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Anyone know what happened to Scope?

By 30 September 2014 1

Hi Rioters. Went for a drive up Mount Stromlo over the weekend, thinking I would stop and have a coffee at Scope -- but it appears to be closed. Anyone know what happened there? ...

National Museum of Australia (1/2)- Extract from ‘A Case for Ghosts (Part 9)

By 30 September 2014

History has shown us that ghosts and the supernatural seem to be commonplace and that a large percentage of people in the western world, indeed from all races and religions, not only believe in ghosts but have also experienced something that they believe is of a supernatural origin. Indeed, many peo...

Witnesses sought to suspicious fires

By 30 September 2014
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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to six separate fires which occurred last night and early this morning (Tuesday, September 30). Overnight, police were notified of a number of ...

Local Sports Wrap – 27th and 28th September

By 30 September 2014
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FUTSAL: Futsal Premier League The men’s Futsal Premier League season began Friday week ago, and Monaro Panthers Green and Untouchables began their respective campaigns wit...

Flip Out these school holidays

By 30 September 2014 2
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As school holidays kick off this week, there’s plenty for parents and children to love about Hume indoor trampoline arena Flip Out. With giant trampolines, foam pits and n...

What’s the background video on ABC news?

By 29 September 2014 3

It looks like it's been taken from an impossible vantage point.  Like a crane or a drone....

Drink driver caught after collision with fence

By 29 September 2014

ACT Policing has charged a 28-year-old Charnwood man with drink driving and reckless driving offences after a collision in Macgregor on Saturday morning (September 27). About 4.50am, Belconnen Patrol members attended a residence in Marcus Faunce Street, Macgregor, following a report of a male tre...

Drop Bears Sighted on Mt Ainslie

By 29 September 2014

Hi All Just letting you know my short story set in Canberra about tourists discovering drop bears on Mt Ainslie is about to be taken off my site due to space constraints: http://www.capitalyarns.com.au/mtainslie-dropbears-cards/ The premise of my site is that social media users request ...

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Trackside 2009 announces its lineup

By 5 August 2009 21

The weather is warming and as the sap rises so do the music festivals. Trackside '09 has made its first lineup announcement. And (drum roll please) the entertainers coming to Canberra on 21 November are: HILLTOP HOODS KARNIVOOL MIDNIGHT JUGGERNAUGHTS THE MESS HALL DRAPHT AFTER THE FAL...

We have a new TV Channel - GO! is here, content goes live on 9 August

By 5 August 2009 27

If you re-scan your digital tuner you'll notice that a new channel has popped up on number 88 here in Canberra. It's the eagerly anticipated "GO!", operated by Channel Nine, which seem to be where they plan to put all the shows that might actually get me watching that network for more than lo...

Local music video - Baterz, Fifteen

By 5 August 2009

[First filed: August 05, 2009 @ 09:27] Readers who haven't been following the local music scene often wonder what the fuss is all about over "that dead guy Baterz". Well recently I've discovered there's a whole heap of his material living on thanks to YouTube. This one pretty perfectly ...

Greens call for buggering up Canberra Avenue

By 5 August 2009 25

The Greens' Meredith Hunter is taking a swing at the residents of Queanbeyan and their filthy motorised personal transit into our fair city every day: The ACT Greens have called for the Chief Minister and Queanbeyan Mayor to agree on the need for bus/taxi priority signals along Canberra Avenue. ...

First Friday Story Time

By 5 August 2009 9

Looking for something fun to take your toddler or pre-schooler to that will engage their imagination and stimulate their brain? There's a free Story Time at Brindabella Baby on the first Friday of every month, at 10am. For August, we're doing "That's Not Junk!" by New Zealand author and illustrat...

North V's South in Cigarette prices

By 5 August 2009 33

Just wondering if any smokers have found a huge difference in the cost of cigarettes from shops on the southside and northside. How can they justify a difference of $1.50 per pack depending if you are buying from North or South? Please explain!!!! [Ed - which side are they cheaper on?]...

New tankers for jetsetting firefighters

By 5 August 2009 12

Simon Corbell is celebrating the roll out of eight shiny new fire tankers: Mr Corbell said the eight new medium tankers had been built at a cost of $146,000 each with a total investment of approximately $1.17 million dollars," he said. "The state-of-the-art new vehicles have been funded by...

Here come the Lady Golfers

By 5 August 2009 9

When Canberrans are asked what events they'd like to have in town for the 2013 Centenary of Canberra celebrations the answer is often along the lines of Red Bull Pylon Racing, or a cricket test match. While there's still time to work on the program Our Chiefly Leader has this day announced that w...

Zombies at ANU

By 5 August 2009 31

And no, we're not talking about Friday morning classes... Woroni informs us that good old assassin games are being updated with a trendy zombie pallour: Humans vs Zombies works a lot like a game of gang-up tag - except it is played over a week. All players start the game as humans and one is c...

Police Wrap - 5 August

By 5 August 2009 20

1. Good old copper pipe: ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a burglary at a building site in Phillip in which around $10,000 worth of copper cable and pipe was stolen. It is believed that offenders gained entry to the three-story construction site, on the corner of Shea Street and Athllon D...

Just so you know whom you're thanking

By 5 August 2009 17

Catholic News brings word that local aid agency Centacare is changing its name to a more clear cut "CatholicCare". "We believe the new name will more clearly reflect our Catholic identity while enabling us to continue to service the whole community regardless of circumstance or belief," chief exe...

On why taxis cost so much

By 5 August 2009 24

In the recent discussion on taxi fares Stone made a comment that I considered worthy of greater prominence: #22 posted by Stone (Newbie) 01:13, 5 Aug 2009 Expensive? If you think it is expensive, you think people who drives taxis are making good money, however, why don’t you drive it...

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