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Bay Harbour: July 05, 2017

Bay Harbour: July 05,

FREE Wednesday juLy 5 2017 379 7100 Bay Harbour Personalised, insightful, & energetic LUXURY REAL ESTATE News Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Black Billed Gull Property Consultant Licensed Agent REAA 2008 MOBILE: 021 353 280 EMAIL: joy.butel@harcourts.co.nz Grenadier Ferrymead Brookhaven, Heathcote, Ferrymead ,Redcliffs, Mt. Pleasant, Sumner, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay, Akaroa Traffic lights change at intersection • By Caitlin Miles TRAFFIC LIGHTS at the controversial St Andrews Hill intersection will be reprogrammed to try and ease confusion for motorists. The left arrow light at the Main Rd traffic lights will be reprogrammed to allow for vehicles wanting to turn right off St Andrews Hill Rd onto Bridle Path Rd a better chance to get across a lane. Heathcote Ward city councillor Sara Templeton said: “This will allow St Andrews Hill to clear without worrying about unseen traffic coming around the corner.” Lights on Main and Bridle Path Rds will communicate and allow traffic to flow better. Residents in the area have complained about the layout and design of the intersection suggesting that it would not work even before it was built. Three options were presented for public consultation last year – 640 submissions were received. Option one proposed to leave the intersection as is, option two would see new traffic signals on St Andrews Hill Rd and new pre-signals on Bridle Path Rd and option three is to ban right turns from Bridle Path Rd onto Main Rd. None of these options were given the green light by Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board. They have decided to change the light phasing which will be trialled for three months. When it starts is yet to be determined. •HAVE YOUR SAY: Do you think altering the traffic lights on Main Rd will help ease traffic issues at the St Andrews Hill intersection? Send your views to Sarla. Donovan@starmedia.kiwi •Editor’s column, page 2 Goodall pays visit to Sumner School Sumner School pupils, Ben Isles, Lucy Rule and Benji Ward got to share their environmentallyfriendly ideas with worldrenowned environmentalist Dr Jane Goodall. Dr Goodall is also a humanitarian and chimpanzee expert. She paid a visit to the school last week to talk about what the pupils were learning through her Roots and Shoots programme – which focuses on improving the community around you and the wider impact. Representatives from each year of the school presented several ideas generated from the Roots and Shoots process. •Turn to page 5 AS IS - WHERE IS Property URGENTLY Required If you have a damaged property that you wish to sell ‘As is - Where is’ ...or maybe your property has been re-built? I have a list of buyers for both. If you can help please call me now Alistair Hazeldine Mobile: 027 572 1555 | Phone: 03 384 7950 Email: alistair.hazeldine@harcourts.co.nz www.harcourtsferrymead.co.nz COME TO MITRE 10 MEGA FERRYMEAD FOR ALL YOUR LIGHTING AND ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS Four Grenadier Seasons Ferrymead Realty Grenadier Real Estate Ltd MREINZ is a Licensed Agent Under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 See our ad on page 11 1005 Ferry Rd, Ferrymead | Ph 366 6306 mitre10mega.co.nz