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Kambah baby skips the hospital step

By 24 April 2012

The ACT Ambulance Service has today been called to a home in Kambah to assist in delivering a baby boy.
At 11.23am an Emergency Triple Zero (000) call was made by a grandmother.
ACT Ambulance Service Call Takers provided pre-arrival advice whilst intensive care paramedics were dispatched.
On arrival, the birth was imminent and paramedics assisted immediately in [...]

Kambah scrote nabbed in Mawson

By 13 April 2012

A 23-year-old Kambah man wanted for an assault and other offences was arrested by police this afternoon (Friday, April 13).
Around 3.10pm members from ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team arrested the 23-year-old man after he was seen by detectives walking along Heard Street in Mawson.
During a search of the man after his arrest, police located two [...]

Kambah cretins briefly off the streets after pursuit

By 6 April 2012

ACT Policing have arrested two men after a brief police pursuit in Kambah yesterday, (Thursday, 5 April).
About 4.22pm police attempted to stop a vehicle which was travelling at 126 km on O’Halloran Circuit Kambah. The vehicle failed to stop, driving around police and a pursuit was initiated.
The vehicle travelled east across Drakeford Drive onto [...]

Kambah Caltex rolled at 1am

By 4 April 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated robbery that occurred at the Caltex Service Station, O’Halloran Circuit, Kambah in the early hours of this morning (April 4).
About 1.15am, two men armed with a knives entered the service station and threatened the cashier.
The employee complied with the demands and provided the men with a sum [...]

An orgy of gold fish

By 30 March 2012

There is an interesting new addition to the Canberran public art scene erected at the Drakeford Drive / Marconi Crescent intersection in Kambah. I think it went up this morning.
Anyone got the foggiest what it is meant to be? My money is on gamboling gold fish.
[ED - if someone can send a picture in [...]

NBN rollout. To 2014 we wait (unless we live in Gungahlin)

By 29 March 2012

Labor MLA Chris Bourke has tweeted the planned NBN rollout.
Coming up in Canberra is Belconnen, Crace, Civic, Deakin, Kambah, Manuka, Monash and Scullin.
Julia Gillard has announced she intends 135,000 homes, businesses, schools and hospitals to be connected in Canberra by mid 2014.
NBNco has an interactive map.
It appears outside of Gungahlin and Mitchell we’re all going [...]

The face of a Kambah pizza thief

By 21 February 2012

ACT Policing has released the facefit of a man who robbed a pizza delivery driver in Kambah last week (Thursday, February 16).
About 10:20pm, a pizza delivery driver attended an address in Karney Street, Kambah, to deliver an order. At the address, the delivery driver was approached from behind by a man and woman, who were [...]

Kambah burn

By 16 February 2012

ACT Parks and Conservation Service is planning to undertake a Hazard Reduction Burn tomorrow, Friday 16 February 2012, weather permitting.
The burn will commence at approximately 10:00am near Bissenberger Crescent, Kambah.
One heavy tanker, two light units and ten personnel will conduct the burn covering a total area of approximately one hectare.
The ACT Handy Map grid reference [...]

Wild Kambah teen behind the wheel

By 5 February 2012

ACT Policing has arrested a 16-year-old youth after a vehicle pursuit early this morning (Saturday, 4 February).
Around 1.05am, members from Tuggeranong Police Station were conducting a mobile patrol in Kambah when they saw a dark coloured Hyundai sedan travelling on Jenke Street.
After seeing the police vehicle, the driver immediately accelerated away. Police activated emergency lights [...]

Beware the false gas man

By 18 January 2012

ACT Policing is appealing for witnesses to an incident where a 49-year-old woman was assaulted in her home yesterday morning (Tuesday, January 17).
About 10.30 am police were called to attend a house in Kambah following a report by the victim’s husband that she had been assaulted by a man unknown to her earlier in the [...]

Coppins Crossing, Gossan Hill, and Urambi Hills burns

By 12 January 2012

The ESA is warning that they’re blazing up at three locales across town tomorrow in an attempt to get fuel loads down while the fire danger is low:
The ACT Territory and Municipal Services directorate (TAMS) will conduct three controlled burns tomorrow, Friday 13 January, 2012 weather permitting at Coppins Crossing in Belconnen, Gossan Hill [...]

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.

Brown water in Tuggeranong

By 3 January 2012

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, [...]

Four armed teens arrested after Weston robbery

By 30 November 2011

Two 13-year-old boys and two male youths, aged 16 and 17, were arrested by ACT Policing this morning (Wednesday 30 November) for an armed robbery at a service station in Weston overnight.
Police will allege the four youths, two armed with firearms, entered the Caltex Service Station on Brierly Street in Weston and approached the counter, [...]

Guns of Kambah stolen

By 29 November 2011

ACT Policing is appealing to the public after a burglary in Kambah on Saturday night (November 26) where a number of firearms were stolen.
The burglary is believed to have occurred sometime between 10.30pm on Saturday, November 26 and 7.00am on Sunday, November 27. Police believe the offender(s) have entered the unlocked garage of a home [...]

Kambah burglars on video

By 29 November 2011

Thanks to ACT Policing for sending in the video we now have an idea about how these buggers operate during last wednesday’s attempted burglary in Kambah.
Above is them coming in, and below fleeing once the alarm was triggered.

