Chirn Park cottage has been brought to life with a modern renovation

first_img8 Chirn Lane, Chirn Park.“We repainted the inside and outside, put in new carpet and added a lot of contemporary fixtures.” On a 562sq m block, the home has an outdoor deck which opens to the main living area. The open-plan kitchen overlooks the dining area and backyard. The property also features an electric gate. Lambert Willcox Estate Agents Broadbeach agents, Jesse Wilcox and Mitchell Lambert home will take the property to auction on April 29 at 10am 8 Chirn Lane, Chirn Park.THIS contemporary Chirn Park cottage was a home-away-from-home for homeowner and retired construction manager Steven Bennett. The civil engineer bought the home with his wife Debbie 10 years ago.“I lived in Darwin and all across Australia for work but we needed a home that would be perfect for Debbie and my daughter when I wasn’t around. 8 Chirn Lane, Chirn Park.The couple said they have spent the past two years doing renovations and creating a modern home.“We didn’t do any major extensions because the structure was open and let in fantastic breezes,” the father-of-one said. center_img 8 Chirn Lane, Chirn ParkMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North9 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“This house was quaint, and big enough for the girls but it was also really secure.“The home was more for my wife and while we looked at Burleigh we were surprised at how peaceful this home was but it was located in such a bustling neighbourhood with cafes.” The two-bedroom home comes with two bathrooms and two car spaces and has an open plan design.last_img read more


ISIS accepts Boko Haram’s allegiance pledge

first_imgBoko Haram’s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic militant group ISIS,has been accepted.ISIS accepted the pledge in a recorded audio message which is however yet to be verified.ISIS’ media arm, al-Furqan, released an audio statement by spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani that claimed the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate had expanded to West Africa.Al Adnani had previously urged fighters from around the world to migrate and join Boko Haram.The announcement comes  as both groups struggled against increased military pressure in recent days.ISIS is battling against Iraqi forces seeking to recapture Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, while coming under fire from U.S.-led coalition air strikes in other parts of the country and in Syria.In the meantime, Boko Haram is under fire from a multinational force which combines the armies of Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria. Boko Haram has so far lost ground in towns that have been retaken the army according to military sources.   Analysts say there’s no other reason for Boko Haram combining forces with ISIS except for the sole reason of wanting to keep its media activities more alive.  It’s new Twitter account, increasingly slick and with more frequent video messages and a new media arm all  considered signs that the group is now being helped by ISIS propagandists.Boko Haram began it’s military campaign to impose Islamist rule in northern Nigeria in 2009.The conflict has since spread to neighboring states. Abubakar Shekau is the purpoted leader of Boko Haramlast_img read more