Cate Campbell buying a Brisbane house

first_imgAustralian swimming stars Cate and Bronte Campbell at Bondi Beach. Picture: Gregg PorteousSWIMMING champion Cate Campbell is on the hunt for a new home.Sister Bronte moved out of their Bowen Hills apartment in December to Coorparoo, and Cate’s looking to follow although is extending her house search area to Morningside and Hawthorne.“I’m looking for a bit of greenery after being in an apartment for three years and right next to train tracks and a main road,” Cate said.The plan is to buy a large house which friends can share. Cate and Bronte Campbell. Picture: Julie Kiriacoudis“I love living by myself but I can see myself turning into a hermit so I’ll have friends rent rooms off me,” Cate said.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours ago“And probably do most of the gardening. “I enjoy the outdoors but I’m a terrible green thumb.”A pool is not on Cate’s list of property must-haves.“I spent so much time in the pool it’s not something I’m rally keen on having,” she said.“I wouldn’t use it but friends are keen on me having a pool so it’s not a deal breaker.“I would be open to a spa though.”Shannon Harvey, from Place Estate Agents Bulimba, is assisting Cate in her search.It’s not the first time Ms Harvey has helped a high-profile athlete hunt for a home.“I’m currently working with a Reds player on a house but no permission to reveal who,” she said.“I have worked with a few Reds players, Firebirds players, Lions players and coaches, and the Suns coach.”last_img read more

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Lara recovering following health scare

first_imgBRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Iconic former West Indies batsman Brian Lara says he has been cleared of anything serious after being admitted to a hospital in Mumbai with chest pains yesterday.In a message to fans and well-wishers, 50-year-old Lara said several of the tests completed by doctors at Mumbai’s Global Hospital in Parel had so far revealed “nothing major” and anticipated leaving hospital by today.“I know everyone is very concerned about what is happening. I think I just extended myself too much in the gym this morning and was feeling a little bit of pain in my chest. I just felt it was best to see a doctor and I was taken to the hospital,” said Lara, a former captain and the Windies record-holder for the most runs in Tests.“The pain continued so obviously a lot of tests have been done. I’m just chilling in my hospital bed watching England versus Australia … but I’m going to be alright. Just letting everyone know I’m fine, recovering and I’ll be back in my hotel room tomorrow.“Couple of the tests that came back already… the doctors were quite happy there was nothing major.”Trinidadian Lara is currently in India performing duties as a media analyst for the ongoing World Cup in England. He is one of the renowned personalities in the game, having scored 11 953 runs in from 131 matches with 34 hundreds and 10 405 runs from 299 One-Day Internationals.He still holds the records for the highest individual score in Tests – 400 not out – and in first class cricket – an unbeaten 501.Lara quit international cricket in 2007 following the historic Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean.He assured fans he would be back on his feet shortly and returning to his normal schedule.“I’ll be back in Trinidad and I’ll be back in full health very soon,” he said.last_img read more

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COMMUNITY: ROSSES CDP SET-UP AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP

first_imgThe office of the Rosses CDP will be closed on Mondays for the month of July.Are you a parent with a child with autism If yes would you like to be part of a support group. An open meeting be held on the 7th July in the Rosses CDP building chapel Rd Dungloe at 8pm. All welcome. Community Coffee Morning and Craft Circle for July . Come and join us on Thursday mornings for a social cuppa. 10.30 am to 12.00 in the Rosses CDP Chapel Rd Dungloe. And if you’re into crafting feel free to bring along your craft e.g. your knitting / sewing/ crochet/ card making et… There is no craft facilitator at this gathering, just a group of tea/coffee drinkers & handcrafter’s eager to learn and happy to share tips and advice. No booking required. All welcome.Social morning on Wednesday the 27th July 11am 1.pm. Come and join us for a morning of Culture music by Michael Coyle in the Rosses CDP Dungloe.Upcoming courses for September: Decoupage, Dance yourself fit, Quilting, Flower Arranging Tin Whistle Classes, Art, Each Class will run for 6 weeks. Cost €40 payable on booking – non refundable. Booking essential . Upcycling Workshop Weekend Sat & Sun €60.All bookings for the courses will be taken on or before Wednesday 7th September. For information Tel 074 95 61686.Social Prescribing: The Rosses CDP have a social prescribing and Wellbeing Co ordinator who is now in the post covering the Rosses and Fintown primary care areas. If you feel that you need some support to mind your health and wellbeing the coordinator will help you by using resources within your community by meeting people or taking part in a new activity. Tel 074 95 61686 or mobile 0871511855 for further information.COMMUNITY: ROSSES CDP SET-UP AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP was last modified: June 28th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:autismCommunityFeaturesGroupNoticesRosses CDPsupportlast_img read more

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