Kambah burglary deterred by good security

By 29 November 2011

ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the offenders in this footage obtained from a residential burglary in Kambah last week (Wednesday, November 23).
About 2.40pm, two males are seen to enter the front yard of the home, with one going to the front door and the other to the side of the home. [...]

Kambah Fire

By 19 November 2011

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at an apartment fire on Pinkerton Circuit, Kambah.
Apartment has sustained partial roof collapse.
Update to follow.
9:05pm Friday 18 November 2011

Fire has been extinguished.
Brick and tile apartment has sustained major damage.
Apartment was vacant at time of fire.
ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have prevented the fire from spreading to three adjoining [...]

Laptop still missing after Kambah burglary

By 16 November 2011

ACT Policing is seeking the safe return of a black Toshiba laptop that was stolen during a burglary in Kambah on Monday night (November 14) where three youths were apprehended.
Around 7.25pm, police attended Rounsevell Street in relation to a report of a burglary.
A short time later, police located an injured juvenile male and some stolen [...]

Young Kambah burglars doing it wrong

By 15 November 2011

ACT Policing has apprehended three south-side youths following an aggravated burglary in Kambah last night (Monday, 14 November).
About 7.25pm police attended Rounsevell Street in relation to a reported aggravated burglary.
Upon arrival police checked the residence, finding no people inside.
A short time later, police located an injured juvenile male in a nearby alleyway. Police will allege [...]

Fake Charity Doorknocker Kambah

By 11 November 2011

Hi Guys,  Yesterday afternoon a young guy with brown shoulder length hair knocked on our door (we live in Kambah) asking for a donation for Stromlo High School’s sports department.
He kept peering into our house which is dodgy in itself but also it is unlikely that the high school would encourage doorknocking!
A call [...]

Puppies missing from Kambah/Oxley

By 8 November 2011

If you love your dogs, keep an eye on them. Especially around Tuggeranong.

Alleged Kambah thief in a black Mazda 121

By 8 November 2011

ACT Policing is seeking assistance from the community in identifying a suspicious vehicle seen in the vicinity of a burglary which occurred in Kambah today (Monday, November 7).
Around 11.20am, a resident in McRae Street, Kambah, disturbed a male teenager who had broken into her house. The offender was described as wearing a black tee-shirt and [...]

Wild pursuit through parts north and south

By 16 September 2011

ACT Policing is calling for witnesses to a pursuit yesterday (Thursday 15 September) through parts of Canberra.
About 10:25pm police attempted to stop a gold coloured Mazda 323 with one headlight travelling northbound on Drakeford Drive. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued.
The pursuit continued through Kambah, Waramanga, Weston, and Curtin. Stop sticks were [...]

More time to comment on Kambah plans

By 8 September 2011

Last week we noted that the Kambah draft master plan had an unusually short consultation period on it.
Today Simon Corbell has relented and extended the consultation.
The Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development, Simon Corbell, said the four week extension is a result of feedback from the community calling for more time to comment.
“The draft master [...]

Cardboard numbers plates and a tasing

By 7 September 2011

ACT Policing has charged a man following a pursuit in Monash last night (Tuesday, 6 September).
About 11pm Woden Patrol observed a Mazda MX6 at the intersection of Marconi Crescent and Drakeford Drive in Kambah with cardboard number plates attached.
Police attempted to perform a traffic stop on the car and when it failed to stop commenced [...]

Car set alight in Kambah – Why?

By 6 September 2011

My car was burnt last night in a senseless act of vandalism.
 I brought the car for my daughter, who was involved in a serious hit and run accident 4 years ago, so that she could attend doctors appointments and rehabilitation and have some sense of independence.
After the accident, and very lengthy hospital stay she had [...]

2 weeks to comment on the Kambah Master Plan

By 2 September 2011

Simon Corbell has announced the release of a draft master plan for Kambah with a very tight window for consultation.
The master plan outlines potential improvements that could be made to the centre over time. These improvements include:
• an extended central plaza
• new circulation for traffic including provision for a street which runs alongside the swale [...]

Missing cat in Kambah

By 26 July 2011

We lost our lilac point burmese cat Velvet on Sat 23/7/11 from Lyall cr Kambah.
She is a very friendly gentle much loved family member and her disappearance has caused much heartache.
If any one knows anything please call me on 0488114180 Tony.  
Reward is offered.

Kambah boat BBQ

By 26 July 2011

The ACT Fire Brigade is responding to reports of a boat well alight in the front yard of a residential address in Ammon Place, Kambah.
Initial triple zero (000) call received at 10:45pm.
11:00pm Monday 25 July 2011

Firefighters have arrived on scene at Ammon Place, Kambah, to find a boat in the front yard of the [...]

ActewAGL seeks to head off Darwin Award applicants

By 11 July 2011

ActewAGL are trying to warn Canberra’s mindless vandals of the dangers of trying to wreck live high voltage equipment after an incident in Kambah:
ActewAGL General Manager Asset Management Stephen Devlin has stressed the dangers of unauthorised access or vandalism to switching equipment, powerlines, substations and other electrical infrastructure.
“It’s important that people stay well away [...]

Kambah Burn

By 29 June 2011

Territory And Municipal Services are warning that they’re torching off McTaggart Place in Kambah today.
The Department of Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that a controlled burn will be conducted TODAY at McTaggart Place in Kambah.
Like in all controlled burns, safety will be of paramount importance. Experienced fire managers, supported by trained [...]

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