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first_imgA perfect place to cool off.THIS two-storey home on an elevated block is going under the hammer in Manly.The property at 58 Britannia St has five bedrooms, entertaining deck and in-ground pool.Rob and Melanie Astill bought the home in 2005 and gave it a revamp.“It was a lot more basic when we bought it,” Mr Astill said.“We put in the pool and solar, re-decked part of it, painted and added stairs to the front of the home.”Picturesque, inside and out.Mr Astill said the home was spacious enough for his family of five and was in a great location.“We’re only 200m from the water and we’ve got so much close by,” he said.“We’re on a very good street, one of those old, wide streets, with great neighbours.”On the ground level of the home there is a garage area, three bedrooms with built-in robes,a full-size bathroom with toilet, and a laundry.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The family room is spacious and opens through sliding doors to the entertainment area.Beautiful wooden floors and a neutral decor create a welcoming space to relax.Back inside, internal stairs lead to the second floor where there is a fourth bedroom with built-in robe, another room that could be used as a study or fifth bedroom, and a second bathroom.There is also a lounge room, kitchen and dining room on this level. The big kitchen has plenty of bench and cupboard space, stainless steel appliances andtiled flooring.The dining room opens to the large deck with elevated outlook.A spacious dining area is ideal for family get togethers.Timber floors feature throughout all the living spaces and the home is airconditioned.Outside there is a solar-heated in-ground swimming pool, garden shed and low-maintenance lawn and gardens.Mr Astill said the home gets good bay breezes and is quite high up on Manly hill.The property is being marketed by Tandi Gill and Travis Gill from REMAX Advantage.The floorplan of 58 Britannia St, Manly.last_img read more


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first_imgAerial image of Townsville. Photo: Megan MacKinnon PROPERTY prices in Townsville are expected to start steadily rising with industry experts forecasting the city to enter a recovery phase.In a three month-period up to April 2017 median house prices in Townsville have dropped by 1.4 per cent to $340,000, according to the latest Core Logic Data.In 12 months, median house prices have dropped 3.5 per cent and 2268 houses were sold.Units have copped the brunt of Townsville’s soft market, with the median unit price falling 12.5 per cent in 12 months to $245,000.Townsville zone Real Estate Institute of Queensland chairman Damien Keyes said there were early signs of recovery in the residential market, which would be further bolstered by the North Queensland Stadium. Construction of the $250 million stadium was fast-tracked to August 18 and is due for completion in time for the 2020 National Rugby League season.“In the last three or four months turnover has been increasing, stock is being tightly held and this is typically a quiet time of year,” Mr Keyes said.“There is a lot of money being poured in to Townsville and when it (North Queensland Stadium) is done it will be another feather in the cap for the city.“I think we are really around the corner from the next big jump and we are hearing investors saying that there are opportunities everywhere you look at the moment.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“When the broader public sees that, that’s when price will begin rising.”Mr Keyes said buyers should get into the market now before prices started to rise. “It’s definitely a fantastic time to buy because you have interests rates at record lows, median house prices are flat and there is a huge number of infrastructure projects about to pour into this part of the world,” he said.“City fringe suburbs like North Ward and Belgian Gardens are receiving a lot of attention when properties come on the market there.“Tightly held pockets like Mysterton are selling and they haven’t suffered the drop in prices that other areas have.”The commercial market has been plagued by high vacancy rates, but business confidence is starting to rise.Business owners wanting to take advantage of the affordable market by becoming owner occupiers have helped sales volumes. Colliers Townsville managing director Peter Wheeler said the commercial market was forecast to start improving. “I would have to say in our opinion things are definitely looking up and we certainly feel like we may be starting to turn a corner and I think that’s on the back of some of the more recent positive announcements such as Adani,” Mr Wheeler said.“The stadium as well, construction has commenced over there … I think there are a lot of people out there who still don’t really know if it is real or going to go ahead but obviously it is.“There is billions of dollars in solar farms going on the regions and there are also things like the port channel widening. There has been some uplift in confidence here and it’s all really about job creation, which is what will really make Townsville go.”last_img read more


