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Southern View: August 01, 2017

Southern View: August 01,

FREE TUESDAY AUGUST 1 2017 379 7100 Southern View Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group Bellbird (Korimako) Book online via our website www.riccartonclinic.co.nz OPEN 7 DAYS Ph: 343 3661 | 4 Yaldhurst Rd Spreydon, Hoon Hay, Hillmorton, Cracroft, Cashmere, St Martins, Somerfield, Sydenham, Addington, Waltham, Opawa, Beckenham, Huntsbury, Woolston Fast track for realignment of busy Cashmere intersection A PLAN to improve a Cashmere intersection for safety reasons is being fast tracked. The proposal is to install traffic lights and realign the intersection of Cashmere, Hoon Hay and Worsleys Rds with work beginning in May. The upgrades have been fast tracked by the city council due to wider safety concerns. “This project was brought forward by city council due to community concerns around safety for drivers, Aaron Haymes pedestrians and cyclists at this intersection,” city council transport operations manager Aaron Haymes said. The intersection serves as the entrance to the Christchurch Adventure Park and the new Cashmere Estate subdivision. Mr Haymes said the intersection had experienced a surge in use when the adventure park opened. He said high numbers were also expected to resume when the park re-opened. “We recognise that this area has had a huge increase in traffic due to the Adventure Park, and we need to act quickly to make it safe for all road users,” Mr Haymes said. The improvements include the installation of traffic lights, two new pedestrian crossings, the relocation of a bus stop, and construction of speed humps on Worsleys Rd, near the Hurunui St intersection. The consultation, which the public can submit via the city council’s website, proposes two options. The only difference relates to car parking on Cashmere Rd. Due to the additional road width required for traffic at the intersection, there is not enough road space to retain on street car parking on both sides of Cashmere Rd, Mr Haymes said. “The main difference in the consultation options relates to car parking and whether parking in the vicinity of the Cracroft Shopping Centre is provided on the north or the south side of the road,” he said. There will be a drop-in session on August 14 between 5 and 7pm at Silverbacks Café in the Cracroft Shopping Centre. SAFETY CONCERNS: The Worsleys, Cashmere and Hoon Hay Rds intersection will be upgraded with work starting in May. OPERATION clear out It’s that tIme of year agaIn The Christchurch City Mission with help from members of The Rotary clubs of Christchurch, Lincoln, Christchurch South and Papanui, are having a clothing drive. We would really appreciate clothing, linen and small household items. Goods may be dropped of at the following locations: St Mary’s Anglican Church, Halswell The Landing, Town Centre , Wigram 63 Buchan St City Mission Shop, Sydenham 275 Hereford St Mission Shop, City We are happy to pick up furniture & larger items Phone 365 0635 or 365 0633 Mon to Fri Saturday 5th August 2017 9am – 3pm 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 Fabric Blinds - such as Austrian and Roman Same Day Pick Up & Drop Off We offer a same-day, pick up and drop off service for most types of blinds. Bookings are required. Convenient Location Drop blinds into us by 9am, at 330 Cashel Street (near the Fitzgerald end), and collect them at the end of the day. New Blind Sales Priced from $30 Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $20 per blind Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St, Christchurch www.blindcare.co.nz SCAN QR code for Info > WE ARE OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm