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Tarraleah ‘firearm’ incident draws a blank

A POLICE investigation into an alleged firearms discharge at Tarraleah this morning has drawn a black, with officers now suspecting it may have been a motor vehicle backfiring as opposed to a firearm incident. It was initially reported that a firearm had been discharged at about 8.30 this morning in

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News

Lions Club Christmas cakes available now

CHRISTMAS might be different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but some things will be the same, including the traditional Lions Club Christmas cakes and puddings as usual which are available now from the New Norfolk Guardian and Amcal pharmacies as well as at the Derwent Valley Council. The

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Police

Derwent Valley rider charged with traffic offences

A MOOGARA man has been charged with multiple traffic offences and had his motorcycle seized following allegations of serious traffic offences at Brighton yesterday. Police say they saw a black Suzuki GSXR 1000 motorcycle overtaking on a corner on Tea Tree Rd with double white lines at about 4.40pm. “The

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results: September 23 – October 17

THE first two weekly winners in the New Norfolk Golf Club’s Christmas casket raffle have been drawn, with eight weeks remaining until the big draw in December. Tickets cost $50 each and are limited to 200. There is a weekly draw for a $50 prize, with the major prizes to

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Sport

Two wins for New Norfolk in rowing’s Kirby Cup

THERE has been a lot of activity at the New Norfolk Rowing Club over recent weeks. Rowers have enjoyed using their new site on the Esplanade and safer access to the river in the training leading up to the 2020-21 season. “It’s great that we no longer have to dodge

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News

Here is the news: Your favourite newspaper is out tomorrow

THE fourth issue of the print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be available tomorrow, Friday, October 16. The wait has been a little longer since the September issue, due to there being five Fridays in October. A growing number of Northern Suburbs newsagencies is now selling the paper,

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Sport

Panthers suffer first loss in slippery conditions for soccer

THE New Norfolk Panthers suffered their first loss of the season against the University Wanderers at Olinda Grove on Sunday. An intense 90 minutes against a very physical University team saw the Panthers lose 2-3 in a match marred by controversy and a rarely-seen struggle down the wings and in

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Police

Crash closes Molesworth Rd

MOLESWORTH Road at Malbina has been completely blocked by a crash tonight (tonight). Tasmania Police advise that emergency services are in attendance at the single vehicle accident near 75 Molesworth Rd. “The road is completely blocked by the emergency service vehicles as they work to free the driver,” Acting Sergeant

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Sport

Eagle colts in preliminary final today

THE remaining New Norfolk team in this year’s Southern Football League finals is off to Cygnet today (Saturday) to play Southern Storm in the Colts preliminary final at 12.30pm. A win will give the Eagles an opportunity to progress to the grand final. The young Eagles were at home to

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People

Sheila’s century of caring

A CENTURY of caring for her family was reflected in loving tributes for Sheila Blackwell following her death at age 100 on August 1. Mrs Blackwell passed away at her nursing home three weeks after celebrating her 100th birthday and receiving congratulatory letters from the Queen, Governor-General, Prime Minister, Governor

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Sport

Eagles seniors exit the SFL finals race

AFTER three quarters of high-pressure finals football, the New Norfolk Eagles could not stop a rampaging Lindisfarne at Boyer Oval on Saturday. The visitors’ final-quarter eight-goal blitz enabled them to run out 56-point winners and move forward to a preliminary final against the Huonville Lions for the right to play

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Weather

Flooding no longer expected

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaFinal Flood Warning for the River DerwentIssued at 10:57am on Wednesday 7 October 2020 Flood Warning Number: 4 FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE RIVER DERWENT DURING WEDNESDAY. In the 24 hours to 9 am Wednesday, no rainfall was recorded in the Derwent River

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