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5 hrs ago | Queanbeyan Age

Bowling and rolling

HE'S a 72-year-old lawn bowler who hasn't allowed age to weary him on his way to becoming a sports star in a very different way.

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9 hrs ago | Queanbeyan Age

Full to the brim, but is Googong a flood risk?

WEEKS of heavy rain has filled Googong Dam to the point it's now spilling over, but ACTEW Water says that the full dam poses no extra flood risk to Queanbeyan should there be further heavy rains this Autumn.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canberra City News

Parton: Curse of Mr Fluffy's haunted houses

"If you make full disclosure, nobody is going to want to buy your house, but it seems irresponsible not to," says columnist MARK PARTON THERE are probably people reading this column who live in a "Mr Fluffy" house.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Age

Car parts: Overcharged insurers source their own

Fairfax Media has been told commonly replaced parts have a mark-up of more than 500 per cent when sold at retail, and that building a $21,000 hatchback from new spare parts would cost more than $114,081.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Queanbeyan Age

Council unveil riverfront plans

COMMUNITY members will have until May 9 to comment on Queanbeyan City Council's draft concept plans for stage two of the CBD upgrades.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Canberra City News

Voices, dancers and artists. The weekend in arts

CANBERRA'S Ecumenical Cantata Choir is made up of 35 voices drawn from about 13 churches across the Protestant and Catholic denominations.

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Canberra City News

New plans to open the river up for Queanbeyan

A new pedestrian bridge over the Queanbeyan River, a green space in Queen Elizabeth Park, the installation of a plaza area for markets and other events and enhanced pedestrian/cycle paths are just part of the draft concept design for Stage 2 of Queanbeyan's CBD improvements.

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Queanbeyan Age

Competition: Win tickets to the National Folk Festival

Since its inception in 1967 it's been one of the biggest music festivals in Australia, with over 200 high-quality acts set to grace the stage during the long weekend this year.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Queanbeyan Age

Harman Hogs to go better in 2014 with less player turnover

THEY are hardly a recognised footy club around the city of Queanbeyan, but the Harman Hogs Australian Football Club kick off their AFL Canberra campaign this Saturday against Eastlake at Hughes.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Canberra City News

New owners for Benedict House

IN what she billed as the "Changing of the Guard at Benedict House," retiring owner of the historic Queanbeyan former convent, Kate Shelton, yesterday introduced the young couple who will take over running the popular cafA© and arts facility.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Queanbeyan Age

Through the looking glass

THE JUXTAPOSITION of the physical labour of glass blowing and the resulting beauty of the finished piece is what fascinates Harriet Schwarzrock about her material of choice.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Canberra Times

NSW Labor MP Steve Whan accused Liberals of nimbyism over wind farms

NSW Labour parliamentarian Steve Whan has accused conservative MPs of hypocrisy in their attack on wind farms around Canberra.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Cooma-Monaro Express

Rail trails as tourism drawcard

THE hundreds of kilometres of abandoned railway tracks across the Monaro have the potential to be a major tourism drawcard to the region.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Canberra City News

New school for Googonian children

CONSTRUCTION work on the first school for the new township of Googong in nearby NSW is underway and enrolments are being taken for 2015.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Canberra City News

This weekend in arts

Cole is staging "Canberra Voices", a pre-dinner concert at the Belconnen Arts Centre Saturday, March 22 at 5pm.

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