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Weekend garage sale guide (7th and 8th March)

By 6 March 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your garage sale details for free on allclassifieds.com.au. Friday 6 Marc...

A Look Around Canberra: Hackett

By 6 March 2015
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With leafy streets, an oval of bounding dogs, quirky characters and bustling businesses, the suburb of Hackett harbours a unique and vibrant community. The suburb was named aft...

What’s on this weekend? 7th and 8th March

By 5 March 2015 3
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The Night Noodle Markets and Enlighten continue, but it’s the kick off of the Canberra Balloon Spectacular that has us excited for this long weekend. Canberra’s skies wi...

Top historic Canberra sights you’ve never visited

By 5 March 2015 4
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Canberra is well known for the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin, but I’ve also recently come across some lesser known sights across the capital s...

Podcast: ScienceAlerts journey to 6.4 million Facebook likes

By 6 March 2015
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The Startup Capital is a locally produced, biweekly podcast discussing startups and innovation.  In this episode, ScienceAlert's Journey to 6.4 million Facebook likes, Mitch a...

The Guitar Cases host March Blues Jam

By 6 March 2015
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The Guitar Cases band create their own brew of laidback outlaw country and folk influenced blues. Don't just expect to hear hypnotic riffs, blues-tinged licks, solos, and st...

Seeking Inward Bound ANU runners

By 6 March 2015
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Looking for those mildly crazy people who have run in the ANU's Inward Bound Event over the years.... Unfortunately, there hasn't been a great record of who ran, where end p...

Dart boards in pubs in Canberra, little help?

By 5 March 2015 4
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Hi guys, I have some friends staying with me over the weekend, one of whom is a mad fan of playing darts and has asked me to help him out finding a place to relieve his need...

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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...

Are Canberra's gateways welcoming?

By 20 February 2015 1

Does anyone think the Welcome to Canberra signs are not welcoming? We previously had a large blue sign with text that read "Canberra the Nation's Capital". Below that, the sign featured the coat of arms, yellow text that said "Welcome to Canberra, Sister City of Nara, Japan," and - below that ...

Car seen at Chisholm shooting; witnesses sought

By 20 February 2015
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ACT Policing is appealing to any witnesses who may have seen a dark coloured car in the week leading up to the shooting at Chisholm on Sunday, February 8. Police were called aro...

A Look Around Canberra: Fisher

By 20 February 2015 11
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Though Fisher is bordered by well-known suburbs like Waramanga, Chapman and Chifley, it’s so small and unassuming that even some long-term Canberrans haven’t heard of it. I gre...

What’s on this weekend? 21st and 22nd February

By 20 February 2015 1
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We're in for a warm and sunny weekend, with temperatures expected to reach 29 degrees on Saturday and 31 on Sunday. Perfect weather for a swim down at Manuka pool, I reckon. ...

Six people ejected from World Cup cricket match

By 19 February 2015 2
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Six people were ejected from the ICC Cricket World Cup match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh at Manuka Oval yesterday (Wednesday, February 19), although police were pleased ...

Cost of continuous flow hot water system?

By 19 February 2015 24
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Hi all, Newbie here - please be kind :-) Our electric tank hot water system has died, leaving us without hot water. Instead of paying to get it fixed we thought we may as we...

The two fresh faces of FASHFEST

By 19 February 2015
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FASHFEST has announced that this year they will put forward not one, but two Faces of FASHFEST. In contrast to previous years, the organisers have chosen two young and relatively i...

Two years in the capital

By 19 February 2015 8
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This week I mark two years in Canberra. This is a milestone for me given I despise the cold and I wasn’t sure if I’d make it once I discovered what winter was like. When...

Hazard reduction burn tonight at Guises Creek

By 18 February 2015

The ACT Rural Fire Service will conduct a hazard reduction burn tonight at Guises Creek. An area of approximately four hectares of grass fuel will be removed during the burn. The ACTRFS Guises Brigade will be in attendance with four units. The burn is expected to start around 6pm. Temporary smok...

Two men to face court for aggravated burglary

By 18 February 2015
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Two men will face the ACT Magistrates Court today following their arrest earlier this morning (Wednesday, February 18) by ACT Policing. About 1.30am, ACT Policing received the r...

Opera by Candlelight 2015

By 18 February 2015
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Late notice I know but here is a reminder that Opera by Candlelight is on again this weekend (20, 21, 22 February) at Albert Hall. Saturday night is sold out but there are s...

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