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Southern View: April 17, 2018

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6 Tuesday April 17 2018 Latest Christchurch news at News SOUTHERN VIEW Local News Now Fire rages, homes at risk Students dig in at Linwood College LINWOOD College students are digging in to help transform their school’s landscape. A naturalised area is being developed at the college as part of the $9 million Bells Creek flood protection project. A dual-use stormwater basin and sports field is being built on the northern half of Edmonds Park. As a result, Bells Creek has been realigned through the college. More than 2000 plants will be introduced as part of the overall development. The college’s environmental group is working with students, a contractor and city council staff to plant up to 300 plants on the school grounds. “By involving students in the project, we aim to nurture their interest in the natural environment,” acting city council land drainage manager Tim Joyce said. “We hope that they can embrace the value of a flourishing environment that benefits the greater community,” he said. Said Helen Mora, Linwood College head of learning area, science: “This planting gives the group members their first hands-on opportunity to action one of their goals – to improve the plantings already on Bells Creek ready for when we come back on-site after the rebuild.” PLANTING: Linwood College year 11 student David Elia is helping to develop a natural environment on the school grounds as part of the Bells Creek flood protection project. Retirement Villages Bupa Cashmere View Retirement Village offers stylish living in a beautiful garden setting. Brand new apartments We offer a range of high quality one and two bedroom apartments, priced from $345,000. All apartments contain • Modern, well-designed kitchen with new appliances • Open plan lounge and dining area • 24 hour emergency call system • Quality light fittings, drapes, and floor coverings • Double glazed windows and heat pump Bupa Cashmere View Retirement Village 72 Rose Street, Cashmere Explore life at Bupa Cashmere View Open Homes: Saturday 21 April, 1pm-3pm Sunday 22 April, 1pm-3pm Call Rochelle Moore on (03) 373 8591 or 027 663 2806

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