ACT Policing has seized over $30,000 worth of stolen property after executing search warrants on two Fyshwick businesses yesterday afternoon (Thursday, October 27).
ACT Policing Criminal Investigation members executed the warrants at around 5.00pm on two brothels located on Gladstone Street, Fyshwick.
During the warrants, officers seized alcohol, cosmetics, perfume and bed linen which are believed to [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 19-year-old Palmerston man after an incident in Fyshwick early this morning (Tuesday, October 25).
Around 3.30am, Woden Patrol members located an unlocked vehicle, with the keys in the ignition, parked in Ipswich Street, Fyshwick. Checks on the vehicle revealed that the registered owner may be in breach of his bail conditions.
A 25-year-old Ainslie man was arrested and charged with theft and burglary today (Wednesday, October 19) following a detailed and lengthy police investigation into a burglary at the Hungry Jacks/Coles Express service station in Fyshwick on June 16, 2011.
Police will allege the offender used his first-hand knowledge of the premises’ security procedures and alarm activation [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery in Fyshwick on Saturday night (October 1).
Around 6.50pm, a man entered the United Service Station on Canberra Avenue and threatened a male staff member with a knife, demanding cash.
The staff member handed over a sum of cash to the man, who fled the service station on [...]
ACT Policing is responding to two armed hold ups at separate banks this afternoon (Wednesday, September 21).
About 1.40 pm a man has entered the Commonwealth Bank on Wollongong Street in Fyshwick. He approached the counter saying he had a bomb and a gun and demanded money. The man left shortly after without any money.
The second [...]
ACT Fire Brigade on scene of a truck fire on the Monaro Highway, Fyshwick.
Fire has been mostly extinguished from the engine compartment inside the truck cabin.
The occupant of the truck safely self evacuated.
Crews are expected to remain on scene till approx 12.30pm.
Fire has been fully extinguished.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 11.32am.
Cause of fire [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire at the Fyshwick Markets last night (August 25) which caused extensive damage to a vehicle.
About 7.10pm, police attended the rear car park of the Fyshwick Markets on Mildura Street, in response to a report from ACT Fire Brigade (ACTFB) of a vehicle on fire. When police arrived at [...]
The ACT Government has been closing down rail freight to Canberra for some years now. The cynical might think it’s related to the real estate value of the Kingston land the tracks run over.
This morning the Greens’ Amanda Bresnan has expressed concern:
“Moving to rail freight is a way of preparing for the future and challenges [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a burglary in which a number of firearms were stolen from a business premises in Fyshwick.
The burglary is believed to have occurred between Friday, July 29 and Wednesday, August 3, when unknown offender(s) have entered the rear yard of a Lyell Street, Fyshwick business and cut the padlocks to a shipping [...]
A 27-year-old Chifley man has been arrested after violently assaulting police in Fyshwick overnight.
Around 2am this morning (Tuesday, 19 July), police were conducting a patrol of Fyshwick then they saw a damaged white Mazda 626, stopped, in the middle of Gladstone Street. A man has then attended the vehicle and was spoken to by [...]
ACT Policing have arrested a 59-year-old Canberra businessman from Griffith for drug offences yesterday (Wednesday, 6 July).
On July 6 ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations concluded a controlled operation on the importation of an illegal substance, in which police put in place a substitute material.
About 7pm yesterday members of the SRS Tactical Response team executed forced [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an aggravated robbery at a brothel in Fyshwick overnight (Tuesday, June 14).
About 11.15pm three men have entered the Mi Mi Club on Lyell Street.
The manager has tried to usher the men into the waiting room when one of the men has punched him twice in the face, knocking him to the [...]
Brian spotted this comedy gold in Fyshwick and sent it in.
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A 73-year-old Griffith man died in The Canberra Hospital overnight following a collision in Fyshwick last Friday (13 May).
About 12.40pm the man was driving a blue Nissan Pulsar sedan under the Monaro Highway overpass heading towards the intersection of Canberra Avenue and the Monaro Highway, when he collided with another vehicle prior to impacting with [...]
The ACT Rural Fire Service (ACTRFS) JerrabomberraBrigade willconduct a small hazard reduction burn tomorrow from 6.00pm till 9.00pm, Thursday 12 May, 2011 weather permitting,on the site of Canturf adjacent to the Monaro Hwy, Fyshwick.
The purpose of the burn is to reduce a fire hazard and provide a training opportunity for RFS volunteers.
One tanker, two [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a fire at a business premises in Fyshwick in the early hours of Tuesday morning, April 26.
About 2.40am police were called to a fire at the Just-Rite insulation company warehouse in Fyshwick. ACT Fire Brigade trucks were already in attendance.
