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Police seek information and footage for ongoing investigation
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ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis is appealing for witnesses, information, CCTV or dash-cam footage regarding an on-going criminal investigation, suspected to be criminal gang related. About 9.15pm on Saturday, 18 April 2020, police received a report of a vehicle on fire in Karamu Street, Harrison. Police located a black 2018 Ford Ranger Wildtrak with ACT registration plates set alight and extensively...
Police say enough is enough on speeding
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ACT Policing is reminding the community on the dangers of speeding following an alarming number of high range speeding incidents in recent weeks. On Friday, 17 April 2020, police detected a 33-year-old Gilmore woman driving at 152km/h in an 80km/h zone on Horse Park Drive. She was issued an infringement for exceeding the speed limit by more than 45km/h ($1841...
Art in Place – Gungahlin Arts
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Art in Place is a program offered by Belco Arts which offers artists the opportunity to create new work in any artistic medium for presentation within the Gungahlin area. The opportunity is open to artists who live or work in the Gungahlin region, or who can demonstrate a strong connection to the area. We invite you to use this quiet...
Postcards from Gungahlin – Gungahlin Arts
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As we find ourselves spending more time at home, Gungahlin Arts invites you take this opportunity for quiet time as a chance to connect with and reflect on the place that you live, and what makes it special to you. Whether you love it or hate it, we want you to capture what it is that makes your suburb unique....
Police seek to identify alleged offender in light rail incident
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ACT Policing is seeking to identify a man involved in an alleged assault that took place on a light rail vehicle on Thursday, 26 March 2020. About 3.30pm, it is alleged the assault took place on board the Gunghalin-bound light rail vehicle. The man exited the vehicle at the Dickson stop. Police are now releasing CCTV footage of the man...
ANZAC Day 2020
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ANZAC Day 2020 is going to be very different for all of us but here is some ideas to help you commemorate this special day. With thanks to local artist, Kylie Fogarty we have a poppy colouring in page to decorate windows and a stencil which can be used to use chalk to decorate your driveway as a field of...
Light rail toasts 1 year of success
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Light rail toasts 1 year of success "Our city has been forever changed by frequent, reliable and comfortable mass transit in light rail," said Minister for Transport Chris Steel. "Light rail has changed the way people view and use public transport with very high satisfaction levels and more people than ever using public transport in Canberra. "Obviously COVID-19 has had...
Public information helps police locate Gungahlin grow house
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ACT Policing yesterday (Saturday 18 April 2020) seized 93 cannabis plants during a search warrant at a Gungahlin house. On entering the house, police saw five rooms had been converted for the sole purpose of hydroponically cultivating cannabis. Suspicious behaviour at the location had been reported to Crime Stoppers on Friday (17 April 2020) by a member of the public....
Demand for a new Gungahlin Police Station
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Troy Roberts from the Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) spoke at the 8th April 2020 Gungahlin Community Council meeting about the need for an expanded Gungahlin police station. At this meeting Troy said "We have serious concerns about the Police infrastructure out there, we don't believe it is fit for purpose for the Gungahlin community." Mr Roberts advised that the...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 2
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Last week I shared with you Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail - Stage 1 where my journey started in Hall and took me to Black Mountain Tower. This week I bring you stage 2 where my journey picks up from Black Mountain Tower and takes me to Stromlo Forrest Park. Again after a bit of breakfast and...
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail – Stage 1
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Last week I shared with you all in my blog article, Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail which is a challenge I have set myself to complete over seven stages. If you missed this article it contains the back story of why I am doing this challenge. The Centenary Trail is a self-guided trail for walkers and mountain...
Cinema Development Application Round Two Approved
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A second Development Application (DA) for the proposed cinema was released in December 2019, 3 years after the first one was released in November 2016. Planning and Land authority conditionally approved the $15 million dollar development on the 7th April, five years after contracts were originally exchanged on this block of land. The development must commence within two years of...
Police apprehend prolific recidivist shoplifter
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ACT Policing’s Crime Disruption Team has arrested a 31-year-old Farrer woman for eight shoplifting incidents where she allegedly stole goods totaling more than $38,000. The woman is due to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 9 April 2020). On Monday, 16 December 2019, police executed a search warrant on a Calwell residence for a matter unrelated to the woman....
Man to face court on driving and assault charges
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A 20-year-old man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday 4 April 2020) on driving and assault charges. About 8.30am yesterday (Friday 3 April 2020), police were near the intersection of Barton Highway and Victoria Street in Hall when they observed a vehicle that had been involved in a NSW Police Force matter earlier in the day....
Running 145kms around Canberra on the Centenary Trail
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This year I am taking part in the BMW Berlin Marathon as a charity runner for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Last year my stepfather, John passed away from pancreatic cancer after being diagnosed in July 2018. Not many people survive this long after being diagnosed so we were fortunate to have had nine months with him. Over the last couple of...
Woman charged with drug trafficking and other offences
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A 33-year-old woman from the suburb of Ngunnawal has been charged with drug trafficking and other offences following a police operation overnight. The woman was involved in a traffic collision in Fraser on 29 February 2020 where a large amount of cash and methylamphetamine were discovered in a bag in her possession. Investigations into the activities of the woman continued...
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