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More tickets for New Norfolk Christmas carols

THE unprecedented demand for tickets to the Lions Derwent Valley Carols in the Park event has led to the Lions Club making 500 more tickets available. Lions president Kerry Kievit is thrilled with the response from the community but the decision to increase the number of tickets was not taken

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Community

Free workshop for mentors in violence prevention

A WAITING list has been established for a free workshop for mentors in violence prevention which is being held at New Norfolk this week. The session is fully-booked but there is a waiting list in the event of any cancellations. The five-hour session will be held at the Ptunarra Child

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Golf at New Norfolk
Sport

New Norfolk golf results – November 6-27

Saturday 27/11/2021 Specialised Industrial Products four-man Ambrose – Division 1: Gross: A. Lowe-R. Dureau-C. Pridmore-M. Minton 57, A. Smith-R. Smith-R. Phillips-N. Yanabishion 58; Nett: A. Richardson-R. Rainbird-R. Collins-B. Withers 58-4 7/8- 53 1/8, L. Post-J. Miller-D. Barrett-D. Barrett 58- 4 6/8-53 2/8; Division 2 Gross: P. Rowbottom-L. Wagner-T. Early-R. Powell

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Health

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic at New Norfolk tomorrow

ANOTHER pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held in the Community Health Centre downstairs at the New Norfolk District Hospital tomorrow (Saturday). Access is via the lower-ground floor entry. Anyone over the age of 12 who wants to be vaccinated will be able to walk in, with no booking required.

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Community

In the News: Ouse embraces house fire victim

THIS week’s 24th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News details the response of the Ouse community following the recent fire that destroyed the house of local resident Wendy Hean (pictured above with friend Fran McDonald). The community quickly threw its arms around Wendy, who was away from

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News

Eight rescued after off-road adventure at Lachlan

POLICE have encouraged people to be better prepared when off-road driving, following a Derwent Valley rescue at overnight. “Around 11.35pm yesterday (Sunday) police were notified that a group of people in two 4WDs had not returned as planned from a day trip along Jefferys Track, and they couldn’t be reached

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Weather

It’s Snovember in the Derwent Valley

PARTS of the Derwent Valley have woken to a dusting of snow this morning (Monday), particularly in the Tyenna Valley, where Maydena residents are enjoying picture-postcard scenes (above) and a good dumping at Mt Field National Park has temporarily closed the Lake Dobson Rd while snow ploughing is done. Last

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road weather and sheep graziers warning
Alert

Derwent Valley road weather alert and sheep graziers warning

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor the Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Western and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:01pm on Sunday 14 November 2021. Snow covered roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday and Monday in parts of the Western, Central Plateau, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast

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Snow at Lachlan
Weather

Snow expected down to 200m this weekend

SNOWY weather is forecast for several Derwent Valley locations over the next few days, with cold fronts due on Sunday and Monday. Snow is expected down to 200 metres on Sunday evening but the Bureau of Meteorology says it is unlikely to settle at lower elevations. At Maydena, showers or

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Sheep graziers warning
Alert

Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, South East, King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands and East Coast forecast districts Issued at 10:17am  on Saturday 13 November 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected during Sunday.

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News

Man, 44, charged over New Norfolk assault

POLICE have charged a man with causing grievous bodily harm following an investigation into a serious assault in New Norfolk last month. Detective Constable Anthony Marr said the victim and alleged assailant were known to each other. “On October 19, Ambulance Tasmania members located a man unresponsive on Andrews St,”

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Community

Faces new and old at Remembrance Day in New Norfolk

AN earlier-than-expected start to yesterday’s Remembrance Day service caught some people unawares, with some veterans and family members arriving to find the event already under way at 10.45am. Some missed the opening address by young veteran Michael Hodge who moved to the Derwent Valley two years ago. After the service,

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