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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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Calling sane gardeners - it's your chance to save the water wise educational

By 14 February 2009 1

ACTEW are calling for volunteers to sit on their "Community Reference Group (CRG) for the potential development of a new water wise educational garden for the Canberra region". It's a reasonably influential thing, because whatever they come up with will be promoted to thousands of people. Give...

Debt Collection. The rights of a 3rd party?

By 14 February 2009 19

Every six months I get a call on my mobile from what I believe to be a debt collection agency looking for a phone number for a second cousin of mine. He used to live in my parents house, and oddly shares the same first, but thankfully different last name. I believe they have my number because my ...

Brumbies triumph in a thriller 33-31

By 13 February 2009 14

The Brumbies match report can be viewed online. It was a big night for the pigs with the forwards winning enough ball to win two games. However the rusty backs fought their way into the game from a 19-0 deficit with some great crash ball running by the Mortlokkies, followed up by some deftnes...

Recklessly inflicting bodily harm with a car? Go get some therapy you poor de

By 13 February 2009 38

The ABC brings the sadly unsurprising news that Michael Reiner Kierspel, 30, of Dunlop has been sentenced (by Penfold, H.) to a year of drug and alcohol treatment and a three month suspended sentence. Was this for some trivial misdemeanor? Erm, no... not in my opinion at least. A Canberra m...

What's a visitor to make of our bus signage

By 13 February 2009 22

BOZO sent in this one he saw in O'Connor. Now imagine you're new to this town and trying to use the bus system. By way of example like so many of the university first year students. Have you realised yet that local government signage is often obsolete and best disregarded? Or would you ...

Change of use valuations - a joke?

By 13 February 2009 7

I have been looking at a Development Application (DA) submitted in Chisholm that includes the required valuation for changing the use clause on the lease. The DA is to create a dual occupancy on the block - current valuation $365k. If the change is approved the valuer reckons the value of the proper...

Police Wrap - 13 February

By 13 February 2009 4

1. Pssst! Wanna buy a gas hot water heater? ACT Policing is asking people to be on the lookout for cheap gas water heaters after five heaters were stolen from a construction site in Calwell overnight on February 6. The external gas water heaters had been installed in residential units at the s...

It's the scooter time

By 13 February 2009 10

Will we ever get sick of seeing kids fall over? This time it's with scooters. Coreykransky has posted this gem onto YouTube, shot in Tuggeranong. The music is Zebrahead - Falling apart. ...

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 13 February

By 13 February 2009 23

[First filed: February 12, 2009 @ 09:02] It doesn't matter what sort of week you're having, it always comes to an end. So what's worth getting out for the seeing and doing this weekend? Leave your thoughts in the comments....

Simon trying to backdate his appointments?

By 13 February 2009 13

Another day, another cock-up by Simon Corbell? The Liberals' Vicki Dunne is up in arms that the Assembly is having to make laws to legitimise invalid appointments by our beleaguered Attorney-General: “The Attorney made three appointments to ACT Tribunals the day before the election, in contr...

House to go on Macarthur Avenue?

By 13 February 2009 10

Northsiders were treated yesterday to the sight of half a house parked on Macarthur Avenue. Holden Caulfield had the presence of mind to snap it on his way home. Apparently there's a bit of a boom business in cutting up country houses and then putting them back together in new suburbs (often ...

The most interesting job title in Canberra?

By 13 February 2009 70

Poptop has emailled in the following job title which was affixed to an email she received: Kellie White Life Enhancer to Winsome Willow, Manager of Inanna Inc Crisis Service for Women & Families in Distress For those who don't dabble in the mystic Inanna is the Sumerian "goddess of life an...

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