Inner North

Civic laneways seen as secret to reviving central business district

Henry Belot Small businesses are calling on the ACT government for support as they march on abandoned laneways in Civic.

Peppers adds some spice to ACT nightlife

About Town: Scenes from the launch of Peppers Gallery Hotel in New Acton..

Inner north dogs off the leash

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Matthew Raggatt The dogs of the inner north can now run free

Three women groped, indecently assaulted in Canberra's inner north

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Henry Belot A man who allegedly groped and indecently assaulted three women in Canberra’s inner north on Wednesday morning has been arrested

Cyclist hit by truck in inner north

A cyclist has been taken to hospital after being hit by a truck on Anzac Parade in Reid.

Tuesday and Thursdays and burglary days in inner north

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Police have noticed a pattern in a series of burglaries from underground carparks in the inner north.

Inner north, Gungahlin among nation's most charitable

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Residents of Gungahlin are among the most generous in Australia, as the ACT comes out on top of a list of the most charitable jurisdictions in the country, according to a new report released on...

Inner north hit by spike in thefts

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Ewa Kretowicz CANBERRA'S inner north has been a hot spot for theft as the rest of the territory experienced a sharp decline in crime, according to the most recent ACT Policing statistics.

More jail for man who fled Canberra courtroom

Behind bars: A man who fled court in August after being sentenced to prison was recaptured last Friday and has now been given a longer prison sentence.

Michael Inman Canberra man who went on the run after he was sentenced to three months jail is given an extra four months by magistrate.

Case could be suppressed after ANU posters label accused man a 'rapist'

Allegations: Posters put up around Canberra could lead to details of an upcoming trial being suppressed.

Michael Inman Posters labelling an accused man a rapist could have backfired after his lawyers apply to have his identity suppressed.

THE SMOKE: Inner north residents told to stay indoors after late wind change

Residents across the inner north were urged to stay indoors last night as fears resumed that toxic gases from a Mitchell factory fire could cover the city.

NSW parliament to investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes

Kirsten Lawson and Emma Macdonald The NSW parliament will investigate the extent of Mr Fluffy asbestos contamination in NSW homes, a  move that boosts the likelihood of a state-wide hunt for the deadly loose-fill insulation.

Has the heart of Canberra's nightlife left Civic?

The closure of ICBM, Meche and North Bar has raised doubts about the future of the Civic nightlife.

Henry Belot Nightclub owners and city authorities are concerned youth may drift away from Canberra's historic centre of nightlife.

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Gang-gang: Bamboo crucifix

Poignant occasion: Bishop Andrew Nakamura of Kobe with a bamboo cross in St John's Anglican Church, Reid.

Ian Warden An old bamboo crucifix has drawn a Japanese bishop to Canberra.

Wilson Parking to refund parking fines issued in Woden and Civic after breach

Wilson Parking Australia will refund some paid fines and waive unpaid notices issued between February and April this year.

Tom McIlroy The private operator of car parks in the city and Woden will refund fines issued to Canberra drivers and donate $10,000 to charity, after breaching consumer laws.

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Canberra Weekender – September 19-21

Jil Hogan Your guide to what's going on around the capital this weekend.

Catholic church's Manuka redevelopment plans revealed

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David Ellery The heart of Manuka is expected to receive a major lift from the $35 million redevelopment of the St Christopher Cathedral precinct announced on Tuesday.

Revitalisation doubts as Myer abandons Westfield Woden plans

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Primrose Riordan Shops sit empty and some vendors are struggling to stay open in Westfield Woden one week after Myer announced it would be abandoning plans to open in the centre.

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Electric bike retailers ready to capitalise on paid parking

Henry Belot Electric bike retailers in the ACT are expecting a boost in sales once Canberrans come to grips with the realities of paid parking and make the most of reforms that allow greater access to...

Giving workmen their rightful place

Alan Foskett in his study on Anzac Park, Campbell. Mr Foskett is about to publish a book about the building Canberra.

Mark Sawa The workmen who built Canberra after World War have not been properly recorded in the city’s history.