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Five final questions for the council election candidates

IN the lead-up to this month’s local government elections, New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News put 15 questions to all 18 candidates seeking election to the Derwent Valley Council. The questions cover a broad range of topics based on questions and comments received from readers. Candidates were also invited to submit a

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Life membership for Lion Craig

LIFE membership of the Lions Club of New Norfolk has been awarded to long-serving member Craig Waterhouse. Craig joined Lions 40 years ago and is a dedicated Lion who has served in most of the club’s executive positionsincluding terms as president in 1990/91 and 1999/2000. An engaging storyteller, Craig has

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

VIDEO: Meet the council election candidates

THERE was a good turnout for last Saturday’s council election candidate forum at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk. Sixteen of the 18 candidates for the Derwent Valley Council took part. Master of ceremonies Steve Balmforth and timekeeper Pat Murray kept the proceedings flowing and batted away any inflammatory

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

Four more questions for the council election candidates

IN the lead-up to this month’s local government elections, New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News put 15 questions to all 18 candidates seeking election to the Derwent Valley Council. The questions cover a broad range of topics based on questions and comments received from readers. Candidates were also invited to

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Mavis is blooming marvellous

NINETY years young Mavis Beattie continues to enjoy success with the fruits of her New Norfolk garden. The Derwent Valley Garden Club member had a successful outing to the Claremont Daffodil, Camellia and Spring Flower show last month. The two-day event attracted exhibitors from a number of garden clubs and

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

Six questions for the council candidates

IN the lead-up to this month’s local government elections, New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News put 15 questions to all 18 candidates seeking election to the Derwent Valley Council. The questions cover a broad range of topics based on questions and comments received from readers. Candidates were also invited to

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Sunday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Issued at 5pm on Saturday 1 October 2022 Frosts with temperatures down to 0 degrees are forecast for Sunday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district. Please be aware: Temperatures at ground level can be many degrees lower than

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Bushfire reported at Glenfern

THE Tasmania Fire Service is responding to a report of a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern, just outside New Norfolk. The incident was reported at about 5pm.

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

Meet the candidates on Saturday

MOST of the candidates in the Derwent Valley Council election will take part in a “meet the candidates” session in the function room at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk tomorrow (Saturday). Organiser Steve Balmforth said the event would provide an opportunity for those interested to hear a two-minute

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Taskforce probing Glenfern incident as manhunt continues

TASMANIA Police has established a taskforce to aid the investigation into the alleged shooting of two police vehicles near New Norfolk earlier this week. Commander Tim Dooley said earlier today (Thursday) that specific resources had been allocated to deal with evidence-gathering relating to the two shooting incidents while other resources

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Integrity Commission’s adverse report on former councillor

NOTE: Because the following matter includes references to the owner of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, it is published here in full, without alteration and without prejudice. Integrity Commission CEO Michael Easton has spoken about the misconduct risks posed by links between councillors and property developers. His comments come

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Manhunt for Brighton man after Glenfern incident

POLICE have released images of a person of interest and the vehicle he is believed to be driving, as their investigations continue into an incident where shots were reportedly fired at two police vehicles at Glenfern, near New Norfolk overnight. Significant police resources including the rescue helicopter, drones and specialist

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