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first_img <<>> Come inside and explore the renovated 33 Knights Tce, Margate.IT’S not a waterfront property but 33 Knights Tce, Margate is bound to the bay.The turquoise waters are captured in the colour of the front door, and the sea breezes are busy cooling every room. SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN MARGATE THIS WEEK The long lines of the kitchen and dining area with views to the front deck.Dustin and Tammie Dever bought the house five years ago and have renovated it to preserve the charm and add a modern touch.It’s a very deceptive house, it keeps going and going,” Mr Dever said. A full renovation has transformed the inside of this 1960s cottage.It is also more than meets the eye, and what at first looks like a quaint 1960s cottage, is actually a cleverly renovated four bedroom house with 119sq m of internal floor space. And with the doors open, those bay breezes sweep right through the house.The new kitchen and bathrooms have revamped the inside while modern decking and a built-in barbecue area have extended the living area to outdoors. Light and airy bedrooms with clever storage space.“It’s an entertainer’s delight,’’ he said.“Private and quiet and sheltered from the heat in summer because of the trees that surround it.”center_img The back shed can be a studio, man cave, or games room. Whatever takes your fancy.“We love it here,” he said.“We didn’t necessarily want to be next to the water, but up on the hill is good, we have bikes and ride down to Scarborough and the lagoon at Redcliffe. Plenty of room to relax and enjoy Moreton Bay breezes.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019“We’ve put our heart and soul into restoring it.“We loved that the house was on the top of the hill and has a beautiful breeze because of the way it faces, and we loved its charm.” Behind the house a large shed has been converted into a studio. “It’s accessible for anyone with an active lifestyle and we didn’t need to spend twice as much to be close to the water.”The lowset layout on a 405sq m block has been ideal for the Devers’ young family who have enjoyed the outdoors without feeling separated from the house.Ray White Woody Point is opening the home for inspection this Saturday, November 3, from 10.15-10.45am. Looking toward the rear of the house.The original stained glass windows have been preserved.last_img read more


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first_img 209 Views   no discussions Acting Chief Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health Dr Winston De La Haye (File photo)KINGSTON, Jamaica (Jamaica Observer) – Acting Chief Medical Officer at the Ministry of Health, Dr Winston De La Haye has confirmed that nine cases of the H1N1 influenza virus, more commonly called Swine Flu, is currently being treated at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston.Speaking to OBSERVER ONLINE on Thursday, Dr De La Haye revealed that the confirmed cases are not from any particular geographic area, and that the cases include referrals from other parishes.“It is a tertiary referral hospital so you have cases which may be a little more severe than others, normally they would be referred to somewhere like the University Hospital,” he said.On Monday, H1N1 influenza virus was adjusted to a class one reporting index, which means a report must be made within 24 hours if a patient is suspected to have contracted the virus.“Until this Monday, all respiratory tract infections including H1N1, were class two, so we were getting a delay in reporting, which was normal based on the class two,” Dr De La Haye explained. “When we were at five reports, I met with my directors at the Ministry of Health and we have implemented a number of measures in order to step up the surveillance, which is what is expected though the figures are below the threshold.”The acting chief medical officer insisted that the ministry is making every effort to work with the media to inform and educate people on developments concerning the virus.He went on to state that the ministry would consider all confirmed cases of the virus as “stable”, as there have been no reports of deaths as a result of the virus to date.While speaking to OBSERVER ONLINE, Dr De La Haye encouraged people to consult a physician if they notice symptoms, which include cough, fever, sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, body aches, headache, chills, and fatigue.“If you are having a cough and cold and not getting well, please visit a physician,” he advised. ”Don’t go to work, and stay home.”He went to state that while it is the flu season and the majority of cases are the common cold and flu, persons are to consult a physician if they recognise symptoms becoming severe. Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img HealthLifestyleNewsRegional Jamaica confirms 9 cases of H1N1 virus by: David WrightJamaica Observer – February 19, 2016 Share Sharelast_img read more


