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Hot auction prospect the perfect fit for families set to embrace the idyllic suburban lifestyle

first_imgThe finish and colour scheme will suit a broad range of buyer tastesTheir most loved addition, however, has been outdoors, Mrs McGuire said.“In the winter it’s beautiful on the deck because we get that northern sun, but in the summer we live around the pool and in the pool house. It’s shaded in the afternoons which is perfect for having a meal pool side,” she said. The setting is idyllic at 5 Dennis Street, Grange.The couple struck gold with 5 Dennis Street, Grange. “The home had a beautiful, open feel which attracted us — views of the park and suburb and it was really light and airy,” Mrs McGuire said. “We knew straight away this was the spot for us.”More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoThe home is light and airyThe McGuires have made their mark by building in downstairs to create additional living space.The home’s internal finish is eye catching with polished timber floors, a crisp colour scheme and a modern fitout. Simon and Sybil McGuire, with Max (12) and Poppy (9), are selling their family home which offers the quintessential Aussie suburban lifestyle. Photo: AAP/ Ric FrearsonIn 2005, Sybil and Simon McGuire were keen to live in an area full of parkland within an easy commute of the CBD.“We wanted to be close to work but we were having a family and we wanted somewhere with lots of green space and a nice community feel,” Mrs McGuire said.center_img The home main family hub wasn’t necessarily contained within it’s four walls.“The pool house carries that feel of a boathouse — we dreamt of having a boathouse and this was as close as we were going to get in Grange,” she said.“When we moved in there was no garden at all so we planted the entire garden which gives us lots of privacy and beautiful bird life — its lovely.”Mrs McGuire said there’s even more to love beyond their property boundary.“The park is the hub of our community,” she said. “You often see a dad mowing a cricket pitch into the grass so all the kids can get together. Our kids have had many a stall selling eggs and home grown lemons in the park — you can even catch guppies and see turtles in the local creek. We love the area but we’re ready for another project.”The house at 5 Dennis Street, Grange, is being auctioned by McGrath Estate Agents Wilston Saturday November 25 at at 11am.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclairlast_img read more

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Viewport3 Launches Remote 3D Scanning Service

first_imgAberdeen-based Viewport3 is set to roll out a new remote data capture service for the energy sector, giving it the capability to collect and process 3D data from offshore via remote working arrangements.The technique involves providing divers and ROV personnel with instructions for the task along with remote support, allowing them to collect the data and submit to Viewport3 for processing and analysis.Over the course of the development phase, Viewport3 has  refined the service in order to ensure customers are capable of retrieving the correct data.Co-director of Viewport3, Richard Drennan, explained: “Each project we embark on is the result of a 2-way conversation with our customers – they need answers to a specific question, which we can provide by scanning the relevant object, and processing the data into a 3D model and typically also a detailed but simple dimensional report. This remote service is no different. While it isn’t appropriate in every single set of circumstances, or for all accuracy requirements, there are many instances where we determine that the best camera for an urgent 3D scanning task, is the one you have available to you at the time.“Remote capture adds value across the board. We are in the unique position of being able to use cameras that are currently fitted to the ROV, or which divers have otherwise readily available, meaning we can get to work very quickly. The volume and quality of the information we can retrieve remotely can save our customers multiple offshore campaign days and streamline future inspection tasks.”Co-director, Chris Harvey added: “Oilfield and marine operators are in possession of a valuable untapped resource in their back-catalogue of legacy digital video and stills. Once we have digitally processed these, our customers can review the information in 3D, and make business critical decisions about asset integrity, without the need for an offshore campaign. This is advantageous at the best of times, but particularly so during this period of uncertainly and restriction of movement.“There have been instances where we’ve answered every one of the client’s questions, based on video taken years ago. We work hard to ensure that complex data-sets and analysis results are simple to understand and aid inclusive project discussions at all levels. All of our project outputs are customer-defined and issued in a manner that answers the questions clearly and promotes increased understanding of technical challenges.”last_img read more

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Bees form nest on south side of WRC parking lot

