Head on down to your local shops today. Trust me, it’ll be worthwhile. As part of the centenary celebrations, local shops around the ACT are hosting shindigs for the locals. Get amongst it!
Here’s a list of shops involved:
Tuesday 12 March
Hackett 10.00am-12.00pm, 3.00-4.30pm and 7.00-9.00pm
Calwell 11.00am-12.00pm and 3.00 – 4.30pm
Kambah (Carleton [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an alleged assault which occurred at a house in Cromwell Circuit, Isabella Plains early this morning (January 25)
Around 2am police were called to the house after receiving a report that a man had been assaulted by two men.
Officers attended the house and spoke to the victim and the incident is currently [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 21-year-old Isaacs man after he fled from a roadside police breath testing station early this morning (22 January).
Around 3.10am police were conducting breath tests on Drakeford Drive in Isabella Plains. The driver of the silver Holden Monaro conducted a U-turn in front of police and drove away.
Police followed the driver, [...]
A double garage in Isabella Plains has been completely destroyed by fire tonight.
ACT Fire & Rescue was alerted to the incident by multiple emergency triple zero (000) calls from 7:39pm.
Firefighters immediately responded with three fire pumpers and arrived to find the detached structure well alight.
Crews managed to prevent the fire from spreading to the adjoining [...]
Territory and Municipal Services are a bit sad after their garden beds and Calwell and Isabella Plains got dug up:
“Garden beds at local shopping centres have been the latest target of vandalism in our urban spaces, with vandals removing a total of 28 plants from Calwell and Isabella Plains shops,” said Jane Carder, Manager, Place [...]
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 Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated robbery in Isabella Plains this afternoon (Thursday, May 31).
About 1.20pm a man entered the IGA Supermarket at the Isabella Plains Shopping Centre on Arakoon Crescent. The man approached a staff member and threatened her with a knife, demanding she give him the cash from the till.
ACT Policing is appealing to car owners to remove all valuables from their cars of an evening after a recent spate of thefts in Canberra’s south.
Between Thursday, May 10 and Sunday, May 13, eleven cars were broken into from a number of suburbs in the Tuggeranong area, including Isabella Plains, Kambah, Monash, Chisholm, Fadden, Gordon [...]
ACT Fire & Rescue has extinguished a fire on a portable gas stove in a house on Muir Close, Isabella Plains.
On arrival, firefighters forced entry, found nobody inside the four bedroom house and extinguished the fire which was contained to the portable gas stove.
The house sustained smoke logging only and crews are currently conducting air [...]
Appreciate word of any sightings in Monash or Isabella of my tabby cat Lucy. Went missing down a drain after she was attacked by a dog in Kneeshaw Street this morning around 8.30am.
Animal Services notified (Rangers for attack and lost ad), local vet notified, and ActewAGL kindly emailed drain map for our area. We are still [...]
Anyone know why a traffic light controlled pedestrian crossing is being installed almost directly on top an underpass on Johnson Drive between Calwell and Isabella Plains?
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ActewAGL are warning they’ve got a fault in Tuggeranong making things unpleasant:
ActewAGL customers in the Tuggeranong area including Richardson, Wanniassa, Kambah, Monash, Isabella Plains and Gowrie may experience some discolouration of the water supply today due to a fault on the water network.
It is difficult to predict which properties the discoloured water may reach, [...]
A 36-year-old Fraser man will face court later this month after being caught drink-driving twice last night (Thursday, November 10).
Around 10pm, the man was stopped by a Tuggeranong Patrol conducting random breath testing on Drakeford Drive in Isabella Plains. He returned a positive roadside screening, and was taken to Tuggeranong Police Station where he returned [...]
For about 3 years now on occasion my wife and I are awoken late at night by the loud sounds of dirt bikes tearing up the footpaths behind our house in the floodways of Isabella Plains. Also in the day when driving I have seen them dangerously jumping off gutters onto roads [...]
