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Flip Out these school holidays

By 30 September 2014 2
Flip Out Hume

As school holidays kick off this week, there’s plenty for parents and children to love about Hume indoor trampoline arena Flip Out. With giant trampolines, foam pits and n...

Anyone know what happened to Scope?

By 30 September 2014 2

Hi Rioters. Went for a drive up Mount Stromlo over the weekend, thinking I would stop and have a coffee at Scope -- but it appears to be closed. Anyone know what happened there? ...

National Museum of Australia (1/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 9)

By 30 September 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Witnesses sought to suspicious fires

By 30 September 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to six separate fires which occurred last night and early this morning (Tuesday, September 30). Overnight, police were notified of a number of ...

Local Sports Wrap – 27th and 28th September

By 30 September 2014

FUTSAL: Futsal Premier League The men’s Futsal Premier League season began Friday week ago, and Monaro Panthers Green and Untouchables began their respective campaigns wit...

What’s the background video on ABC news?

By 29 September 2014 3

It looks like it's been taken from an impossible vantage point.  Like a crane or a drone....

Drink driver caught after collision with fence

By 29 September 2014

ACT Policing has charged a 28-year-old Charnwood man with drink driving and reckless driving offences after a collision in Macgregor on Saturday morning (September 27). About 4.50am, Belconnen Patrol members attended a residence in Marcus Faunce Street, Macgregor, following a report of a male tre...

Drop Bears Sighted on Mt Ainslie

By 29 September 2014

Hi All Just letting you know my short story set in Canberra about tourists discovering drop bears on Mt Ainslie is about to be taken off my site due to space constraints: The premise of my site is that social media users request ...

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Police seek witnesses from city brawl

By 30 September 2014 1

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying offenders involved in a large disturbance involving up to 20 people in Civic in the early hours of Sunday, Septembe...

The sanctity of Sunday surcharges

By 30 September 2014 8

Over the weekend I had Sunday brunch with my partner at a lovely new-ish establishment in Canberra. The food was delicious and reasonably priced, the service lovely and we didn...

Best of Canberra - Pies

By 30 September 2014 19

There have been two occasions when I have truly missed the greatness of the Aussie pie. On one of my first dates with my husband, we went along to a Chelsea match and he bough...

State of the Capital - Weekly Political Wrap 30/09/14

By 30 September 2014 2

Brianna Heseltine and the ALP It has been revealed that Brianna Heseltine from the Fluffy Owner’s and Residents’ Action Group has joined the ALP. In an interview with Ma...

Plans for the Aranda Shops

By 29 September 2014 9

It’s about time the Aranda shops received a little bit of love. Aranda residents know all too well that the local shops have failed to live up to their potential in recent...

Tragus piercing in Canberra

By 28 September 2014 3

Hi, I am thinking of getting my tragus pierced in Canberra soon and was just wondering if anyone has had this done in Canberra before or knows of a good place to get piercings. At the moment I'm considering Red Path and maybe Off Ya Tree (although their cheap prices are kind of worrying...). Does...

Kingston railway yard containing large number of iron ore type wagons

By 28 September 2014 7

I pulled into Fyshwick Jim Murphys this morning to pick up my weekly rations, and was surprised at what was in the adjoining rail yard. There must have been about 30 brand new looking orange painted iron ore type wagons. Considering we ship nothing out of this joint, couldn't help but wonder what...

House fire extinguished at Ngunnawal

By 28 September 2014

Firefighters are currently on scene at Carina Street, Ngunnawal following a fire in a lounge room. House was vacant at the time of the fire. ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished the fire and are currently conducting ventilation operations. Two fire pumpers on scene, the Breathing Apparatus Va...

Canberra and Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 28 September 2014

The below real estate market snapshot has been compiled based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from...

Gumtree what happened?

By 28 September 2014 2

Hi, new here so open to any comments. Does anyone have any idea what happened to the ads on gumtree or is it just me? When I view ads I can see one picture. When you click on the ad to view further it shows a slide show option and further details for the ad, however, there are no more pictures...

School Holiday Guide Spring 2014

By 27 September 2014

And so it is time once again for school holidays. Love it or loathe it, there's no escaping it! Here are a few ideas from us on how to keep the kids entertained during the ...

Illogical bicycle laws

By 27 September 2014 56

Canberra has introduced new laws regarding bicycles on roads: Cycling safety advocates have welcomed a planned trial of new minimum passing distances for drivers overtaking bike r...

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