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Cheap eats – Kusina (Cooleman Court)


Kusina at Cooleman Court serves up modern Filipino cuisine, is a hub for Canberra’s Filipino community and has heaps of great value lunch specials.
Kusina is a restaurant I wish I’d discovered sooner. While I do most of my shopping at Cooleman Court, and it’s my go-to destination for Friday night takeaway, I’d somehow missed out on eating [...]

Police identify vehicle of interest in arson attack

By 28 November 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses who may have seen a dark coloured Honda CRV in the Cooleman Court area on the night of an arson attack at a Weston café in March.
ACT Policing released dramatic, previously unseen CCTV vision of the arson incident earlier in the week, which has resulted in a [...]

Out of order bowsers at a large petrol station

By 3 November 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

Hello fellow rioters.
I have recently moved to Weston Creek. My local petrol station is now the Caltex at Cooleman Court. I fill my car up every couple of weeks. Where possible, I will try to do this on a Sunday afternoon.
The one thing I have noticed is how often the bowsers seem to have a [...]

Witnesses sought to aggravated robbery in Weston

By 26 October 2014 HEADLINE ARTICLE

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Weston last night (Saturday, October 25).
About 7.30pm two men were walking along Trennery Street (near Cooleman Court) when they were approached by four males walking from the opposite direction.
One of the males has produced a knife and the two men have attempted to run from [...]

Something happening at Cooleman Court – 6 police cars suddenly turned up

By 10 September 2014

It looks like something reasonably serious has happened at Cooleman Court today, out the front of Kusina restaurant.
As I was leaving the carpark there, I saw multiple police vehicles with their lights on, haphazardly pulled up in front of the restaurant and police were taking statements from people (who I thought looked quite shocked).
In another [...]

Kusina Breakfast – delicious and well-priced

By 14 May 2014

Over the weekend my partner and I decided to take ourselves out for breakfast.
Of course, it was Sunday and we all know Sunday was.. Mothers Day! We decided it would be best to try somewhere out of the way because everyone and their mother would be out eating breakfast to celebrate.
We live in the Weston [...]

On the subject of melty roads

By 18 January 2014 FEATURED ARTICLE

After reading the Melty Roads post, I thought I’d send some images of the stones that were hastily laid at the Cooleman carpark during one of the hot days before Christmas (20 Dec 2013).
This carpark was only resurfaced in the last 6 months.
The work crews putting this down must have had a few to do [...]

Missing Chickens

By 4 January 2013

Has anyone any idea about what happened to the chicken shop in Cooleman Court called Chicken Galore?  The shop was boarded up when I last popped by without any explanation as to if it was reopening, relocating or what.
Anyone know?  Or can anyone recommended a similar business somewhere in close proximity to Weston Creek?
Thanks Rioters.

Charity Bin Pilot Project 2012 to stop illegal dumping near bins

By 30 July 2012

On Saturday Katy Gallagher announced a new trial program to resolve illegal dumping next to charity bins. The trial will begin on Wednesday and involve relocating charity bins in Weston Creek shopping centres to Cooleman Court and enhancing enforcement on unmoved bins (more detail here).
“Charity bins are a great way for people to donate clothing, [...]

New fish shop at Cooleman court

By 12 June 2012

Anyone know whats the go?
They are claiming frsh seafood, but every fish shop in canberra is pretty old fish.
Anyone been yet?

Greens lay out a pedestrian safety plan

By 11 April 2012

The Greens’ Amanda Bresnan is ringing the bell for her plans to make roads safer for pedestrians:
“An important part of the Greens’ transport strategy is to reduce traffic speeds at key pedestrian areas such as schools, shopping centres and community centres, and to install new pedestrian crossings and footpaths.
“We have already made submissions to the [...]

Public art Cooleman Court style

By 6 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

A bit back they installed this new artwork on the corner of Hindmarsh Drive and Brierly St.
I finally found time to take a few photos.

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Planning starts for Cooleman Court and surrounds

By 11 November 2011

Simon Corbell has announced the start of a Master Plan for the Weston Group Centre (Cooleman Court to the likes of you and me).
“The community’s knowledge about the centre and ideas for its future are important to us as we develop a master plan that will guide the centre’s development over the next 20 to [...]

Spectral taxi robber pictures released

By 20 September 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing has released CCTV images of two alleged offenders following the aggravated robberies of two taxi drivers in Red Hill and Weston earlier this month (Friday, September 9).
The first incident occurred around 4.40am when the taxi driver was approached by two men in Cygnet Crescent, Red Hill. One of the men punched the driver [...]

What’s happening in Weston? Four taken into custody!

By 8 June 2011

Does anyone know what was happening in Weston today around 1.30pm near Cooleman Court?
After lunchtime, I noticed an unmarked AFP 4WD in our street and then a blue pyjama-wearing AFP person run down a footpath and jump inside the 4WD and it drove off.
Next I saw a marked patrol car slowly drive up [...]

Master plan priority for Oaks Estate, Weston, Athllon Drive and Belconnen town centre

By 7 April 2011

Andrew Barr has posted online a lengthy speech to the Assembly on where the Master Plan process is up to.
Of particular interest is that in 2011-12 the priority list is:
– Oaks Estate, which is already committed and some work is being undertaken in the preparation of the master plan
– Weston – Cooleman Court group centre
– [...]

Dirty Fuel @ Cooleman Court Petrol Station?

By 13 February 2011

My car has been bunny hopping recently almost as if no fuel is getting pumped into the engine.
Upon talking to friends about this issue….they asked “where do you get petrol from?”
“Cooleman Court in Weston Creek” I replied.
“Don’t go there they use dirty fuel, friends of friends and other people they know have had to buy [...]

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