Monthly Archives: December 2015

Taranaki BMX TRUST issue a Warning to Feral Youth

In the 2nd event to hit Bell Block by Feral behavior in the last 2 days the Taranaki BMX Trust Inc, wish to remind all members of the public (the following) …. We are all keen to ride the new BMX facility at Hickford Park, Bell Block but at this point it remains a closed/gated facility for safety reasons. Please respect that the trust has Heath & Safety Regulations that it must adhere to & please don’t put this great facility at risk by stupidity! It’s sad that we have had to resort to getting security cameras in place due to a few disrespectful people. ALL viewing needs to remain behind the temp fencing. This World Class facility is going to be an amazing asset to our Bell Block community. If you see anyone there please remind them that for their own safety they cannot be inside the fence.

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Feral Males..Alive and Dumber at end of 2015 in Bell Block

The first of two feral acts in Bell Block in recent days. On this occasion the drama began about midnight on Tuesday 29th December 2015 when police were alerted to a male driver doing burnouts in the Parklands area of Bell Block. Police Officers arrived to find the the driver burning rubber at the intersection of Parklands and Lantana avenues but when they attempted to stop him, he fled with police in pursuit.(Why the public didn’t attend with Baseball Bats and Bricks is not mentioned) The 22-year-old Feral male driver was arrested and charged by Police with drunk driving, dangerous driving, failing to stop and sustained loss of traction, Once he stopped after wiping out a Lamp post and a Resident’s Fence. He is due to appear in the New Plymouth District Court on Wednesday January 6th 2016.

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Our Early Thought’s for 2016 in Bell Block

Our Early Thought’s for 2016 in Bell Block: The 2016 new year will bring great opportunities in Bell Block to become the successful person you’ve always wanted to be. May prosperity kiss your feet and chase you wherever you go. You will never walk alone.

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Bell Block’s Queen delivers a Strong Christmas Message

Bell Block’s Queen Elizabeth II has used her Christmas broadcast to emphasize that light can triumph over darkness after a difficult year in 2015. The queen noted there have been “moments of darkness” in 2015, which has been marked by extremist attacks and a migrant crisis that has overwhelmed Europe, but cites the Bible as offering solace. “The Gospel of John contains a verse of great hope, often read at Christmas carol services: ‘The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. The 89-year-old queen writes the brief speech herself, often reflecting on her own personal beliefs and stressing the importance of family. She noted the 70th anniversary this year of the end of World War II by thanking those who served in the conflict. We loved the references to her past family’s discovery of the Christmas tree and Christmas Tree lights.

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First Full Moon on Christmas Day in Bell Block since 1977

Bell Block Resident’s are enjoying a bright full moon, the first on Christmas Day since 1977. But there’s nothing magical about this holiday light show, says CNN meteorologist Chad Myers. Just science.”The moon cycles every 29.5 days, meaning every 29.5 days, there will be a full moon. … So, on average, every 29.5 years, a full moon will land on December 25,” he says. Enjoy the display while it lasts. The next Christmas full moon won’t come around until 2034, NASA says.

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Bell Block Company Marcel’s donate Food to the Community Christmas Dinner

Residents from Bell Block and New Plymouth were treated to a generous Free Christmas Feast on Christmas Day 2015. The New Plymouth Community Christmas Dinner was held at the St Joseph Hall on Devon Street West,New Plymouth at midday the 25/12/2015. One of the leading company’s from Bell Block, Marcel’s very kindly donated a large amount of their pancake products which was served as a starter to the meal.

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New Plymouth Free Community Christmas Dinner Proves a Hit for the 28th Time.

For the 28th Year in a Row, Residents from Bell Block and New Plymouth were treated to a generous Free Christmas Feast on Christmas Day 2015. The New Plymouth Community Christmas Dinner was free to people from all walks of life and is held at St Joseph Hall on Devon Street West,New Plymouth. While numbers were down on recent years (mainly due to the amazing Hot weather). Harry Duynhoven made a fine speech as Patron of the Trust that runs this free community event and even said grace before people tucked into their meal. Santa played his part very well, but with the lack of Children who turned up, there was 30 odd presents still un-opened. Merry Christmas to you all.

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Bell Block now has 3 Sellers of Alcohol again

And so it has happened. Bell Block is now back to the same levels of Alcohol Retail Sellers as it was in 2013 when 3 different retail stores sold Alcohol. The new kid on the Block in Bell Block is the popular Big Basket Wholesale Food Mart based on the corner of Nugent Street and Pohutakawa Drive. They have a wide range of Beers from around the World as well as an excellent range of Red and White Wines. Pop in and say hello.

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Bell Block’s Foodbank Collection is on Monday 7th December 2015

5.30 pm on Monday 7th December 2015 see’s Bell Block’s Foodbank Collection start street by street thoughout Bell Block. Once again this key community event is organised by the good guys and girls at The Bell Block and District’s Lions Club. Please be generous with your donations this time around and listen out for the sirens as the trucks and cars go through your street. All items collected are given to the New Plymouth Foodbank Opposite St Mary’s Church in New Plymouth.

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