Top Gear Host to Build Lego House in Surrey

James MayTOP Gear television show host James May is looking for labourers to help build a new home almost made entirely of Lego.

The life-sized double-storey house will include a staircase, toilet and shower, and is expected to use more than three million Lego bricks, that have been donated by the Czech Republic.

The new Lego home is earmarked for a site at the Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking, Surrey, and its development will appear as part of a new television series: Toy Stories.

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Olivia Newton John Cancer and Wellness Centre Opens in Heidelberg, Melbourne

TWENTY years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Australian entertainer Olivia Newton-John opened a landmark rehabilitation centre in Melbourne’s north-east this month (pictured, far right).

Olivia Newton-John thanked the Baillieu Liberal government for finalising funding for the $189 million Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre, which includes day and radiation oncology and complementary therapies such as acupuncture, massage, yoga, meditation and homeopathy.

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Bruce Mathieson to Retain Brighton Mansion

Pokie king Bruce Mathieson has withdrawn his Brighton mansion from the market. The five-bedroom property in Sandown Street on Brighton’s Golden Mile was mysteriously whisked off industry websites last month, sparking speculation that the house – on the market for more than $9 million 12 months ago and later reduced to $7.5 million – had actually been sold.

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Good Guys Andrew Muir Pays $17.75 Million for Steve Vizard’s Orrong Road Mansion

INSIDERS are all but certain the mystery buyer of Steve Vizard’s Orrong Road mansion is Good Guys electrical retailer Andrew Muir. Early speculation was that the house had been bought by Peter Edwards of the Smorgon family but he has vehemently denied this. Mr Muir is overseas and unavailable for comment.

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Swimmer Michael Klim Turns his Hand to Property Development

Michael KlimANOTHER sportsman is turning his hand to a property development, this time in Brighton.

Swimmer Michael Klim is developing two luxury townhouses in the prestigious pocket of Martin Street, between St Kilda Street and the bay, in the precinct known as the Golden Mile.

JP Dixon selling agent Nick Johnstone expects about $5 million for the one townhouse that is on the market, which is opulently decorated in Balinese style.

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Celebrities Oppose Development of Third School Around Their Streets

CELEBRITIES Kate Ceberano and Gina Riley have opposed the development of a new Jewish School, on the former Regent Lodge site, in Elsternwick.

An application has been received by the Glen Eira Council to develop the 2,989 square metre site at 46 Regent Street into a three-level school, capable of accommodating 325 students.

Kate Ceberano, and Ms Riley’s husband, Rick McKenna told the Herald Sun traffic caused by the added school would cause chaos around the small suburban street.

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Canterbury Mansion of Anthony Podesta Fails to Sell After Expression of Interest Campaign

Any chance of a new price record being set in the leafy eastern suburb of Canterbury looks unlikely to occur anytime soon, after the Monomeath Avenue mansion of business identity Anthony Podesta failed to sell after an expression of interest campaign.

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Glyndyn Ringrose Sells Phillip Island Home

Former world professional surfer Glyndyn Ringrose and wife Kate will bid farewell to Cape Woolamai next month. The championship surfer, who manages Phillip Island’s Island Surfboard store (which once competed with another surf store owned by Skyhooks lead singer and keen surfer Shirley Straun), is moving locally.

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