Inside the home at 126 Griffith Rd, Newport. Picture: Supplied. Set across two levels, the home has open-plan living, a central kitchen looking out across the alfresco area and canals, and a built-in bar with water views. Upstairs, the main bedroom has an ensuite and overlooks the canal, while the remaining three bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. Outside there is an inground swimming pool with separate spa area, a covered entertaining area and plenty of space in the fenced backyard. The property at 126 Griffith Rd, Newport. Picture: Supplied. THIS canal home offers comfortable living and a relaxed lifestyle on the water. The four-bedroom property at 126 Griffith Rd, Newport is on a 968sq m block at the end of a deep water, high mast canal. Owners Helen and Forrester Grayson have loved calling the property home for almost 17 years, but they are ready to downsize. “The children have moved out and there’s just the two of us now, so it is time,” Mrs Grayson said. The view from 126 Griffith Rd, Newport. Picture: Supplied. The property comes with a triple garage with drive-through bay and additional space for the boat or caravan. Mrs Grayson said the home was in a peaceful neighbourhood with a park on one side and a larger park across the road. “We get spectacular sunsets from the end of the canal here. We can watch the sun set over the mountains,” she said. The property is on the market through Clinton Viertel of Belle Property Redcliffe for offers over $999,000. The home at 126 Griffith Rd, Newport. Picture: Supplied. The couple said the home had offered a great lifestyle for their family of four. “It’s an ideal home for entertaining because of the space outside near the pool and the entraining area overlooking the canal,” Mrs Grayson said. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019“It’s a very comfortable home with plenty of room, and we’re very close to the water so it’s easy to go for walks morning and night along the waterfront. “We used to have a boat and a tinny and I now regularly take the kayak straight out into the canal and I can even go out to the bay.”
September 28, 2020
Completions service company Tendeka has signed a three-year contract with Mubadala Petroleum to supply sand-face completion equipment in Thailand.The deal will see Tendeka supply its FloElite sand screens and FloSure autonomous inflow control devices (AICDs) to Mubadala Petroleum’s Jasmine, Manora and Nong Yao fields in the Gulf of Thailand.The contract also has the option of two one-year extensions.Keith Parrott, Tendeka’s South East Asia area manager, said: “This contract ensures our presence in Thailand for the next three to five years and serves as a basis to grow further across the region and emphasises our commitment in providing technology to increase oil recovery rates for life of field.“There is a significant challenge with early water breakthrough on oil producers. Our technology has the ability to choke back unwanted water from being produced to surface and is recognised for delivering marked production enhancement around the world.”Tendeka has installed more than 7,000 passive ICDs and more than 42,000 AICDs around the world.
August 28, 2020
The forward march of football in Ghana continues over the next two days as a number of reforms targeted at improving the game goes before Congress of the Ghana Football Association beginning Wednesday.A raft of proposed changes to the regulations of the sport body is on the agenda of Congress for their two-day sitting in Prampram as the GFA continues its review of their working document to enhance the game.And this process will continue at Congress which will be chaired by the President of the GFA, Kwesi Nyantakyi as they reforms to be discussed includes plans to introduce a unified calendar for all the leagues and competitions in the country, use of a single-judge system for the Disciplinary Committee, phased implementation of the club licensing system and a review of the award of points in certain cases when clubs file protests.Nyantakyi, speaking ahead of Congress believes a change to the regulations would leave the game much better than the current one in use for the running of football.“All the necessary changes to our statutes and the regulations of the game is aimed at improving our operations and the running of football in the country,” Nyantakyi said.“We are very committed to making sure that technicalities do not affect the game and keep to a strict working document that will be promote fair play in football at all levels.” Some of the changes that will be tabled before Congress are:*The phased implementation of the club licensing system.*The proposal to use the single-judge system for the Disciplinary Committee.*The reduction of the time for protests in respect of inter-club matches. Clubs must lodge protest no later than 24 hours from the end of the match. Previously it was 72 hours.*The abolition of the review system in the legal processes of the GFA. *The introduction of distinct home and away strips for clubs.*The introduction of a unified calendar for all the leagues and competitions in the country.*Protesting clubs won’t benefit points-wise in certain protests.