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 [...]
If you love your dogs, keep an eye on them. Especially around Tuggeranong.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
ACT Policing is investigating an arson attack in which three vehicles were set alight in a Kambah car park overnight (Monday June 27).
About 3.00am police attended a car park on Ashby Circuit, Kambah, in response to vehicles on fire at that location. ACT Fire Brigade (ACTFB) was in attendance and extinguished the vehicles on fire, [...]
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 [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery at the Caltex service station in Kambah this morning (Wednesday, June 8).
About 4.25am a man entered the Caltex service station on O’Halloran Circuit in Kambah. The man approached the front counter and threatened to assault the male attendant if he didn’t hand over money.
The attendant handed the [...]
ACT Policing has arrested a 20-year-old Kambah woman in relation to the aggravated robbery at the Commonwealth Bank in Jamison on April 5, 2011.
Detectives from Criminal Investigations arrested the 20-year-old around 3pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, May 24).
The woman was conveyed to the ACT Watch House and will face the ACT Magistrates Court later today after [...]
ACT Policing will summons a 22-year-old Banks man on drink-driving and negligent driving charges after he collided with the back of a vehicle stopped at a red light in Tuggeranong early on Sunday morning (May 22).
Police were called to the intersection of Drakeford Drive and Athllon Drive in Kambah around 1am yesterday (Sunday, May 22) [...]
The ACT Planning & Land Authority is asking for your input on rejuvenating the Kambah, Tuggeranong and Erindale shopping centres.
Your thoughts readers?
A 43-year-old Kambah man will be summonsed to appear in the ACT Magistrates Court on a drug-related charge after police located a large cannabis plant at his home last Friday (April 1).
About 1.00pm police attended the man’s residence after receiving a call about a neighbourhood dispute. Inside his house police located a large cannabis plant [...]
Just thought I would throw this out there but I need roughly 600 flyers delivered to the letter boxes around the Kambah area for my new business.
I’m offering $20 per 100 flyers delivered (you will be provided with a route highlighted on a map) so I figured it could be an after school thing for [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a collision which occurred on Athllon Drive in Kambah last night (Friday February 11).
About 5.45pm police were called to a collision involving a pedestrian and a car on Athllon Drive, near Learmonth Drive, in Kambah. A 16-year-old boy was crossing the road towards the suburb of Kambah when he [...]
Katy Gallagher has announced the opening of the ACT Health Village Creek Centre in Kambah.
Apparently this brings together the following services:
– ACT Equipment Scheme- provides access to a range ofequipment for eligible Canberrans. The scheme assists people with long term illness or disabilities to live safely at home in the community
– ACT Equipment Loan Service- [...]
ACT Policing have arrested a 16-year-old boy following two separate police pursuits in Tuggeranong overnight.
Around 12.10am today (Wednesday, February 9), Tuggeranong General Duties members were conducting mobile patrols in Oxley when they saw a Nissan Skyline which had been reported stolen yesterday. Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle, and a short [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a robbery in Kambah early yesterday morning (Wednesday 26 January).
About 2am a 21-year-old man was walking alone in the vicinity of Boddington Cres, Kambah when he was approached from behind by a silver vehicle.
The man saw a person wearing a white hooded jumper behind him and immediately felt a [...]
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an altercation that occurred on Friday, 21 January 2010 at the Kambah Shopping Centre, Marconi Crescent, Kambah around 1.45pm.
Around 1.45pm, the female, driving a silver Subaru sedan and her son, a passenger in the vehicle, nearly collided with a blue Mazda driven by a male in the car park [...]
1. Six plants in a dog box?
ACT Policing has seized six cannabis plants, approximately 100 cannabis seeds, a small amount of dried cannabis and a container of suspected cannabis resin from an inner city flat this afternoon (Thursday January 6).
Members from City Police Station attended the Ainslie Avenue flats for an unrelated matter yesterday (Wednesday [...]
1. Calwell home invasion:
ACT Policing has arrested a 39-year-old Kambah man following an alleged burglary which occurred on Saturday evening (January 1) in Calwell.
Around 11.00pm the alleged offender attended a Calwell home where he forced entry to the residence. Once inside, the offender has stolen a men’s wrist watch and medic alert necklace. The occupants [...]
This in from ACT Policing:
ACT Policing has arrested the drivers of two vehicles involved in separate pursuits today (Wednesday, December 22).
In the first pursuit, police were searching for a black Audi Q7 which was stolen overnight from a house in O’Connor. Officers located the Audi in Blackett Street, Downer around 11:14am in which time a [...]
The ABC has the giddy news that the 43 year old Kambah woman Watcharaporn Nantahkhum has plead (through an interpreter) not guilty to “possessing a slave, allowing non-citizens to work illegally in Australia and be exploited, and perverting the course of justice”.
A four week trial is now planned in March.
So it allegedly can happen here.
This in from ACT Policing:
The national campaign Operation RAID: Remove All Impaired Drivers came to a close at midnight last night (Sunday December 12) with more than 9450 tests being conducted in the ACT over the past 17 days.
The operation, which ran from Friday November 26, was a national initiative involving police forces across Australia [...]
This in from the ESA who are having a busy day:
10:45am Monday 13 December 2010 – Smell of gas in stormwater drains ACT Fire Brigade investigating a smell of gas in the stormwater drains on Boddington Crescent Kambah, near the intersection with Bacchus Circuit.
No evacuations at this time.
Unusual gas readings have been recorded [...]
1. It’s important to practice drink driving while young:
A 14-year-old female drink-driver apprehended by police in Kambah early on Saturday morning had been out to practise her driving “while the roads were quiet”.
About 1.15am police were conducting a mobile patrol on Bacchus Circuit Kambah when they observed a green-coloured Mazda utility with four young persons [...]