Posted March 15, 2017
New Coffee Group!
The Londonderry Community League would like to invite you to a new coffee group!
Londonderry / Kildare is home to over 864 seniors, multiple single persons and numerous families with children.
How many people do you know from our neighborhood?
This on-going program will take place:
WHERE: Upstairs Social Room, Londonderry Community Hall
14224 - 74 Street, Edmonton
WHEN: 10:00 am to noon - Tuesday, April 11th
10:00 am to noon - Tuesday, April 25th
WHY: Just to say "Hello", have a chat and get to know one another
WHAT'S THE COST: No cost - it's free - compliments of the league
No commitments, no sign-ups, no sales pitches!
QUESTIONS: Call Helen at 780-475-6728
Posted February 15, 2017
As many community members are aware,
Londonderry has not had a soccer program for several years.
We would like this to change!
The league is looking for someone to join our team as sports director,
and together, build a soccer program for
the children and youth in our community.
No soccer experience or otherwise necessary!
For the 2017 outdoor season, members of Londonderry will be joining
the Northmount Community League.
Registration dates are:
* February 27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
* March 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
* March 11 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
*Please remember you must first register online at Edmonton Minor Soccer.
Become a Snow Angel
The Snow Angel Philosophy: “Doing my part for OUR community”
Edmonton is a winter city that sees significant snowfall. The snow and ice that accumulates on sidewalks during the winter season is hazardous for everyone.
People with limited mobility, seniors, children, and parents with strollers (and even those with no limitations) may be severely injured from a fall on ice or snow. Uncleared walkways can also make it difficult for those who deliver services in our city—mail carriers, meter readers, delivery drivers and emergency personnel—to do their jobs safely. In fact, each year, hospitals and doctors’ offices are filled with people young and old who have slipped and fallen on unmaintained sidewalks.
For these reasons, Community Standards Bylaw 14600 requires homeowners and tenants in a home to clear snow and ice from every walk and driveway on or beside their property, as well as from any other properties they own, including derelict and vacant buildings. Owners/tenants should use sand or ice-melting products to start the clearing process if they can’t shovel immediately after a snowfall. The fine for failing to clear sidewalks within 48 hours of the last snowfall is $100.
This winter, residents in Londonderry who shovel on a regular basis & those who help neighbours in need, may receive a City of Edmonton “Snow Angels” lawn sign from the community league.
Snow Angels will also be eligible for a prize pack from Boston Pizza and 1 of 10 pairs of Oil King Tickets.
Become a Snow Angel by:
Shovelling your walk within 48 hours of a snowfall
Shovelling a neighbor's walk
Starting a conversation with neighbours about the importance of clear sidewalks
Making a plan with your neighbours to share the shovelling
Let’s work together to keep our sidewalks clear!
Proper snow management by the City and its citizens makes Edmonton a more liveable and loveable winter city.
To get a Snow Angels lawn sign and package, or to nominate a neighbor, please contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for keeping our community sidewalks clear!
Posted November 23, 2016
Looking for something fun to do this winter?
Check out the FREE Drop - In Learn to Skate Program at local rinks.
Posted November 1, 2016
Some residents may have noticed that the community sand box located outside of the hall is missing.
Community Sandboxes are no longer maintained by the City of Edmonton. As of October 19, sand is available at City of Edmonton roadway maintenance yards at the following locations:
• Central: 10517 - 95 Street...
• Northeast: 13003 - 56 Street
• Southeast: 5409 - 59 Avenue
• Southwest: 14710 Ellerslie Road (on the roadway beside the eco station)
• Northwest: 14320 - 114 Avenue
At all locations, sand is located outside the fence. Please do not drive into the yards!
Winter Roads 101
No matter what the weather does, you have places to go, and the City of Edmonton works hard to help you get there. The City has a comprehensive roadway maintenance program to help keep traffic moving safely in the winter months.
Read on to learn the basics of the winter road maintenance program, and what you can do to help keep Edmonton mobile.
When will streets be sanded?
Sanding is the City’s first line of defense against slippery, unsafe roads. Streets are sanded as required to provide traction.
When will the main streets be plowed?
Plowing begins on main roads when 3 cm of snow has accumulated and more snow is forecasted. Roads are plowed in this order:
Main arterial roads;
Bus collector routes.
During a major plowing event -- after about 10 cm has accumulated on the ground -- you can check plowing status using the interactive map at edmonton.ca/winterroads.
When will my neighbourhood roads be bladed?
Londonderry community roads are always bladed on Wednesday regardless of which day of the week the blading cycling begins.
Blading of residential roads is initiated once a snowpack of about 5 cm has built up. But, it doesn’t begin until highways, freeways, main arterial roads and bus collector routes have been plowed.
Note that your neighbourhood is always bladed on the same day of the week, similar to garbage pickup. If blading isn’t fully completed on your snow day, crews will be back over the weekend to finish up.
When are parking bans in effect?
Parking bans can be called anytime from November 15 to March 15 on roads with “seasonal parking ban” signs. Parking bans help ensure that City equipment can do the best possible job of clearing the roads so emergency and transit vehicles as well as motorists can get where they’re going.
Parking bans are called with a minimum of eight hours notice. Sign up for email notifications when parking bans are declared at edmonton.ca/winterroads, or watch for information on the fronts of ETS buses, in local media, on edmonton.ca, on digital message boards around the city and on social media.
Together, residents and the City of Edmonton help maintain the best possible conditions on our roads and sidewalks all winter long.
Learn more about safe winter travel in Edmonton by visiting edmonton.ca/winterroads.
Photo courtesy of The City of Edmonton