Video PUBLISHED: 13:26 22 September 2018 | UPDATED: 13:40 22 September 2018 The scene in Fenland Road. Picture: Marc Betts Archant A family have described their shock after a fatal stabbing on their road saw armed police swoop on a house. Police were called to the address at 10.15pm on Friday, September 21, following reports a woman had been stabbed.She was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for treatment but died.A man in his 20s has been arrested in connection with the incident, which was on the Reffley Estate, and was taken to King’s Lynn Police Investigation Centre for questioning.Neighbours Jason and Ronda Hawes have lived on the road for more than 17 years. They were alerted to the incident after their 18-year-old daughter heard noises coming from the other side of the street.The scene in Fenland Road. Picture: Marc BettsMrs Hawes said: “I initially didn’t hear anything but my daughter came through saying she heard screaming and shouting from the … [Read more...] about ‘It’s scary when it is right on your doorstep’
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By Dr Declan JordanAs we approach the 10th anniversary of the bank guarantee, the recovery in the Irish economy is more impressive than anyone could have expected.However, as the economy heats up again we will soon discover just what lessons we learned from the crisis.It was widely accepted at the time that we needed to widen our tax base. The local property tax was introduced to go some way towards widening the tax base. It hasn’t worked out that way.One of the primary reasons for the economic crash of a decade ago was the repeated inability of Irish governments to make difficult economic decisions. As the economy grew strongly, generating more and more tax revenue, successive Fianna Fáil governments chose to avoid hard decisions by spending more and more of that revenue.Once again we can see the tendency for the Government to avoid doing what is right on the tax front. The local property tax was introduced with the expectation that the values on which the … [Read more...] about Strong sense of déjà vu all over again on property taxes
Heading off on holiday is exciting - but sometimes the thought of hours and hours of travelling can fill you with dread. But did you know there are some amazing locations right on our doorstep and in some of our most iconic places. The National Trust, which looks after gorgeous buildings like those at Hardwick Hall and Clumber Park, also has dozens of holiday homes on its books here in the East Midlands, as part of a portfolio of more than 300 across the UK, ranging from cottages to bothies. Here are seven of our favourites - you simply won't believe they're so close to home! 6 High Hazels Where is it? Doe Lea, Derbyshire What the Trust says... Elizabethan property, 6 High Hazels stands at the heart of the Hardwick Hall estate. It was formerly the estate’s Brewhouse and still retains some sixteenth-century details. There’s also a private walled garden with dining furniture. Step right out onto the estate from your front door. To book: … [Read more...] about Amazing National Trust holiday homes right on our doorstep
By Trend As a result of the use of innovative services in 2017, an increase of 14.5 percent in the registration of rights to real estate and an increase of 18.5 percent in the initial registration of rights to real estate were observed in Azerbaijan, said Hikmat Mustafayev, head of the Real Estate Public Register Service under the State Committee on Property Issues. He made the remarks at a business dialogue, held until the topic “A new stage in the registration of real estate: an electronic extract, innovative methods and convenience for citizens” in Baku April 9. The business dialogue was attended by representatives of the private sector involved in real estate registration, NGOs, realtors and experts. Mustafayev noted that 24 of 37 electronic services provided by the State Committee, are for the registration of real estate. He noted the use of electronic extracts among the introduced innovations. “An electronic extract from the Real Estate Public … [Read more...] about Registration of rights on real estate increases in Azerbaijan
This beautiful property could be one strictly for train enthusiasts or those who have a passion for Victorian railway heritage. However, it's so eye-catching anyone could fall for the former railway station house, located on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds between Moortown and Nettleton - just three miles from Caistor and 16 miles from Grimsby! The impressive Victorian station has not only been lovingly renovated into spacious accommodation but thankfully retains much of its original character. The original Moortown Station House was built around 1850 by the Manchester Sheffield Railway Company. The station was closed in the 1960s and today the line remains open as a link between Lincoln and Grimsby. In the mid 1980's the property was converted into a family home and outstanding features include; tall chimneys, mullioned window sills and stone finials. It's clear to identify the former waiting room, ticket office and station master's room. The accommodation now comprises four key … [Read more...] about This spacious former Victorian station house is right on track!