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The Canberra Night Noodle Markets

By 2 March 2015 12
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Earlier this year it was announced that Canberra was going to be introduced to the Noodle Markets made famous by Melbourne and Sydney, and it has been the talk of the town ever...

Chic Henry and the tram to nowhere?

By 2 March 2015 8
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I've had a couple of long conversations with Summernats' Chic Henry, who is tossing up whether to run in the 2016 ACT election. He told me that the Liberals want him to stan...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Juice

By 2 March 2015 6
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I quite enjoy a good fresh juice. When I’m out for weekend breakfast with my mates, I’m always the indulgent one that orders a coffee and a juice. This week I put the word out...

Should Norfolk Island be self governed?

By 2 March 2015 6
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The bun fight between the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly and the Commonwealth Government regarding governance of the island has been going on for decades. The island ha...

Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015
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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Local game developer launches crowdfunding campaign

By 2 March 2015

Local game developer Whale Hammer Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its turn-based tactics role-playing game (RPG), Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire. Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire is an episodic, turn-based tactics RPG set in a world that has fallen into a medieval dar...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 20
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According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

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Ruddock given the whip

By 23 February 2015 6
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The sacking of Phillip Ruddock caused me to contemplate a number of issues. Firstly, I have served with Phillip Ruddock on a couple of ministerial councils and found him to ...

Man injured in collision; witnesses required

By 22 February 2015 1
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A man has been conveyed to The Canberra Hospital after sustaining serious injuries as a result of a single vehicle collision last Friday (February 20) night. Around 11:45pm...

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

By 22 February 2015
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The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous w...

Canberra clothing stores that stock small designers?

By 22 February 2015
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Fang at Ainslie shops used to stock Melbourne alleyway fashion designers till it closed a year or so ago. Are there any other (current) boutiques that stock small/local and Mel...

Playground review - Chifley Play Space (Chifley)

By 22 February 2015 2
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Whether you'd like to run, climb and explore or sit back and share a meal, Chifley Play Space is a great place for the whole family. My experienced play experts Artie (four ye...

Know of a Canberra Protestant church run by the congregation?

By 21 February 2015 1
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Anybody got a suggestion for a Protestant church in Canberra or surrounds run by the congregation? I.e. not the hierarchical Episcopal model, with a Bishop with sweeping power...

Selling an old car in Canberra - is it a hassle?

By 21 February 2015 27
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So I have a 2001 Lancer that I want to sell. It's a fairly old car and it's got a couple of dents  by the previous owner (only one of them by me!) and rego is about to run ou...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Pialligo Estate

By 21 February 2015 2
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This Saturday's weekend cafe hot spot strays a little from our usual format. Instead of reviewing a cafe for breakfast, Sophia headed to the new restaurant at Pialligo Estate,...

85 plants seized in Calwell drug bust

By 20 February 2015 4
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ACT Policing has just released the following information and photographs regarding a drug bust in Calwell today. ACT Policing officers from Tuggeranong Patrol seized up to 8...

Ocean Film Festival Australia

By 20 February 2015
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Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival Australia showcases more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface. This caref...

Calling Canberra women with innovative ideas

By 20 February 2015

YWCA Canberra is inviting Canberra women and girls to further their professional aspirations by applying for a Great Ydeas grant. YWCA Canberra’s Great Ydeas small grants program provides grants of up to $2000 to local women and girls, so that they can pursue a professional development opportu...

What can I do about an overgrown hedge ?

By 20 February 2015 13
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It's not a nature strip issue. The hedge is growing in the neighbour's yard, along the side fence.  It's higher than a two-storey house and it blocks the light in the downsta...

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