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Most loved South Coast beaches: Which is your favourite?

By 22 December 2014
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With Christmas just around the corner, it’s almost time for Canberrans to make their annual exodus to the South Coast for a good dose of sun, sea and greasy takeaway. For ...

Christmas Time – Hey! Wait a Minute!

By 22 December 2014
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Christmas is here yet again. Peace and goodwill to all, presents everywhere, food from one end of the house to the other, squealing kids and snoring dads. The smell of Christm...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: A.BAKER, NewActon Pavillion

By 20 December 2014 3
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My day job sees me frequenting A.BAKER ... once ... more like twice a day. I am always experiencing food envy at 9am when I am waiting for my extra hot skinny latte. Eye-catching b...

Is Ginger Gorman leaving 666 ABC?

By 22 December 2014 1
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Hi Rioters, Does anyone know if Ginger Gorman is leaving 666 ABC? There were a few people talking about it on social media over the weekend. I'm assuming if it is true it...

Witnesses sought to suspicious fire in Kambah

By 22 December 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a grass fire which occurred in Kambah yesterday afternoon (Sunday, December 21). About 6.20pm, police attended grassland at the rear of ...

Where can I buy a Turducken?

By 22 December 2014 2
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Have my heart set on having a turducken for Christmas lunch.   But have drawn a blank on finding where I can buy one. Am hoping your collective knowledge will be able to point...

Best of Canberra Taste Off – Meat Pies

By 22 December 2014
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There was quite a lot of debate when the call went out for Canberra’s best pies last week, with over 10 different bakeries and cafes being nominated. Based on most popular I f...

Review: when poetry becomes music

By 22 December 2014
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Ex-Canberra theatre teacher’s Ernie Glass’ Tales of Ordinary Madness and T.S Eliot’s The Waste Land presented by Mad As Productions. A young and vibrant Cassie Brizzi ...

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Rental repair advice - heating

By 17 June 2010 27

Rioters, I need some advice. I have tried to call the Tenants Union for the last week and a half, and as they are impossible to get ahold of, hopefully you can help. I live in a townhouse that has two forms of heating, ducted and small wall heaters in the main living areas. My housemates and I...

ANU Astroturfing

By 17 June 2010 10

ANU is proudly announcing that they've replaced the grass on the Willows Oval with a synthetic turf: Willows Oval at ANU has been fitted with the latest synthetic grass technology to create two new environmentally friendly, world-class playing fields. The oval has received accreditation from ...

Health inspectors catch up with Tak Kee

By 17 June 2010 22

View Larger Map The Canberra Times' queen of lurid court reporting, Jenna Hand, has hit another winner with the conviction of Kin Wah Wong, of Dickson's Tak Kee Roast Inn for "failing to comply with food safety standards and allowing food to be handled in a way that made it unsuitable for sale". ...

Police Wrap - 17 June 2010

By 17 June 2010 13

1. Dude! Where's my backhoe? ACT Policing is investigating the theft of a backhoe from the Transport Industries Skill Centre (TISC), Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) site on Sutton Road, Piallago, ACT. The site was broken into between 3:30pm on Tuesday 15 June and 7am on Wednesday ...

Monty Pythonesque way to travel?

By 17 June 2010 11

Thinking of going to Melbourne for a friend's birthday, I consulted the rail timetable, as the train seemed to be a good option in terms of both comfort and environmental credentials. This, however, turned out to be a scripted joke of Monty Pythonesque proportions. At  http://www.railmaps.com.a...

Dixon Advisory Culture

By 17 June 2010 17

[First filed: Jun 16, 2010 @ 8:59] For those investors with Dixon Advisory who thought that Phillip Bailey was no longer a part of the company, hear this, hear this. A secret letter marked 'Private & Confidential' was sent to all their clients yesterday that read in part: "At Dixons, we ar...

Stanhope stands alone and shrill on Supabarn Supermarket Policy

By 17 June 2010 18

The fighting over supermarket policy is really intensifying. The Liberals' Zed Seselja is especially happy to note that the Commonwealth Labor Minister for Competition, Craig Emerson, has lashed the crony capitalist "picking winners" masquerading as competition in the ACT: On radio this mornin...

Ripple Effect - Abundant Water Fundraiser

By 17 June 2010 2

Ripple Effect : Because everyone deserves clean water Abundant Water, a Canberra based, global organisation has a very simple goal: to work with Lao communities to provide them with a basic essential - Water - through a simple and effective clay pot water filter. Be part of a global community,...

The Emergenza Festival cancelled for Canberra!

By 17 June 2010 5

Yes, it's that time of year when The Emergenza festival, a huge promo for unsigned Australian musical talent gets rolling. I am the manager for a band called The Naddiks (www.thenaddiks.com). They are some of the hardest working young men I know of when it comes to their music, and what are they...

Gunshot In Hughes?

By 17 June 2010 7

Hey, did anyone hear what sounded like gunshot earlier tonight in Hughes? Anyone know what was going on?... Maybe we are a little shaken still after recent events......

Vice City's Rolling!

By 17 June 2010

The Canberra Roller Derby League all star team – the Vice City Rollers – made history last weekend by competing in the world’s biggest ever roller derby tournament – the Great Southern Slam. The Great Southern Slam brought together twenty leagues from across Australia and New Zealand to A...

Finding photographers!

By 17 June 2010 12

I am trying to find a good photgrapher that does reasonably priced family photos here in Canberra. I don't want it to be arty farty.  Just a set of decent family photo's that wont cost an arm and a leg. Some photgraphers are precious about their artwork and keep the rights to the photos and w...

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