Watchdog savages Leeds tower

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Dual living is made easy in this Kippa-Ring home

first_img15 Dalton St, Kippa-Ring.“We’re going to miss it, it’s sad to see it go,” Mrs Paul said.The house sits on a 602sq m corner block and has polished floorboards, ceiling fans and airconditioning.The in-ground pool is surrounded by tropical palm trees with a shade sail off to the side for extra cover. 15 Dalton St, Kippa-Ring.LIVING in a big family is made easier in this spacious home, which offers a granny flat, resort-style pool and outdoor entertaining area.Owners Trish and Byron Paul bought the house at 15 Dalton St, Kippa-Ring, more than 12 years ago.Mrs Paul said it was the ideal size for their three young boys when they moved in.“It was good when the kids were young … because they had the whole house to run around,” Mrs Paul said. 15 Dalton St, Kippa-Ring.But once they got older, the couple decided to convert the shed into a granny flat with an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe.Mrs Paul said they have used it as the main bedroom and left the three-bedroom house to their teenage children.“We have done a fair bit to it but it was move-in-ready at the time,” Mrs Paul said.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019They also built the entertainment deck, which has an insulated roof and ceiling fans.Mrs Paul said this was their favourite part of the house because they could eat meals outside all year round.center_img 15 Dalton St, Kippa-Ring.It also has a large double-bay garage.Mrs Paul said the neighbourhood was safe and quiet with public transport, Peninsula Fair Shopping Centre and the beach close by.“We actually don’t have to go in our car,” Mrs Paul said.“The kids would ride down to the jetty so it’s the perfect position really.”last_img read more

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Judge traverses murder trial ‘reluctantly’

first_imgJustice Birnie Stephenson Brooks (file photo). High Court Judge, Justice Birnie Stephenson Brooks, has traversed a murder trial to the September 2012 Criminal Assizes “reluctantly” after a request by the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.Clement Labassiere has been charged with the murder of seventy-four (74) year old Ambrose Leblanc of Vieille Case in 2011, and his trial was scheduled to commence today, July 23rd, 2012.However, state attorney in the Director of Public Prosecution’s Office, Clement Joseph, requested that the trial be traversed “due to the unavailability of key witnesses who have abandoned their post”.He did not divulge the name of the witnesses, but he did indicate that among them was a police photographer.Justice Brooks noted her concern that some police officers have failed to attend court sittings throughout the May 2012 Criminal Assizes which will officially close on Friday, 27th July.“I am concerned that they are not available, I have an issue with this. It is one thing for civilians to be unavailable, but when we have assizes, this court expects that police officers engaged in the assizes; save and except that they are lying in a hospital here or abroad, to be present”.She noted that the court has received excuses from police officer who went “on Trade Winds, they went on cruise, they went on leave, they went on training, they had the day off” and this level of disrespect for the court cannot continue.“The next time we have a matter and a police officer is not here I will dismiss the matter,” she said in a forceful manner.“We have persons who are charged with serious offences; this man is charged with one of the most serious offences apart from treason. We are all geared up, the jury pool is here and we cannot continue. Justice must not only be done but it must be manifestly seen to be done and if I discharge this man, justice will not be done. I cannot accept that a police officer who is still serving is absent; he knows that he has matters coming up in the assizes; he should not go on leave”.She suggested that the officer responsible for approving vacation leave in the police force should ascertain whether that officer will be needed to testify during the assizes before approving leave for him or her.“I could have gone to Jamaica for a meeting this morning, but I have the assizes. I could have gone on vacation last Wednesday, but I have the assizes, you [Clement Joseph] could have gone on vacation but you have the assizes; when a person’s liberty is at stake,” she continued.Justice Brooks traversed the matter to the September 2012 criminal assizes “reluctantly” and ordered that this will be the final time that it is traversed.Just last week Monday, July 16th, 2012 four other matters were traversed to the September 2012 Assizes as a result of the illness of attorney at law Zena Moore Dyer.Dominica Vibes News Share 48 Views   4 comments Share Tweetcenter_img LocalNews Judge traverses murder trial ‘reluctantly’ by: – July 23, 2012 Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more

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first_imgAn investigation has been launched after a supporter allegedly spat on Donegal star Karl Lacey after yesterday’s game against Tyrone.Lacey, who is out injured, was making his way up the tunnel in Omagh when the incident happened.The Four Masters man and bank official was not involved in any altercation before the incident happened. Tyrone management have confirmed they are seeking to identify the supporter involved in the act and have apologised to Lacey and to the Donegal management team.Manager Mickey Harte and Tyrone board chairman Ciaran McLaughlin visited the Donegal dressing afterwards to apologise.McLaughlin confirmed a full investigation will be carried out into the matter.They say the supporter could face a lengthy ban after the disgusting act.   HUNT ON FOR TYRONE FAN WHO SPAT ON LACEY AFTER GAME was last modified: March 4th, 2013 by StephenShare 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) Tags:fankarl laceymickey hartespatTyronelast_img read more