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

Ex-Super Eagles defender Ajibade Babalade died at hospital gate — Shorunmu

first_imgRelatedPosts Oyo: Only 7,000 out of 67,000 applicants for teaching job scored 50% in CBT Makinde: Alternative Project Funding Approach working for Oyo State Makinde installs new Alamodu of Ago-Amodu Ike Shorunmu, a former Super Eagles goalkeeper, on Saturday said late former Super Eagles defender, Ajibade Babalade, died because medical attention was late in coming his way.Shorunmu told newsmen in Ibadan, Oyo State that Babalade died at the University College Hospital gate in Ibadan on Friday after he was denied treatment by a private hospital. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 48-year-old Babalade died after suffering from cardiac arrest.SHorunmu said: “He was denied treatment by the private hospital before he was referred to UCH.“At the first hospital he was rushed to in Ibadan, he was rejected by the doctors and referred to the UCH.“But on his arrival at the UCH premises, he gave up the ghost at the gate.“May his soul rest in peace.” The former goalkeeper said he was informed of Babalade’s death after the day’s Jumat service. Shorunmu said: “I went to the mosque for Jumat service.“So, I switched off my phone.“But immediately I put it back on, I got a message from one of his in-laws that I needed to be at his place.“So, I went with my wife, but on our arrival, the family broke the news to me.“I’m very sad as we speak now. “We last spoke on Wednesday when he celebrated his son’s birthday.”Tags: Ajibade BabaladedeathIbadanIke ShorunmuOyo StateSuper Eagleslast_img read more

Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip

first_imgBaybayin revival makes native PH history hip Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike LATEST STORIES PBA: Rain or Shine overcomes San Miguel, McCullough’s 51 to avert sweep PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Painters refuse to go quietly Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege MORE STORIESnewsinfoSen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performancenewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipMORE STORIESnewsinfoSen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performancenewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hip PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage MOST READ WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine SOME Cebu City councilors voiced concerns over the solo parents ordinance proposed by Councilor Gerardo Carillo, saying this may be abused.Councilor Sisinio Andales said it might encourage promiscuity while Councilor Nestor Archival said more solo parents would register with the city after the approval of the ordinance that will give them an annual P5,000 cash assistance.ADVERTISEMENT “Let’s look at the financial aspect. There are 1,000 solo parents now but once this (the ordinance) is publicized, I don’t think it will be just 1,000. There might be more (solo parents) than the senior citizens,” Councilor Noel Wenceslao said.Councilors agreed to defer the passage of the ordinance until next week’s session. Vice Mayor Edgar Labella said the City Civil Registrar’s Office recorded a rising number of children born out of wedlock.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeCouncilor Eugenio Gabuya said the ordinance identifies who will qualify for the assistance and will set the guidelines for recipients in the city. Chief of Reporters Doris C. Bongcac View comments Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Read Nextlast_img read more