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Council plans paint an exciting future for Clevedon amenities

Website update – Masterplan Consultation Clevedon, it’s time to ‘Have your Say’ about the future of our village. Over the past nine-months, Franklin Local Board has had plans developed for some of our most treasured community assets, namely the A&P Showgrounds and...

Clevedon Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade 2023: 2.30pm, Saturday 2 December Plans are now well-underway for our annual Clevedon Village Christmas Parade. This year we invite our community to gather along the mainstreet between the Monument and the Roundabout. Post-parade activities, including...

Clevedon self-funds CCTV upgrades

Clevedon self-funds CCTV upgrades A security technology upgrade is required to make Clevedon a safer place, and local resident Dan Thompson has stepped forward and made it happen. A recent incident in Clevedon village, where two high school children were robbed at...

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Creighton’s – Tourist Road Intersection Update

Creighton’s – Tourist Road Intersection Update

Important Creightons - Tourist Rd Intersection update Works to reconfigure roadmarkings at this notorious interaction will take place overnight on Sunday 30 April, from 9pm to 5am.  Please find attached a simple drawing illustrating the new markings and...

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Branding project captures Clevedon’s identity

Branding project captures Clevedon’s identity

Clevedon now has its own brand, thanks to a collaboration between local community groups. A funding grant from the Franklin Local Board paved the way for the Clevedon Community and Business Association (Clevedon CBA) to spend the last 12 months working in partnership...

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ANZAC DAY – Remembering 102 years: 25 April 2023

ANZAC DAY – Remembering 102 years: 25 April 2023

Please join us to remember the contribution, suffering and sacrifice of all who served in conflict this ANZAC Day. With thanks to a group of volunteers from across a number of local groups and organisations, this year's commemorations will once again be held at the...

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Local voices see Clevedon road changes

Local voices see Clevedon road changes

Changes to a difficult Clevedon intersection are being undertaken by Auckland Transport in response to community feedback. Franklin Local Board chair Angela Fulljames says AT should be commended for responding to local concerns, especially given issues around safety...

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LOVE LOCAL – Introducing, Diane Myers, Chartered Accountant

LOVE LOCAL – Introducing, Diane Myers, Chartered Accountant

As autumn descended on the Te Wairoa valley, the shortening days may have been a cause of panic for those racing to the End of Financial Year tax deadlines.  “It’s certainly a busy time of year,” laughs Diane, “but we enjoy working with our clients to make sure...

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Apathy harms communities – action needed

Apathy harms communities – action needed

Think what you may about Auckland Council, they fund an incredible number of great initiatives, facilities and maintenance in our Valley.  Auckland Council’s Annual Budget is currently out for consultation and it’s difficult reading; it proposes that budgets be...

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