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Western News: August 07, 2018

Western News: August 07,

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2018 Locally Owned RICCARTON CLINIC Book Online via our new website Students’ big night Villa Maria does well in Showquest Page 4 Page 14 Going places Seventeen year olds get national call-up 4 Yaldhurst Road, near Countdown at Church Corner OPEN 7 DAYS PHONE: 343 3661 Living the American sports dream Community board chiefs spar over Former Riccarton High School volleyballer Carla Butler has been making the most of her opportunities after signing a US college scholarship in Florida last year and is eager to keep improving. •Story page 14 alcohol ban • By Sophie Cornish on Elmwood Park and have a social beer, it would be restricting that kind of stuff,” said Mr MacDonald. He said the matter has not yet been discussed by the board and a date has not been set for a submissions committee to convene. However, Mr Campbell said the current alcohol ban in Merivale, which could be extended, is a night-time ban only, so that wouldn’t be an issue. “You aren’t going to be calling the cops on people having a barbecue and quiet beer . . . it’s up to police to use their judgement to enforce,” he said. “It doesn’t have to be a fine, they can A SPLIT has emerged in a community board over a bid to extend alcohol restrictions. Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board deputy chairman Aaron Campbell said last week he would like to see alcohol bans extended to include areas such as Elmwood Park, Roto Kohatu Reserve in Harewood, and McLeans Island. In response, board chairman Sam MacDonald says other members on the board, including himself, do not support Mr Campbell’s view. Mr MacDonald believes the board needs to be careful about becoming a “nanny-state” to residents and “imposing unnecessary and punitive rules when there doesn’t appear to be an issue.” “He is entitled to his view, but that would mean taking away the right for people who play touch Sam MacDonald confiscate the alcohol or give them a verbal warning. No everyone’s going to be hoarded off and handcuffed, I think the nanny-state comment is dismissive and not quite cognitive of what the idea of the measure might be.” •Turn to page 4 9113487AC 9113487AE FILL UP FOR LESS WITH YOUR GOLD CARD. 15 • Full mechanical services • Petrol & Diesel Incorporating HALSWELL NOW OPEN IN HORNBY WOF ONLY $29 FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY *Terms and Conditions apply. TYRE SPECIAL 175/65R14 Bridgestone Ecopia $135 245/45R18 Bridgestone Ecopia $257 215/55R17 Bridgestone ER33 $280 Prices include fitting balancing and GST. • New wheel alignment equipment • All range of tyres. Economic – Only while stocks last. 345 High performance Halswell Road Bridgestone Tyre Centre Hornby Ph: (03) 349 5505 • 39 Carmen Rd, Hornby Phone 322-7137 Monday – Friday 7.30am to 5pm. Saturday 9am to 12 noon BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our 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 - such as Austrian and Roman 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 We are located at 330 Cashel Street (near the Fitzgerald end), parking available onsite Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $22 per blind Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St, Christchurch SCAN QR code for Info > WE ARE OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm