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Capital Kitchen: Pumpkin and leek soup with cloves

By 1 May 2016
Pumpkin soup

With the 13th Collector Village Pumpkin Festival underway, I thought I’d get into the spirit and share a pumpkin soup recipe with you all. It would make the perfect lunch or ...

Second arrest in Carville murder case

By 1 May 2016
Andrew Carville

A 43-year-old Victorian man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Monday charged with accessory to murder. The man was arrested yesterday as an accessory after the fact to ...

Police seek witnesses to ram raid in Calwell

By 29 April 2016

Police are seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary at the Calwell Shopping Centre early on Friday. Officers attended the Calwell Shopping Centre at about 5.45am after ...

Smart parking trial begins in Manuka

By 29 April 2016 2
Andrew Barr launching smart parking at Manuka.

Smart parking technology has been introduced in the busy retail precinct of Manuka. The 12-month trial is designed to help ease traffic congestion and travel time by using r...

Mariners and Phoenix to clash in Canberra

By 29 April 2016
Wellington mayor and Andrew Barr (2)

Canberra will host an A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Wellington Phoenix later this year. The clash at GIO Stadium is likely to take place in November in...

Police welcome 20 new officers to ranks

By 29 April 2016
ACT police graduates

ACT Policing has welcomed 20 new officers to its ranks following an attestation ceremony at the Australian Federal Police headquarters in Barton on Friday. In the first atte...

#BringThemHere snap protest in Braddon today

By 29 April 2016 6
Gillian Triggs

An unaffiliated group of Canberra citizens has organized a snap action protest at 12.30pm today outside the Department of Immigration & Border Protection in Braddon to call on th...

ACT to target 100% renewable power by 2020

By 29 April 2016 23
Simon Corbell

The ACT will target 100% renewable energy use by 2020, five years earlier than previously announced, cementing its position as a world leader in the commitment to renewables. ...

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Canberra Gaming Arcades?

By 28 June 2009 32

Since intencity was cut in half at belconnen mall the arcade scene in canberra has been pretty lame. Anyone know of any other good arcades around canberra? ...

On 2am taxis

By 28 June 2009 40

Last night I was leaving Civic at 2am, which means I'd already made some mistakes. Looking at the line for taxis my first instinct was to just walk home. But for reporting purposes I decided to give it a go. And for a piece of civic infratructure relied on by thousands of Canberrans every w...

Northbourne Av / Antill St speed zone?

By 28 June 2009 17

I received a speeding fine from cameras near the Formula 1 entering Canberra form Sydney end on Northbourne Ave at Antill St Intersection. The fine says the speed limit is 60. To my knowledge it is actually 80. My speed was 78. Has there been a recent change from 60 to 80 km/h?  Can any...

Centrebet vs. ACTTAB for online gambling

By 28 June 2009 6

Last week an American friend texted me asking if I could put $40 on the USA to beat Spain in the Confederation Cup (soccer). The American betting agencies were offering 10/1, he had a good feeling about them, and was in transit so not able to get much money on himself. I duly pointed my browse...

Red Necks and Green Cycle Lanes - Alistair Coe Sets Out to Incite Hatred Agai

By 28 June 2009 34

Liberal TAMS spokesman Alistair Coe clearly believes that inciting hatred against cyclists by complaining about the cost of green paint on cycle lanes (Canberra Sunday Times 28 June p,11- sorry not on-line) is smart politics. After all, given that the average cost per annum is about 36 cents per Can...

Canberra's Patty Mills makes the NBA draft... Just

By 27 June 2009 4

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Canberra and Marist College's Patrick Mills has made the US NBA's draft, being picked up by the Portland Trailblazers. Being picked 55th out of 60 places experts were surprised he dropped so law in the draft, not helped by a recent broken hand. But having ...

Petrol companies ripping off Canberra again?

By 27 June 2009 41

The ABC informs us that petrol prices are running 15 cents a litre higher than Sydney, or even Goulburn or Yass. It also seems we have both too much competition, and not enough. One suspects maybe we just have too much money....

Words of the prophet cont...

By 27 June 2009 7

I saw this one on Thursday morning, adorning the wall of the construction site where the Greater Union cinema used to be. It made me wonder two things... 1. What sort of specialised dolls would one bludge? 2. What sort of secrets would they know? The mysteries of the city......

Calling all Woden Valley Youth Choir Alumni

By 27 June 2009 7

On the weekend of the 18th to the 20th of September the Woden Valley Youth Choir will be celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a Bush dance, a Picnic and most of all a Concert in Llewellyn Hall on the 19th. To commemorate 40 years in the community they are desperately seeking Alumni to join in...

New clubs on the way?

By 27 June 2009 27

The Canberra Times informs us that the merged Tradies/Labor Clubs are going to hand back a portion of their enormous allocation of poker machines: CFMEU ACT branch secretary Sarah Schoonwater said the Tradies was committed to handing in some of its pokies licences provided they went to a new clu...

Police Wrap - 27 June

By 27 June 2009 24

1. Saturday night for fighting: ACT Policing is investigating the assault of an 18-year-old man outside the ICBM and Meche nightclubs on Northbourne Avenue around 1am on Sunday (June 21). Police are seeking assistance from the public to identify the suspect (pictured) who is described by ...

The Capital Region Farmers Market wants your feedback

By 26 June 2009 36

[First filed: June 26, 2009 @ 10:34] Every Saturday the early risers and the abstemious of Canberra are rewarded by the chance to buy up all the good stuff at the Capital Region Farmers Market staged at EPIC by the Rotary Club of Hall. The club are currently taking stock of their wild succ...

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