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A last-ditch attempt to delay the completion of Christchurch’s $300 million cycleway programme has failed, with the city council deciding to accelerate it instead.
The council decided on Monday to complete its 101-kilometre network of cycleways by 2028 – one year earlier than proposed in the draft LTP, but still 11 years later than expected when the network was first proposed in 2013.
It also decided to bring forward a cycleway connection from Westmorland to the Nor’West Arc cycleway from 2031 to 2025.
The council also decided to spend $931m over 10 years on roads and footpaths and $96.7m on public transport infrastructure, including bus stops and shelters.
Read more, including the debate held between councillors on the issue, here.
Hi this black cat has been sleeping on our deck and trying to come in to the house. I’m not sure if it is male or female. I have managed to get it to the stage where it will come up to me. I have put on a paper collar to see if i can find owners but it is quickly removed by puss. I will take it to vets to see if it has a microchip. Just wanted to check if anyone recognises it. We are in Redcliffs.