Fiji Time: 8:40 AM on Friday 15 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Safety concern

Serafina Silaitoga
Thursday, January 30, 2014

HEAVY downpour in Labasa yesterday forced a group of parents to a nearby creek to wait for their children after school.

The Irish crossing at the Nagigi creek outside Labasa Town is usually slippery during wet weather and parents are always worried about the safety of their children.

The Irish crossing is without railings and has been in use since the 1980s.

Farmer Parmesh Chand says parents always wait at the crossing for their children following incidents over the past year where a few students have fallen into the creek.

"It is a slippery crossing and the wooden planks are also shaking so the safety of our kids who attend primary school is at risk."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62660.6076
JPY 55.650752.6507
GBP 0.36350.3555
EUR 0.41400.4020
NZD 0.70260.6696
AUD 0.64370.6187
USD 0.49120.4742

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 14th, December, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. WAF CEO services discontinued
  2. 'Happy' with results
  3. Powell wins gold
  4. Kean confirms stabbing incident
  5. $285,680 FSC theft
  6. Police on the hunt for escapee
  7. 10 years behind bars
  8. Living in fear
  9. Labour of love
  10. Jail time for rape

Top Stories this Week

  1. 'Daylight robbery' Wednesday (13 Dec)
  2. Shattered Tuesday (12 Dec)
  3. SODELPA releases candidates' names for 2018 elections Saturday (09 Dec)
  4. Qiliho calls to regulate cyber space Sunday (10 Dec)
  5. Cheika rates Fiji Wednesday (13 Dec)
  6. SOCIAL MEDIA Alleged racist comments inquiry Monday (11 Dec)
  7. Tabuya denial Tuesday (12 Dec)
  8. The lively Asena Friday (08 Dec)
  9. Kalouniwai: Fiji soldiers not affected Wednesday (13 Dec)
  10. Banuve's challenge Friday (08 Dec)