Auckland Council gets tough on buying booze after 9pm

first_imgOneNews 13 May 2015If you’ve run out of booze and need to nip out to buy some more you’ll soon be out of luck if you’re in Auckland.Councillors have voted to restrict opening hours for bottle shops and supermarkets selling alcohol in an effort to try and address alcohol related harm in high risk areas.It’s the result of three years’ work and almost three thousand public submissions .“We heard some heart wrenching stories. The medical practitioners from Middlemore Hospital came in with case studies they’d had and it was horrific,” says Councillor Bill Cashmore, the local alcohol police chairperson.Horrific enough to spark a raft of changes in when you can buy booze.Supermarkets and bottle stores must stop selling at 9pm, instead of 11pm. Bars and pubs must by closed by 4am in the city, and 3am elsewhere.There’ll be no new bottle stores for two years in high risk areas while existing stores face higher barriers to getting their licence renewed.http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/stock-up-early-auckland-council-gets-tough-buying-booze-after-9pm-6312129last_img read more

Davis misses second half after spraining right ankle

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 12, 2013 at 10:17 pm Contact Stephen: [email protected] | @Stephen_Bailey1 RALEIGH, N.C. — Syracuse outside linebacker Dyshawn Davis sprained his right ankle one minute before the end of the second quarter against North Carolina State and did not return to the game.Afterward, SU head coach Scott Shafer said Davis expects to play against Georgia Tech next week.“He’ll be okay,” Shafer said. “He’s got an ankle sprain. It’s something that’s been nagging him all the way back to the summer, but they put him in a boot. He was walking around on it. He said, ‘Coach, I’ll be back. Don’t worry.’ So I feel good about that.”Davis blitzed up the middle on a 2nd-and-9 from the SU 21 with 1:11 left in the second quarter, but didn’t make it to Wolfpack quarterback Pete Thomas.As the N.C. State offense celebrated in the end zone, Davis crumpled to the grass and writhed in pain near the 30-yard line.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textDavis attempted to get up and walk off the far side of the field, but could only hobble about halfway before lying back down. Davis smacked his hands against his helmet in frustration as medical staff attended to his right ankle.After about two minutes, Davis was helped up and off the field, keeping most of his weight on his left leg.Josh Kirkland filled in for Davis and finished with three tackles and one thumping pass breakup. Kirkland leveled Quintin Payton on a crossing route early in the fourth quarter, helping spark the Orange to a 14-0 mark in that frame.“I’ve slowly been transitioning, sharing time with him and stuff,” Kirkland said. “Coming in it was just like any other game. I just had to play a little bit longer.”Walking out to the team bus after the game, Davis wore a boot on his right foot, but put normal weight on it. He carried his own backpack and rolled his luggage behind him. Commentslast_img read more

Kylian Mbappe backed to become ‘best player in the world’ by ex-Arsenal forward

first_imgKylian Mbappe has been backed to become ‘the best player in the world’ by former Arsenal striker Jeremie Aliadiere after the teenager’s sensational performance against Argentina on Saturday.The 19-year-old Paris Saint-Germain forward netted a brace goals in the knockout game and dazzled the world with his incredible dribbling. ‘THEY FAILED’ The PSG forward netted two goals 10 amazing football facts you won’t believe are true LATEST WORLD CUP NEWS UNITED German icon blames Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and another star for World Cup exit REVEALED England’s expected starting line-up for World Cup opener v Tunisia 1 World Cup 23 Stadiums revealed for 2026 World Cup in USA, Mexico and Canada And Aliadiere believes Mbappe has all it takes to reach the highest level of the game.He told the Weekend Sports Breakfast: “He’s very special and if he carries on the way he has being doing for the last couple of seasons he could become the best player in the world.” Japan confirm Russia 2018 squad, including ex-Manchester United man The 35-year-old, who made 50 appearances for the Gunners, added: “At 19-years old on the big stage against Argentina yesterday it’s pretty much incredible.“I don’t think there are many people who will disagree with me today.”France beat Argentina 4-3 in a seven goal thriller which knocked Jorge Sampaoli’s men out of the tournament, and secured Les Bleus a quarter-final clash against Uruguay.talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network.last_img read more