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Ashburton's Christmas-themed Movie Night, presented by More FM will be going ahead as scheduled tomorrow evening, but families are being encouraged to dress for the conditions as the weather could turn cold.
Increased water use as summer conditions set in has prompted Ashburton District Council to implement level one restrictions on some schemes, effective from Friday 11 December.
The impact of achieving the Government's freshwater management reforms will affect the entire Ashburton District, but building on well-proven approaches to implementing change will help farmers meet the challenge.
Baring Square East will be filled with food and films on Friday 11 December as Movie Night, presented by More FM gets underway.
Some Mid Canterbury roads will have new speed limits from 11 December 2020 as the first phase of the Council's Speed Limit Review comes into force.
A new campaign to support victims of domestic violence will see information posters hung in public toilets around the Ashburton District this month.
People wishing to submit on Plan Change 4 to the operative District Plan have until 5pm, Friday 4 December to lodge their feedback.
Drivers are being urged to take care coming into the Ashburton town centre on Saturday 5 December as the annual Santa Parade kicks off at 12pm.
Parts of Tancred Street in the Ashburton CBD will be off limits to traffic for several days from Wednesday next week (2 December) as streetscape upgrades continue.
An initiative to create more welcoming public places that celebrate cultural diversity has developed what is believed to be the nation's very first public Filipino hut garden, which is now open in the Ashburton Domain.
Due to bad weather predicted for Friday night (27 November) Ashburton's Light Up the Night Christmas event in Baring Square East will be moving to the next day, Saturday 28 November.
A contract to harvest grass from the Council's wastewater treatment property, Ocean Farm has been awarded to local company, Andrew Quigley Contracting Ltd.
Hinds residents are being advised to be mindful of contractors working in their neighbourhood from Wednesday this week (25 November) as the Council begins renewing the town's drinking water pipes.
The Ashburton District Council is pleased to announce that two new bridges crossing the Rangitata Division Race (RDR) on Canterbury's Inland Scenic Route have almost finished construction and will be open to motorists in coming days.
The arrival of warmer weather in Mid Canterbury has signalled the start of the district's busiest time for roadworks, with several repairs getting underway around Ashburton this month.