Poptop has kindly sent in some words and pictures from this weekend’s Weston Creek Bonsai Show:
The Weston Creek Bonsai Group is holding its annual Autumn Show
over this weekend at the Weston Creek Community Centre.
I went along, as recommended by the roadside signs, to marvel at the beauty of the autumn colours of the bonsai plants. [...]
Weston Creek Soccer Club is making it known that they’re moving on the greenfields of Molonglo:
The club previously known as Weston Creek Soccer Club has unanimously voted at its Annual General Meeting to rename itself Weston Molonglo Football Club.
“This is a huge step forward for the Club,” Club President Chris Brown said.
“It signifies our expansion [...]
Hello fellow Rioteers.
I’ve lived in Weston Creek for 3 years now, never had this issue before. However, for the last 3-4 months, we are routinely getting d***heads doing burnouts in our cul-de-sac, then taking off (with headlights off) before anyone can catch them. Saturday night it was a Silvia with a ridiculously loud blow off [...]
Chief Minister Gallagher has donned her santa suit and made to Weston Creek to sprinkle pixie dust and goodies if only she’s given another four years in Government:
If re-elected in 2012, ACT Labor will invest $45 million in Weston Creek in a new 50 metre swimming pool, more Xpresso bus links to Civic, 80 more [...]
This in from kea:
Just to add to the spate of vandalism in Weston Creek.. My car window was smashed overnight. Thieves left expensive sunglasses, 3 bottles of wine, ink printer cartridges but got away with approx 40 cents worth of 5 cent coins.
A lot of other cars were broken into in my block of [...]
We’ve heard rumours of a bit of a firebug incident out near Weston Creek last night. Anyone have any news?
Sounds like it was from McDonalds to the townhouses near the Irish Club, all the way up Namatjira Drive.
Appears that an opportunist was roaming the streets of Holder yesterday (Sunday) morning during the heavy rain, looking for valuables in accessible cars.
Had the side window of our car smashed (sitting out the front of the house) and glove box rustled through – fortunately nothing taken, but a costly and timely exercise in having [...]
The Liberals Jeremy Hanson has announced that he’s had a win in his rearguard defence of the Weston Creek Festival.
The Canberra Liberals last night successfully passed their motion calling on ACT Labor to review its decision not to fund the Weston Creek Community Festival. Member for Molonglo Jeremy Hanson led the call after the local [...]
The Liberals’ Jeremy Hanson is taking up cudgels on behalf of the Weston Creek festival which has had it’s grant application turned down:
Member for Molonglo Jeremy Hanson will this week call on ACT Labor to review its decision not to fund the Weston Creek community festival, after the local community council’s application was rejected with [...]
Simon Corbell has announced the start of a Master Plan for the Weston Group Centre (Cooleman Court to the likes of you and me).
“The community’s knowledge about the centre and ideas for its future are important to us as we develop a master plan that will guide the centre’s development over the next 20 to [...]
In a busy morning for ActewAGL they’re warning that Weston, Waramanga and Stirling might have experiences discoloured water as maintenance took place over the weekend.
(Nice work putting the release online Monday morning).
If you’ve still got trouble call 13 11 93.
Does anyone know what was happening in Weston today around 1.30pm near Cooleman Court?
After lunchtime, I noticed an unmarked AFP 4WD in our street and then a blue pyjama-wearing AFP person run down a footpath and jump inside the 4WD and it drove off.
Next I saw a marked patrol car slowly drive up [...]
ACT Policing’s Crime Targeting Team arrested a 14-year-old male and a 15-year-old male for several burglaries in the Weston Creek area yesterday (April 6).
Around 1.00pm on Wednesday April 6 ACT Policing received a call from a member of the public in relation to suspicious youths in the backyard of an address in Waramanga.
Enquiries lead members [...]
Has anyone else heard of a higher than usual spate of crime in Weston Creek area lately?
My house was broken into last week, and two other burglary’s in the street today (only about 30 or so houses in the street so not great odds).
Someone else at work who lives in the same suburb has had [...]
The following in from Crime Stoppers:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to two incidents that occurred in the Weston Creek and Woden area last night (Thursday December 9).
The first incident occurred around 9.40pm at the Weston Skate Park, Weston Creek, when four males, who were standing in the carpark, were approached by four male offenders who [...]
This in from the AFP:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to three separate south-side incidents that police believe are related and which occurred overnight.
Around 11pm last night (Monday December 6), two brothers, aged 21 and 20 respectively, were at the Weston Creek skate park when they were approached by five males. The males drove into the [...]
1. A step up from a white commodore:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a spate of burglaries which occurred in the early hours of this morning, 1/12/2010, in the Weston Creek and Woden areas.
Between 1.30am and 3.30am numerous businesses were burgled. Police believe the incidents to be related. A silver coloured Subaru Impreza [...]
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 [...]
1. Thuggies out on a spree:
ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident that occurred on Hindmarsh Drive, Phillip about 12.25am this morning (Sunday 6 June).
A member of the public was harassed by the occupants of a 2009 grey Mitsubishi Lancer sedan that had been stolen the previous day from the victim of one [...]
We recently took advantage of the Federal Government Green Loans Program. The program provides the home owner or renter with up to $10,000 in an interest free 4 year loan from a small bank to pay for improvements to your home that result in energy savings.
After our initial assessment and receiving the tailored report it [...]
Did anyone hear a loud explosion around 2am on Sunday morning around Rivett and Chapman?
Wondering what it was as it definitely didn’t sound like your typical firework.
[First filed: May 6, 2010 @ 8:06]
s-s-a has sent in the above with the following question:
At first I thought a crane had broken down in the new construction zone at
the corner of Cotter Rd and Streeton Drive. But since it’s been there for several days (or longer?) with the same load hanging in mid-air, I [...]
1. Photos of suspected Calwell bandits:
ACT Policing has released images of individuals suspected of attempting to rob two businesses in Calwell earlier this month.
About 9.25pm on Saturday 18 April, a male employee at the Woolworths supermarket on Were Street was approached by an unknown male, who demanded money from the register. The employee refused [...]
Our growing family (we have a 5 month old son) is pulling up stumps in Ngunnawal and moving to Chapman. We’re hoping to get some advice on the good places to eat in the Weston Creek area?
We’re especially hoping to hit up WC tomorrow morning for breakfast, so we can drive over to our [...]
One of our Weston Creek spies sent in the following rant. I asked them to paint me a picture so they kindly provided diagrams:
The busiest southbound section of Streeton Dr, just north of Weston Creek town centre, has had a vehicle lane removed and replaced with a green bike lane.
With two turn-in lanes as well, [...]