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This term’s Secretary of the Oxford Union, Dom Merchant, has today resigned his position. Merchant was elected last Trinity in a hotly contested vote. He will be replaced by Stuart Webber of Somerville College, with David Browne filling the vacant space on the Union’s Standing Committee.Merchant said in a statement, “It is with great regret that I am resigning my position as Secretary for health reasons. I have greatly enjoyed my time on committee and am very sorry for the disruption this will cause to the committee and the members. However, I need to put my own well-being first and I am unable to continue in the role.”Union President Mayank Banerjee added, “I was upset to hear about Dom’s resignation but I want to thank him for all of the work he has done for the society and I wish him the very best for the future. I am genuinely glad that I got to the chance to get to know Dom and I’m sure that Stuart will do an excellent job as Secretary.”
129 George St, Burleigh Heads. 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe unusual build makes an impact from the front with a stone facade and features three separate living levels.Marketing Agent Sean Graves of NGU Real Estate Gold Coast said he was expecting a crowd at Sunday’s auction following a successful marketing campaign.“We’ve had lots of interest,” he said.“Over the past three weeks we’ve had 26 groups through.” 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.It was also the only Queensland property in the top 10.The vendor, Val Llewellyn, built two three-level duplexes on the hillside at 129 George St West, Burleigh Heads.“The design brief was to create a very luxurious living environment that maximises the views of both properties and from all living areas and bedrooms,” Mr Llewellyn said.“We definitely achieved that.” 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.A GOLD Coast property going to auction this weekend is attracting national interest as the most clicked on property across the country.The contemporary Burleigh Heads duplex, that featured on the cover of the Gold Coast Southern Sun real estate liftout this week, recorded the most clicks for a property going to auction on realestate.com.au between May 10 and May 17. 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.The upper level forms the social heart of the home with open plan living spaces and the kitchen. Stacking doors bring the indoors outside.The middle level is flexible with a media room and gym alongside the bedrooms while the lowest level is dedicated to a master retreat. 129 George St, Burleigh Heads.“The way the home was designed is very unique — you’re inside and would have no idea there is another duplex next door.”The property goes under the hammer on Sunday at 3pm.