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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Kingston Grind, Kingston

By 30 May 2015

Last weekend we headed into Kingston for breakfast. As we approached Green Square we decided to avoid Bittersweet as it was crazy busy and we were so hungry and could not be bother...

A look around Canberra – Lyons

By 29 May 2015 2
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The suburb of Lyons in the Woden Valley is nestled in between Curtin and Chifley; the Tuggeranong Parkway to one side and Westfield Woden to the other. Gazetted on 12 May 19...

Local sports club profile – Canberra Archery Club

By 29 May 2015
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While archery may not have the same high profile as sports like rugby or cricket, it does have a small and active local following – and competitions at Canberra Archery Club...

Weekend garage sale guide (30th and 31st May 2015)

By 29 May 2015

Canberra garage sales this weekend in Hackett, Franklin, Macgregor, Jerrabomberra, Casey and Duffy. Happy Friday! Saturday 30 May Gilbert Street Hackett 7am to 5pm 50 y...

Civic Pub comedy club featuring Matty B

By 29 May 2015
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June Comedy Club at the Civic Pub features the philosophical bogan Matty B, along with a host of great acts including interstate guests Mitch Garling and Will McKellar, as well ...

Guns and ammunition seized in Fisher

By 29 May 2015 1
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ACT Policing has seized a number of firearms along with ammunition following a warrant executed at a residence in Fisher yesterday (Thursday, May 28). Acting on information ...

New ACT Fire & Rescue chief officer appointed

By 28 May 2015

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch today announced the appointment of a new chief officer for ACT Fire & Rescue. “I am pleased to announce that following an extensive national recruitment search Mark Brown AFSM has been selected as chief officer, ACT Fire & Rescue,” ...

Uni Pub comedy featuring Adam Rozenbachs

By 28 May 2015
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Finally there's a comedy room in the city.  Get along to the first Uni Pub comedy night on Friday 26 June at 8pm. Adam Rozenbachs is a stand up comedian, writer, broadcaster, a...

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Tuggeranong Community Council meeting tonight

By 7 April 2015

A quick note to let you know the next Tuggeranong Community Council (TCC) meeting will be held on Tuesday 7 April 2015. Guest speakers include representatives from YWCA Mura Lanyon Youth and Community Centre and ACTEW AGL. The meeting will commence at 7.30pm in the upstairs formal dining room ...

Canberra Men's Centre seeks Wordpress advice

By 7 April 2015 7

Canberra Men's Centre has recently started blogging and I'd like to create multiple blogs within our Wordpress site. Unfortunately, as a small community service organisation, we h...

Love Tuggeranong life? Tuggeranong Action Group wants to hear from you

By 7 April 2015 6

Do you love living in Tuggeranong? Are there things you would like to see improved? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Tuggeranong Action Group (TAG) is a new grassroots organisation established to advocate and represent the interests of the Tuggeranong Valley. We are proud...

The National Folk Festival - Of the people and for the people

By 7 April 2015 5
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For the 49th time the National Folk Festival opened its arms to artists and audiences alike and, for five perfect days, washed away from the soul the dust of everyday life. The Nat...

Airbnb - more than just a tax dodge?

By 7 April 2015 36
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Airbnb is a business name that just keeps popping up. I'd heard a lot about it, but didn't actually know any Canberrans who had used it or rented out their own place to travell...

Best of Canberra - Toasted sandwiches

By 7 April 2015 11
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Everyone loves a good toasted sandwich. My favourite moment of the toasted sandwich experience is that first bite when all the melted cheese starts to ooze out and you have to ca...

The Old Canberra Inn Rockabilly Relaunch, 11 April

By 6 April 2015

What do you do when a pub that has been open since 1857 comes up for sale? You grab it by the horns and throw one hell of a party. Well, that’s what The Meem Collective partn...

Moving to Canberra's inner suburbs?

By 6 April 2015 38

I'm from Sydney and moving to Canberra for good. My husband is renting in Gunaghlin but as a family we would like to move to an area that has established public schools for my ...

Best of Canberra Taste Off - Sushi

By 6 April 2015 12

All week I was looking forward to the sushi taste off. So much so I got excited and had sushi for lunch twice during the week. But by the time the weekend rolled around I was still...

Total cat containment, yeah right!

By 6 April 2015 85
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I noted an article recently bagging out cats in the suburbs and calling for the ACT to be a total cat containment area. This article contained all the hyperbole of the notion o...

Canberra landscaper and horticulturalist recommendations

By 5 April 2015 4

There are of course older requests and responses on this topic, but it would be great to have some updated views on this 'perennial' question in Canberra! Does anyone have g...

Playground review - Eddison Park, Woden

By 5 April 2015
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Woden's Eddison Park is a slice of Canberra's history, taking its name from the family who farmed the land in the early 1900s. The area now provides wide green spaces for fami...

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