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Pointers coming to Canberra

GRAMMY Award winning group The Pointer Sisters, best known for their chart topping hits including “I’m So Excited” and “Slow Hand”, are coming to...

Calling young people

NOMINATIONS are now open for the Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Awards 2011. There are seven award categories aimed at people aged between 12...

Funny, dumb or brilliant?

In a bid to reach young Australians, the Australian Bureau of Statistics have released a YouTube animated series called "Melrose Mews" to help promote...

Who can you trust?

THE rural fire service and police are the two organisations Canberrans trust the most. The findings are part of the latest results from Grey Canberra’s...

Get politics out of planning

If the Government wants to influence the ACT Planning and Land Authority, it should be done in an open way on the floor of...

Cup proves the point

THE Kanga Cup has once again proven itself to be the prototype for mass-participation sporting events that Canberra should be chasing under the sports...

Breast-test reassurance

CHIEF Minister and Minister for Health Katy Gallagher says all breast screening provided by the ACT Government is undertaken by highly qualified health professionals...

‘Masterchef’ tops the week

Grey Advertising’s industry newsletter “Eye on the Media” reports the top 20 programs, in Canberra, July 10-16: 1. MASTERCHEF AUSTRALIA - TUES, SC TEN, 60,375 2....

Thievery in car parks

LYNEHAM has seen a spate of car break-ins at car parks over the past month. Last night seven cars were broken into at the Netball...

Too many dogs, not enough love

TOO many dogs and not enough people to pat them, that’s the frustration facing Annie Kenning, the ACT branch co-ordinator of the Delta Society...

ACT’s barista champ

ROASTER and barista Sasa Sestic from Ona Coffee House in Fyshwick, has won the Australiasian Grand Barista Championship. Sasa won the title on July 9...

Chef duo wins again

BRAD Carson and Morgan Neverceral have won, for the second time, the ACT title for the  Golden Chef’s Hat Award. Mr Carson and Mr Neverceral,...

Famous band on the run

MUSICAL director Brian Grant is pretty sure that Grimethorpe Colliery Band is the busiest band in the world. He’ll be conducting it on a tour...

A horse on city walk?

Snapper to the stars (and now animals) SILAS BROWN spotted this horse on city walk enjoying the sunny weather.

Good, bad and the untrained

HERE at “CityNews” we just love stories about young Canberrans doing well. The coming production at the Playhouse, “Untrained”, features four such Canberrans – professional...

Brave Daniel’s way of life

FOR Daniel Jamieson, it’s the small things that make a difference to his day. He suffers from a rare condition, Hollow Visceral Myopathy, which means...

Design comp’s world interest

DESIGNERS from all over the world have registered interest in the Centenary of Canberra design project CAPITheticAL - an innovative design competition asking designers...

Harry smashes the box office

THE final Harry Potter film installment has smashed records at the Australian box office earning $25.46m in the first five days of release. “Harry Potter...

Raiders side unchanged

INJURIES plague the Canberra Raiders ability to make any player changes to the side that faces St George-Illawarra Dragons on Monday night at Canberra...

24 drink drivers caught

EIGHT drivers, required to comply with a zero blood alcohol level, were caught over the weekend for drink driving. The eight drivers were caught as...

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