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Tuesday: severe weather warning

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and parts of Western, North West Coast, Central North and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 4.01pm Monday, 21 November 2022. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Locally damaging winds developing during Tuesday. Weather Situation:

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Obituary

Celebrating the life of Pat Freund

PAT Freund was insistent the old version of Psalm 23, The Lord is My Shepherd, would be read at her funeral. The old version had the right words, such as leadeath and maketh. The modernised words weren’t for her. Pat Freund, who died a year ago on November 12, 2021,

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Monday: road weather alert

Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, Western and Central Plateau forecast districts Issued at 10.25am on Sunday 20 November 2022. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Snow covered roads above 500 metres will make driving conditions dangerous Monday evening in parts of the Western, Central Plateau and Upper Derwent

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 11.53am on Sunday 20 November 2022. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – November 2-13

Sunday 13/11/2022 Drummond Golf Seniors Invitational stableford – A Grade: W. West 39, D. Williams 37, P. Marshall 36 c/b; B Grade: K. Metcalfe 40 c/b, P. Foster 40, L. Dittmann 36; C Grade: B. Heather 38, W. Wyker 35, M. Wardlaw 34 c/b; NTP: 3rd D. Giles, 6/15th L.

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News

In the News: Community Achiever Award for Corumbene veteran

WHEN it comes to length of service to a community organisation, it is hard to beat Margaret McMaster’s commitment to the Corumbene Auxiliary. Mrs McMaster, 96, has been with the auxiliary for 56 years, and counting, and this dedication has earned her the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award, announced in

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Weather

Final flood watch for Derwent catchment

Final Flood Watch for the South East and Derwent Catchments Issued at 12:55 pm EDT on Wednesday 16 November 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 5 FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED FOR THE SOUTH EAST AND DERWENT CATCHMENTS The weather system that brought heavy rainfall has passed

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4.45pm on Tuesday 15 November 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers and southwesterly winds are expected during Tuesday and Wednesday. Areas likely to be affected include the

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Update to Derwent, Ouse, Clyde flood watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology – this Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Flood Watch for the South East, and Derwent Catchments Issued at 12.27pm on Tuesday 15 November 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 4 MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE

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Business

Starting out at Banjo’s

ANOTHER three young people have been given a start to their working life at Banjo’s Bakery Cafe in New Norfolk. Owner Robbie Iles said 60 people had applied for a recently advertised sales assistant role and 10 had been interviewed. “We had only planned to put one person on, but

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Severe weather warning for heavy rainfall

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in South East and parts of Western, Upper Derwent Valley, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 5:36 am Tuesday, 15 November 2022. Heavy rainfalls over parts of

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Kensington St house fire deemed accidental

AN accidental fire caused significant damage to a three-bedroom house at New Norfolk this morning (Monday). At about 9am today, emergency services were alerted to a house on fire in Kensington St. Tasmania Fire Service acting district officer Jason Vinen said crews from New Norfolk, Magra and Hobart were at

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