You’re never too young to dance with Fresh Funk
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Canberra’s first urban dance program, Fresh Funk has a great new program to get your youngest kids dancing in 2019! This year, Fresh Funk invites Gungahlin parents and their children (aged 18months - 3 years) to have fun in a brand new program ‘Around the World’. Fresh Funk’s artistic director and program founder Caroline Wall, says the weekly classes are...
Self-defence accessible to all at Gungahlin Martial Arts
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Since 2016, Gungahlin Martial Arts has been teaching a growing league of Canberra residents the art of self-defence. With a philosophy that self-defence education should be practical and accessible, the school is run by experienced martial arts practitioner Richard Block, who has been teaching for 17 years. Richard explains he firmly believes self-defence is for everyone and martial arts offers...
Accelerate Football bringing football and futsal skills to children and teens
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Played and loved all over the world, football is so much more than a game. It offers children the chance to learn important motor skills, gain self-esteem, hone their decision making and operate as part of a team. Now, children and teens in Canberra are being offered the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the world’s most popular sport or...
Pub rock legends Choirboys announced as headliners alongside an all-star lineup for Canberra’s own Untapped Festival 2019!
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Pub rock legends Choirboys will be performing live at Untapped Festival on February 9, 2019. They are joined by an all-star lineup that also includes Thirsty Merc, punk-rock favourites The Androids and Canberra’s very own The Gadflys! Local acts James Southwell & Nola Funk, Sammy Owen Blues Band, The Spindrift Saga and Ripped Salvation round out the roster of all-day...
The Meadows – Bringing the world’s best frozen custard to Gungahlin
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It can be argued that it is hard to improve on ice cream. However one Canberra couple, Ritu and Dinesh, have miraculously found a way. They also have the great responsibility of being the first overseas franchisee for an American institution, “The Meadows Original Frozen Custard”. The first Meadows original frozen custard store opened in Pennsylvania in 1950 and it...
Fretvision Music Tuition fostering a lifelong love of music
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Whether your child is just starting out on a musical instrument or you’re an amateur musician looking to hone existing talent, Fretvision Music Tuition offers dynamic, exciting lessons to help students foster a lifelong love of music. Described as Canberra’s “Modern Music Academy”, Fretvision features a youthful and enthusiastic ethos where expert teachers are dedicated to arming each student with...
Canberra karate instructor takes home 1st place at National Titles of the Australian Martial Arts Championships on the Gold Coast
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Over the weekend of 8-9 December, the Australian Martial Arts Championships (AMAC) held its 2018 National Titles on the Gold Coast with competitors travelling from around the country and New Zealand to compete across a range of events. AMAC is Australia’s largest multi-style martial arts circuit with over 20 events held throughout Australia annually, including three events in the ACT...
Santa’s $10k Christmas Giveaway!
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Shop at Marketplace Gungahlin this Christmas for your chance to share in $10,000 in Gift Card prizes! Tis the season to be jolly and this year Santa and his cheeky elf are celebrating by giving away $10,000 of giftcards to lucky Marketplace shoppers! To win one of ten $500 Marketplace Gift Cards and ONE $5,000 Gift Card: 1. Spend $30...
Development Application lodged for Wing HQ
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Wing has lodged a development application for a site in Mitchell, Canberra, that it intends to use as its first long-term base of operations. The site was being developed as a warehouse, and with a few slight modifications, it can be made into a drone delivery facility. The development application of the approved warehouse is to: Change the Building Classification...
Virtual Santa and his cheeky little elf!
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Santa and his helpful elf are popping up through a virtual video feed, to get in a photo with you. Just sit on his magic chair and watch the screen carefully - he'll be popping into view just in time to get a snap for you to share. Head down to the Kmart mall to meet Santa and his cheeky...
Formal Season Competition at Casey Market Town
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It's competition time again at Casey Market Town!! It's nearly formal season and this year they have 3 PRIZES to giveaway to our year 10 and 12 friends! 1st Prize - A voucher for Elysium Hair Company valued at $150 PLUS a voucher for Idaisy's Nails & Spa valued at $100 2nd Prize - A voucher for Sundri Beauty &...
Smashing flavours at Cold Rock
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Gungahlin is home to a rare beast, the only remaining Cold Rock Ice creamery in Canberra. Those strange southside neighbours or ours are even known to trek all the way north to get some ice cream goodness. As author Don Kardong is quoted “Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos”. Some northsiders would agree this sums up southside...
Additional Development Application submitted for old Magnet Mart building
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As previously reported a Development Application was submitted for the old Magnet Mart building to fit out the existing building to seven new tenancies, facade upgrades including a new loading dock to the rear of the building, awning signage and associated site works. A new Development Application (201834841) has been submitted to construct a new roof and walls attached to...
Canberra City Health Network – Caring for the Capital health for over a decade
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Offering a range of health services, Canberra City Health Network is a family-based business that has been caring for the capital for over a decade. The practice boasts a multi-disciplined team of practitioners offering long-term treatments and solutions in the fields of osteopathy, physiotherapy, exercise physiology, remedial massage, nutrition and psychology. Together the practice combines a wealth of experience, knowledge...
Butterfly Wicks – Creating simply beautiful handcrafted candles and soaps
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Featuring an extensive range of handmade soy candles and soaps that boast unique and fragrant aromas, Butterfly Wicks is a Canberra business which is rapidly establishing a reputation for quality, sustainable products that are crafted with love. Business owner and product designer Shane Weise explains the business started as her own personal creative pursuit after a highly successful career in...
Ready Steady Go Kids ACT – Fostering a love of activity in pre-schoolers
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A Canberra business is helping pre-schoolers embrace their love of physical activity, with an innovative program that offers multi-sports to children aged from 1½ to 6 years. Ready Steady Go Kids is an Australia-wide initiative that introduces toddlers and pre-schoolers to 10 different sports in a fun, inclusive and non-competitive environment. Along the way it helps hone their gross motor...
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