Suspicious fire at Belconnen flat

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Ben Westcott A 25-year-old Belconnen man has been charged with arson following a fire at a unit complex on Howie Court in Belconnen on Monday night.

Belconnen unit fire accused suggests he was set up

Christopher Knaus The fire at Illawarra Court prompted fears about toxic fumes and forced the evacuation of nearby units.

DansonFest concert to honour murder victim Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

DansonFest: Craig McMillan, with Penelope Foudoulis and Graeme Syms are the organising a punk rock festival to celebrate the memory of murdered friend Nicolas Sofer-Shreiber.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The man accused of murdering Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber has again faced an ACT court.

New plan to limit dumping at Canberra charity bins

Tom McIlroy The latest efforts to stop illegal dumping of rubbish at charity bins around Canberra will see the donation points reorganised into 14 central hubs.

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge charm the crowd at the National Arboretum

POOL PHOTO: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, tour the Pod Playground at the National Arboretum in Canberra, during the Royal Tour of Australia, on Thursday 24 April 2014. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen (FAIRFAX MEDIA / NEWS CORP POOL ONLY)

Megan Doherty It’s a while before they take the throne back home but Kate and William can officially be called the King and Queen of the Playground after their joyful visit to the National Arboretum Canberra for a...

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Fire at Belconnen apartment block

Fire fighters have been called to a blaze at the University of Canberra in Bruce.

Belconnen pizza store is supreme through thick and thin

Owner David Hutchinson of the Florey Dominoes

Mark Sawa A Florey pizza shop defended the franchise's highest pizza sales title for the 13th consecutive year.

Launch of Gelatissimo’s Hot Cross Chocolate flavour for Easter at Belconnen Westfield shopping centre.

Quynh Le, 7,  at the launch of Gelatissimo?s Hot Cross Chocolate flavour for Easter at Belconnen Westfield shopping centre.

Launch of Gelatissimo’s Hot Cross Chocolate flavour for Easter at Belconnen Westfield shopping centre.

Belconnen doctor avoids jail time for groping, kissing

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Michael Inman A Canberra doctor who groped and kissed a patient during a consultation has avoided time behind bars.

Belconnen Markets in running to host Naked Chef's pop-up

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Henry Belot Belconnen Markets listed as a finalist for Jamie Oliver's pop-up kitchen

Woman sexually assaulted after accepting lift in Belconnen


A woman has been sexually assaulted after accepting a late-night lift while walking home alone in Belconnen.

Suspicious fire in Belconnen

Police are investigating a suspicious fire in a ground floor unit in Belconnen.

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Magpies Belconnen race day

(l-r) Shae Lalor, Wendy Read and Sam Roberts at the Belconnen Magpies race day.

Photos: Jay Cronan People gather for the Magpies Belconnen race day at Thoroughbred Park on Friday, February 7.

Magpies Belconnen race day

People gather for the Magpies Belconnen race day.

Man stabbed at Belconnen bus interchange


Christopher Knaus A man who was allegedly stabbed six times in the back at the Belconnen bus interchange says he felt like he was ''bleeding out''.

Man stabbed victim in the back at Belconnen bus interchange

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Christopher Knaus A man has been found guilty of repeatedly stabbing a victim in the back at a busy bus interchange in Canberra's north last year.

A weekend in your suburb: 36 hours in Belconnen


Erika Bacon Belconnen can get a bad rap from some Canberrans, but local Erika Bacon knows where to dine, dance and shop.

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First-home buyers going sky-high for slice of Belconnen

Meredith Clisby Apartments in Canberra's tallest residential tower are expected to be snapped up by first-home buyers when they hit the market this month.

New 150-room hotel proposed for Belconnen

The Canberra Chronicle. October 24, 2013. The Canberra Labor Club plans to build an 11-storey hotel expected to cost $35 million.

Mark Sawa The Canberra Labor Club is proposing to build a 150-room hotel in Belconnen at a cost of $35 million.

Canberra's tallest residential building gets the green light in Belconnen

The 35-storey apartment building and hotel slated for Belconnen will be the tallest in the ACT.

Meredith Clisby Canberra is set to have its tallest residential building after the ACT government approved Geocon's Belconnen tower development.