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Selwyn Times: November 07, 2017

Selwyn Times: November 07,

FREE WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 8 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 Ladbrooks, Tai Tapu, Leeston, Lincoln, Southbridge, Prebbleton, Halswell, Rolleston, Templeton, Burnham, West Melton, Darfield, Arthur’s Pass, Kirwee Maddie’s family open up on nine-year battle West Melton teenager Maddie Collins has become a household name as her family tries to raise $750,000 to get her to the United States for a kidney transplant. After dozens of operations, a failed transplant and her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis, the 13-year-old’s family hasn’t given up hope of giving her a normal life. Bridget Rutherford sat down exclusively with the family to tell their story. •Story, p8, 9 & 10 PHOTO: MARTIN HUNTER Sports for new Rolleston facility revealed • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding SIX SPORTS are to be catered for in Rolleston’s new indoor multi-court sports facility. Netball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and futsal courts, targeting community-level sport, are to be included in the new facility to be sited at Foster Park. THe complex aimed to cater for Rolleston’s booming population is to be built some time between 2018 to 2028 as part of the district council’s Long Term Plan. It will include netball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and futsal courts targeting community-level sport. It is also to have changing rooms and toilets to cater for outdoor fields used by clubs including the Selwyn United Football Club. It was covered in the Canterbury Spaces and Places plan presented by Sport Canterbury to the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee on Friday. Sport Canterbury has partnered with the district council to plan the facility. •Turn to page 5 NEWS THAT’S CLOSE TO HOME… FHN LIVE Faringdon is the biggest show in town! Building the biggest show home village in the South Island is big news. Our village lets you walk through and experience firsthand the quality that our preferred building partners bring to the Faringdon landscape. Join our news team for a walk through of one of the homes right now at FHN LIVE Faringdon Home News Team FRD31539-90x266 Stage 22 now selling. Sections 400 to 907m 2 from $166,000. Call Bruce Harvey 0800 667 849 or visit You’re home. Local lad, Ethan Hunt walks you through one of the new show homes from Faringdon’s awesome building partners. Visit our info centre, corner Goulds and East Maddisons Rds. Wednesday to Sunday, 12pm - 4pm.