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Selwyn Times: March 07, 2017

Selwyn Times: March 07,

FREE TUESday MaRCH 7 2017 379 7100 Selwyn ATTENTION ALL DRIVERS SIMPLE TIPS TO REDUCE FATIGUE Times Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group Kea (Nestor Notabilis) Ladbrooks, Tai Tapu, Leeston, Lincoln, Southbridge, Prebbleton, Halswell, Rolleston, Templeton, Burnham, West Melton, Darfield, Arthurs Pass TAKE A BREAK SNACK LIGHTLY SHARE THE DRIVING STAY HYDRATED Rock concert roaring success A big crowd enjoyed a fantastic day at the very first Selwyn Sounds rock concert in Lincoln on Saturday. Jordan Luck (above) was one of several headline acts at the nine-hour festival. •Story, page 4 •More photos, 12-13 PHOTOS: GEOFF SLOAN ATTENTION ALL DRIVERS – SIMPLE TIPS TO REDUCE FAT District alcohol policy decision looms • By Tom Doudney A NEW policy on when and where bars and bottle stores can operate in Selwyn may clear its final hurdle tomorrow. After almost four years of negotiation and dispute, the Local Alcohol Policy is up for approval at tomorrow’s district council meeting. The policy would come into effect on April 24, except for provisions on trading hours for licensed premises which would come into effect on July 31. Taverns will be forced to close at 2am - later than the 1am time which had been proposed in an earlier version of the policy but earlier than the 3am time that several are currently allowed to stay open until. New standalone bottle stores would only be allowed to locate in business zones or neighbourhood and local centres identified in the District Plan. • Turn to page 4