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Best of Canberra – parma taste off

By 28 August 2014 3
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...

July 2014 – ACT & Queanbeyan Monthly Property Market Wrap

By 28 August 2014

The weekly Allhomes ACT & Queanbeyan Property Market Wrap has been well-received by Rioters and we're pleased to now offer a more in-depth analysis of the current property ...

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...

Yes it’s Father’s Day next Sunday

By 28 August 2014

Spring has sprung, birds are chirping. Days are warmer, skies bluer, and soon winter will have washed away. And what better way to celebrate then by giving Dad happy socks a...

Seven aggravated robberies linked to one offender

By 28 August 2014 1

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations Detectives believe seven aggravated robberies which were committed this year are linked. Police believe one man is responsible for the armed robberies of five small businesses across Canberra, and two in Queanbeyan, since April, based on descriptions provided...

Cub Calloway, The Feldons & the Crossbones @ Smiths

By 28 August 2014

A night of rock and roll for you at Smiths Alternative. Cub Calloway (ex Saints), modrockers the Feldons and rockabilly kings the Crossbones are teaming up to give you a nig...

Would you buy a non-fluffy house in a fluffy area?

By 28 August 2014 6

We are looking to buy property in the Woden area and have seen a couple of suitable ones in Garran and Curtin. Been doing some research on Mr Fluffy and I see Curtin is a Mr...

Young, vulnerable and homeless in Canberra – how YouthCARE is helping

By 27 August 2014

He's been in trouble with the law. Minor stuff, but his family don't want to help and don't want him around. He was 15, with an alcohol problem. YouthCARE Canberra (formerly Op...

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A first for Webber

By 12 July 2009 18

Overnight, in Germany, Queanbeyans Mark Webber took his first Formula One pole position. He is the first Australian since Alan Jones [ED - not the talkback host] to achieve this. Now hopefully he can hold out to bring home his first win....

Knights smash Raiders 23-4

By 12 July 2009 7

After a few good games at home the SMH informs us that the Raiders have been spanked in Newcastle. Going down 23-4 to a depleted Knights is not a good look....

Police Wrap - 11 July

By 11 July 2009 2

1. Weapons and not much drugs: ACT Policing intercepted and arrested two men around 6pm last night (Thursday July 9) at a Tuggeranong service station. Police then executed a search warrant on a Gordon residence. One of the men, a 22-year-old from Gordon, was found to be in possession of a knif...

Marist College a den of paedophilia?

By 11 July 2009 64

The Canberra Times has been crunching the numbers on all the sex abuse cases coming out of Canberra's Marist College and are now speculating as to whether it represents a "paedophile ring". Canberra Times investigation has found that five known child molesters, four of whom were convicted of chi...

Patrick Mills Injured In Portland.

By 11 July 2009 3

Canberra basketball star, Patrick Mills, fractured a bone in his right foot during his second practice with the NBA's Portland Trailblazers. It looks like he'll miss the summer league, an important introduction for rookies before the NBA season. Depending what Portland does trading wise this...

Eastman "Tired, Stressed" preparing for murder appeal

By 11 July 2009 58

David Eastman has told the ACT Supreme Court he should be moved to a quieter part of the Alexander Maconochie Centre, so he can prepare for another legal fight against his conviction according to the ABC. Appearing in the Supreme Court, Eastman says he wants to be moved to one of the prison's cot...

FUNDRAISER: Camp Quality, Wine, Chocolate, Taps and Harry Potter - 25th July

By 11 July 2009

Reliable national plumber, The Tap Doctor will host a Harry Potter Movie Night to raise much-needed funds for Camp Quality on Sat 25th July 5:30 at Greater Union Manuka. The Tap Doctor hopes to fill the 240 seat theatre at Manuka and raise over $2,000 to help Camp Quality run vital Family Camps....

Who to see for rego inspections?

By 11 July 2009 27

I have recently moved to ACT and need to change my rego from NSW. Can anyone recommend a authorised service centre that won't give me a huge repair bill? Its an 95 EF Falcon there are minor issues....

Police Wrap - 10 July

By 10 July 2009 16

1. Flynn grow house goes down: Detectives from ACT Policing's Territory Investigations Group Drug Team have located a large quantity of cannabis plants this afternoon (July 10). About 12.40pm, police executed of a Drugs of Dependence Act search warrant on a residence in Vickers Crescent, Flynn...

Unbearable truck noise

By 10 July 2009 59

Hello everyone, I recently moved to Canberra, and moved to a very "new" area (unknowingly - we are renters and had to make a quick decision based on website pictures). We are woken at 6am every morning (even on the weekends) by the noise of trucks driving past our front door. And I don't mean...

CD Review - Fred Smith - "Texas" ****1/2

By 10 July 2009 4

Canberra's Fred Smith is one of Australia's most prolific and insightful singer songwriters of his generation. He has made several successful albums and was involved with the peace monitoring operations in Bougainville where he collaborated with local musicians and the Australian Army to record ...

I need advice on a good Cbr MC.

By 10 July 2009 45

I belong to a Community not-for-profit organisation. Every year we hold a large fundraising ball.  It’s our biggest fundraiser of the year. Black tie, live band, dancing, games, the whole sha-bang.  Next year, we are going to need a new MC. We need someone who can appeal to all ages, Ba...

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