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Firearm found hidden in stud wall

By 5 May 2014

ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations team has executed a second search warrant on a Florey home (Saturday, May 3) locating an illicit firearm from behind a stud wall in the toilet.
Acting on further information received police returned to the home around 6pm where they removed plasterboard from a stud wall in the toilet of the [...]

Rifle, cash, ammunition seized in Florey search warrant

By 28 April 2014

A search warrant executed on a Florey home on Thursday by members of ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations team has resulted in another firearm and ammunition being removed from the community.
Acting on information received, detectives searched the premises and seized a .22 calibre rifle, ammunition, two replica handguns, a conducted energy weapon, cash and a small [...]

Dominos Florey hit again

By 20 January 2014

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at a food store in Florey last night (Sunday, January 19).
Around 10.10pm, a man entered the Domino’s Pizza store armed with a machete and demanded money.
The employee complied with the demands and handed over a sum of cash.
The man ran from the store and was last [...]

Curtin mugging

By 17 January 2014

ACT Policing is appealing for any witnesses to an aggravated robbery which occurred in Curtin early this morning (Friday, January 17).
About 6.15am a 41-year-old woman was at Curtin shops when she was approached by two males, producing a knife and demanding her purse.
The woman has complied with the demand and the men left the area [...]

Florey man just can’t get enough DUI

By 19 August 2013

A 34-year-old Florey man will face the ACT Magistrates Court tomorrow (Tuesday, August 20) after being caught drink driving for the second time this year.
Around 9.50pm last night (Sunday, August 18), members of Belconnen Patrol were conducting random breath testing (RBT) on William Slim Drive, Giralang.
The 34-year-old man driving a Holden Commodore was stopped for [...]

Evatt and Florey shops getting the works

By 12 August 2013

TAMS are after your thoughts on revamps to the Florey and Evatt shops:
Manager of Design and Development, Diana Hill, today invited members of the community to provide feedback on Florey shops and Evatt shops to help inform the forward design studies for the future upgrade of the public spaces at these shopping centres.
“Members of the [...]

Express baby Florey style

By 11 June 2013

The ACT Ambulance Service have some good news:
ACT Ambulance Service (ACTAS) Intensive Care paramedics have today returned to visit a mother and the newest addition to her family following a baby delivery at a Florey home last month.
“It is a special moment for any ambulance officer when they are called to assist in an imminent [...]

Florey overdose

By 15 May 2013

ACT Policing is issuing a warning following the accidental drug overdose by a man yesterday (Tuesday, May 14).
A 52-year-old Florey man was located by a family member about 4am unresponsive. Around 6am the man passed away at Calvary Hospital.
The wife of the deceased was also admitted to Calvary Hospital and remains in a stable condition. [...]

Rider down in Florey

By 27 April 2013

A motorcyclist has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition following a collision with a car at Florey.
The ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire & Rescue rushed to the scene of the accident this afternoon at the corner of Southern Cross Drive and Ratcliffe Crescent.
The woman in her forties sustained multiple injuries in the [...]

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 [...]

Signs you might have had too much…

By 9 February 2013

ACT Policing will summons a 20-year-old Florey man on drink-driving charges after an incident this morning in which a vehicle collided with a retail premises in Belconnen.
Police were called to the Nettlefold St address around 7.30am today (Saturday, February 9) when it was reported that a white Toyota Camry had failed to negotiate a corner [...]

Charny man charged over Florey Ford massacre

By 17 January 2013

A 27-year-old Charnwood man has been charged with Negligent Driving Occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm following a collision that occurred in Florey last night (Wednesday, January 16).
Around 10.05pm, a silver Ford Fairlane collided with a silver Ford Falcon at the intersection of Southern Cross Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive.
A 22-year-old Charnwood woman who was a passenger [...]

Don’t get caught at Florey shops meeting a kid with a pizza, Coke, a bottle of sparkling wine and condoms

By 15 January 2013

The Canberra Times has the grim tale of Augusto Ricardo Tamayo-Del Solar, formerly a lecturer at the University of Canberra, now found guilty of “committing an act of indecency on a child” on top of pleading guilty to “procuring a child for sex, two counts of committing acts of indecency, using a child to produce [...]

Parking Florey style

By 5 December 2012

Mark has sent this one in:
snapped this 8.45am last Sunday morning – carpark mostly empty but still….
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Parking Florey style

By 23 November 2012

Many thanks to Mike for sending in this corker from Florey.
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Florey Pizza fire

By 6 November 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue are on scene at a pizza restaurant at the Florey shopping centre, Ratcliffe Crescent and Connah Street investigating smoke logging.
The area has been evacuated as a precaution.
Update to follow.
10:43 AM

Building was unoccupied and firefighters were required to force entry.
Smoke was from a pizza oven.
Crews are currently conducting ventilation operations.
Quick thinking [...]

Florey housefire

By 17 September 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at Hamblin Place, Florey, following an electrical fire in a rangehood appliance at a household kitchen.
Minimal damage.
Occupants were home and extinguished the fire in the rangehood which was operating at the time.
ACT Fire & Rescue crews are currently conducting ventilation and air monitoring of the three bedroom house and [...]

