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What's happening in your community. Alternate Route Advised During Skew Bridge Repairs Chris Brown, Manager, Community and Recreation says. These facilities in a very popular park were recently refurbished to an excelent standard and are highly used by the public. It's a mindless act of vandalism that could cost thousands of dollars to repair." The Waimakariri Residents who cross Skew Bridge, near Silverstream on their commute between the Waimakariri District and Christchurch are advised to use an alternative route from Monday 17 August. Event Fund Engineers doing a maintenance assessment recently identified there are some repairs required to a beam under the bridge. Signage will be up along the route in the next week giving regular drivers of the road advanced warming. While the bridge wil remain open to traffic it will be one-lane only with temporary two-way traffic lights in place. This will cause delays - so using the alternative route is advised if you can. The Council takes incidents like this very seriously and will be following up with the authorities. We ask that members of the public are vigilant when using our parks and facilities and if they see any suspicious behaviour or witness any incidents they report these to Council through our Snap Send Solve app or call us on 0800 965 468. Got a great idea for an event? Want to make your event bigger and better than last time? Justice of the Peace Services Just a quick reminder that this public service is available for free at our libraries in Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford. They will be available in Rangiora every Tuesday between 10am and 1pm, in Kaiapoi from 11am to 1pm and at Oxford library on Thursdays between 11am and tpm. Keep an eye on our ibrary website for updated service details libraries.waimakariri.govt.nzhome Your event needs to benefit the Waimakarii District The temporary traffic lights will be in place until the work is completed, which will take around and the funding can be used for event promotion or coordination costs four weeks Applications open 1 August 2020 and cose 31 August 2020. Work is mainly needed underneath the bridge. and requires concrete to cure which takes time. Motorists might not see much happening while driving over the bridge, but we assure residents that we are working to get the repairs completed as quickly as possible. Check out the criteria and apply online at visitwaimakariri.co.nzievents/funding/ For more information contact Lucy Harvey on (05) 327 5755 or eventsvisitwaimakariricore Vandals Wreck Victoria Park Toilets Victoria Park visitors were incredibly disappointed this week to discover the toilets have been significantly vandalised Theh o Dr Canl undngadamd by ENC Sign up for our latest E-News This is the second incident of theft and vandalism to Waimakariri District Parks in the last two weeks - a Favourite playground item was last week stolen from Gladstone Park in Woodend/Pegasus. The easiest way to stay up to date on what is happening in the District is by signing up to the Council's e-news. NEED FUNDING FOR A When you sign up you can choose what type of news you are interested in so only relevant news pops into your inbox. It is believed that the Victoria Park damage happened on Wednesday 30 July with fixtures and fittings removed or smashed up and bespoke vinyl LOCAL ARTS PROJECT? To join visit waimakariri govtne and scroll down until you see the sign up button. ripped from the walls. Assistance is available for groups and individuals who are keen to provide arts and cultural activities in the Waimakariri District from the Creative Communities New Zealand Scheme. The next Creative Communities round close Monday 21 September 2020, or events or activities that take place between 1 November 2020 and 1 November 2021 LET'S CURRIE PARK JALK PLAYGROUND REDESIGN think recycling There's been an important change. The Applicaon Forand Gude fo Applicantss alabie Cunal Sevce Cent nd Lbraes the Counl webite t wemakan.govt.c We want you to share your ideas for Currie Park, Kalapol which is due for an upgrade. Mo h creative Your yellow bin now only accepts rigid plastic containers and bottles marked with a 1,2 or 5. The park includes a small playground, large grass area, park benches and native gardens Your ideas will be used to create a concept plan for the park development alee All ocher plastic needs to go in the rubbish along with tops and lids. Check the bottom of the container for a triangle with a number in it. If there is no number, or i you're in doubt - throw it eut Let us know what you think before Spm on Thursday 20 August you have any queutiona pleane contact the administtor, Karen ivingunane Phone 0 O or C00 s Emal kaingte got waimakariri govt.nivethinkrubbiah Find out more at waimakarini.govt.ne/letstalk WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri.govt.nz