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Selwyn Times: January 24, 2017

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8 Tuesday January 24 2017 Children throughout Selwyn took part in a range of fun and creative activities during last week as holiday programmes across the district came to an end. The Selwyn Times has photographs from Busy Bumbles holiday programmes in Darfield and West Melton. SELWYN TIMES Major roadworks on the Russley Road/Memorial Avenue intersection Major roadworks will be carried out on the Russley Road/Memorial Avenue temporary roundabout from 7pm, Friday 27 January until 6am, Monday 30 January. A BIT GREEN: Lara, 5, and Rhiannon, 6, had their faces painted for a Monster Mash day at Busy Bumbles West Melton. YOUNG CHEF: Ryan, 7, during the ‘Scrumdiddlyumptious’ day at Busy Bumbles Darfield where children took part in a range of food-related activities. Motorists may experience delays of up to 20 minutes. People travelling to Christchurch International Airport should allow plenty of extra travel time. The work to reconstruct the road through the intersection is part of the State Highway 1 Russley Road Upgrade. The project is progressing well and is expected to be finished in 2018. For more information, go to russley-road or call the project team on 03 3590700. The work is weather dependent and may be postponed until the following weekend if required. Enrol Now for the National Diploma in Social Services Level 6 Studylink Student loans and allowances available For more information email: Ph: 03 382-6628 or register online at Work that’S Worth it! Your plumbing & gas fitting specialists Ethical work Quality work CJ’s Plumbing Call noW Ph 03 347 4475 CONSTRUCTION @ SIT CHRISTCHURCH ENROL NOW for 2017 ª Certificate in Construction (15 March & 21 August) ª National Certificate In Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 2) (12 June & 3 October) Call today or email 0800 TO STUDY

SELWYN TIMES Tuesday January 24 2017 9 Looking back HARD AT WORK: Clearing Lincoln Domain in 1967. •Heritage photo supplied by Selwyn Libraries. If you have any information about this photo, please contact the library via SCARY: Oscar, 8, took part at Busy Bumbles Darfield. DIFFERENT: Children at Busy Bumbles Darfield created masks. In Brief BOIL WATER NOTICE A precautionary boil water notice in place for properties connected to the Arthur’s Pass water supply may be lifted today or later in the week, depending on test results, a district council spokeswoman said. The notice was put in place on Thursday. No E. coli had been detected but bad weather had increased the water’s turbidity, meaning the district council could not guarantee it was safe to drink. When a boil water notice is in place, the Ministry of Health advises that people should boil or treat all water from taps before drinking, brushing teeth or using it in food preparation. Water used to make ice should also be boiled before freezing. People will need to continue to boil water until they are informed that the notice has been lifted. SUBDIVISION APPLICATION The district council has received an application to subdivide a farm on Hudsons Rd, near Lincoln, for future residential use. ENCOURAGED BY KIDSFIRST HOURS FREE EACH DAY FOR ALL CHILDREN 6Ask about no fees. Conditions apply. 2017 OUR YEAR OF INSPIRATION QUALIFIED TEACHERS GREAT LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS 7 DAYS OF RACING 549KM OF RIDING 15,824M OF CLIMBING 5 – 11 FEBRUARY 2017 KF 1712 With over 70 Kidsfirst Kindergartens and Early Learning Centres, there's one near you, visit our website for more information...