A preferred route for a cycleway between Leeston and Doyleston has been identified. A Selwyn District Council spokeswoman said the route was identified in conjunction with landowners which will enable a design to be prepared. The council aims to begin construction of the cycleway in early 2018 and have the cycleway completed in mid2018 if this is achievable with the current budget provided by council.
Hit television show 7 Days Live is coming to the Ashburton Trust Event Centre in December. It’s been confirmed the show, fronted by Jeremy Corbett and featuring some of New Zealand’s top comedians, will be filmed live from Ashburton on Friday December 8 as part of their nationwide tour. Tickets are not yet on sale but if you want to make sure you don’t miss out contact the Ashburton Trust Event Centre crew.
STARS IN YOUR EYES
Fancy yourself as a Rod Stewart or Freddie Mercury lookalike, or can you sing like Adele or Ed Sheeran? Then the Ashburton County Lions have the event for you. They’re planning a Stars in Your Eyes event, to raise money for Mid Canterbury’s The Youth Trust. It will be held at the Ashburton Trust Event Centre on October 14, and proceeds will go towards the running costs of the youth trust.
Businesses wanting to keep upto-date with the latest economic data can now do so, following the release of the Infometrics Ashburton District March Quarterly Economic Monitor. The report is now available on the Ashburton District Council website, along with two other reports documenting the district’s economy.