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Selwyn Times: September 05, 2017

Selwyn Times: September 05,

FREE TUESday SEPTEMBER 5 2017 379 7100 Selwyn GET CONNECTED WITH Scorch Broadband Times Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group Kea (Nestor Notabilis) 0800 726 724 www.scorch.co.nz Ladbrooks, Tai Tapu, Leeston, Lincoln, Southbridge, Prebbleton, Halswell, Rolleston, Templeton, Burnham, West Melton, Darfield, Arthur’s Pass, Kirwee Broadfield victory leads to final with Lincoln Broadfield’s Georgie Bolton makes an intercept in her team’s thrilling 56-53 semi-final victory over Greenpark at the weekend. Broadfield will face an undefeated Lincoln in the Selwyn premier netball final on Saturday. •More photos, page 20 PHOTO: KAREN CASEY Schools against bid for new liquor store in Lincoln • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding LINCOLN SCHOOLS are standing up against plans for a new liquor store, saying they are worried about the message it will send to students. An application has been made to open a new shop – the Lincoln Bottle Store – at 12A Gerald St, which is 96m away from Super Liquor. The opportunity to make an objection closes tomorrow, and a hearing date is yet to be set by the district licensing committee. The application has been opposed by Lincoln High School. Principal Kathy Paterson said there was already another liquor outlet close by and it was sending a poor message to students regarding drugs and alcohol. “It is just its location – if it was somewhere else in Lincoln, where it wasn’t so central to where the students are, it wouldn’t pose such a problem,” she said. Lincoln Primary School and Lincoln University both told Selwyn Times they were aware of the application and were considering a response. Lincoln Primary School previously objected to Super Liquor, and for the first four years of its establishment, the store was required to be closed during the hours its pupils were travelling home from school. Principal Vivienne Butcher said another liquor store was absolutely unnecessary. “It does seem to me to be an oversupply of liquor outlets in one small frontage,” she said. •Turn to page 6 Your local luxury Convenient Location Free Car Parking Local Luxury of Choice 70-76 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston | 9 Masefield Drive (entry from Countdown and McCauley Street) 9Round | ANZ Portabank | ASB ATM | BNZ | Coffee Culture | Corianders | Fascino Shoes | Harcourt’s | helloworld | Highgate Hair Postie | Ray White | Robert Harris | Rolleston Bakery | Rolleston Central Health | Rolleston Drycleaners Rolleston Florist and Gifts | Rolleston Haircuts | Snap Fitness | Subway | Unichem | Viva La Moda | The Warehouse | Westpac rollestonsquare.co.nz Ph 03 347 9192 Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ rollestonsq/ Proudly managed by Colliers Real Estate Management Limited