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Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Loading Zone, Canberra City

By 7 March 2015
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Living close to the city, I am always looking for delicious breakfast spots; breakfast being one of my favourite meals. A couple of months ago Loading Zone popped up as a recomm...

Weekend garage sale guide (7th and 8th March)

By 6 March 2015
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To include your listing in an upcoming allclassifieds Canberra weekend garage sale guide, upload your garage sale details for free on allclassifieds.com.au. Friday 6 Marc...

A Look Around Canberra: Hackett

By 6 March 2015
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With leafy streets, an oval of bounding dogs, quirky characters and bustling businesses, the suburb of Hackett harbours a unique and vibrant community. The suburb was named aft...

What’s on this weekend? 7th and 8th March

By 5 March 2015 3
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The Night Noodle Markets and Enlighten continue, but it’s the kick off of the Canberra Balloon Spectacular that has us excited for this long weekend. Canberra’s skies wi...

Top historic Canberra sights you’ve never visited

By 5 March 2015 4
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Canberra is well known for the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and Lake Burley Griffin, but I’ve also recently come across some lesser known sights across the capital s...

Podcast: ScienceAlerts journey to 6.4 million Facebook likes

By 6 March 2015
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The Startup Capital is a locally produced, biweekly podcast discussing startups and innovation.  In this episode, ScienceAlert's Journey to 6.4 million Facebook likes, Mitch a...

The Guitar Cases host March Blues Jam

By 6 March 2015
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The Guitar Cases band create their own brew of laidback outlaw country and folk influenced blues. Don't just expect to hear hypnotic riffs, blues-tinged licks, solos, and st...

Seeking Inward Bound ANU runners

By 6 March 2015
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Looking for those mildly crazy people who have run in the ANU's Inward Bound Event over the years.... Unfortunately, there hasn't been a great record of who ran, where end p...

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Kingsford Smith Mega School ready to go

By 3 February 2009 36

[First filed: January 30, 2009 @ 14:45] Andrew Barr has proudly announced the on time and under-budget opening of the new preschool to year 10 Kingsford Smith School in West Belconnen. "Kingsford Smith School will be able to accommodate approximately 1,100 students with up to 110 teaching ...

Queanbeyan - the gift that never ceases to give

By 3 February 2009 35

In rebuttal to one flame on the horrors of Queanbeyan we've gained another: killed a lovely man. - Im pretty sure he was one of the many town drunks, im pretty sure ben did not kill him for no reason... Y bring drugs n shit into it, its pathetic. Ben is in jail, fuck wat more do u want. Quean...

Calling young-up-and-coming Canberra Fashion designers

By 2 February 2009 1

Hi everyone, I'm looking for some local fashion design talent to use their creations in some photographic shoots I have coming up over the next few months.. Images will be provided to the designers and they are very welcome to participate in the shoots. In particular, I'd like to get in touch...

Alistair Coe picking at the cycleways

By 2 February 2009 41

The Liberals' Alistair Coe is wondering aloud why Ginninderra Drive is being messed around to duplicate a cycle path: Alistair Coe has expressed concern as to why a road lane has been removed on Ginninderra Drive to make way for an on-road cycle path which is immediately adjacent to an off-road ...

ALP has lots of friends... other parties less so in the annual returns

By 2 February 2009 26

The Australian Electoral Commission has released the returns to its periodic disclosure system. So going through and looking for donations to ACT branches of parties in 2007/8 here's what we find (Individual Receipts are only listed when they exceed $10,500): ACT Greens Total Receipts: $410...

Mini Skips in Canberra

By 2 February 2009 13

I am looking at Hiring a mini-skip for a week or so but have heard mixed reports on who is good or who are pathetic.  I have aloso been told that there is quite a large variance between companies and the charges that they charge.  What experience have other Riot ers had in the past whethe...

How many road deaths?

By 2 February 2009 38

Has anyone else noticed the blunder made by His Maj. the honorable Stan Hopeless? Last week he was interviewed on ABC television and stated categorically that the reason for requiring tighter speeding laws was that apparently there were more than "200 deaths on ACT roads,  and that these people...

Rod Quinn to edit the Canberra Times

By 2 February 2009 4

Word reaches the foxhole that the Canberra Times new editor has been announced and it's the Newcastle Herald's Rod Quinn. The following bio went out with the announcement: "Rod’s newspaper career started with the Newcastle Herald in 1987. In 1991 he joined the US media company Knight-Ridder...

Police Wrap - 2 February

By 2 February 2009 10

1. The Calwell idiots club comes to grief: ACT Policing has arrested four men following a disturbance in Calwell early yesterday morning (1 February). About 12.45am police were called to the Caltex service station on Webber Street after receiving a report that a group of intoxicated men were a...

Roofing and Painting services

By 2 February 2009 14

Hi all, I've got a watermark on my ceiling and it needs to be fixed asap before another storm comes. I've been unlucky enough to book a roof and painter who never turned up. Any suggestions for a roof man and a painter who are reliable and turn up when they say they will? Thank heaps...

O in the Park cancelled

By 2 February 2009 13

Subscribed to their mailing list, I received an email from Lexington Music yesterday announcing the cancellation of their next event 'O in the Park' being cancelled. It was meant to go ahead on Saturday 21 February. The email and website says: It is with great regret that we advise the highly ant...

St John Ambulance in the ACT?

By 2 February 2009 8

Connected to the thread about the demise of the Children's Bicycle Education Centre, is a question I have about St John Ambulance in the ACT. The Belconnen division of St John Ambulance used to meet and train at the said bike ed centre in Belconnen; presumably they have now made other arrangemen...

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