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (5) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +5 Vote up Vote down Susie · 380 weeks ago Woohoo! Save the bees!! Go Dad! Report Reply 0 replies · active 380 weeks ago +6 Vote up Vote down grammar slammer · 380 weeks ago Don’t you mean metal not medal? Report Reply 0 replies · active 380 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Jennifer · 380 weeks ago That’s awesome! So, are you saying I should have said something when they started living in the swim team’s aluminum can recycle trailer?? LOL. They’ve been coming around for awhile now. That’s funny. Great job of a humane removal 🙂 Report Reply 0 replies · active 380 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down MJE · 379 weeks ago That’s not a beehive pictured, it’s a swarm. Report Reply 0 replies · active 379 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Geo · 379 weeks ago Good grief, someone please educate these folks on what they are seeing. This is a swarm of bees, this is how they divide and start a new hive. The old queen will leave the old hive and take about half of the worker bees with her. The swarm landed on the fence and sent out scout bees to look for a new home. The old hive will raise a new queen and continue on. If you were to look around the park area more than likely they would find a bee tree. Report Reply 0 replies · active 379 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Crystal Dawson, a Wellington Recreation Commission employee, came back to work during her lunch hour Wednesday afternoon only to get the scare of her life.She parked the car on the south side of the WRC parking lot, got out, and saw this dark big lump of on the short metal parking lot fence.Dawson thought that was strange and went closer to look. What she discovered made her jump and run. It was… bees!For some reason, the fence had some sugar-water type substance and some worker bees flying around looking for a location for a new nest discovered it. They then got the queen bee and she and her swarm took to the sugar substance medal parking lot bar as the new colony home.Not knowing what to do Dawson called a bee removal company in Wichita. But they were charging too much.Dawson then remembered her neighbor Lonnie Hays is a bee enthusiast.So he was called in to remove the beehive.Hays said bee colonies are established when a mated queen and a larger contingent of worker bees break away from the home colony during the spring after a long hard winter huddled together.This group obviously moved en masse to a nest site which they determined to be the medal WRC parking lot bar. Once the swarm arrived, they were in the process of building a nest before Hays came and removed it to take it to his bee hive at his home.“The scary thing is that’s my neighbor,” Dawson said. “So I might be seeing those bees again.”WRC sports director Tanner Ford said he has a bee phobia. He wasn’t around for the official bee removal process.last_img read more

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Uganda mourns goalkeeper Dhaira

first_img“He suffered a lot of pain and went to seek better medical facilities from Iceland. Thereafter he succumbed to abdominal cancer on 27th March 2016. Before the government intervened, Iceland has proposed to cremate his body and bring ashes due to lack of financial stability of the family. “We have lost talent, a good friend and entertainer. He has been providing support to his sibling’s education Musa and Eric, an upcoming talent however Musa had to apply for a dead year when Abel fell ill. Please stay with us even after the burial on Wednesday.”After service, the body was taken to Nakivubo for public viewing.The deceased was born to Bright Dhaira and Nakijoba Harriet on 9th September 1987 in Walukuba village, Jinja. He was the third in six siblings. He won 3 CECEFA titles (2009, 2011, 2012), the best player in 2008 and first Ugandan goal keeper  to play in a European soccer League.Burial programmeTuesday 5th April, 20169 am: Church service at All Saints Church, WalukubaMidday: Body taken to BAT Sports grounds Walukuba for public viewing2pm; Body taken to the Busoga Lukiiko in Bugembe4pm; Body driven to Buyaga, Kigandalo in Mayuge district for night vigilWednesday 6th April, 201610am; Burial ceremony commences2pm; BurialShare on: WhatsApp Saddened by the death of Abel Dhaira, sports officials dressed in black paid their last respects Monday during a requiem service at All Saints Church Nakasero.Minister of State of Sports, Charles Bakkabulindi said, “Uganda has built a strong team of goal keepers. Abel one of them, was good at penalties and this should be emulated to develop skills among upcoming talent.”He saluted Dhaira’s excellence for the immediate response he took for the travel arrangements to bring the body of the deceased during his absence.At the requiem mass Rev. John Musa Lakor. Rev Lakor said, “success is measured by what we achieve in the days lived, not the number of days lived the congregation.”“Lets’ think about what is praise worthy and positive rather than the negative. We only think of the loss of a great one but let’s hold to the legacy with a willing perspective in life. He recited 2Timonthy 4:7 and encouraged a good fight to run the race.”Minister Bakalubindi. ALL PHOTOS BY FUFAHonoring DhairaThe casketFederation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA) President Moses Magogo said, “Abel lived a fruitful life as a true professional because it’s hard to find a footballer acting as a professional. At the end of May, Mexico City will add Abel on the list among the credible footballers that the world has lost. The institution contributed 5million towards the funeral arrangements.” Also National Council of Sports contributed 1million.The Lord Mayor Elect, Elias Lukwago humbly gave his condolence message and called upon the congregation to fight against cancer.Dhaira’s uncle representing family gave a word of thanks to FUFA,  President Yoweri Museveni, doctors and others who had contributed any support to Dhaira.last_img read more

