TAMS are letting us know we can offload some electronic waste for free this weekend:
Canberrans with old or unwanted televisions and computers are invited to come along to a free e-waste collection event on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May 2013, Chris Ware, Director, ACT NOWaste, said today.
“To help make it easier for Canberrans and [...]
There’s been a lot of heat and smoke coming from Gawler Crescent in Deakin lately.
Finally the ABC has unravelled the issues.
I’m not going to name names here, but well worth a read and oh so many familiar faces.
A 32-year-old Griffith man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday, May 15) in relation to traffic offences, property damage and an outstanding First Instant Warrant.
Around 10.15pm last night (Tuesday, May 14) police were travelling westbound on Adelaide Avenue, Deakin when they observed a Subaru Impreza parked in the bicycle lane with hazard [...]
Despite the claims of the high profile owner, last week Actpla quietly informed neighbours that 11 Gawler Cres is not DA Exempt and that it would be treated as a ‘proposed’ demolition and rebuild. The proposal will now be Merit Tracked by Actpla.
Anyone who is interested can review the DA application – 201323512 and should [...]
ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations (CI) team has today (Wednesday, February 20) seized a shotgun which had been secreted within the roof cavity of a residence in Deakin.
CI detectives investigating the unlawful discharge of a firearm in Griffith earlier today executed a search warrant on the Deakin house around 2.30pm. During the search they located the [...]
Protests over Deakin McMansion
Personally I think it’s time for this kind of thing to come to and end. Big houses right to the edge of the block don’t belong in established suburbs!
I live in West Belconnen, we had one of these cheap Rietveld-Schröder House knock offs built across the road. It’s big(almost 3 [...]
[ 5 December, 2012; 6:00 pm; ] Canberra United have let it be known they’re playing the Perth Glory tomorrow night:
Canberra United hosts Perth Glory at Deakin Stadium on a Wednesday evening in the first official match played by the club in midweek in a re-arranged match from Round 7 of the Westfield W-League. This game, of course, was originally scheduled for [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at a house fire on Lamington Street, Deakin.
Fire crews have knocked down the flames of the fire with smoke still issuing from the building.
No neighbouring properties have been damaged.
Update to follow.
Fire has been extinguished.
Crews are currently ventilating and conducting air monitoring operations of [...]
Following the discovery of a quantity of drugs at a Deakin residence yesterday (Tuesday, August 21), ACT Policing’s Drug Investigations Team will oppose bail on a 51-year-old man when he appears in the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday, August 23).
Belconnen General Duties patrol members executed a Crimes Act warrant on a Deakin residence yesterday in [...]
The Courts bring us a cracking read from the sentencing of Dean Simonds for breaking into Fitness First and stealing the float (would have gotten away with it if Cherish Campbell wasn’t a lousy getaway driver) and trying to shake down a drug buyer in Isabella Plains leading to crowbar shenanigans:
At about 12.30 pm on [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at Jervois Street, Deakin following a fire in a household oven.
Occupants were cleaning the oven with the pyrolytic cleaning feature when the oven glass door shattered and two tea towels on the oven door rack caught fire.
Minimal damage to the kitchen but oven has been destroyed.
The house was filled [...]
Labor MLA Chris Bourke has tweeted the planned NBN rollout.
Coming up in Canberra is Belconnen, Crace, Civic, Deakin, Kambah, Manuka, Monash and Scullin.
Julia Gillard has announced she intends 135,000 homes, businesses, schools and hospitals to be connected in Canberra by mid 2014.
NBNco has an interactive map.
It appears outside of Gungahlin and Mitchell we’re all going [...]
A 17-year-old boy will face the ACT Childrens Court today and another 17-year-old boy will be summonsed after the pair allegedly stole two cars in Canberra’s south last night (Sunday, March 25).
Police will allege that between 6.30pm and 8.15pm last night, the two boys stole a purple-coloured Mazda from the car park of the Eastlakes [...]
ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for a missing 87-year-old man from Deakin.
The man, Rowen Osborn, was last seen around 3pm yesterday afternoon (February 20) by his family at his home in Deakin.
The missing man is of Caucasian appearance, 180cm (5’11”) tall with a thin build and grey hair. He [...]
A 27-year-old man was arrested overnight on drug related charges after police executed a search warrant in Deakin yesterday (Wednesday, November 30).
Around 5pm yesterday, Criminal Investigations detectives entered a house in Deakin, where they seized a kilogram of cannabis, four mobile phones, electronic scales and a sum of cash. A small amount of heroin was [...]
The Canberra Times reports that the National Capital Authority is hard at work to find a new place to stick embassies joining Yarralumla, Deakin and O’Malley.
Bear in mind though that the lucky suburb getting the nod won’t be getting those lovely Swiss or Japanese.
The 25 new embassies will largely be from busted arse kleptocracies (who [...]
The Canberra Times informs us that a “surgical centre” is planning to challenge the hospitals when it opens up in Deakin.
The chairman of the company that owns two of Canberra’s private hospitals has expressed concern about the impact on the local market of the ”corporatised medicine” model to be used by the new player.
Orthopaedic Group [...]
Did anyone see that balloon/UFO over Deakin around 12:45 today? Any idea what it was?
It took them 5 weeks instead of the 2 weeks they told us it would BUT, the new roundabout is open.
Signed, exasperated Kent St person
[First filed: May 10, 2010 @ 10:22]
Following on from the news in today’s police wrap “fgzk” has sent in the above pic and the following report:
Police are searching drains along Denison st, Deakin West. This drain has been taped off and a forensic technician with a bag is waiting. When asked by a television reporter [...]
Today at 10am WIN NEWS will be filming at the Embassy Motel, Deakin.
The RoundAbout building is all that remains of the once popular motel in Deakin. By close of business today it will become an empty block, completely levelled.
When you visit the website of the Embassy Motel the music tells a tale that the end is nigh. [...]
As I gaze in to my crystal ball and try to work out the my own next move in the real extate market of Canberra I am again overwhelmed by this incredible feeling of deja vu.
Another public pool in Canberra has been closed. In my reverie I am whisked back to 2001 to the closing [...]
Workplaces and streets around Hughes and southern parts of Deakin have just been evacuated due to the finding of a bomb in Hughes.
Maybe someone wanted to get to the pub a bit earlier, either way if you drive through that part of town, probably best to take an alternate route.