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first_imgBACOLOD City – The court recommendedno bail bond for the temporary liberty of a suspect arrested in BarangayMandalagan. The suspect was detained in the lockupfacility of Police Station 1./PN Police officers served the warrantissued by Judge Eduardo Sayson of the Regional Trial Court Branch 54 in thiscity dated July 11, 2019.center_img The 23-year-old Angelo Perucho ofBarangay 2 was caught on the strength of an arrest warrant for murder around12:40 p.m. on Friday, a police report showed.last_img


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first_imgPep Guardiola insists compatriot David Silva is in the perfect shape to lead Manchester City’s Champions League assault.Advertisement The veteran playmaker will leave the club at the end of the competition and is determined to complete his full set of major trophies by conquering Europe. And Guardiola admits he didn’t even try to convince Silva to extend his stay after 10 years at the club.He is widely expected to complete a free transfer to Lazio and Guardiola added: “He decided at the beginning of the season to move on.“He wanted to spend one decade here and now it is time for a new experience.”City will be without Sergio Aguero, who is yet to travel to Lisbon from Barcelona following a knee operation.It means the Argentina striker faces a race to play any part in the competition, with only a week to get up to match fitness if City progress to the final.Guardiola said: “He’s still in Barcelona. I think he should come here and do a test. It’s only been a few days.Gabriel Jesus should continue to lead City’s attack in the absence of Aguero, with Raheem Sterling on the left.The right wing is likely to be the only position in the front three up for grabs, with Riyad Mahrez, Phil Foden and Bernardo Silva all pushing to start.Guardiola must also decide if Eric Garcia will partner Aymeric Laporte in central defence after the 19-year-old rejected a new deal amid interest from Barcelona.Read Also: Mueller breaks UCL record, beats Lewandowski, Messi to MVP awardFernandinho was used at centre-back against Real, with Garcia named on the bench.Joao Cancelo is also pushing Benjamin Mendy at left-back after his outstanding performance in the last round.Man City’s predicted staring XI : Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, David Silva; Mahrez, Jesus, SterlingFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist Magnets2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo8 Best 1980s High Tech GadgetsCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Addictive And Fun Coffee FactsThe Highest Paid Football Players In The Worldcenter_img Loading… Silva was left out of the starting lineup for City’s last-16 win over Real Madrid last week, but Guardiola insists he is physically and mentally ready ahead of Saturday’s quarter-final against Lyon.“Absolutely he’s ready,” said the City boss. “The way he trains, his mentality in training, really impressed me.“It is a pity that his last game in the Etihad was without the people, but he will be back when they are back. He will be back and get what he deserves (for a send-off).”last_img read more


