11 months ago

Southern View: April 18, 2017

Southern View: April 18,

FREE TUESDAY APRIL 18 2017 Southern View Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group Bellbird (Korimako) Home Leisure SHOW June 30 – July 2 EXHIBITORS BOOK NOW & 021 914 5656 379 7100 Spreydon, Hoon Hay, Hillmorton, Cracroft, Cashmere, St Martins, Somerfield, Sydenham, Addington, Waltham, Opawa, Beckenham, Huntsbury, Woolston Worry over Selwyn St plan • By Noah Graham OPPOSITION TO the Selwyn St shops upgrade plan is mounting. More than 170 submissions were received on the city council’s Selwyn Street Shops Streetscape Enhancement design, with the majority opposing the plan, particularly the removal of parking spaces. The street would lose 19 car parks to put cycleways down both Karolin Potter sides of Selwyn St between Brougham and Coronation Sts, and local businesses are worried the reduced parking would discourage their customers. Pies and Coffee co-owner Sarah Lim set up a petition in her shop which received more than 90 signatures opposing the plan. Ms Lim said the signatures showed customers needed the parking spaces. She was not opposed to the idea of enhancing Selwyn St, but wondered why the design was intent on hurting businesses. “I can’t afford for the car parks to go; we would go bankrupt.” The enhancement has been delayed by 18 months after it was omitted from the city council’s draft Annual Plan. Ms Lim hoped the delay would give the city council time to listen and come up with a design that will not have a negative effect on businesses. “If they have got a change of plan, we are willing to listen.” She said the project manager was invited to sit outside her business and watch the number of cyclists who use the road, she would even make them a coffee. Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board chairwoman Karolin Potter said she feels for the businesses, but the city needs projects like this to turn it into the “excitable city” residents deserve. CONCERNS: The co-owner of Selwyn St business Pies and Coffee, Sarah Lim, is worried her business would become bankrupt if parking spaces are removed from the street. The design below shows how cycleways will be put in at the expense of car parks outside Ms Lim’s shop. PHOTO: NOAH GRAHAM Fujitsu Heat Pump Hot Hot Deal on 8KW Heat PumP AT A HOT HOT PRICE Model AGTV14L Fujitsu ASTG24L 8 KW Heat Pump for Just $2,888 A nice quiet solution from Fujitsu at a great price PH 377 0034 BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our re-oiling service. Rejuvenate your lacquered CEDAR BLINDS High-tech Cleaning We clean and repair all types of blinds – Venetians, Cedar, Verticals, Roller, Hollands, Romans and Pleated – with environmentally friendly cleaning products. Temperature Controlled Drying Re-oiling & Rejuvenating 10 5 only Fabric Blinds - such as Austrian and Roman Fully Installed* Same BE Day QUICK Pick Up & Drop Off OR 0800 Six 800 Year 750 We offer a same-day, pick up and drop off $2,999DON’T MISS Warranty OUT! service for most types of blinds. Bookings are required. Six Year Fully Installed* Convenient Location Warranty Installed back to back, up to 3 metre pIpe Drop blinds into us by 9am, at PH 377 *Model 0034 AGTV14L installed OR back 0800 to back, up 800 to three metre 734 pipe run run and electrical and electrIcal supply within supply 6 metres. wIthIn 6 metres. 330 Cashel Street (near the Fitzgerald end), and collect them at the end of the day. Email: Email: New Blind Sales Priced from $30 15/114 Sawyers 6/105 Arms Coleridge Rd, Papanui St, Sydenham, Christchurch * Conditions apply. Limited stock. * Conditions apply. Normal lending criteria, booking fee and annual account fee applies. Limited stock. Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $20 per blind Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St, Christchurch SCAN QR code for Info > WE ARE OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm