Posted on September 27, 2013 09:45 AM
On Monday, October 7, 2013, the Town of Pelham, in partnership with the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) Niagara, will become the first municipality in our region to outfit all town vehicles with “Watch for Bikes” mirror decals. The decals will be placed on the bottom of exterior mirrors as a reminder to check for cyclists and other traffic before opening doors and exiting.
According to the CAA, drivers or passengers opening their car doors in the path of cyclists contributes to some of the most...
Posted on September 18, 2013 09:45 AM
The Town of Pelham Fire Department is once again raising awareness about fire safety during the annual Fire Prevention Week. The awareness campaign, which runs from October 6th to 12th, is centred on the theme of preventing kitchen fires.
“The best way to prevent kitchen fires is to never leave cooking unattended,” said Pelham Fire Chief Bob Lymburner.
Statistics show that unattended cooking is the leading cause of home fires and injuries in the province. Most residents are not aware that stepping...
Posted on September 17, 2013 09:45 AM
Pelham Council decided during their regular meeting on Monday, September 16, 2013, to temporarily postpone the revitalization of Downtown Fenwick from the fall of 2013 to early 2014.
Council made this decision after receiving a staff report outlining the complexities of the project requirements, including:
1) total road reconstruction to address storm water and soil conditions
2) reconfiguration of overhead utility wires to an underground system
As a result, the Town is unable to complete the project...
Posted on September 04, 2013 09:45 AM
The Town of Pelham, in partnership with LeisurePlan International Inc., a firm specializing in leisure, recreation and fitness, is in the midst of conducting a Multi-Purpose Indoor Community Centre Strategy and Business Model Study to gauge the feasibility of potentially building recreation and culture facilities in our town.
We are looking for resident input regarding current participation in recreational and cultural programs and activities to help determine potential future requirements.
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.