Tag Archives: dunlop

Belco safety sign rampage?

By 28 October, 2013

LSWCHP has noticed something a that seems a little disturbing happening in the North, anyone else spotted this?
Driving through Dunlop today on Kerrigan circuit I noticed that many of the safety signs on the road had been smashed to the ground, as shown in the attached image. There must’ve been over a dozen signs damaged [...]

Shooting dogs in Dunlop

By 10 September, 2013

A dog has been injured after being shot by ACT Policing following an attack of up to three people earlier this evening (Tuesday, September 10).
Around 5.55pm members from Belconnen Police Station responded to a report of a tan-coloured dog attacking a number of people in the area between Fassifern Pond and Jarramlee Pond in Dunlop.
A [...]

Dunlop to get trees

By 15 July, 2013

TAMS have the extraordinary news that West Belconnen is going to look much nicer in twenty years:
The streets of Dunlop will be revamped throughout winter and spring this year with approximately 600 new trees to be planted in the suburb’s streets.
“Territory and Municipal Services recently undertook a comprehensive audit of street trees in Dunlop [...]

Rider down in Macquarie

By 13 July, 2013

ACT Policing is investigating a collision in Macquarie where a motorcycle rider has collided with a tree.
About 9am this morning police were conducting radar speed detection on Bindubi Street, Macquarie when a rider on a blue motorcycle drove past above the posted speed limit.
Police attempted a traffic stop on the motorcyclist, activating lights and siren [...]

Flynn smack bust

By 27 April, 2013

ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 50 year-old man following the execution of a number of Drugs of Dependence Act search warrants yesterday afternoon (Friday, April 26).
At approximately 2.15pm police intercepted a vehicle on Coppins Crossing bridge in the ACT. A search was undertaken and police located and seized a small amount of heroin [...]

Wild sprees of car vandalism

By 7 April, 2013

ACT Policing is investigating several cases of damage to vehicles in the Dunlop, Macgregor, Forde and Bonner areas over the last month.
On Saturday (6 April) alone, up to 11 vehicles were damaged in the suburbs of Forde and Bonner with affected vehicles having their windscreens or windows smashed with house bricks which were left at [...]

Dunlop burn

By 8 March, 2013

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, a controlled burn will be conducted tomorrow, Saturday 9 March 2013, within the Dunlop Grasslands Nature Reserve adjacent to Douglas Waterhouse Drive in Dunlop.
The burn is approximately 11 hectares in size.
[Courtesy TAMS]

Controlled burns in Dunlop and O’Connor

By 1 February, 2013

Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) wishes to advise the public that, weather permitting, two controlled burns will be conducted next week.
The first burn will be conducted on Monday 4 February 2013 within the Dunlop Grasslands Nature Reserve and the second burn will be conducted on Tuesday 5 February 2013 in bushland adjacent to Belconnen [...]

The baby names of 2012

By 21 January, 2013

Simon Corbell is sharing with Canbrerra last year’s most popular baby names.
In 1913, Kathleen and Henry were the most popular names for newborns in the ACT but almost 100 years on Charlotte and Jack have taken the top spot in 2012, Attorney-General Simon Corbell, has announced today.
“In celebrating our Centenary in 2013, we see that [...]

The lounges of Dunlop

By 4 January, 2013

This in from Diane:
Lounging Dunlop style
Overlooking west belconnen pond
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The curse of Dogman strikes again

By 14 September, 2012

ACT Policing Criminal Investigations detectives have arrested a 27-year-old Dunlop man for assisting in the aggravated robbery at the Kaleen Caltex service station on August 24.
Around 4pm yesterday (September 13), police executed a search warrant at a house in Macgregor. The information to obtain this warrant came via an anonymous member of the community [...]

Guess what colour the Commodore in the police pursuit was?

By 11 August, 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 24-year-old Dunlop man following a vehicle pursuit in Belconnen yesterday afternoon (Friday, August 10).
Around 2.20pm Belconnen Patrol members were conducting a mobile patrol along Kuringa Drive when they saw a white Holden Commodore travelling at excessive speed.
Police activated their lights and sirens attempting a traffic stop on the vehicle, however [...]

Mini bonfires in backyards, are they legal?

By 14 May, 2012

Does anyone know if it is legal for people to host mini bonfires in their backyards?
I live in Dunlop (where the houses are so close you can hear your neighbour flush their toilet) and the people behind me are hosting a little gathering with their friends, I can hear everything.
It’s almost 3am and I’d [...]

Dunlop pokie roller loses by a nose

By 26 April, 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 19-year-old Dunlop man yesterday (Wednesday, April 25) following three thefts at Clubs across Canberra in the past month.
Police will allege the man had taken money from Clubs in the ACT region over a period of 35 days.
The man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today charged with three counts of [...]

Dunlop car BBQ

By 31 March, 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently responding to reports of a car fire in Sleay Place, Dunlop.
Initial Emergency Triple Zero (000) call received at 4:25pm.
Update to follow.
4:40pm Saturday 31 March 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue arrived at the scene of a car fire in Sleay Place, Dunlop, to find the engine bay of a Mazda RX8 [...]

Ram raid West Belco style!

