Builder steps in to help res­i­dent in wheel­chair

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS - By JES­SICA MAD­DOCK

A Cromwell builder worked day and night to en­sure a wheelchair­bound woman could move into her new home in time for Christ­mas. Cen­tral Otago Liv­ing Op­tions Trust chief ex­ec­u­tive Ali­son Wildey said the or­gan­i­sa­tion was left in the lurch when the builder they had ar­ranged to con­vert a dou­ble garage into a fully ac­ces­si­ble, self­con­tained unit for the Alexan­dra woman moved to Aus­tralia. JSB Con­tract­ing Cromwell owner Ja­son (Dig­ger) Fiebig stepped into the breach and, along with his staff, has worked un­til dark each night and at week­ends to make it hap­pen. ‘‘Th­ese are the good sorts of Cen­tral – the amaz­ing spirit of th­ese peo­ple,’’ Ms Wildey said. The


unit would be part of a house the trust re­cently bought in Alexan­dra’s Molyneux Es­tate, with the help of a num­ber of grants.


Good sort: Cromwell builder Ja­son Fiebig, of JSB Con­tract­ing, was work­ing day and night to en­sure a wheel­chair-bound Alexan­dra woman could move into her spe­cially mod­i­fied unit in time for Christ­mas.

Ryan Greer started at the Alexan­dra

Pri­mary School on De­cem­ber 4.


Iso­bel McNeish started at the Roxburgh Area School on Novem­ber 26.

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