AFP Forensic Services attended the scene and conducted an examination.
I know there’s a lot of stories here on bad customer service from businesses in and around Canberra, but yesterday I had an experience of great customer service. They really went above and beyond.
It all started when I was moving in with my partner last weekend with the help of some of my friends. While [...]
This in from the ESA:
2:59am Tuesday 26 April 2011 – Large fire in Fyshwick The ACT Fire Brigade is responding to reports of a large fire in Wyalla Street Fyshwick this morning.
3:15am Tuesday 26 April 2011 – Update – Large fire in Fyshwick Three fire pumpers, breathing aparartus support crew and district officer on [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two suspicious incidents involving arson early this morning (Saturday, April 16).
About 2am, police were called to an incident in an apartment block in Allambee Street, Reid where a stolen white Toyota Tarago van was on fire. The flames from the vehicle spread to a nearby building. ACT Fire Brigade [...]
ACT Policing is investigating a collision this morning (Thursday, 14 April) in Hume involving a semi-trailer.
Around 7.20am, police responded to reports that a semi-trailer had been travelling along the Monaro Highway when it veered across both lanes and the median strip, colliding with a number of power poles and vehicles before coming to a stop. [...]
A 60-year-old Queanbeyan man is in a critical condition in hospital following a single vehicle collision in Fyshwick this morning (Wednesday, April 13).
Around 7.50am, police attended the intersection of Newcastle Street and Wollongong Street, where a white Toyota van had collided with a sign at the Shell service station.
The man was taken to The Canberra [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses after a ram raid took place at the PETstock store in Iron Knob Street, Fyshwick early this morning (Monday, 11 April).
Around 2.45am police attended the premises after reports that a truck had crashed into the store.
Police were quickly at the location and saw a large yellow back-hoe had been driven [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 27-year-old New South Wales man over the alleged theft of copper tubing from a construction site in Fyshwick last night (Monday, March 28).
The man, from Eden on the NSW South Coast,was seen acting suspiciously and followed by a member of the public, who reported the incident to police.
The alleged offender’s [...]
A Fyshwick smallgoods producer has been declared the ACT’s best in a competition to find the best bacon rasher in the country, made using only 100 per cent Australian pork. The Awards for Excellence are part of the festivities of Australian Bacon Week, commencing Monday March 7.
While Australian Bacon Week is an annual celebration of [...]
Can anyone help with recommendations for reasonably priced lunches in Fyshwick?
I’m after good, preferably fresh, takeaway food in the area and sub $15 dollars.
I’ve been to Subway, Cafeecibo, Zierholz, but just after something that is quick and won’t break the bank.
The Canberra Times has a report on the sex industry’s submission to the review of the ACT Prostitution Act.
Unsurprisingly they want to be allowed to operate brothels in nicer surrounds than Fyshwick and Mitchell.
Would brothels in town centres be a bad thing?
Should stay in the industrial zones
Should be shut down entirely
Should be [...]
The Canberra Roller Derby League are celebrating the commissioning of their new dedicated training facility in Fyshwick to be known as “The Cannery”.
The Cannery is a physical manifestation of the hard work by the league’s skaters and their countless hours of volunteered for the sport they love so much. Special mentions to Belly Up, [...]
ActewAGL are advising that they have to turn off the power to their compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling station on Mildura Street, Fyshwick between 7.30am and 3pm on Sunday 20 February 2011.
This means no CNG for those who use it, so better fill up the tanks.
Police have arrested two men for aggravated burglary at a Fyshwick business early this morning (Monday 7 February).
Around 3.40am police were called to an activated alarm at Canberra Sand and Gravel (CSG). Upon approaching the premises police observed three men running from the office.
Police gave chase to the men, who ran into the woodlands adjacent [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 17-year-old driver with a number of traffic offences after a pursuit from Fyshwick to Richardson last night.
Around 11.40pm last night (February 2), police observed a silver coloured Mazda 626 sedan bearing no registration plates travelling in a north westerly direction along Tennant Street towards Gladstone Street in Fyshwick. Police activated [...]
A man who fled from police custody yesterday (Tuesday, February 1) and last night crashed his car on the Cotter Road remains under guard at The Canberra Hospital.
Investigating a shoplifting incident yesterday at a car parts store in Fyshwick in which CCTV vision of the alleged offender was examined and a description of the alleged [...]
ACT Fire Brigade on scene at an Elgas storage facility on Geelong Street, Fyshwick investigating a gas leak from a gas cylinder.
Approx 60 people nearby have been evacuated as a precaution.
Two ACT Fire Brigade pumpers on scene with the Hazmat unit.
9:00pm Monday 31 January 2011
Update on gas leak in Fyshwick Gas leak [...]