Gore’s Beatties Collision Repair Centre won the ACC Workplace Safety Award in the Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards on Friday night.
STOPPING INCENTIVE DURING STOPTOBER
Smokers are being encouraged to give stopping a go during the month of October. Stoptober is being promoted on the Smokefree South Facebook page www.facebook.com/ SmokeFreeSouth. Smokers can check out daily posts throughout the month for motivation, information and encouragement to give stopping a go.
DEPUTY MAYOR ON PANEL
Gore District Council deputy mayor Cr Cliff Bolger has been selected to chair the committee to hear submissions on the proposed Southland Regional Development Agency. Bolger has been a resource consent hearing commissioner for several years.
FIRE IN CAR
A fire was started on the front passenger seat of a Toyota Altezza after it was broken into on Hamilton Street in Gore at the weekend. Sergeant Clint Wright said some tools were stolen from the vehicle. Anyone with information could call Gore police on 203-9300 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.