Inner North

Plaka opening in Dickson signals new Greek age at site of ill-fated Copa

Primrose Riordan A 40-year-old Greek restaurant will reopen at the site of the Copa Brazilian in Dickson after a three-year hiatus.

Government survey finds 55% support light rail in Canberra

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Tom McIlroy New ACT government commissioned research has found 55 per cent of Canberra residents support the construction of a light rail system for the city.

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Inner north dogs off the leash

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Camille Goodman of Lyneham with her dog Digger at the opening of new off-leash dog park in O?Connor.
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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.

Chilly weather brings snow to Canberra

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Ben Westcott and Henry Belot A persistent cold front and sub-zero temperatures brought a rarely-seen fall of snow to the ACT on Friday - maybe.

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.

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Hustle&Scout and The Forage twilight markets find a new home at The Canberra Airport

Rachel Byron of Bingbang serves up mulled wine on a cold night at the at the Hustle and Scout and The Forage twilight markets.

Jil Hogan Hustle&Scout and The Forage are moving to a new home.

Axed public servants head south

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Noel Towell Adelaide is emerging as the safe haven of choice for senior Commonwealth bureaucrats sacked by the federal government.

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Man wanted after assault in Civic

CCTV image of a man who police wish to speak with over Civic assault on Saturday July 26.

Henry Belot Police are seeking answers to an assault on East Row in Civic during the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police uncover cannabis haul after house fire in Ainslie

Henry Belot Police stumbled across a cannabis grow house in Ainslie on Tuesday morning after firefighters responded to a non-suspicious fire at the property.

Gloomy outlook for construction in the ACT

ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr said the report omitted some major projects and that the ACT government's record $2.5 billion infrastructure investment in the 2014-15 ACT budget was driving construction in Canberra.

Ross Peake All current major construction projects in the ACT will be completed by next year “leaving a stark pipeline beyond the next two years”, according to a report published on Thursday.

Urgent investigation into claim of loose-fill asbestos at Northbourne House

Former Defence employee Glenn Smith told ABC Radio he had found loose-fill asbestos in his office at Northbourne House in 1990.

Kirsten Lawson Authorities have launched an urgent investigation into claims of loose-fill amosite asbestos at the Northbourne House office building.

Yarralumla petition says dump brickworks plan

YRA president Marea Fatseas says the government has set aside a token $1.5 million for making the brickworks safe, yet a back-of-the envelope estimate indicated it would reap $160 million from land sales.

John Thistleton Yarralumla Residents Association will present a petition next week calling on the ACT Government to withdrawl contentious plans for redeveloping the land around Canberra Bickworks.