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News

New Norfolk News: Next issue on the streets tomorrow

THE second issue of the print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be available tomorrow, Friday, August 14. The paper will be on sale throughout the Derwent Valley, while more distant readers might like to download a copy from this website. Following last month’s free introductory issue,

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New Norfolk football senior game report
Sport

Match report: Eagles swooped on Robins

THE mighty Eagles senior team took on a new-look Brighton Robins outfit last Saturday and ran out 23-point victors on a beautiful sunny afternoon at the Pontville Oval. New Norfolk was first to hit the scoreboard as Nathan “Nugget” Eiszele wrapped up his Brighton opponent in a bear-like tackle, which

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icy road
Alert

Road weather alert extended to Tuesday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has extended its Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Icy roads will make driving conditions potentially dangerous on susceptible roads during Tuesday morning in parts of the Central North, Western, Central

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Sport

Big win to New Norfolk Panthers

SUNDAY saw Tynwald Park host the New Norfolk Panthers’ best game this season, with an 8-1 win over visitors Metro FC. Coming from a disappointing loss last week in the cup game against Clarence, New Norfolk learned from its mistakes and gelled extremely well in all areas of the pitch

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Alert

Bureau warns of icy roads for Monday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a new Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South-East forecast districts. Issued at 9:26pm on Sunday 9 August 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions potentially dangerous during Monday morning

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Weather

Take care on your Sunday drive

THE Bureau of Meteorology has lifted its road weather alert but a number of warnings remain in place from Tasmania Police for Derwent Valley and Central Highlands roads. As of 10.30am Sunday, police advise: The following local roads are currently CLOSED: Clifton Vale Rd to Cockatoo Gully Rd, Elderslie. Dennistoun

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Sport

Today’s scores from Pontville Oval: SFL Round 3

SENIORS: New Norfolk 12.18 (90) d Brighton 10.7 (67) RESERVES: New Norfolk 10.5 (65) d Brighton 8.9 (57) WOMEN: Brighton 16.18 (114) d New Norfolk 0.0.0 COLTS: Bye See the game live on DuffTV.     SENIORS (Round 3) New Norfolk 2.4, 7.10, 9.13, 12.18 (90)Brighton 1.2, 3.4, 5.6, 10.7

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Football match at New Norfolk
Sport

Eagles off to Brighton today

THE Eagles have a short road trip today to take on the Brighton Robins at their home ground in Pontville. Three of New Norfolk’s sides will play today, while the Colts team has another bye. 10am: Women – New Norfolk v Brighton Noon: Reserves – New Norfolk v Brighton 2pm:

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Fiona Cardwell
People

Lions Club news: Meet Fiona Cardwell

FIONA Cardwell is a familiar face around New Norfolk and Bushy Park. A keen volunteer, she is often seen selling raffle tickets, helping at barbecues, spinning the Lions Club chocolate wheel and presenting Lions Club prizes at end-of-year school functions. Fiona also has special projects to keep her busy. Through

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Opening of the New Norfolk Distillery
Business

Deputy mayor’s praise for new distillery

THE New Norfolk Distillery was officially opened earlier tonight at a private event attended by guests including Tasmanian premier Peter Gutwein. The landmark event was praised by Derwent Valley Council deputy mayor Jessica Cosgrove, who congratulated the Derksen family on the opportunities it had created in the region. As well

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Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Alert

Road weather warning continues

A ROAD weather alert for the Derwent Valley remains in place and police continue to warn motorists to drive with extreme caution on elevated roads as a wintry blast persists across Tasmania. In an alert issued at 9.57 tonight (Wednesday), the Bureau of Meteorology advises that icy and snow-covered roads

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Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Traffic

Snow closes local roads and schools

SEVERAL Derwent Valley schools are closed today due to road conditions making travel unsafe. Bothwell District High, Collinsvale Primary and Molesworth Primary are among the 12 schools closed statewide. Police warn motorists to use caution when driving on elevated roads which have the potential to be affected by the current

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Alert

Wednesday weather warnings

TWO Bureau of Meteorology weather warnings have been issued for the Derwent Valley. A road weather alert for the region is now in its fourth day, and a warning to sheep graziers continues. Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central

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Golf at New Norfolk
Sport

New Norfolk golf results – July 25-August 1

NEW NORFOLK GOLF CLUB RESULTS Saturday 1/5/2020 Petrusma Property Monthly Medal Stroke: A Grade gross: L. Post 69, L. Wardlaw 75, L. Griffith 77; Nett: J. Rainbird 74-4-70, G. Smith 83-12-71 c/b, F. Carmichael 78-7-71. B Grade gross: A. Watts 86 c/b, D. Post 86, A. Smith 89; Nett: L.

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Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Weather

Snowy scenes surround New Norfolk

TEMPERATURES plummeted in New Norfolk this afternoon as snow fell in the hills surrounding the town. Snow also fell in the town centre around 3.30pm but rain beforehand and afterwards prevented it from settling. Roads in higher areas have been closed to traffic and the Bureau of Meteorology has extended

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