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Police seek witnesses and footage to family violence incident
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance following a serious family violence incident in May 2020. It is alleged a woman was assaulted by her partner for an extended period on Thursday and Friday 28-29 May 2020. Following the incident, the victim is believed to have walked from the city to Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) with a car following...
Gungahlin Magnet attracts new businesses to Gungahlin
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'Gungahlin Magnet' will be the name of the new group of shops at the old Magnet Mart Gungahlin site which has attracted a number of new businesses to Gungahlin. The owners of this site Argus Property Investments wanted to show recognition to Paul Donoghue the founder of Magnet Mart who originally developed this site in Gungahlin many years ago. Argus...
Attractions back open at Gold Creek
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From today 30th May most of the attractions are back open at Gold creek if you are suffering from cabin fever and need to get out of the house. There of course will be some restrictions in place. There is also lots of different cafes and coffee shops to get refreshments. Remember your physical distancing and please be patient if...
Have you seen Richard Lanigan
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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance to locate missing 41-year-old man Richard Lanigan. Richard has not been seen or heard from since approximately 8.00pm last night (Friday 22 May 2020), and was last seen in Nicholls. He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 178cm (5’10”) tall, with grey/dark brown hair, brown eyes, and of medium build. He...
Changed traffic arrangements – nightworks on Gundaroo Drive
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The ACT government has advised that there will be nightworks carried out on Gundaroo Drive between Gungahlin Drive and the Nudurr Drive/Candlebark Close roundabout from Tuesday 19 May 2020 for the final stages of road resurfacing in this section. Location and timing of works Road resurfacing commenced as dayworks from Friday 15 May 2020. From Tuesday 19 May 2020, nightworks...
Police seek witnesses and footage to Gungahlin collision
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ACT Policing is seeking dash-cam and CCTV footage of a vehicle involved in a collision in Gungahlin. About 10.10pm yesterday (Sunday 10 May 2020), police attended a single vehicle collision on Mirrabei Drive. Police are seeking any witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have dash-cam footage of the 2000 silver Holden Commodore prior to the collision. Anyone with...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 7
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Last week I shared with you Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail - Stage 6 where my journey started at North Watson and takes me to Mulligans Flat car park in Bonner. This week I bring you the final stage of 7 where my journey picks up at Mulligans Flat car park in Bonner and takes me back...
My Gungahlin joins the Region Media stable in our next phase of growth
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My Gungahlin’s founders, Mark and Nicole Scarborough, at Celebrate Gungahlin 2016. Photo: Michelle Kroll. Mark Scarborough’s engagement on the internet with his My Gungahlin site goes back to a time when Yellow Pages were his main competition – in digital terms, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth. My Gungahlin is a fixture in the community, devoted to providing information about...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 6
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Last week I shared with you Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail - Stage 5 where my journey started at Parliament House and takes me to North Watson. This week I bring you stage 6 of 7 where my journey picks up at North Watson and takes me to Mulligans Flat car park in Bonner. I am undertaking...
Selvam’s Dosas’ food van: get your dose of dosas in Gungahlin
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Selvam and his food van (before the pandemic). Photos: Michelle Taylor. Unlike most of us, Selvam, owner of Gungahlin-based food van Selvam’s Dosas, has experienced life-changing upheavals. Beginning with impactful disruption to his schooling, eventually, every part of his childhood was forever changed. The civil war that ravaged his homeland of Sri Lankan forced his family to flee their homeland...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 5
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Last week I shared with you Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail - Stage 4 where my journey started at Tuggeranong and took me to Parliament House. This week I bring you stage 5 of 7 where my journey picks up at Parliament House and takes me to North Watson. I am undertaking this challenge as part of...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 4
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Last week I shared with you Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail - Stage 3 where my journey started at Stromlo Forest Park and took me to Tuggeranong. This week I bring you stage 4 of 7 where my journey picks up at Tuggeranong and takes me to Parliament House. I am undertaking this challenge as part of...
Two to face court on child exploitation charges
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A 50-year-old Wanniassa man and a 66-year-old Franklin man are due to face the ACT Magistrates Court at a later date on child exploitation related offences. The men were arrested last week by members of the ACT Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT-JACET). Police executed search warrants at each of the men’s residences. The Wanniassa man has been charged with...
All school zones back in force for term two
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ACT Policing is reminding motorists 40km/h school zone speed limits come back into effect for the start of the new school term tomorrow (Tuesday, 28 April 2020). These speed restrictions are in force on weekdays between 8am and 4pm across the ACT, and apply to all school zones. While many ACT school children are participating in online learning as a...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 3
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Last week I shared with you Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail - Stage 2 where my journey started in Black Mountain Tower and took me to Stromlo Forest Park. This week I bring you stage 3 of 7 where my journey picks up Stromlo Forrest Park and takes me to Tuggeranong. Stage 3 of this journey was...
Running Berlin Marathon 2020 for Pancreatic Cancer UK – update
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In March this year it was announced that Mark from My Gungahlin would be Running Berlin Marathon 2020 for Pancreatic Cancer UK in honour of his step-father who passed away last year from pancreatic cancer and fundraise in his memory. As the first anniversary of his step-fathers passing quickly approaches, this week the Berlin Senate on April 21, 2020 announced...
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