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Fentonbury flies the Torres Strait Islander Flag

THE Torres Strait Islander flag is flying for the first time at Fentonbury, in a nod to NAIDOC Week which runs from July 3-10 as a national celebration and recognition of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Local volunteers Stefan Frazik, Pauline Browning and

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In the News: Olympian in hero’s return

THERE was a big turnout of girls for a recent basketball clinic at New Norfolk with Kathy Foster who in 1984 became the town’s first home-grown Olympian. The Basketball Hall of Fame member was here to help promote the ball relay which is being held ahead of the Women’s Basketball

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New Norfolk golf results

Wednesday 29/6/2022 Stableford – 18 hole: L. Triffitt 38, M. Williams 34 c/b, G. Triffitt 34; Birdie draw: M. Williams; 9 hole: L. Triffitt 20, D. Claxton 19, G. Smith 18 c/b; Birdie draw: D. Post; Superpin: D. Pursell. Saturday 25/6/2022 – course closed due to wet weather. Wednesday 22/6/2022

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Eagles go back to basics under new coaches

SFL – ROUND 12 – NEW NORFOLK v HOBARTMATCH REPORTS Senior Report – By Wayne Walker THE New Norfolk Eagles’ senior team went back to basics last weekend under a new coaching structure against an improved Hobart Tigers outfit at the Boyer Oval. Past premiership coach Matthew Smith has returned

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Letter to the editor: Lachlan River flood mitigation

I READ with interest the New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News article regarding the project for flood mitigation on the Lachlan River. I’m very pleased that the Derwent Catchment Project people will be undertaking this work on behalf of council, because I’ve already experienced their professional approach when they very

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Road weather warning for Sunday night and Monday morning

Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:37pm on Sunday 26 June 2022. Icy roads may make driving conditions dangerous during late Sunday night and Monday morning in parts of the North

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Federal flood funding boost for local councils

THE Derwent Valley’s two local councils will share in more than $1m of federal funding to build flood resilience in the region. The Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils have been awarded federal grant funding under the National Recovery & Resilience Agency’s “Preparing Australian Communities” program. In a partnership with

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Attempted murder charge follows New Norfolk incident

POLICE have charged a 47-year-old woman from New Norfolk with attempted murder following an incident at a Humphrey St address last night (Saturday). The woman has been detained in custody and will appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court today. A 74-year-old man from New Norfolk remains in the Royal Hobart

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Home games at Boyer Oval

WOMEN: Brighton 6.6 (42) d New Norfolk 2.2 (14)COLTS: Lindisfarne 12.9 (81) d New Norfolk 4.6 (30)RESERVES: New Norfolk 8.5 (53) d Hobart 2.6 (18)SENIORS: Hobart 14.12 (96) d New Norfolk 7.12 (54)

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Woman arrested at alleged shooting scene

POLICE are at the scene of an incident at a residence in Humphrey St, New Norfolk. A man has been taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital with what is reported to be a gunshot wound. A woman, known to the man, has been arrested at the scene, and police have

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Panel takes the place of senior Eagles coach

A PANEL of coaches will guide the New Norfolk District Football Club’s senior team through the remainder of the season after the club parted company with coach Tim Butterworth. The club announced earlier this week that it had accepted Mr Butterworth’s resignation. Eagles veteran and former coach Matthew Smith has

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Eagles fade against Port after improved effort

SFL – ROUND 11 – CYGNET v NEW NORFOLKMATCH REPORTS Senior Report – Wayne Walker IT was a long road trip last Saturday to Cygnet in what looked to be another tough assignment ahead for the young Eagles side searching for their second win for the season over last year’s

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