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What's happening in Riccarton, and where to find it

Funds for Brockworth Place art gallery

Brockworth St galleryA little-known art installation in a laneway just off lower Riccarton Road has received a funding boost.

The Brockworth Place art gallery have been given a $2000 grant for supplies by the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board. The murals are being painted by advocate advisor Damian Holt.

The funding was from the board’s 2017-2018 Discretionary Response Fund.

Changes to Christmas/New Year rubbish collection days

Rubbish collectionThe Christchurch City Council says that  rubbish collections will continue as normal on public holidays, except for New Year’s Day, Easter Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

On those public holidays wheelie bins will be emptied the day following normal collection day for that week.

As Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on a Monday this year, collection will move to Tuesday, the Tuesday collection to Wednesday, the Wednesday collection to Thursday, the Thursday collection to Friday and the Friday collection to Saturday.

To keep track of when your wheelie bin needs to go out, download the free wheelie bins app at the Apple AppStore or on GooglePlay.

Sun shines on Santa Parade

Thousands of Christchurch families braved the 28 degree heat to watch this year's Santa Parade as it headed down Riccarton Road yesterday. Here are a couple of videos posted at YouTube by enthusiastic onlookers.