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CENTRAL CANTERBURY NEWS, MAY 1, 2013
for the week 30 April to 6 May
SELWYN DISTRICT COUNCIL
PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643
Council Chambers & Offices
Norman Kirk Drive, Rolleston
Ph 347 2800 or 318 8338
Rolleston Library & Service Centre
Rolleston Drive, Rolleston
Ph 347 2880 or 318 8338
Darfield Library & Service Centre
1 South Terrace, Darfield
Ph 318 8338 or 347 2800
Leeston Library & Service Centre
High Street, Leeston
Ph 347 2820 or 318 8338
Lincoln Library & Service Centre
Gerald Street, Lincoln
Ph 347 2875 or 318 8338
Mobile library timetable
Wednesday 1 May
10.15 -- 11.05am
11.20am -- 12pm
Thursday 2 May
Paradise for Little Angels,
11 -- 11.30am
Prebbleton Tavern Carpark
Monday 6 May
Upper Selwyn Huts
10.05 -- 10.35am
Lower Selwyn Huts
10.40 -- 11am
Prebbleton Childcare 11.45am -- 12.15pm
12.40 -- 1.15pm
Tuesday 7 May
Dunsandel Pre-school 10.10 -- 10.30am
10.30 -- 11.15am
11.20am -- 12.10pm
12.30 -- 1pm
TV recycling programme ends
The Council has been subsidised by the Ministry for the
Environment to provide a TV recycling service for up
to 1,810 TVs. The Council has also met some of the
Our TV recycling
programme has been
running over the past four
weekends and we have
now reached the limit of
the TVs we can collect so
are unable to take any
Thanks to everyone
who brought in a TV for
Lincoln Envirotown --
Establishing a garden from scratch by the
'single dig -- low intensity' method
With Sven Christenson at 1 Leeston Road,
Springston on Saturday 11 May. The workshop
will start at 10am and run for around four
hours. It will provide an introduction for
people who are keen to start a garden from a
grassy area; a great opportunity for beginners
to learn gardening skills.
Workshop fee: $4, to cover tea/coffee and
support the community gardens. Bring a chair
and your lunch. For more information or
to register, contact Ruth Wood, Community
Gardens Coordinator, phone 325 2193, email
BE ACTIVE at Lincoln
Sport Canterbury's BE ACTIVE programmes support people to lead
active healthy lives and are returning to Lincoln, starting Wednesday 8
May from 10-11.30am. The BE ACTIVE programme is suited to anyone
who is new to, or restarting, exercise.
Over the eight week programme participants will try out a range of
activities including zumba, sports and circuits in a fun and supportive
environment. You can also learn about maintaining good health through
presentations on nutrition, motivation and managing stress.
For more information or to register call Jess on 373 5032 or
0800 ACTIVE (22 84 83) or email email@example.com.
Destress with the
Art of Living
Blow your STRESS away and enjoy a better quality of life!
Upcoming free courses: May 9 -- 12 and May 23 -- 26.
Over 900 Cantabrians have already
benefted from the Art of Living's
free DeStress courses involving
simple yet effective breathing and
relaxation techniques, proven by
research, which enable you to let go
of stress, gain energy and enjoy huge improvements to your
health and well-being.
The course is comprised of four sessions: Thursday & Friday
6.30 -- 8.30pm, and Saturday & Sunday 10am -- 2.30pm.
Spaces are still available -- contact 0508 278 6354 or email
canterbury@artofiving. org. nz.
Sport New Zealand
Rural Travel Fund
Sport New Zealand funds are available for Selwyn
sports teams who need to travel to local competitions
and have members aged 5 -- 19 years. School
competitions in school time are not eligible.
For information and application forms, contact Stuart
Westoby at 347 2708, firstname.lastname@example.org.
nz. Applications for this funding round for winter sports
teams close Friday, 31 May.
The new Darfield Medical Centre is in the final
stages of construction.
Both the main and rear car park areas are
being developed. The interior work is now
mostly done -- skirting boards and architraves
have been finished and painting work is
underway. The air conditioning system is
also being worked on.
The centre is now expected to be completed
Thursday 2 May, 10am -- 1pm
at Darfield library (1 South Terrace)
We will be offering:
• Information on Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's
• Time to talk with Bronnie Alexander (Parkinson's Nurse)
and Judy McKeown (MS Nurse)
• Tea and coffee and a chat about the information and services
our Society provides
We hope you support this day!
P: 03 366 2837, F: 03 379 5939
Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Information Day
Fire risk and
The Council is working with the
Depar tment of Conservation and
the New Zealand Defence Force
on a survey for rural and lifestyle
The survey will gather
information to help assess
generally what fire risks exist
on rural and lifestyle proper ties,
how this risk is being managed
and how prepared people are to
cope with a fire.
We are inviting rural and
lifestyle property owners living
in Selwyn to visit Selwyn.govt.
nz/haveyoursay to complete the
survey before the closing date of
Friday 10 May.
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