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In the News: Community Achiever Award for John Crowle

FOR many people in the Derwent Valley, John Crowle’s voice might be more familiar than his face. Mr Crowle has been the voice of the Corumbene Radio Hour on community radio station Tyga-FM for about eight years, earning him a nomination for the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. The judges

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Short-lived protest makes a point

“UNTIDY TOWN 2022” was the message on a short-lived addition to the New Norfolk sign at the outskirts of town last night. Making is appearance at the Hobart Rd entry late on Wednesday night, the sign was gone this morning. It had covered-up the other sign declaring New Norfolk Tasmania’s

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Warning of icy roads on Thursday

Road Weather Alert the Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Issued at 3:52pm on Wednesday 10 August 2022. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Thursday morning in parts of the Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. For information on any road closures, please contact your local council

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Glenora Rd open again as rockwall work continues

GLENORA RD at Plenty has been reopened to through traffic as work continues to repair rockfall netting along the route. The Derwent Valley Council today (Thursday) announced that the work was progressing well and the complete road closure had ended. While the work continues for the rest of the week,

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Wednesday road weather warning

Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 2:36pm on Tuesday 9 August 2022. Icy roads may make driving conditions dangerous during Wednesday morning in parts of the Central North, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East

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Sport

Call goes out for Seniors Invitational at local golf club

ONE of New Norfolk’s most successful veteran golfers is calling on others to take part in the New Norfolk Golf Club’s Seniors Invitational later this year. John Kinloch, 83, has been achieving the remarkable feat of shooting scores equal to or less than his age on a consistent basis for

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Politics

Cost of living worries Country Women’s Association

CONCERN about the impact of the rapid rise in the cost of living has been expressed by the members of the Magra branch of the Country Women’s Association. State Opposition Leader and Member for Lyons Rebecca White visited the group recently to hear the local concerns and share them with

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Tuesday road weather warning

Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:15pm on Monday 8 August 2022. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Tuesday in parts of the Central North, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast

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Monday road weather warning

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 11:08 am on Monday 8 August 2022. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Monday in foggy parts of the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts until early this afternoon. For information on

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Road closed at Plenty this week

A SECTION of Glenora Rd at Plenty will be partially closed for most of this week, and completely closed to through traffic on Monday, August 8, for the repair of damaged netting following a recent rockfall. “For safety reasons, a full closure is necessary during the period that the netting

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New Norfolk women v Brighton

RESULTS from the one SFL game played today featuring New Norfolk: | SENIOR WOMEN: New Norfolk 5.2 (32) d Brighton 0.3 (3) at Pontville | COLTS: Bye| RESERVES: Bye| SENIORS: Bye

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Police investigating Granton gunshot

POLICE are investigating an incident that was reported to have occurred at a Granton residence early this morning. Glenorchy CIB is conducting a number of inquiries to determine what occurred at the Black Snake Lane address. A spokesperson said police were notified of an incident at Granton at 3am today

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