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Pelham Hosting Child Car Seat Clinic

Posted on August 30, 2013 10:00 AM

The Town of Pelham, in collaboration with Pelham Fire and the Niagara Auxiliary O.P.P, is hosting a child car seat clinic to ensure the safety of children travelling in vehicles.

Certified Child Car Seat Technicians will be on site in Pelham to answer questions and help inspect, install, and make corrections to car seats. Anyone interested in participating can do so on:

Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Pelham Fire Station One (177 Highway 20 West, Fonthill) from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

No appointments...

Public Creative Problem Solving Session Regarding Longboarding in Pelham

Posted on August 15, 2013 09:45 AM

During their regular meeting on August 12, 2013, Pelham Council agreed to organize a creative problem solving session with key stakeholders regarding longboarding in Pelham. At that time, Council also made a decision that no options recommending the permanent closure of town roads would be considered as possible solutions.

Therefore, all members of the community interested in providing input regarding longboarding in our town are invited to a creative problem solving session on:

Wednesday, September...

Pelham Council to Consider Options for Longboarding

Posted on August 02, 2013 09:45 AM

During a July 25, 2013, creative problem solving session with Pelham longboarders and their parents, concerned neighbours, the Niagara Regional Police, Pelham By-Law Enforcement, and Town Staff, the question of “How might we work with the community to ensure the safety of youth skate/longboarding on municipal streets?” was considered.

The session was prompted by complaints following the July 15, 2013, prohibition of longboarding along sections of Overholt Road, Shoalts Drive, Elizabeth Drive, and...

Pelham Unveils Skate Park Design

Posted on August 02, 2013 09:45 AM

Skateboarders, longboarders, and fans of the sport, get ready to spend a lot of time in Pelham.

The 8,400 square foot, state-of-the-art facility planned for the Isaac Riehl Memorial Skate Park at Marlene Stewart Streit Park promises to boast features sure to excite and challenge riders of all skill levels when it opens in late Fall 2013.

Designed in partnership with New Line Skateparks Inc., a full service design and construction firm specializing in the development of skateboard parks in communities...

Protecting Longboarders’ & Skateboarders’ Safety

Posted on July 17, 2013 09:45 AM

Pelham residents are concerned for the safety of local longboarders and skateboarders, and Niagara Regional Police confirms there are indeed reasons to worry. During their regular meeting on July 15, 2013, Pelham Council learned about the impending dangers that face longboarders and skateboarders who speed down steep hills, around blind corners, and among busy traffic.

“If a vehicle travelling 50 kilometers per hour were to come in contact with a boarder going 30 kilometers per hour it would be a...

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