3 May

Police evacuate Summertown street over ‘chemical hazard’

first_imgPolice closed off a street in Summertown and evacuated over 60 people this morning after discovering a potential chemical hazard. While carrying out a routine arrest at a property in Elizabeth Jennings Way, police were alerted to the presence of the substance. They subsequently evacuated the house and the road at just after 5.16am.Several Oxford colleges own student accommodation in the surrounding area. Nearby stand large blocks of Jesus and University second year accommodation, along with several Hertford owned houses. It is not thought that any students have been affected.The Bright Horizons nursery has been closed and 90 parents told to stay away with their children this morning. @TheOxfordMail pic.twitter.com/mKYQHaZ0Gf— Callum Keown (@CallumKeown1) November 9, 2017While no members of the public are known to have been affected, seven police officers did receive minor irritation. Two have been kept in hospital overnight as a result. In a statement Thames Valley Police said that the property owner, a 34 year old man from Oxford, had been arrested at the scene. Officers are at the street, and will continue with their search and investigation throughout the day.It is not believed that the incident is terror related.last_img read more

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6 Oct

Brisbane penthouse is the one you’ve been waiting for

first_img1310/54 Hudson Rd, Albion.THIS penthouse in the heart of Brisbane is the inner city home you’ve been waiting for.Never lived in before, the home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and two car space home and is at The Hudson in Brisbane inner city suburb Albion.Agent David Treloar of Ray White was marketing it as perfect for the executive looking for an inner city home, or for downsizers who’ve been waiting for the right “one” to come along.With high quality fixtures and fittings plus broad views over the surrounding area and out to the city, the penthouse at 1310/54 Hudson Rd, Albion, is just three train stops from Brisbane’s CBD. 1310/54 Hudson Rd, Albion.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours agoAhead from the main entrance is the open-plan space, with the kitchen including new Miele appliances and the living and dining area opening to the balcony.The apartment’s second bedroom also opens to the outdoor space, with walls of glass ensuring plenty of natural light and a built-in wardrobe providing ample storage. 1310/54 Hudson Rd, Albion.Near this bedroom is the main bathroom, featuring a combined shower and bath, while the third bedroom is located to the rear of the apartment, also with built-in wardrobes and a wall of glass along with an ensuite. Other features of the residence include carpet and ceiling fans to all bedrooms, ducted airconditioning, two side-by-side car spaces and a large storage cage. A range of resort-style facilities are also offered at the building, including a gym, entertaining area and pool on the ground floor. 1310/54 Hudson Rd, Albion.Ideal for central living and those looking to downsize, the apartment has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, an open-plan living, dining and kitchen space with timber floors and white painted walls and a covered, tiled balcony boasting the best of the expansive urban outlook.On entry, a hallway leads left to the main bedroom where grey carpet adorns the floor and sliding glass doors open to the balcony. There is also an ensuite with a stand-alone bath positioned against a glass wall to take in the views. 1310/54 Hudson Rd, Albion.Mr Treloar said the apartment was sure to impress with its quality design and city views, along with its convenient location only three stops by train to Central Station.He said potential buyers would also be most impressed by the apartment’s low body corporate fees. “This property is perfect for executive day-to-day living or anyone that has been waiting for ‘the one’ to downsize.” Inspections are by appointment.last_img read more

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