By 16 March, 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated burglary which occurred at the Woolworths supermarket in Dunlop this morning (Friday, March 16).
Around 4.30am police received a report of a possible ram raid at the Shoobridge Circuit address.
Belconnen Patrols attended shortly after to find a white Ford Falcon one-tonne utility at the [...]

Spence sneakthief done for by the dogs of Dunlop

By 29 February, 2012

A 27-year-old Spence man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after police arrested him minutes after allegedly committing a burglary.
About 2.40 am this morning (Wednesday, February 29), the residents of a Dunlop home were awoken by their dogs barking.
Upon investigating, the male resident saw the internal garage door was open and a person crawling [...]

Two wee doggies missing

By 18 February, 2012

My dear old mum’s two little dogs have gone missing overnight, mum’s in quite a state.
Would really appreciate if you could keep your eyes out for Millie and Maggie, missing from Dunlop. Millie is a small black Scottish Terrier type, Maggie is smaller, white with a bit of tan, maltese cross type. They [...]

Issues with TransACT

By 17 October, 2011

Last weekend, starting Saturday morning, mother-in-law had issues with her (TransACT connected) land line in Dunlop. Her line dropped out completely, with no ability to phone out or take incoming calls. This also had the effect of causing her monitored security system to go offline (blue light flashing outside and annoying warning ping inside). [...]

PLEASE READ: Lost Cockatiel in DUNLOP – Very tame and EXTREMLY MISSED – REWARD is offered apon his safe return.

By 5 September, 2011

Missing male cockatiel:
He went missing on Friday (2nd September, 2011) in Ginninderra Ridge, Dunlop at around 4pm. He responds to the name “Tweety” and will come if you call him using a high pitched voice. He is eight years old, very tame and has white feathers with red cheeks and a bright yellow crest. He also has a [...]

Spitting blood on the police

By 1 August, 2011

Two ACT Policing officers were exposed to blood and saliva by an aggressive, abusive 28-year-old male outside a Canberra nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Around 2.15 on Sunday morning (July 31), members of the City Beats Team approached a small group causing a disturbance in Alinga St, Civic, and where one man was [...]

Dunlop collision, both lanes closed.

By 10 June, 2011

New traffic tweet from ACT Policing:
2 vehicle collision Ginninderra Dr/Kerrigan St Dunlop. Both lanes closed expect delays seek alternate route

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Tuesday test for emergency warning systems.

By 5 June, 2011

A trial of the national telephone warning system, EMERGENCY ALERT, will be conducted in the ACT this Tuesday, 7 June 2011, from 7pm.
The trial will be conducted in Dunlop from Ginninderra Drive through to the Dunlop Grasslands, and from the fire trail west of the Charnwood district playing fields, out to the West Belconnen [...]

Confirmed.. It’s a Woolies for Dunlop

By 31 May, 2011

For those who doubted the original blog back in January, and there were plenty the development application is now in for the new Supermarket at Dunlop even though it’s been under construction for months. (how does that work?)
Did they get in before the (former) Chiefly one insisted on getting more IGA etc, or didn’t anyone [...]

Dunlop burn

By 24 February, 2011

The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn today, Thursday 24 February 2011, weather permitting, at Dunlop Grasslands adjacent to Kerrigan Street, Dunlop.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is J9.
For more information on the burn please visit www.tams.act.gov.au or call Canberra Connect on 13 [...]

Stick ‘em up in Charnwood

By 7 February, 2011

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Charnwood last night (Saturday, 5 February).
Around 8.30pm a 28-year-old Dunlop man was walking back to his car, parked near the loading dock at Woolworths, when he felt something sharp stick into his back. He heard a male voice instruct him to hand over his possessions.
The [...]

More brown water for Belconnen

By 2 February, 2011

ActewAGL are advising they’re expecting discolouration of tap water on Friday:
ActewAGL customers in Florey, Melba, Evatt, Latham, Flynn and Dunlop may continue to experience some discolouration of the water supply due to ongoing maintenance to the water network until Friday 4 February 2011. Efforts are being made to reduce the impact of works on customers [...]

Images of Canberra – The Dunlop Burn

By 29 January, 2011

Gerry Built has sent in this picture of the controlled burn at Dunlop today.
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New Woolworths going up in Dunlop

By 19 January, 2011

New Woolworths going up in Dunlop

Images of Canberra – Bad moon over Dunlop

By 22 December, 2010

“alloneword” has sent in this picture of last night’s lunar eclipse over Dunlop.
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Police Wrap – 15 October 2010

By 15 October, 2010

1. The Great Car Barbecue:
ACT Policing were called to three separate incidents overnight where vehicles were set alight. (Thursday October 14)
About 2am police were called to Baillieu Court in Mitchell in response to a vehicle fire. A 1989 model Toyota Lexcen was seen to be well alight on police arrival. ACT Fire Brigade [...]

Police Wrap – 29 September 2010

By 29 September, 2010

1. Unlucky for scum:
An alert off-duty AFP member who identified suspicious behaviour in a street in Ngunnawal yesterday morning (Tuesday, September 28) aided ACT Policing in recovering property before it had been reported stolen, with further enquiries leading to two subsequent arrests.
The AFP member contacted Police Operations around 11.25am yesterday to report seeing two suspicious [...]

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