Yorkshire regeneration company goes independent

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This luxury Brisbane residence is in a design class of its own

first_img50 Hillside Cres, Hamilton.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoCustom joinery, polished tiles, high ceilings and ducted airconditioning give the residence a homely yet executive ambience, with the thoughtful floor plan split into two wings and nearly every room opening to an outdoor area.To the right rear of the level is a kitchen with timber cabinetry, elongated benchtops, integrated European appliances and a bi-fold serving window. The cooking space is adjacent to a formal dining room with a chandelier and a formal lounge with a fireplace. 50 Hillside Cres, Hamilton.THIS multi-level residence is in a class of its own when it comes to bold, innovative design. With expanses of glass and multiple outdoor areas capturing city and river views, this five-bedroom residence at 50 Hillside Crescent, Hamilton, epitomises innovative and opulent living.Next to a four-car garage, an entry foyer featuring a 13-person tinted glass elevator and a staircase offers access to the house’s upper levels. 50 Hillside Cres, Hamilton.Glass bi-fold doors connect the kitchen to a rear courtyard with established gardens and a water feature.The dining and lounge rooms open to a river-facing terrace with an infinity pool and built-in barbecue area.A bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite and a laundry with access to a drying courtyard occupy the rear left of the residence, while the entertainment room stands out with a bar area featuring glass cabinets, a dishwasher and commercial-grade bar fridge.The third level of the residence houses three more bedrooms, including the main with river views, a walk-in wardrobe and an elegant ensuite with twin vanities, a double shower and spa bath. 50 Hillside Cres, Hamilton.The other bedrooms also have ensuites, while one opens through a wall of bi-folding doors to a terrace. Separating these two bedrooms from the main is a TV room and study space with built-in shelving.Agent Dwight Ferguson of Ray White Ascot described the property as nothing short of breathtaking, created with exceptional vision and passion. Inspections are by appointment with the property for sale by tender, which closes at 4pm on March 30. 50 Hillside Cres, Hamilton.On the first floor is a versatile bedroom with an ensuite that opens to a balcony. Up another level, the elevator opens to a versatile entertainment space with plantation shutters, a powder room and bi-folding doors to a partially covered terrace with river views.last_img read more

International bans hurting Hawala operators

first_imgRemittance is a lifeline to more than 40% of the Somali populationHowever a new research by aid agencies reveals that remittance by expatriates back to Somalia has been on a decline throughout the first half of 2015.“The annual remittance through the Hawala is estimated to be US$1.2 to $2 billion per year a sum larger than foreign aid and mainly used to meet food and other basic necessities”.In the past, banks in the US and the UK have closed accounts used by Somali remittance firms, fearing that funds could end up in the hands of militant groups.After the collapse of Somalia’s central government the informal money transfer system known as Hawala has provided a vital link in maintaining international cash flows.last_img read more

Former MotoGP champion dies following cycling accident in Italy

first_imgFormer MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has died aged 35 following a cycling accident in Italy last week.Bufalini Hospital in Cesena confirmed on Monday that the American had passed away, five days after the incident took place.It was reported last Wednesday that Hayden was struck by a Peugeot which ended with the car’s windshield being smashed.Hayden was then treated by medical staff at the scene of the road accident, before being taken to the local hospital in Rimini where he was being treated for “severe chest and head injuries”.The Kentucky rider was a former MotoGP world champion who rode for Honda and Ducati for 12 years between 2003-2015, and famously beat Valentino Rossi to the MotoGP title in 2006.He switched to World Superbikes for the past two seasons, and won his first World Superbike race at Sepang in Malaysia just one year ago.last_img read more

Sumner Newscow weekly poll: The Ebola question

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Mounties charge three in forcible confinement

first_imgThe three are scheduled to return to court on Sept. 8.The victim, who is believed to be from the Vancouver area, was taken to the Fort St. John hospital, and has since been released. The Fort St. John RCMP have announced charges against three men in connection with a violent assault last weekend.Mounties say a 21 year-old male was forcibly confined and assaulted at a residence in the 9600 block of 96th street, on the evening of Aug. 22.- Advertisement -Police say three Fort St. John residents have now been charged with numerous offences. A release also says all three are familiar to police, and are believed to be part of the drug culture in Fort St. John.Eric Francis Zentner is charged with assault causing bodily harm, forcible confinement, uttering threats, and assault with a weapon.Matthew Lloyd Handley is charged with assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement.Jeremy Drake Jondreau is charged with robbery, assault causing bodily harm, forcible confinement, uttering threats, and assault with a weapon.Advertisementlast_img read more