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The Star: April 06, 2017

The Star: April 06,

AFRICA CALLS $13,000 raised for Toby through Givealittle P3 Thursday, April 6, 2017 RATS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Pets star in theatre production P31 Mitch & Mana Mitchell Roberts Mana Tai 027 413 0797 027 626 2824 The best read and largest circulating newspaper in Christchurch mitchandmana@harcourts.co.nz | Facebook: mitchandmana Twiss-Keir Realty Four Seasons Realty Harcourts Twiss-Keir Realty /Belfast Licensed Agent REAA 2008 PENSIONERS AT WAR Oldies battle over fence at retirement village • By Sarla Donovan PENSIONERS AT a retirement village are locked in a bitter dispute over a fence. The six-year battle has led to accusation and counter accusation, and the involvement of a lawyer and a traffic engineer. And there appears to be no end in sight to the dispute between Kathleen and Glyn Hardy, aged in their 80s, and Patsy Clegg, 67, who had the fence built outside her property at Sanctuary Villas, Burwood. The Hardys say moving to Sanctuary Villas, after the February 22, 2011, earthquake destroyed their home, was the “biggest mistake of our lives.” They say Mrs Clegg’s trellis and wooden fence is illegal and dangerous. The body corporate committee which oversees Sanctuary Villas affairs on behalf of the residents sought legal advice, which said the fence breached the Unit Titles Act and recommended it be removed. •Turn to page 4 DANGEROUS: Sanctuary Villas residents Kathleen and Glyn Hardy say that the fence built around a neighbouring villa limits visibility and is a hazard for drivers. PHOTO: GEOFF SLOAN SPORT, P38 ANOTHER BARRY BAGS LIFE MEMBERSHIP starnews.co.nz Rise Up Christchurch BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our NEW 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 - eg Austrian & Roman New Blind Sales Priced from $30 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. Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $20 per blind OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St www.blindcare.co.nz < SCAN QR code for Info See HomePlus for all your Home Products Measured, made & installed by our team of experts. 5 year warranty. Custom made for your Home. INSECT SCREENS - SECURITY DOORS - SHOWERS - WARDROBES AWNINGS & BLINDS, BALUSTRADES, FENCING & GATES, INSECT SCREENS, LOUVRE ROOF, SECURITY SCREENS, SHOWERS, WARDROBES & DOORS FENCING - GATES - BALUSTRADES - AWNINGS - BLINDS 88 Gasson Street, Sydenham 03 379 3740 www.homeplus.co.nz