Florey slipping down the global charts for pizza consumption

By 20 August 2012

The Canberra Times has the moderately depressing news that the Florey Dominos is still Australia’s leading pizza vendor, but has gone from global domination to merely being in the top ten.
So all the vicarious thrill of the Olympic Sports program, but much cheaper, and with a pizza.

Aggravated robbery in Kippax, Florey man arrested

By 27 May 2012

A 22-year-old Braddon man has been arrested following an attempted aggravated robbery in Holt yesterday morning (Saturday, May 27).
About 9.40am the man entered a store at the Kippax Shopping Centre in Holt where he produced a knife and demanded the female shop assistant hand over the contents of the till.
The shop assistant told the [...]

Perfect Bean Closing Down

By 27 March 2012

Those of you who shop in Florey will know all about the nice little coffee shop there named The Perfect Bean. After two years the owner has decided it’s time to wrap it up which is very sad news for those of us who enjoy a good cuppa.
Geoff runs the coffee shop and he’s a [...]

Mugged at the Florey shops

By 27 March 2012

A 28-year-old man was arrested following an aggravated robbery in Canberra’s north last night (Monday, March 26).
About 7.30pm a woman was leaving the Florey Shopping Centre when she was approached by a man. The man demanded cash while pointing a knife towards the woman. The woman handed the man a sum of cash after which [...]

Tuggers play spaces getting the works!

By 7 January 2012

TAMS have announced the playgrounds getting refurbished in the coming year, and boy, is tuggeranong ever getting the works!
Suburbs expecting the goodies are: Yarralumla, Gilmore, Kambah, Gordon, Evatt, Florey, Ainslie and Gowrie.

Mean teens of Florey roll the Dominos twice

By 23 December 2011

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident at the Florey shops last night (December 22) after two Dominos staff members were assaulted by a group of young people.
Around 10.30pm, two male youths entered the Dominos Pizza store at the Florey shops and stole food and soft drink. Two staff members from Dominos located the [...]

Gas leak in Florey

By 9 November 2011

ACTPol_Traffic has issued an ominous tweet for Belconnenites:
Gas leak Ratcliffe Cr Florey. Ratcliffe Cres down to one lane with traffic being diverted down Lightfoot Cres. Avoid area if possible

Mugged in Florey while eating pizza

By 17 October 2011

A 36-year-old McKellar man suffered a broken jaw after being robbed and assaulted by three men at Florey shops last night (Sunday, October 16).
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the incident which occurred about 7pm near the carpark of Florey shops. The man was sitting down eating a pizza when he was approached by three [...]

Fugitive Peugeot of Florey

By 12 September 2011

ACT Policing is investigating a pursuit that occurred on Saturday afternoon (September 10) involving a vehicle travelling in Florey.
Around 1.40pm, police observed a maroon Peugeot hatchback on John Cleland Crescent in Florey. Police believe the driver of the vehicle is the subject of a warrant in relation to burglary and theft charges.
Police followed the vehicle [...]

Urban amenity, Florey style.

By 4 July 2011

Owen has sent in this discovery with this note:
Going for a walk through Florey, had to urgently find a bush. What a surprise, there were three lounge chairs in all, reasonably good condition and the hidey hole was well maintained. Completely unseen from the outside.
One way of dumping (or is that recycling) old lounge [...]

More happenings in Florey

By 3 July 2011

Does anyone know why the police were at the Beechwood complex in Florey early this arvo? (Sunday 3 July).
AFP forensics were also there dusting a car for fingerprints.
I thought it may have been a break in but in light of the recent armed robbery at the Florey shops on Friday it is a little hard [...]

Florey pizza duo charged

By 2 July 2011

ACT Policing has charged two 19-year-old men in relation to the aggravated robbery of a cash transit security guard at Domino’s Pizza in Florey this afternoon (1 July).
The two men, one from Forrest and the other from Narrabundah were apprehended by police shortly after the robbery took place.
Police located the men in a nearby street [...]

Public foil Florey blaggers

By 1 July 2011

ACT Policing are investigating an aggravated robbery at the Florey shops this morning (Friday, July 1).
About 11.15am today, a security guard was robbed of a sum of money by two men armed with weapons. The offenders then fled the area towards Evatt.
Police cordoned off the area and a short time later two males were taken [...]

Playground renewal consultation

By 24 June 2011

Territory And Municipal Services have announced they’re planning to upgrade ten playgrounds (or “playspaces” for the jargon hungry) and want community input into the upgrades. (There could be a fantasy castle in it)
The upgrades are going to:
– Mueller Street, Yarralumla
– Rosman Circuit, Gilmore
– Gibbs Place, Kambah
– Crafter Street, Kambah
– Point Hut Pond District Park
– Jacobs [...]

The Florey Pizza War

By 6 June 2011

The new Encore Pizza store in Florey has been the subject of some significant debate here, flying the flag for counterintuitive marketing by setting up shop next to the busiest Domino’s store Australia.
In Sunday’s praise of the new outit “UrbanReality” posted the above picture of the hardball tactics being used to try and fight off [...]

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