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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Common Grounds, Gowrie Shops

By 23 August 2014
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For this week's café hot spot review I decided to head south again and try out suburban café Common Grounds found at Gowrie shops. I've been to Common Grounds once before ...

What’s on this weekend? 23rd and 24th August 2014

By 22 August 2014
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As we approach our penultimate Winter weekend, there is plenty going on in the Capital. Suggestions from some of our team: Amy Birchall is indulging her not-so-inner nerd...

Searching for LIVE vongole in cbr

By 23 August 2014

As above! I can find 'fresh' vongole/clams but they're never alive (tried all the fish/seafood shops at and around fyshwick mkt). Any ideas?...

Victory for Tuggeranong United FC

By 23 August 2014 1
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Tuggeranong United FC will host Melbourne Victory FC in the Round 16 match of the 2014 Westfield FFA Cup knock-out competition. Vikings Park, Erindale is the confirmed venue. ...

David Eastman’s murder conviction quashed

By 22 August 2014 17

David Eastman is set to be released from prison after his murder conviction was quashed in the supreme court today. The Director of Public Prosecutions must now decide whether Eastman will be hauled back before a jury for another trial. Holding an effective retrial could prove near impossible ...

Corin Forest snow report

By 22 August 2014
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Corin Forest has a deep cover over the snow play area, up to 1.4m deep in parts, which means plenty to play in. There were a few nights of snow making during the week topping u...

Kingsford Smith School reviews?

By 22 August 2014 1

Hello all, I am seeking reviews on the Kingsford Smith School. Please help! This is our PPA school, but I have a few reservations about sending my little one there. Any info, thoughts, reviews would be GREAT! Don't hold back. Can also include thoughts on surrounding schools (within 5-10km)....

A Canberra Sunday tradition marks 20 years

By 22 August 2014
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Canberra's Old Bus Depot Markets are celebrating 20 very successful years in operation next month. They will mark the occasion on Sunday 14 September. “The Old Bus Depot ...

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Reception for ACT Commonwealth Games representatives

By 16 August 2014

ACT Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher MLA, and the Minister for Sport and Recreation, Shane Rattenbury MLA, will host a ceremony to welcome home the ACT athletes, coaches and support staff who were members of the Australian team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. “We are all very proud of the achieve...

Witnesses sought to hit-run in Garran

By 16 August 2014 12
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a hit-run incident in Garran this morning (Saturday, August 16) in which a person suffered serious leg injuries. About 5.50am members of Wod...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Little Oink, Cook Shops

By 16 August 2014 1
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For the next stop on my tour of suburban cafes I decided to head north and check out Little Oink, a new addition to the Cook Shops. Little Oink opened in April this year and...

Dickson man nabbed in stolen van

By 15 August 2014 1

A 36-year-old Dickson man, found early this morning in a stolen van in Mitchell, will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court this afternoon (August 15) charged with multiple property offences and drive while unlicensed. Early this morning members of Gungahlin Patrol were driving on Flemington Ro...

Grumpy Little Manny - New Single from Sparrow-Folk

By 15 August 2014

Sparrow-Folk have a follow up song to their viral hit Ruin Your Day: a hilarious song on sexual politics called Grumpy Little Manny. If there first song got you talking, this will leave you speechless and WARNING it does contain mature content so you might want to play it away from the kids. ...

7.30 ACT - what to expect from tonight's program

By 15 August 2014
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7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday August 15th Asbestos House – A family suit up to go back into their Mr Fluffy house to rescue objects prior to demolition. They think the Gov...

Merry Maker Sisters Recipe Share: Paleo Raw Chocolate Raspberry Cake

By 15 August 2014 3
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Local girls Emma and Carla Papas, also known as The Merry Maker Sisters, share one of their favourite paleo recipes with us this week. Just in time for the weekend with a nice cup...

Consultation starts on draft plan for endangered wallaby

By 15 August 2014

A new action plan for the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby will better help the species recover from near extinction, Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, said today. “Action plans protect local species by outlining strategies for their appropriate identification, protection, surviv...

Canberra cabbage cravings

By 15 August 2014 4
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Do you have a history with cabbage? Thankfully, I don't have any of the horrid soggy cabbage memories so many people have from childhood. I know cabbage as a versatile, tasty a...

The opaque Omnibus Draft Territory Plan Variation

By 15 August 2014 3

You might have missed it. There's a slew of changes coming under an 'omnibus' draft variation to the Territory Plan. So what? I hear you say. It's just looking at rezoning four public housing sites: Stuart Flats, Griffith Gowrie Court, Narrabundah Red Hill Flats, Red Hill Strathgordon C...

Looking for Underwater Metal Detector

By 15 August 2014 4

Hello, does anyone know if there is a place in Canberra region that has underwater metal detectors available to hire, specifically for personal usage? I haven't had much luck using google search. Any information would be greatly appreciated!...

The Serious Side of Dating

By 15 August 2014 4
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While talking about dating can either tickle the funny bone or hit a raw nerve on some, when it comes to taking your pursuits online keeping yourself protected is a serious bus...

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