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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Mark has sent this one in:
snapped this 8.45am last Sunday morning – carpark mostly empty but still….
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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.
Building was unoccupied and firefighters were required to force entry.
Smoke was from a pizza oven.
Crews are currently conducting ventilation operations.
Quick thinking [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at Hamblin Place, Florey, following an electrical fire in a rangehood appliance at a household kitchen.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
I noticed a new pizza store called Encore opened at Florey shops about 5 weeks ago right next to Dominos. I thought it a little odd to open a pizza store right next door to supposedly the busiest Dominos store in the country.
I finally got around to trying them out today. Plenty of good quality, [...]
Have any fellow RA’s dined at Morks Thai in Florey?
It’s a bit more expensive than the local corner Thai place and reading the menu is sounds delicious and a bit different !
ACT Policing has arrested five people overnight moments before they were about to commit an alleged home invasion.
Police received information that a number of people were organising a home invasion in Florey. Members from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations and Specialist Response and Security (SRS) responded.
SRS intercepted a white Holden Commodore as it entered the street [...]
A 37-year-old Florey man was arrested by police last night (Tuesday, May 17) after engaging in a pursuit through a number of Tuggeranong suburbs.
About 11.30pm members from Tuggeranong Police Station were on mobile patrol in Chisholm when they attempted to stop a silver coloured Daihatsu Charade with four occupants on Halley Street.
The driver failed to [...]