Property of the day: Listed family home in Silverton

Comments (0) THIS wonderful listed property is situated in the heart of the extremely sought after village of Silverton. Number three Fore Street offers a substantial and versatile arrangement of accommodation with period features which include sash windows, decorative mouldings and feature fireplaces. As a family home, the layout can accommodate multi-generational living with seven bedrooms and generous reception rooms. Read more [...]

Southern to publish ‘Reason for the Season’

The Southern Illinoisan will be publishing a special section Dec. 7 highlighting faith-based events related to the Christmas season.Organizations or churches planning faith-based events to take place Dec. 7 or later may send information to The Southern for inclusion in the special section.Special holiday services, plays, choral events and concerts are among the events to be listed in the section, called Reason for The Season.Email details to brenda. or mail Read more [...]

DIARY – Switzerland – Corporate events From Nov 29, 2013

ZURICH, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Date GMT Event Title RIC ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2-Dec Anton Oilfield Services Group at Nomura Investment Forum2-Dec Bona Film at Macquarie China Internet, Media and Tech Conf2-Dec 10:00 STMicroelectronics NV Extraordinary Shareholder Meeting3-Dec 9:50 Clariant at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Chemicals Conf3-Dec Read more [...]

S.C. city plans to restore Naval base housing

slideshow NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — In the almost 20 years since the Charleston Naval Base was shuttered in a round of base closings, thousands of jobs have returned and aviation has replaced the Navy as the Charleston area’s pre-eminent employer.Now, attention is turning to saving the officers’ houses on the old sprawling base in North Charleston. A number of those homes — including the Admiral’s Quarters, dating to 1905 — have not Read more [...]

McCarren skating rink could double in size

The McCARREN Park Pool could soon become the borough’s hottest venue during the year’s coldest months. There are plans afoot to double the size of the newly opened ice skating rink, make skaters into daters and maybe even add a frozen chute for sledding, city records show. All of this because city officials chose a creative plan by a nonprofit organization to run the Greenpoint rink, rather than a rival operator that promised to pay more money in the short term. Under a 12-year deal, Read more [...]

Swindon concrete diving platform given listed status

29 November 2013 Last updated at 17:59 GMT In 1958, due to a public health and safety concern, swimming at Coate Water was forbidden A 1930s concrete diving platform in Swindon has been awarded Grade II listed status for its rarity. The 10m (33ft) high stage, in a former swimming lake in Coate Water, was designed by local architect JBL Thompson and opened in June 1935. The Art Deco style structure Read more [...]

Hundreds of new homes add to Hammersmith’s facelift

Hammersmith is a convenient place to live if Heathrow and the West End are on your routine agenda. This area of travel Zone 2 is about as close-in as you can get in west London, with relatively affordable flats and family houses, and a lively arts scene — led by the Lyric, Apollo and Riverside Studios — that gives Theatreland a run for its money. While locals lobby for a tunnel to replace the ugly and polluting flyover that splits the area in two, Hammersmith's tired town centre is getting a Read more [...]