Monday, October 23, 2017

Council

Don’t know where to put your bin? Council spells it out

Residents living along Colombo and Rutland Sts have now been told where to place their rubbish bins to avoid clogging the cycleway.

About 200 ‘sleeping rough’ in city

About 200 people are "sleeping rough" in Christchurch at any one time. That’s what a street count done by city council staff has found, as part the development of a proposal to help alleviate the city’s homeless problem.

Community could lose hall to council

Getting earthquake repairs on the community hall is likely to come at a cost - losing ownership to the district council.

Is biking the solution to the parking problem around uni?

An Ilam resident would like to see more Canterbury University students and staff choosing sustainable options of transport like biking.

Halswell lower speed limits ignored

A Halswell resident says many motorists ignore lower speed limits and thinks more should be done.

Trees set to get the chop

The Coastal-Burwood Community Board has voted to remove 168 over-sized trees causing issues for Westhaven residents.

Opinion: Duncan Webb’s first days at the Beehive

Fresh Christchurch Central MP Duncan Webb may be busy finding his way around his new office in Wellington but the former lawyer has big plans for his electorate. He shares them with Nor'West News.

Community centre site looks set to expand

The footprint of the St Albans Community Centre is set to expand as the city council looks into purchasing a neighbouring property.

Council staff caught speeding 32 times

City council staff have been nabbed speeding in the organisation's vehicles.

Wastewater overflow causes warning at Sumner beach

People visiting Sumner beach are being advised to stay out of the water due to a wastewater overflow.

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