DISTRICT COUNCIL What's happening in your community. Alternate Route Advised During Skew Bridge Repairs Chris Brown, Manager, Community and Recreation says. These facilities in a very popular park were recently refurbished to an excelent standard and are highly used by the public. It's a mindless act of vandalism that could cost thousands of dollars to repair." The Waimakariri Residents who cross Skew Bridge, near Silverstream on their commute between the Waimakariri District and Christchurch are advised to use an alternative route from Monday 17 August. Event Fund Engineers doing a maintenance assessment recently identified there are some repairs required to a beam under the bridge. Signage will be up along the route in the next week giving regular drivers of the road advanced warming. While the bridge wil remain open to traffic it will be one-lane only with temporary two-way traffic lights in place. This will cause delays - so using the alternative route is advised if you can. The Council takes incidents like this very seriously and will be following up with the authorities. We ask that members of the public are vigilant when using our parks and facilities and if they see any suspicious behaviour or witness any incidents they report these to Council through our Snap Send Solve app or call us on 0800 965 468. Got a great idea for an event? Want to make your event bigger and better than last time? Justice of the Peace Services Just a quick reminder that this public service is available for free at our libraries in Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford. They will be available in Rangiora every Tuesday between 10am and 1pm, in Kaiapoi from 11am to 1pm and at Oxford library on Thursdays between 11am and tpm. Keep an eye on our ibrary website for updated service details libraries.waimakariri.govt.nzhome Your event needs to benefit the Waimakarii District The temporary traffic lights will be in place until the work is completed, which will take around and the funding can be used for event promotion or coordination costs four weeks Applications open 1 August 2020 and cose 31 August 2020. Work is mainly needed underneath the bridge. and requires concrete to cure which takes time. Motorists might not see much happening while driving over the bridge, but we assure residents that we are working to get the repairs completed as quickly as possible. Check out the criteria and apply online at visitwaimakariri.co.nzievents/funding/ For more information contact Lucy Harvey on (05) 327 5755 or eventsvisitwaimakariricore Vandals Wreck Victoria Park Toilets Victoria Park visitors were incredibly disappointed this week to discover the toilets have been significantly vandalised Theh o Dr Canl undngadamd by ENC Sign up for our latest E-News This is the second incident of theft and vandalism to Waimakariri District Parks in the last two weeks - a Favourite playground item was last week stolen from Gladstone Park in Woodend/Pegasus. The easiest way to stay up to date on what is happening in the District is by signing up to the Council's e-news. NEED FUNDING FOR A When you sign up you can choose what type of news you are interested in so only relevant news pops into your inbox. It is believed that the Victoria Park damage happened on Wednesday 30 July with fixtures and fittings removed or smashed up and bespoke vinyl LOCAL ARTS PROJECT? To join visit waimakariri govtne and scroll down until you see the sign up button. ripped from the walls. Assistance is available for groups and individuals who are keen to provide arts and cultural activities in the Waimakariri District from the Creative Communities New Zealand Scheme. The next Creative Communities round close Monday 21 September 2020, or events or activities that take place between 1 November 2020 and 1 November 2021 LET'S CURRIE PARK JALK PLAYGROUND REDESIGN think recycling There's been an important change. The Applicaon Forand Gude fo Applicantss alabie Cunal Sevce Cent nd Lbraes the Counl webite t wemakan.govt.c We want you to share your ideas for Currie Park, Kalapol which is due for an upgrade. Mo h creative Your yellow bin now only accepts rigid plastic containers and bottles marked with a 1,2 or 5. The park includes a small playground, large grass area, park benches and native gardens Your ideas will be used to create a concept plan for the park development alee All ocher plastic needs to go in the rubbish along with tops and lids. Check the bottom of the container for a triangle with a number in it. If there is no number, or i you're in doubt - throw it eut Let us know what you think before Spm on Thursday 20 August you have any queutiona pleane contact the administtor, Karen ivingunane Phone 0 O or C00 s Emal kaingte got waimakariri govt.nivethinkrubbiah Find out more at waimakarini.govt.ne/letstalk WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri.govt.nz DISTRICT COUNCIL