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Ashburton District Council is busy assessing its forward work programmes, with work now underway to inspect wastewater infrastructure in Ashburton and Methven.
Local businesses now have more reliable economic data available to use, following the release of the Infometrics December 2016 Ashburton District Quarterly Economic Monitor and the 2017 Regional Perspectives Report.
Open air fires will be permitted on the Ashburton plains from today but not in the high country, as an Open Fire Season status is declared for parts of the district.
The deadline for some businesses to register under the new Food Act is coming up. Food businesses, including restaurants and cafes with an alcohol licence, need to apply for registration by 31 March.
Have you ever had a near miss? Every year, 700 drivers in Canterbury cause an accident because they failed to give way. Always check. And Check again.
Crop stubble burning after 1.00pm is now permitted in the district, following a review of the Restricted Fire Season Status in place throughout Mid-South Canterbury.
The one hour of free parking along East Street will continue past its trial end-date in October this year, allowing time for Council to consider results and make a decision on a course of action for CBD parking.
Ashburton District’s youngest residents will be putting their swimming, cycling and running skills to the test this Sunday 12 March when the EA Networks Centre’s Kids Duathlon and Triathlon kicks off.
The Ashburton Dog Exercise Park is now even more welcoming for the district’s canine-loving residents and their pets, following Ashburton District Council’s moves to make the park more mobility friendly.
Ashburton District Council is encouraging motorists to take extra care on Walnut Avenue between McLean Street and State Highway One from today (Monday 6 March) as work begins to replace wastewater pipes.
Local residents can start providing feedback on a range of Ashburton District Council services and issues from today as the 2017 Annual Residents’ Survey kicks off.
Local businesses and organisations can now use the district’s latest economic data to inform their business strategies, following the release of the Infometrics 2016 Ashburton District Annual Economic Profile.
Ashburton District Council has decided against introducing an Easter Sunday Trading Policy for the district at its meeting on Thursday 23 February.
Crop stubble burning is temporarily restricted to daylight hours in the morning until 1.00pm. This condition will be regularly reviewed.
Ashburton District Council voted today for staff to investigate the possibility of its new library being located at Ashburton College.