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Nyamityobora strike late to win Ankole derby

first_img Tags: Mbarara CityNyamityobora FCStarTimes Uganda Premier Leaguetop Nyamityobora have collected three points from their first four games (file photo)StarTimes Uganda Premier LeagueNyamityobora 2-1 Mbarara CityMutessa II War Memorial StadiumWednesday, 24-10-2018WANKULUKUKU – Nyamityobora came from behind to defeat Mbarara City 2-1 in the StarTimes Uganda Premier League on Wednesday.In the game played at Wankulukuku,Hilary Mukundane headed the Ankole Lions in front at the stroke of half-time but the home side responded with two second half strikes of their own from substitutes Joseph Akwandanaho and Charles Kiggundu of to win the Mbarara derby and in process, register their first points of the season.Mbarara started strongly asking all the questions and in the process getting the first corner of the game which yielded nothing.The first notable attempt on goal came on three minutes, when Zaidi Byekwaso crossed in for Odit Ibrahim who headed straight at Jomi Hillary in Nyamityobora’s goal.Mbarara was forced into an early substitution as Ivan Eyam was stretchered off with a knee injury and replaced with Steven Kabuye.Nyamityobora’s first worthy chance came on 27 minutes when Dada Juma crossed in from the right, Patrick Gonahasa headed towards goal and Lameck put it in the back of the net but his effort was ruled out for offside.The home side looked to have grown into the game and Dada was at it again, sending a low cross into the area but Gonahasa shot tamely straight at Ali Kimera in Mbarara’s goal.Mbarara’s marquee signing Paul Mucureezi got a chance to put his side one up in the 36th minute but his free-kick was saved excellently by Jomi.Like Mbarara earlier, Nyamityobora were also forced into a substitution before the break as Joseph Akandanwaho replaced the injured John Wesley Kisakye.At the stroke of half-time, Mbarara took the lead through Hilary Mukundane who headed Mucureezi’s well taken free-kick kick into the bottom right corner. It was the last action of the half and referee Brian Nsubuga blew for the mandatory rest.In an attempt to chase the game, James Odoch introduced forward Misiige Charles for midfielder Kiggundu Derrick at the start of the second half.After a slow start to the second half, Muhammad Rashid was booked for time wasting on 53 minutes and straight after, Livingstone Mbabazi brought on team captain Kutego Alishe in place of Umari Mbusa to try and see out the 1-0 lead.As Mbarara attempted to slow down the game, Mucureezi was also booked by Nsubuga for time wasting.Odit had a chance to make it 2-0 on 64 minutes but could only head wide Jasper Ahebwa’s inch perfect cross while unmarked in the area.Ten minutes later, substitute Kiggundu made Odit pay for his missed chance as he connected brilliantly with Steven Kabuye’s cross to tap in past Kimera for 1-1.On 78 minutes, Karim Ndugwa raced through on Nyamityobora’s goal but decided to play in Mucureezi while one on one with Jomi and somehow the home side managed to clear their lines.As Mbarara upped it, Alishe blasted over from close range after he was teed up by Odit with nine minutes to play.With the game headed for a draw, Nyamityobora caught Livingstone Mbabazi’s side on the break and Akandwanaho found himself in acres of space, he unleashed a fierce drive into the top right corner to put the home side 2-1 up on 89 minutes.Despite a late surge by Mbarara to score an equalizer, Nyamityobora held on to a first victory of the season.The three points lift Nyamityobora off the bottom into 14th place while Mbarara slip to 7th on the log with six points from four games.The other results from Wednesday’s games:-SC Villa 1-3 Vipers SC-Maroons FC 1-1 URA FC-Ndejje University FC 1-2 Police FCComments last_img read more