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first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar has amassed plenty of records in his illustrious career. He has the highest number of centuries in ODIs and Tests, the most number of runs in both formats and runs against all oppositions and in all countries. Name any record and out comes Tendulkar’s name on top. In Tests, Tendulkar’s ability to score runs against the best opposition attacks made him the absolute gold standard. December 19, in particular, is a memorable day for all Indian and world cricket fans. It was on this day, eight years ago, that Tendulkar became the first and so far, only cricketer to reach 50 Test centuries. He achieved this feat in the 2010 Centurion Test against South Africa.India had gotten off to a bad start. On a green pitch and with plenty of rain heading into the build-up, South Africa won a crucial toss and chose to field. Morne Morkel picked up 5/20 and Dale Steyn ended with 3/34 as India was bundled out for 136. Tendulkar showed his mettle with a solid 36. South Africa amassed 620/4 declared, with Hashim Amla scoring 140 but Jacques Kallis stole the show by registering his maiden double century and he was well supported by AB de Villiers, who blasted five sixes and 12 fours in his knock of 129.Read More | India lose Perth Test to ‘weakest’ Australia by 146 runsIndia put up a better show in the second innings with Gautam Gambhir (80) and Virender Sehwag (63) giving MS Dhoni’s side a great platform for a revival. However, a lower-middle order collapse saw India staring down the barrel and it was left to Dhoni and Tendulkar to once again revive India’s fortunes. Both shared a 172-run stand for the seventh wicket, with Dhoni in particular batting in an aggressive manner. Tendulkar still had time to create his own personal history and he became the first batsman to reach 50 Test centuries when he drove Steyn to the deep extra cover region for a single. The celebrations that echoed around Centurion were testament to his greatness.Read More | Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis script unique history in draw against NZHowever, when Dhoni was dismissed for 90, the end seemed near. Bad light forced the Test to be dragged into the fifth day.  India could last only seven more overs as they were bowled out for 459, with Tendulkar unbeaten on 111. India lost by an innings and 25 runs but for Tendulkar, the tour proved to be resounding success as he smashed his 51st Test century in the same series in Cape Town. Tendulkar survived a fierce spell from Steyn and Morkel to cement his reputation as one of the greatest the game has ever had. last_img read more


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first_imgThe Technical Directorate of the Ghana Football Association has denied reports that the technical heads of the various national women teams have been disbanded.Media reports claimed the Ghana FA after assessing the one year mandate handed the coaches were dissatisfied with their performance.Out of three national women’s teams only the Black Maidens scored full marks by winning bronze at the 2012 FIFA World Cup in Azerbaijan.The Black Princesses team failed to progress from the Group stage at the 2012 World Cup and the Black Queens were eliminated from the qualifiers to the African Women Championship.Akenteng in an interview with Joy Sports stated that, no decision has been taken on the future of the various coaches and their backroom staffs.“The mandate given the coaches was one year so within that time the Ghana FA must sit down and assess the coaches, its after the assessment that we will take a decision but for now we have not taken any decision on any coach,” said Akenteng.last_img read more


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first_imgMASON CITY — The City Council in Mason City last night approved the first of three readings of ordinances increasing rates for water, sewer, storm sewer and sanitation services.City Administrator Aaron Burnett says the funds from the increases will be used to address infrastructure replacement needs in the community, especially during adverse events.  “It’s water main breaks due to extreme weather, whether it’s flooding due to “I & I” (inflow and infiltration) getting into the sewer systems and causing backups. All of these items really address the dilapidation of infrastructure over the years and the requirement of making continued investments in those funds so that we have reliable utilities.”Burnett says the costs of maintaining the city’s infrastructure continue to rise.  “The cost of construction has outpaced inflation …it’s been much higher than inflation, but those costs are really being borne by the repairs through increased utility costs. Not to mention there’s more and more regulatory requirements to come down on water and sewer making sure they we are providing very clean high quality water to the individuals who utilize our water utility, but also making sure that we are passing clean waste water when it’s returned to the river.”Burnett says a small increase in funds now is better than deferring to a later time in attempting to address infrastructure issues around the community.  “One of the biggest problems you can run into is if you have deferred maintenance or deferred replacement on a utility, often times you don’t see the impact that until 10, 20, 30, or 40 years down the road. At that point, the cost of replacing all of the miles and miles and miles of water and sewer lines and storm sewers within the community becomes absolutely oppressive on the rate payer because that cost is then all borne at one point. So it’s important to make sure that you’ve got to steady schedule of replacing all of this infrastructure so that we’re not essentially taking this time for ourselves and then our grandchildren are paying all the cost of the maintenance we didn’t do.”The ordinances need to be approved two more times before they go into effect. The water rate increase for a homeowner who averages 500 cubic feet of monthly use would be about $1.19 per month. The sewer rate increase would be about 43 cents per month for the same homeowner. The storm sewer rate increase would be $1 per month over existing rates. The sanitation rate increase will be an additional 55 cents per month, raising the rate from $11.10 to $11.65 per month starting in July.last_img read more