Andrew Leigh is celebrating the start of NBN work in the Belconnen area:
Construction has commenced to bring the NBN to hundreds of households in the Belconnen area, Member for Fraser, Andrew Leigh said today.
Andrew Leigh today welcomed the release of detailed maps by NBN Co, showing where construction of the National Broadband Network (NBN) [...]
Andrew Barr is celebrating the opening of Belconnen’s latest high rise:
Today I officially opened Altitude, the newest residential and mixed-use development in the Belconnen town centre.
Featuring three towers of 18, 7 and 6 stories, altitude has 348 one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, with the ground floor featuring a mix of commercial office, retail, cafe and [...]
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Local government has realised that off leash dog parks are both very popular and rather cheap.
Therefore we will have quite a lot of them.
Shane Rattenbury has announced two more for O’Connor and Belconnen:
North Canberra dogs and their owners are set to benefit from [...]
This in from Andrew:
Can it be that hard to work out what ‘push’ means?
Perhaps the clientele of SuperCheap auto Belconnen need more help than most shoppers to get in and out.
These instructions made my day.
Which of course brings to mind the genius of Gary Larson.
Got an image of Canberra [...]
Just this Saturday I drove past the Linq development in Belconnen and thought to myself “that’s an unusual loose earth work holding up that crane”.
The ABC has the news that a lane of Eastern Valley Way has now had to be closed for fear it will give way:
WorkSafe has shut the northbound lane of [...]
Rioter Port Hunt just sent us this shot of Canberra taken during sunrise from the Sentinel Apartments in Belconnen.
Cheers port Hunt!
Today we ventured out of the inner-north and made the long journey all the way up to the middle-north.
We went to Belconnen to have Yum Cha for lunch, and I ate so much I feel a little ill.
This is what I wanted.
The Yum Cha costs $22 a head, and I easily ate my $22 worth. [...]
On the 11th of Feb 2013, I was returning to the HACS building in Belconnen to drop off some work. As I was pulling in to the driveway next to Zeffirelli’s that leads to the car-park area; there was a bloke in business attire that stepped right in front of me with what appeared to [...]
Police are urging elderly people and vulnerable community members to be vigilant after recent reports of a conmen using scams to gain entry to homes.
ACT Policing has received several reports of suspicious behaviour of late, particularly in the Belconnen suburbs, of a man offering to paint house numbers on the driveways for an amount of [...]
Nathan has sent in some beautiful shots of Lake Ginninderra of a morning.
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DISH@Oatley is inviting everyone to a Free Friday Funday event.
* What’s happening?: using found and gathered materials including: sticks, plant fibre, fabric, yarn etc, make a bush doll, wrapped, tied, stitched and decorated as you wish…
* Finished dolls [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred in Belconnen yesterday (Saturday, 27 April).
At around 8.30pm a 24-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were walking along College Street returning to their residence in Belconnen.
They were approached by three males, one of the males produced a knife and demanded the pair hand over [...]
ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 22-year-old Page man after a 16-year-old teenager was assaulted at the Belconnen Mall on (Friday, April 19).
Around 2.30pm police were called to the Belconnen Mall after receiving reports of an assault.
The 16-year-old teenager was treated at the scene by ACT Ambulance Service before being conveyed to the Canberra [...]
During the week we were excited by the news of a drink driver putting his car into the Belconnen Coles Express petrol station.
Now ACT Policing have released the rather exciting video.
The staff waving their arms in the air around 0:28 is a particular highlight.
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire this morning at the Canberra Labour Club in Belconnen.
Multiple crews rushed to the Chandler Street property after being alerted by an automatic fire alarm followed by several emergency triple zero calls just before 4 o’clock.
The fire started in a plant and equipment room in the basement of [...]
Do you know the height restrictions for buildings in your street? The proposal by Geocon for a 35 storey residential building in Belconnen has forced many enjoying suburban bliss to focus on the reality of increasing densification in Canberra. Most Canberrans are completely unaware of the zoning regulations that apply to their home. A developer [...]
