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Supabarn fined for deceptive juice labelling

CANBERRA’S Supabarn and The Real Juice Company have each paid penalties totalling $20,400, following infringement notices from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in relation to claims made about juice products from their private label range of juices. The ACCC issued the infringement notices because it had reasonable grounds to believe that Supabarn, a […]

Canberra Confidential / Big days for clay

IT’S a “Rust Dragon” and it won Caitlin Dobbs the Canberra Potters’ Society’s 2014 Best Young Person award. The Potters are staging their student/teacher exhibition at the Watson Arts Centre, in Aspinall Street, in an annual celebration of the talents and creativity of the students who attend pottery classes and the teachers who share with […]

Hotel Hotel heavily awarded by Gourmet Traveller in national awards

THE Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Awards were announced in Sydney last night and Canberra’s Hotel Hotel has picked up Boutique Hotel of the Year and Best Bar. The awards, hosted by Catriona Rowntree and attended by Australia’s pre-eminent hoteliers and travel industry experts, recognise the cornerstone experiences of any great hotel stay, from the best […]

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Upgrade complete at the Chapman Shops

SHANE Rattenbury has officially unveiled the $1.2 million upgrade of the local Chapman Shops. “The upgrade of the public spaces at Chapman Shops has revitalised the area, providing local residents and traders with a more accessible, vibrant and attractive centre,” Shane said. “The upgrade at the shops includes new street furniture such as seats, a […]

Champagne and canapés to mark artistic collaboration

THE Canberra public is invited to a Champagne and canapé event this Friday to mark the closing of the of the Canberra Centre art collaboration with artist Benjamin Shine. Before leaving for a new project in New York, Shine will provide a final overview of his artwork titled ‘The Dance’, inspired in part by Canberra […]

Voting is open on the design of the Tuggeranong water play park

SHANE Rattenbury, has invited Canberrans to cast their vote on their favourite design for a new water play park at Lakeside Leisure Centre (LLC) in Tuggeranong. “The LLC is a well-loved community facility in Canberra’s south that is a regular recreation spot for many families,” Shane said. “Over the winter months the facility will be […]