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Should Pelham Have a Community Garden?

Posted on October 18, 2013 09:45 AM

The Town of Pelham Communities in Bloom Committee, in partnership with the Pelham Horticultural Society, is currently looking for public feedback on creating a community garden.

A community garden gives residents the opportunity to rent a plot of land for the season to grow crops. The garden can include flowers, fruits, vegetables, herbs, and so on. A community garden gives residents the chance to grow their own food, share expertise, and learn from others. Also, it helps teach children about gardening,...

Pelham Joins “Watch for Bikes” Campaign

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...

2013 Fire Prevention Week in Pelham

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...

Fenwick Revitalization Project Update

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...

Help Shape the Future of Recreation & Culture in Pelham: Participate in Our Community Survey!

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.


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