As a result of information received from the public, ACT Policing has arrested and charged a man in relation to the robbery of a 75-year-old man on Saturday morning (February 23).
About 9.40am, the elderly man was followed from the Commonwealth Bank, where he had made a withdrawal, to the ground level Myer car park of [...]
ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a fire within a unit complex in Belconnen last night (Monday, February 18).
Police attended the Howie Court location about 10pm and observed the unit to be engulfed by flames.
ACT Fire and Rescue were in attendance and extinguished the blaze.
A number of adjoining units were affected by smoke with [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue is at the scene of a flat fire in Belconnen.
Multiple crews responded to reports of a fire at Howie Court in College Street and arrived to find the flat fully alight.
Firefighters rescued two people from the burning property and are checking there is no one else inside.
They are currently being assessed [...]
A 31-year-old NSW man had his vehicle seized by police following a burnout last night (Tuesday, February 5).
Around 7.25pm police were on a routine patrol in Belconnen when they witnessed a white Holden SS Crewman utility turn from Market Street onto Benjamin Way, adjacent to the Belconnen Police Station.
Police observed the vehicle conduct a burnout [...]
This info has been posted on the Belconnen Community Council’s website:
A mixed use development is proposed for the corner of Eastern Valley Way and Aikman Drive in Belconnen Town Centre. This 3 700 square metre site is located behind McDonalds and the bowling alley.
The development will be approximately 35 stories containing commercial at ground [...]
Police are seeking witnesses a vehicle suspected of being stolen which involved in a pursuit through Macquarie and Belconnen late last night (Wednesday, January 30).
Around 11.45pm police were conducting a mobile patrol along Lathlain Street, Belconnen when the saw a blue Holden VT Commodore and its occupant acting suspiciously in the car park at the [...]
This surprises me on many levels.
It’s one thing to name an establishment for the street it is on. Quite another to take that name to the next premises with no connection to the name.
I will concede that Emu Bank doesn’t have quite the same ring to it.
TC25 has sent in the above picture with this [...]
Ive recently come across the Ginninderra Tavern , as well as the Pot Belly and was wondering if anyone has been to either and can offer their thoughts on them…. Does anyone know if the Ginninderra Tavern has a TAB?
Hi. I am hoping someone can suggest a (preferably male) GP in the inner Belconnen area who is interested in older patients like my dear old Dad and actually has some space to take on a new patient….
It seems an impossible task.
The ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue is currently responding to a grass fire burning at on Coppins Crossing Road Belconnen.
The Bushfire Alert and Warning Level for this fire has been set at ADVICE.
The ACT Rural Fire Service and ACT Fire & Rescue has multiple units responding to the scene.
Update to follow.
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to three separate fires which occurred in Belconnen early this morning (Thursday, December 27).
Around 2.00am police were called to Howie Court in Condell Street, Belconnen, where a white Mitsubishi Triton Ute had been set on fire and extinguished by ACT Fire and Rescue.
Around 3.15am police attended the Oracle Apartments in [...]
Troy has sent in proof that the red has been sighted again, this time in Belconnen.
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Belconnen Police Station will again establish a dedicated six-person Beats patrol team over the Christmas and New Year period as part of a proactive initiative to deal with anti-social and criminal behaviour.
The initiative will run from December 10 to January 25, which will see the Beats team patrol areas such as local shopping centres, car [...]
ACT Policing arrested three men aged in their 20s in Belconnen last night (Thursday, November 22) after a confrontation in which one man armed himself with a pair of scissors, forcing officers to draw a firearm and a Taser.
Members from Belconnen General Duties and the Specialist Response Group (SRG) responded to the address after a [...]
Br1anL has sent in this gem:
I managed to snap this today in Belconnen at lunch time
There was no one in the car!
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I recently noticed a new hair salon being fitted out on Benjamin Way, next to Orange Bean cafe.
Anyone have any details as to who is opening up there?