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Dear Residents ,
NParks Concession for Diwali celebration on 6th & 7th November 2018.
Hard work of Council Members and Estate Manager
We refer to the EDM sent last Friday on the notification from a division of NParks which had caused a dent in the spirit of the coming Diwali celebrations. We are happy to say that we now have better news in that the normal Diwali celebrations can be held but at a slightly different location where there are no construction works outside the gates.
The current location is at the open field – left side of the round-about(Please see the photograph attached). We have clearance from an NParks Officer on an understanding that the event is orderly and that littering is kept to a minimum. Based on this expectation, the housekeeping rules that we ask all residents to strictly observe are:
Finally, the Council sends their best wishes for an enjoyable Diwali with the acknowledgement that some members in the Council worked together with the Estate Manager to bring about this concession from NParks. We say a big thank you to them and to you , we say a blessed Diwali to you and your family.
Dear Residents ,
PROHIBITION OF DIWALI CELEBRATIONS OUTSIDE ESTATE AREAS
Our Estate Manager received notification from the Director of Parks Development Division this morning of their decision to prohibit Diwali celebrations outside our estate that faces the river. This prohibition would concern and affect the areas outside Gates 2, 3 and 4 that we had originally earmarked as the places where residents normally use for the Diwali celebrations.
We understand that as the areas immediately outside the estate are undergoing construction and renovation works , these places cannot be used for Diwali celebrations. We also understand that the works have not been completed as yet.
It is thus with regret that we bring this notification to you as Diwali celebrations outside the estate area and facing the river is always a feature of the celebrations amongst the Indian community.
We ask that the prohibition be noted and complied with by residents as there will be penalties for instances of non - compliance. We are sorry that this has to happen but trust that this would not dampen the spirit of Diwali in any significant way.
We take this opportunity to wish all our Indian friends a joyous and meaningful Diwali nonetheless. Thank you.
MCST NO. 2345
Given the ongoing construction work, we are liaising with the authorities towards the appropriate safeguards into the Deepavali celebrations this year.
We have earmarked the area outside Gates 2, 3 and 4 of our estate for the Deepavali sparkler celebrations on 6th & 7th November 2018. Please see details(attached) of the locations where we have approval to burn sparklers/crackers and where we don’t.
Kindly also note:
Please note that The NEA and TRNC have issued an advisory (duly attached) on keeping community spaces clean into Deepavali celebrations.
If you have any questions, do let the management office know.
Our best wishes for a warm and joyous festive season.
Behold, the bewitching hour has descended upon Costa Rhu again! All residents are cordially invited to an enchanting Halloween Party specially organized by our Management Office.
Date: 30 October 2018, Tuesday
Time: 6.30 pm
Venue: Dolphin Room
What's in store: Brave kids, we invite you to challenge the Tunnel of Fear (if you dare!) in search of thrills, surprises adventure. Battle the horrors and emerge victorious at the end and collect your reward!
Parents and minders are encouraged to accompany your kids (especially very young kids).
We look forward to seeing you there!
Just a reminder to follow up from our email from last Saturday (14 Sep) on the introduction of the e-wallet effective Thursday this week (20th Sep). Please find attached a few slides that run through a brief introduction to the feature.
A quick recap:
We hope you will enjoy using the Wallet feature. It is new and as all with such features, your feedback will go a long way in helping us improve its usefulness. We look forward to your feedback.
Please contact the management office if you have queries.
We are striving to improve productivity and efficiency in the estate. We implemented electronic receipts on 2nd July 2018 whereby we stopped issuing paper receipts; residents are emailed electronic (.pdf) receipts for their bookings and other payments. We thank you for your support and your feedback and are pleased to inform you that the process is working well. We request you to please keep the Management Office (MO) updated of any changes in your email addresses.
We are now moving to the next step, with the introduction of e-wallets effective Thursday, 20th September 2018. This eliminates the need for residents to come to the office to make payments each time a facility booking is made. Adoption of the e-wallet facility is optional for the residents. However, by topping-up the e-wallet or by seeking a booking fee refund credit, the resident is deemed to have consented to the use of the e-wallet and related rules. Please find attached a brief introduction to the e-wallet, and the rules around its usage are as follows:
We hope you will enjoy using the Wallet feature. As always, we look forward to your feedback as we implement this feature. Please contact the management office if you have queries.
We have received a notice from the National Parks Board (NParks) on 4th September advising us of improvement and enlargement works to the existing jogging path surfaces along the river side adjacent to Oliva Block-5.
NParks has informed us that the existing jogging path will be closed from 10th September 2018 to late-February 2019 for these construction upgrading works.
However, the accessible footpath beside our premises and the Oliva boundary wall that is under construction now is expected to be ready and open for service when the existing jogging path is closed.
The affected gates (Gates 2-4) will still be accessible for service over this period.
Do feel free to get in touch with the Management Office should you have any questions
Costa Rhu Management Office
The replacement of the gym air-conditioning system is running ahead of ahead of schedule. Hence the gym will be open tomorrow ( Wed,5 Sep) 12 PM onwards.
Thank you for your patience. Please feel free to get in touch with the Management Office if you have any questions.
Costa Rhu Management Office
MID AUTUMN FESTIVAL 2018
Date: 18th September 2018, Tuesday
Activities: Free paper lanterns will be provided. According to ancient Chinese customs and traditions, little children carry paper lanterns and walk together in the moon light to commemorate this festival.
Refreshments: Free Chinese mooncakes, pastries and drinks will be provided.
Please be informed that the gym will be closed from Monday (3rd Sep) to Wed (5th Sep) to enable replacement of the air-conditioning system and the associated electrical
control wiring. Assuming execution is to plan, the gym will be open again from Thu (6th Sep) – we will keep you posted in case there are any delays
We regret the inconvenience caused to you. Do feel free to get in touch with the Management Office should you have any questions
Please be informed that the gym air-conditioners are currently not working. The technical team was working hard to repair the fault yesterday, but were unable to fix the issue.
We have now been advised to replace the air conditioners and change the electrical control wiring. We are looking to get the new air conditioners purchased and installed at the earliest.
While this is being processed, we will also make additional efforts on Monday (August 27th), to restore partial air conditioning at the gym, should the same be possible.
We regret the inconvenience caused to you. We are treating this matter as critical but face delayed response time from our vendors, given the weekend.
We will come back to you with more information about the scope and schedule of the works, as we get firm commitments from our vendors.
MCST No. 2345