A 29-year-old Bonython man has been extradited from Queensland in relation to a home invasion which occurred at an Isabella Plains house in November 2010.
Detectives from ACT Policing Criminal Investigations travelled to Southport, Queensland, yesterday (Monday, 17 October) seeking extradition of the 29-year-old man after he was arrested by Queensland police officers.
The extradition application was [...]
We live in Isabella Plains and going on a year now have been the victims of an escalating and completely unprovoked series of attacks from a group of local youths. What started with some waterbombs being thrown has steadily escalated into a campaign of terror waged against myself and my elderly parents that has led [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a suspicious house fire in Isabella Plains which occurred early this morning (Sunday, August 28).
Around 4.50am Tuggeranong police were conducting a mobile patrol in Isabella Plains when they observed a house in Ellerston Avenue on fire. Police gained access to the rear of the premises and determined no one [...]
ACT Policing has apprehended three 15-year-old youths after two vehicles were stolen from two southside suburbs early this morning (Wednesday, August 10).
About 1.30am police received information from a member of the public that two vehicles were seen driving erratically in Isabella Plains and that the vehicles had recently been dumped in Babinda Place. A description [...]
ACT Policing has issued another motorist with a $1811 Traffic Infringement Notice for high-range speeding early this morning (Thursday, 26 July), following on from a similar offence late on Tuesday evening.
Around 12.30am, Tuggeranong General Duties members were conducting laser speed detection along Drakeford Drive, Isabella Plains when they observed a vehicle travelling at excessive speed [...]
The man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday, 21 April) charged with two counts of sexual intercourse without consent.
Criminal Investigation detectives will allege the man, a staff member, sexually assaulted two vulnerable patients while they were receiving medical treatment at The Canberra Hospital.
ACT Policing has arrested a 64-year-old Isabella Plains man late [...]
ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team has arrested a 19-year-old male for a robbery in Wanniassa last month (March 14).
Around 10.10pm on Monday, March 14, two men were walking along McBryde Crescent Wanniassa when they were approached by a silver coloured Honda Civic.
A male got out of the rear of the vehicle and asked to use [...]
An 18-year-old Florey man who was involved in a collision on Drakeford Drive this morning (29 March) has died in The Canberra Hospital.
About 9.30am, ACT Policing attended the intersection of Drakeford Drive and Noorooma Street, Isabella Plains in response to a collision between the motorcycle and a car.
The rider of the motorcycle was taken to [...]
Has anyone else noticed the rancid garbage smell (not unlike going past the tip on a hot day) smell that has enveloped eastern Tuggeranong? (Fadden, Gowrie, Macarthur, Monash, even down to Isabella Plains) That’s where I have noticed it in my daily travels. (home/daycare/work). It also often smells like gas (methane?) or a sewer type [...]
1. Not the sharpest knife in the drawer:
ACT Policing has arrested a 28-year-old Wanniassa man following an alleged aggravated burglary which occurred yesterday (November 18) in Isabella Plains.
Around 12.40pm the alleged offender attended an Isabella Plains residence where he forced entry. The alleged offender then brandished a knife towards the three male victims in the [...]
1. Fyshwick servo rolled:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery at the United Service Station in Fyshwick this morning (Wednesday November 17).
About 2.05am, a man entered the service station, approached the counter and threatened the male attendant with a knife, demanding cash.
The male attendant opened the register, and the offender reached over [...]
No not drug related (well it might be but there is nothing in the news feeds to suggest so at this time) but quite a few of the national media outlets are carrying the story of a house in Cromwell Circuit Isabella Plains being hit by several bullets after a apparently frustrated visitor was refused [...]
ABC is reporting that there was a police standoff with a man in a vehicle on Isabella Dr.
It ended with the man shooting himself. He is now in Canberra Hospital.
UPDATED: The police statement is in the latest police wrap.
ANOTHER UPDATE: Police now reporting that he expired this morning.