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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
George Harcourt’s ‘caremongering’ is helping get food to those in need
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As all licensed premises in Canberra closed due to COVID-19, the George Harcourt Inn at Gold Creek found a way to keep the cheer flowing, trading scaremongering for 'caremongering'. Before the shutdown was enforced, the George and its community-minded staff began making heavily discounted and nutritious takeaway meals for disadvantaged groups in Canberra – mainly pensioners, senior citizens and people with a disability...
Gungahlin is going on a bear hunt!
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Gungahlin is going on a bear hunt! If you would like to join in, place a teddy bear in your front window, on your balcony, or somewhere visible from the street. As families get their socially-distant exercise in, they can keep an eye out for these bears. Inspired by the book by Michael Rosen, We're going on a bear hunt,...
Running Berlin Marathon 2020 for Pancreatic Cancer UK
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In October this year Mark from My Gungahlin will be taking on one of the world's largest Marathons at the BMW Berlin Marathon as a personal challenge, all in memory of his step-father. In July 2018 Mark's step-father, John was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer which was devastating news to the whole family. They hoped through surgery the affected part of...
$100,000 for Canberra’s tiniest and brightest stars
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In just under five years, Belconnen couple Michael and Rebecca Braddon and their team at Peter Blackshaw Real Estate Gungahlin have raised over $100,000 for vital local children’s charity, the Stella Bella Little Stars Foundation. From humble beginnings, the Braddons have built the culture of their family-run Peter Blackshaw franchise into an office that gives back – and reaching a...
Canberra’s most expensive parmy is an offer you can’t refuse
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If you want to hook a new sale, a discount is the place to start. This week, the George Harcourt Inn is taking the opposite approach – but it’s all for a great cause. Tonight (Monday, 25 November) and Thursday, the George Harcourt Inn at Gold Creek, along with its sister establishment, Casey Jones at Casey, is proudly boasting Canberra’s...
Exhibit your artwork in Gungahlin Arts’ first exhibition
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Gungahlin Arts will be hosting its first major exhibition at Gungaderra Homestead in Harrison this October, and the whole community is invited to be part of it! The exhibition offers artists of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience to explore what Resilience means to them. Artists can respond to the theme in any way they like – whether this...
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