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Best of Canberra callout – bike paths

By 9 February 2016
bicycle path

To continue with all things fitness related, let's take a look at Canberra's best bike path for Best of Canberra this week. This town is the cycling capital of the nation w...

Ask RiotACT: wasps on neighbours’ property

By 9 February 2016 1
Ask RiotACT

Hi guys, I wanted a few opinions. My elderly neighbours have been collecting (I use this term loosely) wasps for some years now. They are paper wasps and not the European ones,...

Five to try: Valentine’s Day

By 9 February 2016 2
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Valentine’s Day is one of those weird “holidays” that some people love to hate, others spend weeks planning big romantic gestures and most of us probably fall somewhere in be...

A chance to reassess airport security controls

By 9 February 2016 1
Airport screening

It’s great news that Singapore Airlines will be flying direct to Canberra opening up Asia, Europe and New Zealand in September. No more obligatory journeys to Sydney, either ...

Building underway for new hospital at Bruce

By 8 February 2016
University of Canberra Public Hospital

Construction officially began today on the $139 million University of Canberra Public Hospital at Bruce. The hospital will be the ACT’s first specialist sub-acute hospital...

Best of Canberra – Bootcamps

By 8 February 2016

I’m happy to say that I can raise my arms well enough to be able to punch out this article. My arms, core and legs have certainly let me know they are sore after my efforts t...

Four to face court over historic indecent assault allegations

By 8 February 2016
ACT Magistrates Court

Three NSW men and a Kaleen man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this week following reports of historic sexual abuse investigated under ACT Policing’s Operation Attest. ...

Witnesses sought to Waramanga incidents

By 8 February 2016
police wrap

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two disturbances which occurred in Waramanga on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. About 6pm, police received a report that a man walking near N...

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Pooh's Corner on Clyde saves family's lives

By 10 November 2015 5
Smoke on Clyde

A Canberra mum and her two children escaped from their smoking car shortly before it was engulfed by flames on the Clyde Mountain at around 5.15pm yesterday. Megan Brown ha...

Block to the Future - Canberra Roller Derby League Grand Final

By 10 November 2015

The massive Canberra Roller Derby League grand final double header is on Saturday, 14 November! It’s Block to the Future and you can bet there’ll be plenty of thunder an...

Best of Canberra: Fresh food markets

By 10 November 2015 6
EPIC Markets

After the call went out last week for the best markets in Canberra, I realised that it would be best to separate fresh food markets from creative markets. So, this weekend I we...

Ask RiotACT: Coffee carts in Canberra

By 10 November 2015 2
Ask RiotACT

My workplace is losing its canteen, and we're a bit of a hike from the nearest coffee shop and lunch options. Does anyone know of a food truck or similar that will visit busine...

Forensics team investigates Narrabundah fire

By 9 November 2015
Fire in Mindarie St

An ACT Housing townhouse in Mindarie Street, Narrabundah has been destroyed by a fire that has left neighbouring tenants homeless due to smoke damage. One Mindarie St resi...

Fyshwick workers evacuated after gas pipe ruptured

By 9 November 2015

Emergency services teams have set up a 200 metre exclusion zone is around a ruptured gas pipe outside the offices of The Canberra Times on the corner of Newcastle and Pirie str...

Body found after hunt for missing Yass man

By 9 November 2015
Leonard Watkinson

Police searching for a man missing from Yass have located a body. Sixty-year-old Leonard Watkinson was last seen at his property on Reardons Road on Monday, October 5, 2015...

Curtin celebrates living memories

By 9 November 2015

This week the community of the suburb of Curtin is launching its 'Curtin Living Memories' oral history project. The event is being held on 13 November from 3.30pm - 5.00pm outside the Canberra & District Historical Society premises in the lower courtyard at Curtin shops. All are welcome to join in ...

Driver, aide stood down after pillow case allegations

By 9 November 2015 10
Jay and Danielle McMahon

The bus driver and aide at the centre of allegations about mistreatment of a special needs child have been stood down and are longer driving students with special needs to and ...

Own your own block of Whitlam, ACT

By 9 November 2015 24
Gough Whitlam

First came The Whitlams with memorable tunes like No Aphrodisiac and Gough. Now you can own a your own little piece of Whitlam, ACT. The ACT Place Names Committee has unanim...

Lest We Forget: Canberra Wind Symphony on Remembrance Day

By 9 November 2015

Join the Canberra Wind Symphony for this performance in the evocative setting of the Warrior's Chapel, in the Church of St Andrew Forrest. Be transported to the battlefield...

Canberra's First Cat Film Festival is Here!

By 9 November 2015

Come along to the Old Bus Depot building in Kingston for a night of spooktacular fun. Love cats? Why not visit the cattoo parlour, bring a picture of your cat and have artis...

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