forest Plan will provide a long-term vision and strategy to maximise the health and sustainability of the city’s urban trees and forests and the benefits we receive from them.
Minutes of the 11 August meeting of the Papanui-Innes Community Board are now available. Decisions included a no stopping zone on Blair Avenue, and grants from the Discretionary Response and Positive Youth Development funds. The next meeting of the Board will be at 9am on Friday 25 August.