Raider with the biggest heart

If the NRL was serious, it would appoint Alan Tongue as a full-time ambassador for the code, says TIM GAVEL SOME people are not playing...

The awful lesson of influenza’s bite

I’VE learnt my lesson, well and truly: don’t delay, don’t equivocate – get your flu shots early – well before winter sets in. Of course,...

Convoy protest photos

"CityNews" snapper SILAS BROWN, who protectively rode his push bike to Parliament House to avoid the traffic at about 7.30am, reports not seeing a...

Faith in a green world

Bishop George Browning, Convenor of the World Anglican Communion Environmental Network (ACEN), will talk about “Faith in a Green World” at the Anzac Memorial...

Security officers to rally

MORE than 50 security officers, supporters will rally at the Customs Building in Civic at noon on Monday protesting at pay rates and to...

Plan to protect police

LEGISLATION to protect ACT police will be introduced in the forthcoming sitting of the Legislative Assembly. Calling on support from Labor and the Greens, Opposition...

Vacancy rates still high

THE  vacancy rate in Canberra decreased slightly over the six months to July 2011, from 13.4 per cent to 13.3 per cent, according to...

Retailers hail rate hold

RETAILERS have praised the Reserve Bank’s decision to hold interest rates steady, describing it as the break the sector needed to get back on...

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...

Erindale tastes gold again

ERINDALE College has won the annual Australian Culinary Federation ACT’s Secondary Schools Culinary Competition for the second consecutive year and is now heading to...

Street protest by cleaners

MORE than 40 cleaners, community members and members of United Voice, the cleaners’ union, will protest outside of the Department of Education,...

Success runs on huffing

IN an attempt to tackle the obesity crisis, children across the ACT are participating in the Active Kids Challenge. An initiative of The Physical Activity...

Memorials role for locals

LIBERAL Senator Gary Humphries says a Coalition Government will end a long period in which the role of the ACT community has been overlooked...

Local snapper scores stamp

AN image taken by Kingston photographer Amanda Morrison will feature on an Australia Post stamp from today. The image, “This is So Relaxing!” taken of...

‘CityNews’ public news desk: Tell us your ideas

In the publishing business, we only know what we are told and people often know good leads to great stories but don't know...

Searching through back issues of ‘CityNews’

Here's an easy way to search back issues of "CityNews". Using Google, type the words you are searching for followed by site:issuu.com/citynews Example: Then click the edition...

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