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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 6
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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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Canberra retail?

By 15 December 2008 62

The Canberra Times has a bit on the weakness in Canberra's retail sector. Who would have thought that opening vast acreages of shopping space could have consequences? Who could have predicted that there wasn't actually unlimited numbers of consumers in Canberra just waiting for sufficiently sa...

Aaja Nachle - Bollywood emotions live on stage!

By 15 December 2008

Between photographing swans and pot holes, I had the great pleasure of attending Aaja Nachle [Come and Dance] at theStreet Theatre on Sunday afternoon. Aaja Nachle is to allow students of Bollywood Dimensions to demonstrate themselves as 'a cascade of expertly trained dancers in glitter and g...

Pot-hole in Arts District; theatre-goers appalled!

By 15 December 2008 65

Coming as I do from the wilds of Tuggeranong, I am no stranger to gaping chasms appearing in my roads. It has been a point of honour knowing my rates and and other funds supplied to the ACT Government have been applied to the maintenance of Real Canberra [Civic and the Inner North]. The evi...

Carols at Lanyon 2008

By 15 December 2008 3

I've got some grave reservations about the current mode of christmas celebrations in the modern era. But it makes my girlfriend happy. So if I have to go to a chrimbo thingy, the one I want to go to is the Carols at Lanyon. Not the southernmost suburb, but the historic homestead slightly ...

Surely this can't be legal...

By 15 December 2008 83

I was at a friends birthday party last night in the top level of a bar in Civic that looks out over one of the back alleys. About halfway through the night I noticed a group of people gathered around the window, so I moseyed on over to see what was so interesting. In the alley were about 8 police...

Triffid Terror Visited on the ACT - Mexican Feather Grass

By 14 December 2008 14

The Chief informs us that if we think we have it we need to let him know so his crack team of Ecowarriers can come and napalm it into submission (not really - they have to grub it out). It is rather renowned for setting itself up and creating monocultures, choking out other plantforms and be...

Nothing known on Civic violence, no answers suggested.. Quick do something

By 14 December 2008 24

Yesterday's Canberra Times had an odd piece with Simon Corbell promising to do, er, well, something. Something about drunks in Civic. Simon admits in the article that he doesn't know if things are getting better or worse and still has no idea what he'll do. ACT Policing's Michael Chew knows...

The Chiefly one announces the lineup for NY's

By 14 December 2008 4

Chief Minister Stanhope has announced the lineup for Civic's New Year's Eve extravaganza. It starts at 7pm, outside the Legislative Assembly on Civic Square, with music by the Enourmous Horns, Tuchasoul, Limelight, and Chase The Sun. In Garema Place he promises DJs counting down to midnight. S...

How to irritate the black swans of Bowen Park

By 14 December 2008 3

Wander along the foreshore of Lake Burley Griffin. Look interested as swans swarm towards you. Don't have any snacks to offer them even when they pose quite photogenically. (Slideshow below) ...

Tigers Eye Carney, but is Carney eyeing an earlier return?

By 14 December 2008 5

In the Courier Mail this morning there was an article on Todd Carney, with the Tigers keen to Sign him for 2010 season.... Although it looks like his work permit to play in the UK is taking a while, and it seems things are getting a bit tense if he's even going to be granted one, as there's talk ...

I feel the earth... move..... under my feet

By 13 December 2008 15

Well I didn't - but did you? Earthquake registered out at Hall this afternoon!...

John and Marianne on 2XX - Talking the RiotACT episode 17

By 13 December 2008 2

For those who missed it live, the downloadable version of 2XX’s RiotACT segment featuring your’s truly and Marianne Mettes is now available. To catch it live tune in at 5pm on Friday afternoons on 2XX, 98.3FM. Santa suits as promised....

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