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Fire at the [Former] Fun Factory

By 17 August 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue currently on scene at a fire at the Fun Factory, Jenke Circuit, Kambah.
Fire in a plant room with ACT Fire & rescue crews gaining access.
All personnel have been evacuated.
Update to follow.
8:57am Friday 17 August 2012

Fire has been extinguished.
Three fire pumpers, a Command Officer, the Hazardous Materials Unit and the Breathing Apparatus [...]

Tuggers car BBQ!

By 11 August 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two vehicle fires which occurred Southside early this morning (Saturday, August 11)
About 4.20am police were called to the basketball courts at St Mary McKillop College in Wanniassa, where a silver Subaru Heritage had been set on fire and extinguished by ACT Fire and Rescue.
About 6.11am police attended a second [...]

Fire on Faithfull Circuit

By 9 August 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at a house fire on Faithfull Circuit, Kambah.
Fire in a roof space.
Update to follow.
9:37am Thursday 9 August 2012

Fire is under control in the sealed metal roof space of the three bedroom house.
Three fire pumpers on scene, with the Breathing Apparatus vehicle and a command officer.
Update to follow.
9:48am Thursday 9 [...]

Alleged Kambah loser charged for primary school burg

By 7 August 2012

ACT Policing has arrested an 18-year-old Kambah man following an aggravated burglary last week.
Between 5.30pm Thursday, August 2 and 5.30pm Friday, August 3 offender(s) gained entry to a classroom at St Thomas Apostle primary school, Kambah.
A teacher at the school noticed several items had been taken from the room.
At 9am this morning (Tuesday, August 7) [...]

Parking Kambah style

By 21 July 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

Greg has sent in these images of Kambah’s efforts to not be left behind in the extreme parking stakes. Taken just off Sulwood drive.
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Police take an interest in Mackay Crescent fire

By 17 July 2012

ACT Policing are investigating a house fire at Mackay Crescent, Kambah this afternoon, (Monday 16 July).
ACT Fire and Rescue were called to the scene just after lunchtime today. Mackay Crescent was blocked in both directions while the blaze was extinguished. After further investigation, the case was handed over to ACT Policing about 4.50pm today.
AFP [...]

Kambah house torches up

By 16 July 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue on scene at a house fire on Mackay Crescent, Kambah.
House well alight.
Update to follow.
12:54pm Monday 16 July 2012

ACT Fire & Rescue has conducted a search of the three bedroom house to find no persons inside.
Crews are continuing to extinguish the fire with mopping up operations.
Three fire pumpers, the Breathing Apparatus Van, [...]

Knife robbery at the Shabby Attic Cafe

By 13 June 2012

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an attempted aggravated robbery which occurred at the Carleton shops in Kambah yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, June 12).
About 1.30pm a woman entered Shabby Attic café and homewares store on Carleton Street in Kambah armed with a knife. She approached the shop owner and demanded money. After the shop owner refused [...]

Kambah housefire

By 25 May 2012

Two residents of Kambah have had a lucky escape from a fire that started in the bedroom of their home tonight.
ACT Fire & Rescue were alerted to the fire shortly before 10:00pm after the occupants were alerted to the fire by the activation of smoke alarms. The occupants were able to evacuate safely and call [...]

Lost (possibly stolen) doggie from Kambah area

By 22 May 2012

A friend of mine has had her dog stolen from her backyard.
The 6m high fences are too big for Nanou to jump (small terrier) and the gates were padlocked.
He lives in the Kambah area – could anyone with information please contact MJ on 0402 529 375

Tuggeranong car rampage

By 18 May 2012

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 [...]

Five more playgrounds to get the works

By 27 April 2012

Katy Gallagher is letting us know who’s getting the next round of playground renewal:
“The ACT Government has allocated $1 million to the 2011-12 Playground Safety Program which will include upgrades to the play spaces on Muller Street in Yarralumla, Rosman Circuit in Gilmore, Gibbs and Crafer Places in Kambah, and the giant slide at Point [...]

Do you know this person of interest to the police?

By 24 April 2012 FEATURED ARTICLE

ACT Policing believe the man pictured below may have information regarding an aggravated robbery at the Woolworths Caltex Service Station in Kambah early this month (Wednesday, April 4).
About 1.10am, a man entered the Woolworths Caltex Service Station and threatened the staff member and a customer with an edged weapon before taking a small amount of [...]

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 FEATURED ARTICLE

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 FEATURED ARTICLE

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 FEATURED ARTICLE

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 [...]

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