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By the grace of garlic

By 29 August 2014 1

Shopping seasonally brings me a great number of joys. The sweetest kale in the winter frost, the first spears of asparagus in spring, soft summer peaches and autumnal chestnuts...

What’s on this weekend? 30th and 31st August 2014

By 29 August 2014

As Winter draws to a close and we look to the blossoms with the hope of warmer weather and longer days, two days remain to get through that final push to Spring. The fact that...

Best of Canberra – parma taste off

By 28 August 2014 4
Edgars feature

This week our taste test took us in search of Canberra’s Best Parma, or chicken parmigiana for those not in the ‘know. Nominations gave us two favourites – Edgar’s I...

Wheelchair stolen in Dunlop

By 29 August 2014

Hi all, Long time lurker, wish I was making a first post in better circumstances. My sons wheelchair was stolen from the boot of our car overnight, and I'm hoping someone may have seen it or have some information which will lead to it's return. We live in Dunlop, very close to the walking/bike...

Motorcycle lane filtering to be trialled in the ACT

By 29 August 2014 14

Attorney-General, Simon Corbell, today announced that a two-year trial of motorcycling lane filtering will commence in the ACT from 1 February 2015. “Motorcycle lane filtering is when a motorcyclist moves between stationary or slow moving vehicles in the same lane. It is not the same as lane s...

Wanted: a reliable bobcat operator

By 29 August 2014

I'm after a reliable bobcat operator that knows how to drive a bobcat properly and will actually turn up when a time has been agreed. Have had a couple of recent bad experiences. Prefer north side, any advice appreciated!...

Cerebral Palsy – call for support

By 29 August 2014

A note from one of our Rioters - a mum, talking about her son's fight to walk. Ollie’s Cerebral Palsy Dream Oliver (Ollie) is two and a half years of age, and at two wa...

Injury forces McCabe into early retirement

By 28 August 2014

Pat McCabe will announce his retirement from rugby on Thursday following a third break to his C1 vertebrae. McCabe suffered the injury while playing against the All Blacks for the Qantas Wallabies in Auckland on Saturday night. The University of Canberra Brumbies back has been a part of the full...

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Canberra Op Shop Guide - Shopping Outfit

By 11 August 2014 1

What's the best outfit to wear on a shopping trip? Firstly, it needs to be comfortable enough to walk around in for a few hours. Secondly, it needs to be easy to slip on and...

RiotACT Face Off: Light Rail or Bullet Train

By 11 August 2014 35

Talk of a bullet train between Canberra and Sydney has been bubbling away for some time now. How do these plans compare to light rail and which is more important to Canberra? W...

REIACT 2014 Awards for Excellence

By 11 August 2014 2

The REIACT Awards for Excellence are one of the biggest events on the ACT real estate calendar, and this year - as in previous years – it was Independent Property Group's  n...

ACTTAB sale a body blow for Canberra's racing industry

By 11 August 2014 5

The sale of Canberra's betting agency ACTTAB for $105.5 million and a 50-year exclusive totalisator licence to Tabcorp Holdings (for $1 million a year) has been met with disbel...

Restaurant bookings

By 11 August 2014 12

I went to one of my favourite places on Sunday morning for breakfast - Ricardo's at Jamison. I haven't been there for several months now so I was somewhat surprised when I turn...

Recommendations for handy man/woman

By 11 August 2014 2

I'm looking for a handyman/woman who would assist me with making our garden sustainable and accessible for our three sons with disability. I'm learning the principles of permaculture and our garden has zones. Our house came with an old chook shed that we would like to clean out and reuse and also ma...

Man arrested for multiple robberies

By 10 August 2014 1

ACT Policing has arrested a 38-year-old Ainslie man for robbing three stores in Braddon on Saturday night (9 August). About 8.15pm the man entered a supermarket in the Canberra Centre on Bunda Street, stealing a multipack of matches and attempting to take money from the till. At about 8.20p...

Same Sex Marriage - It's none of my business

By 10 August 2014 22

For the record, I am in favour of same sex marriage. I don't see why two people who love each other deeply can't express that love in the way that society endorses those relat...

A. Baker supports local wineries with Dinner series

By 10 August 2014
A Baker Alto and Vino

A.Baker are promoting Canberra's local vineyards with weekly wine dinners. Located in New Acton Pavilion you will feast on delicious canapés matched with hand picked local...

Man arrested for importing drugs

By 9 August 2014

ACT Policing arrested a 25-year-old Wright man yesterday morning (August 9) for the importation of drugs into Australia. Between 13 June and 7 August, the AFP was alerted to...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Stand By Me, Lyons Shops

By 9 August 2014 1

You'd be forgiven for not knowing that a new cafe had opened up at Lyons shops. Other than the local IGA and a hair salon, there aren't many reasons to stop by. Over the past f...

Facefit of Banks burglar released

By 8 August 2014

ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man involved in the burglary of a Banks home on July 30 and have released a face-fit of the offender. About 1.40pm, a resident of the B...

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