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Boris U-turn on the Irish border as UK moves closer to NI-only backstop

first_imgThe UK is moving closer to the objectives of the original Northern Ireland-only backstop, it has emerged. According to RTE, the EU now believes London is prepared to accept a simple majority that would register consent for Northern Ireland to opt-out of the new arrangements enshrined in a revised Withdrawal Agreement.It’s unclear if this would be a majority vote via the Stormont Assembly or even through a referendum. The original backstop commits the UK and EU to protecting the all-Ireland economy, avoiding a hard border and related checks and controls, preserving North-South cooperation, and protecting the EU’s single market.It foresaw Northern Ireland remaining part of the EU’s customs union if another solution to avoiding a hard border could not be found.This morning EU member states gave the green light for negotiations between the UK and European Commission to intensify.The decision followed a briefing of EU27 ambassadors by Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator. “The EU and the UK have agreed to intensify discussions over the coming days,” the European Commission said.“The Commission will take stock with the European Parliament and the Member States again on Monday in view of preparing the General Affairs Council (Article 50) on Tuesday morning.”The General Affairs Council is a meeting of EU member state ministers in Luxembourg to draw up the agenda for the European Council summit on Thursday and Friday.Mr Barnier had earlier met the Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay, who brought fresh proposals in a bid to break the deadlock.Today’s developments followed yesterday’s meeting in Cheshire between the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson. Boris U-turn on the Irish border as UK moves closer to NI-only backstop was last modified: October 11th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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NAS Booklet Gets Its Counterpunch

first_imgRecommended Reading:  Dr. Cornelius Hunter, Author of Darwin’s God, Darwin’s Proof and Science’s Blind Spot is reviewing the newly-revised NAS booklet Science, Evolution and Creationism at Access Research Network.It’s so well written, we are speechless.  Dr. Hunter has saved us a lot of work, because the NAS booklet was crying out for rebuttal.  This response is timely, thought-provoking and valuable.  Print it out for teachers who received the NAS propaganda.(Visited 9 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0last_img

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10 months agoKlopp insists ‘hungry’ Liverpool ready for Man City

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Klopp insists ‘hungry’ Liverpool ready for Man Cityby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveJurgen Klopp says Liverpool will leave no stone unturned when they face Manchester City on Thursday.The Reds have a great chance to extend their lead at the top of the table with a win over Pep Guardiola’s side. And Klopp says his players will be giving their all to win three points.”We are [hungry],” he told liverpoolfc.com.”We don’t think about the gap, not for a second. What we think about is 54 points – unbelievable, to be honest. That’s really strange and feels strange.”All we can do is keep going; recover first of all, that’s very important, and then prepare the next game.”We all know, wow, Man City are a fantastic football team and an away game at City – who can go there and think ‘Probably we will win’? No team in the world, not even us.”So we have to go there and try everything to get a result. That’s what we will try.” last_img read more

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12 hours agoBarcelona players blanked Spanish media after Champions League win

first_imgBarcelona players blanked Spanish media after Champions League winby Carlos Volcano12 hours agoSend to a friendShare the loveBarcelona players blanked the Spanish media after their Champions League win over Slavia Prague.Sport says despite picking up a victory, no-one wanted to speak with the media following the contest. It was left to Sergio Busquets, who had been substituted and was in the dressing room, who came back out to fulfil the media requirements pitchside. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, after returning to the dressing room, also gave an interview to ‘Movistar’. He was one of a handful of squad members who spoke to outlets. No-one stopped in the ‘mixed zone’ to speak with the assembled radio stations who were waiting for a brief interview. About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more