The indoor pool is to dive for.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North7 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoAround two years on and the double-storey Hamptons-style home is unrecognisable.“Originally this was the best house in the best street, then it was the worst house in the best street and now it’s the best house in the best street again,” Ms Gregory said. 5 Julatten Drive has a tranquil setting with palm trees.The BoysTown prize home had been vacant for more than 20 years when Ms Gregory set her mind to saving the property from its “rack and ruin” state. “It was terrible,” she said.“We had to cut down 60 trees because the house was surrounded by trees and we couldn’t see the water.“The house sits really high and we still couldn’t see the lake, that’s how tall the trees had grown.“We couldn’t live in it when we bought it.” Relax in luxury at this Robina property.The Gregorys are reluctantly selling their property as family health issues have prompted a move to Canberra.Ms Gregory said the cherished restoration project would suit any type of buyer, even a couple like themselves. The kitchen is almost too good to use, according to homeowner Vicki Gregory.The couple added a 135sq m deck to the rear of the house, overlooking the lake.“There is so much birdlife on the water with ducks, swans and pelicans,” Ms Gregory said.“It’s a little oasis in the middle of Robina.” 5 Julatten Drive, Robina.MARK Gregory refused to get out of the car when he and wife Vicki first inspected 5 Julatten Drive, Robina. “The agent came around to the car window and made him get out,” Ms Gregory said.“He said, ‘You’ve got to be nuts, we can’t take on a project like this’.” The home opens to reveal a grand staircase.“They don’t make houses like this anymore.“Structurally there were no issues because it’s concrete so there were no cracks and we brought a builder on board who said, ‘If you don’t buy this, I’m buying it’.” Ms Gregory has a soft spot for the huge kitchen. “Everyone walks in and just goes, ‘Wow’,” she said.“It’s so nice I don’t want to get it dirty.”
Mr John Prescott has been named Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Environment, Transport and the Regions following Labour’s victory in the British general election. He is responsible for the overall direction of the Department of Transport. Dr Gavin Strang becomes Minister for Transport, a cabinet post. Ms Glenda Jackson has been named Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State and Minister for Transport in London, covering London Transport, railways, transport in London, and integrated transport policy. Mr David Hill has been appointed Chief Executive of State Rail Authority of New South Wales for 6 months, following the removal of Mr Len Harper. Mr Hill held the same post from 1980-86 and returns with a brief to improve CityRail timekeeping and implemement budget cuts.Mr N Ravindra has been appointed Chairman of Indian Railways. Mr D P Tripathi has been named Secretary to the Indian Railway Board.Mr Douglas M Christy has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Iowa Interstate Railroad.Mr J
Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Sunday, October 27, 2019, hosted Ivorian side FC San Pedro at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in the first leg of their CAF Confederations Cup final round qualifier.Kotoko dropped down to Africa’s second-tier club competition after they were knocked out of the CAF Champions League by Etoile du Sahel.The home leg against FC San Pedro was scheduled to kick off at 3:00 pm at the Baba Yara Sports Staduim where Kotoko normally enjoys a lot of support from Kumasi natives.Kurt Okraku leaving Sports HotelAround 11:00 am, the newly-elected GFA President, Kurt Okraku, visited the team at the Sports Hotel to motivate the players and the technical team to get a win later in the day.A number of Asante Kotoko fans at Sports Hotel sang, drummed and chanted in an entertaining ‘jama’ session as the team prepared to leave for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.Jama session at Sports HotelThe usually sizable crowd that’s present at Kotoko home games was surprisingly absent, perhaps due to the disappointing exit from the CAF CL. However, the fans that did make it to the stadium said they hoped for a win with a lot of goals.Kotoko fanWith about two hours left until kick-off, the home team arrived at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium.The arrival of Kumasi Asante KotokoKjetil Zachariassen, Kokoto Coach arrives at Baba Yara Sogne Yacouba arrives at Baba Yara The Match Commissioner and officiating team making an entrance into Baba Yara Tags: Emmanuel GyamfiFelix AnnanKotoko vs FC San PedroKumasi Asante KotokoKurt Okraku Match kicks-off Emmanuel Gyamfi arrives at Baba YaraFelix Annan, Goalkeeper, and captain of Kumasi Asante Kotoko arrives at Baba YaraThe officiating team from South Africa arrived right after Kotoko’s bus reached the stadium. Source: Yaw Antwi Owusu | citisportsonline.com | Ghana Referees inspected the pitchAnd it’s drama timeA scuffle ensued after players from the away side tried to use coolers to collect water at one end of the pitch, an act the Kotoko players weren’t too pleased with. After assessing that the pitch was too waterlogged and thus, unplayable, the game was officially called off with the scores level at 0-0.The final 45 minutes were played on Monday, with Kotoko finally finding the net.Naby Keita scored a late winner, in the 95th minute, to give the Kumasi side the advantage heading into the second leg. End of the first half, Kotoko coaches leave pitchThe match was intense and hotly contested with both teams coming close to breaking the deadlock but the first half ended goalless.The downpour in the first half initially delayed kick-off in the second half as the referees inspected the pitch to determine if the match could continue. After a couple of minutes, the SC San Pedro team also arrived at Baba YaraThe arrival of SC San Pedro Kotoko team lead by Felix Annan making an entrance The officiating team then inspected the pitch ahead of the game.It was then time for the warm ups with both sets of players loosening up before kick-off at 3:00 pm.