The Townsville suburbs popular with Generation Y

first_imgA street sign in Douglas.DOUGLAS, Bohle Plains, Mount Low, Deeragun and Idalia top the list of suburbs Gen Y residents like to call home in Townsville.According to Core Logic data the average age of residents is 30 or below for the five suburbs with the 20 to 29 age bracket having the largest percentage of residents.Ray White Douglas agent Nicole Plozza who specialises in the Douglas area was not surprised the suburb was so popular with young people as the university was nearby.“You get university students, nurses and army people as well,” Ms Plozza said.“You also get people where Mum and Dad have bought in Douglas then the kids end up buying there eventually, too.“You’ve got lots of walkways, beautiful ponds with turtles and everything and it is so well maintained, so it’s a place where a lot of people want to live.”Bohle Plains has surged in popularity following the Kalynda Chase estate which was started by Urbex and has continued to expand.In Douglas the average age is 24, followed by Bohle Plains at 27, Mount Low at 28 and Deeragun and Idalia both at 30.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020In Douglas more than one in three residents are aged between 20 and 29 and 61 per cent are under 30,Urbex general manager Peter Sherrie said Kalynda Chase offered affordability for young families.“Kalynda Chase is seeing a lot of interest from young couples who are looking for an affordable first house,” he said.“The local amenities within the estate certainly add value. The convenience of having facilities such as the tennis courts … a grocery store and restaurant, is very attractive to first home buyers.“Young couples want everything in one place and Kalynda Chase offers an affordable yet active lifestyle that first home buyers want.” Ray White Townsville agent Julie Munro said Mount Low had become popular with young families.“Mount Low is largely non-Townsvillians,” she said.“It’s people transferring here for work and professional people coming here that are migrating from smaller North Queensland communities.“They are happy to live out there and it’s absolutely swarming with young families and children.”last_img read more

FCBescola Gives Scholarship to 100 Nigerian Children

first_imgBy Rebecca EjifomaFCBescola Football Academy first screening trial to award fully-paid for scholarship to 100 skillful children between ages five and 18 on Monday, February 13 at the Onikan Stadium and Campus Square Lagos Island Lagos from 8am to 5pm.The Scholarship, which will run until Friday February 17 at the two venues, is aimed at discovering talented children for the famous Bescola Academical training.This was according to the Brand Marketing Manager, Yurena Medina, during a media parley in Lagos at the weekend. “It’s a full scholarship for skillful children. Very talented ones, who are already students of FCBescola are also going to be part of it. The screening will fish out the best among the best talents.”With the Technical Adviser from Spain, Bernat Villa, on ground to help in the screening process, Yurena assured that the selection would be based on merit.“We have come to get the next Lionel Messi and Eniesta. So, the door is open to all who fall within the age bracket.”Meanwhile, the Chief Executive Officer of Blaubrana Sport International, Mr. Leslie Oghomienor, said all the children should just come to the venues. “Everything the kids will need for the training has been provided. The screening is open to both male and female regardless of status or tribe.” Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more