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Murder charge; man to face court

By 1 March 2015
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ACT Policing has charged a 40-year-old man with murder following an incident in Calwell yesterday afternoon (Saturday, February 28) in which a 28-year-old woman was killed. ...

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: The Juggernaut, Braddon

By 28 February 2015
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Have you been looking for the Juggernaut? If you were wondering where this coffee trailer has been, well it’s been everywhere! After opening on West Row in the city last year...

Canberra’s Chloe Granger off to Miss Teen Galaxy national finals

By 27 February 2015
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Aspiring Canberra model Chloe Granger will travel to the Gold Coast at the end of next month to represent New South Wales at the national Miss Teen Galaxy Australia finals. The...

Weekend garage sale guide (28th Feb & 1st March)

By 27 February 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your listing for free to allclassifieds.com.au. Saturday 28 February 13 E...

Whats on this weekend? 28th Feb and 1st March

By 27 February 2015
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Canberrans really are spoiled for choice this weekend, with The Canberra Show, Enlighten and the Night Noodle Markets all opening today. Enlighten / Night Noodle Markets ...

Possum beater on video not convicted

By 26 February 2015 43
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I am outraged by the results of one of our most recent animal cruelty cases. As published in The Canberra Times today, Lyons resident Domaneco Zizi escaped conviction after at...

Light rail and intersections?

By 1 March 2015 2
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According to Capital Metro: Who will have priority at traffic lights? A level of priority is typically provided for light rail to help the service run efficiently. This occ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 screen repairer?

By 28 February 2015
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I recently cracked the screen on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Trying to find the best place to get it repaired because I've experienced a lot of dodgy people... Hope you can...

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Lights! Canberra! Action! Kicking off on 27 February

By 17 February 2009 2

[First filed: February 16, 2009 @ 13:35] One of the real highlights of the local film making calendar is Lights! Canberra! Action! competition. On 27 February the list of bonus point items is released and then it's hell for leather film making until entries close on 9 March. But the the...

Earth Hour Launched - Brace yourselves for 28 March

By 17 February 2009 48

Simon Corbell is informing us that he's been along for a photo op with The Canberra Times General Manager, Ken Nichols, and ActewAGL CEO Michael Costello. The cause of this love-in at the top end of town? They're all getting ready to cheer lead for "Earth Hour" on 28 March at 8.30pm. Earth...

Rape denied in the house of Hargreaves

By 17 February 2009 71

The Canberra Times has a charmless story (running without byline) on the defence of Kevin John Jones, 50, who faced the court yesterday charged with raping his 19 year old cellmate at the Belconnen Remand Centre. "According to the alleged victim's evidence, when his advances were rejected, Jones ...

RiotACT Rugby Review Podcast - 2009, Episode 3

By 16 February 2009 1

The RiotACT Rugby Podcast is as regular as a swiss clock and now hits your speaker for episode three of 2009. This week it's just Jazz and I, raising the intelligence of opinion somewhat. The music for is from Johnny Huckle's "Spirit Man" CD and the beer for review is Melbourne bitter. You ...

Rental free rooms in exchange for sex?

By 16 February 2009 103

[First filed: February 16, 2009 @ 09:40] I came across this (http://www.news.com.au/business/story/0,27753,25056894-5013951,00.html) article which reports that there have been ads listed for rent free properties in exchange for a relationship and/or sex. It stated, "A similar ad on flatmates....

Keeping the Harvest - Food Preservation Workshop

By 16 February 2009 1

Many of us are trying to eat more local seasonal food, but there are times of the year in Canberra when this can be more difficult - the so-called hungry gap. If you grow food - you'll also know about the seasonal "glut" when everyone says "No more, please". Preserving food in a variety of ways a...

ACT long term water security - Belconnen Community Council Forum 17 Feb

By 16 February 2009 3

The February 2009 Belconnen Community Council Forum will be held at: 7.30pm, Tuesday 17 February 2009 Community Room above the Chandler Street Belconnen Library ACTEW representatives will be available to discuss Canberra’s long-term water security and the enhancement of the Cotter Dam as ...

If you like beer, dancing, and meat on a stick you agree with me about multic

By 16 February 2009 10

Minister for Multicultural Affairs, John Hargreaves, has declared the 2009 Multicultural Festival to be a success. Even better the popularity of BAMOASD apparently justifies both the entirety of the festival and his multicultural policies in general: "Despite the heat, the Festival proved ...

Local Music Video: Owen Campbell - Flower in the Gulags

By 16 February 2009 3

The star of Insatiable Banalities #67, Owen Campbell, has been captured on video for the Zodiac Sessions and you can see and hear him now through the magic of YouTube. It's just Owen and his guitar, which seems to be all he needs....

Local Firefighters

By 16 February 2009 38

Just need to vent and ask the community a question really. NSW firefighters returned home the other day from the Victorian fires and were welcomed at the Sydney airport by supporting onlookers and Ministers. Well done to the NSW firefighters, what a great job! My question is though…..100...

Workshops to determine Tidbinbilla future?

By 16 February 2009 6

Here's a new twist on public consultation. Jon Stanhope has announced that if you want to have your say on the new plan of management for the Tidbinbilla nature reserve (and, interestingly, Block 60 on Paddys River) you'll need to pre-register for, and then attend one of three closed "worksh...

Parking sucks at ANU... Anyone surprised?

By 16 February 2009 41

The Canberra Times is carrying an epic whinge by one Gillian Crick who is cheesed off at the parking provided by ANU for part-time students. This is hardly surprising or new. It's an ancient right of non-driving full time students to sell their parking permit to Civic workers for beer money. ...

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