Listed Gilstrap Centre in Newark leased to county council despite opposition

31 August 2012 Last updated at 10:31 GMT The building at Newark Castle was given to the town by Sir William Gilstrap in 1883 A Grade II listed tourism centre in Nottinghamshire is being turned into a registry office despite opposition from local residents. The Gilstrap Centre in Newark, located next to Newark Castle, will be leased to Nottinghamshire County Council by the district Read more [...]

Open Houses for Sept. 1 and 2

  JohnstonPatch accepts open house listings from agents and owners. Please e-mail information, in the format shown above, to — or create your own listing using your Patch profile or Facebook account and posting it on our Announcements page. To see more information on the properties listed below, visit the Rhode Island Living website and enter the MLS number in the search box. 6 Young Lane MLS# 1024711. Ranch featured three bedrooms, three full baths, hardwoods, central Read more [...]

September events at RFM

As well as the events listed above we also have Spinning, Weaving and Knitting on the 15th 16th of September with demonstrators from Cleveland Fibre Arts. For our Harvest Celebrations this weekend, we have been working with a group of volunteers as part of a government National Citizens Service scheme, called ‘Do it, Change it, Live it’.  For their project here they have designed and are going to deliver a Harvest Challenge over the weekend. The challenge is designed to take visitors Read more [...]

Market Update and a look at our Increasing List to Sale Price Gap

Calgary MLS sales and average prices so far this month are significantly higher than we saw at the start of 2012. At the end of January 2012, there were a total of 4, 607 residential listings in Metro Calgary (MC). We saw the average price of a single family home listed at $594,178 and the average price of a condominium listed at  $332,172. The same month saw a total of 1,080 MLS sales (MC), 773 of which were single family homes, 305 of which were condominiums. The average days on market Read more [...]

Salisbury Crematorium listed status blocks renovation

31 August 2012 Last updated at 11:10 GMT The crematorium building was built in the 1960s A last-minute prevention order has blocked the start of renovation work on Salisbury Crematorium. English Heritage has given the 52-year-old building and its grounds listed status after a late application was made. Planning permission had been granted for about £2.5m worth of renovation Read more [...]

East Cobb Open Houses, Sept. 1-2

This week House Hunt features the latest condominiums, townhomes and cluster homes on the market in Marietta. They range in price from $45,000 for a two-bedroom condominium on Baltimore Place to $190,000 for a three-bedroom cluster home on Frazier Circle. This weekend’s Open Houses include a gorgeous four-bedroom brick home on Manor Oak Lane for $439,000 and a charming four-bedroom brick home on Brockton Close for $463,000. Both homes are located in prestigious East Cobb. Click on a picture in Read more [...]

Upoming events at the Strongsville library

There are plenty of things to see and do at the Strongsville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 18700 Westwood Drive. Be advised that All Cuyahoga County Public Library branches will be closed Sept. 1-3 for the Labor Day holiday. Normal hours resume 9 a.m. Sept. 4. for more information on the events listed below, cal 440-238-5530 or visit • Baby and Me Storytime — birth to 18 months with parent or caregiver. Mondays, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 Read more [...]

For sale signs abound on ex-schools

These days, Penny Allen is more like a real estate agent than an administrator of a public school board. The Greater Essex County District School Board has five former school sites for sale throughout Windsor and Essex County. Benson, in the city’s west end, will be on the market in 2014. Ruthven could follow, depending on the result of an accommodation study that’s underway. “This is way more than normal,” said Allen, the board’s business superintendent. In addition to preparing Read more [...]

Montana wildfires burn homes, cause injuries

By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Firefighters struggled Thursday to gain control of major Montana wildfires that burned houses and caused injuries, even as crews rushed to tamp down new blazes before the flames spread. The toll from the latest spate of fires remained uncertain. But at least three evacuation orders were in place and well over 150 homes were threatened by blazes that in some cases burned unchecked. One Read more [...]