Cane cutter dies in WCB accident

first_imgA 39-year-old Bath Settlement, West Coast Berbice (WCB) man lost his life following an accident on the Bath Settlement Public Road.Dead is Laikram Ninesingh, of 175 Block D Bath Settlement. He was killed about 18:30h on Old Year’s Day by a minibus.Dead: Laikram NinesinghEyewitnesses say the man was crossing the road when he was hit and he died on the spot.According to reports, minibus BVV 2961, driven by a 25-year-old resident of Belladrum Village, WCB, was proceeding west along the Public Road reportedly very fast when Ninesingh, who was alleged to have suddenly begun crossing the road, ended up in the path of the vehicle and was struck down.The injured man was picked up and rushed to the Fort Wellington Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.According to the dead man’s mother, Rapam Kumiri, there were many persons on the road at the time of the accident.She explained that there was a barbecue not far away and the area was crowded. The bus, she noted, was at the time travelling at a fast rate.Singh, a father of one, worked as a cane harvester and during the out-of-crop season, he worked as a security guard.He had been performing security duties for the past three months at a site a short distance from where the accident occurred.Meanwhile, the bus driver has been taken into custody and is assisting with the investigation. Police have since released the bus to its owner.last_img read more

Picture Special: A great appetite for ‘Donegal Table’

first_imgDonegal Chef Brian McDermott launched his highly anticipated new cookery book in his home area of Inishowen last night.More than 500 fans attended the launch of ‘Brian McDermott’s Donegal Table’ at the Redcastle Hotel and Spa to celebrate the work of one of the county’s best food ambassadors.Many familiar faces were present at the event, which included panel interviews, cookery demos and a fundraising draw in aid of the Victoria Thompson Scholarship. ‘Donegal Table’ is packed with delicious recipes for everyday cooking, using the best of Donegal’s culinary traditions. The book is out now in bookshops and online:See photos from the launch below, by Freya McClements:Note: The above link is an affiliate link Picture Special: A great appetite for ‘Donegal Table’ was last modified: March 8th, 2018 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:cookingDonegal Tablefoodpicture speciallast_img read more

These are the residential real estate closings in

first_imgThese are the residential real estate closings in the North End / Waterfront for the month of April 2017.$0 – $699,999Mariner #414: 1 bed, 1 bath w/ 585 sq.ft. sold for $515,00065 E. India #14A: 1 bed, 1 bath w/ 753 sq.ft. sold for $609,00046 N. Bennet #3: 2 bed, 2 bath / 766 sq.ft. sold for $623,000326 Commercial #24: 2 bed, 1 bath w/ 704 sq.ft. sold for $640,000117 Fulton #2: 2 bed, 1 bath w/ 796 sq.ft. sold for $650,000$700,000 – $999,999*Advertisement* 19 Cooper #4: 2 bed, 1 bath w/ 823 sq.ft. sold for $725,00039 Salutation #4B: 2 bed, 1.5 bath w/ 919 sq.ft. sold for $749,50085 E. India #27H: 1 bed, 1 bath w/ 877 sq.ft. sold for $800,00078 Commercial #2: 2 bed, 1 bath w/ 1,052 sq.ft. sold for $818,00060 Salem PH2: 2 bed, 1.5 bath w/ 851 sq.ft. sold for $820,000$1,000,000 + 85 E. India #25G: 2 bed, 2 bath w/ 1,216 sq.ft. sold for $1,090,00065 E. India #16B: 2 bed, 2.5 bath w/ 1,644 sq.ft. sold for $1,225,000Union Wharf #501: 2 bed, 2 bath w/ 1,363 sq.ft. sold for $1,250,000Lincoln Wharf #725: 2 bed, 2 bath w/ 1,550 sq.ft. sold for $1,479,000Strada #1109: 2 bed, 2 bath w/ 1,472 sq.ft. sold for $1,600,00080 Broad PH1104: 2 bed, 2.5 bath w/ 1,573 sq.ft.sold for $1,760,000Battery Wharf #2308: 2 bed, 2.5 bath w/ 2,162 sq.ft. sold for $2,300,000Burroughs Wharf PH4: 2 bed, 2.5 bath w/ 1,440 sq.ft. sold for $2,400,000Union Wharf TH23: 3 bed. 3.5 bath w/ 2,283 sq.ft. sold for $2,500,000Burroughs Wharf #306: 2 bed, 2.5 bath w/ 1,414 sq.ft. sold for $2,650,000 Real estate sales compilation courtesy of CL Waterfront Properties.View previous real estate sales.last_img read more