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Local member’s first speech in state parliament

THE most local of the recently-elected members of the expanded seat of Lyons in state parliament, Derwent Valley resident Tabatha Badger, made her inaugural address in the House of Assembly on Tuesday of this week. Ms Badger’s speech follows. An invitation has also been extended to another of the new

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Eagle women on top of the ladder; Reserves’ slow start

By VANESSA STEVENSON & TASH FARROWThe Lady Eagles started strongly at Boyer Oval on Saturday, with some great rucking by N. Moss to S. Skelly, who passed to O. Harris to T. Ford for the Eagles’ first goal. They went forward again with great running play from J. Hay but

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Football

New Norfolk junior football – Round 6

STJFL Round 6 – May 19, 2024 Results in briefUnder 15 Boys 12.9 lost to Clarence 25.20. Goals: Jake Smith 5, Aydan Bailey 3, Ayce Maddox 2, Aiden Harvey 2. Best: Kobe Strong, Aydan Bailey, Ayce Maddox, Jake Smith, Kayleb Taylor, Ruben Strong.Under 14 Girls 7.7 defeated Sandy Bay 2.3. Goals:

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New Norfolk football senior game report
Football

Eagles fade out after strong start against Sorell

By WAYNE WALKER| IT was a case of lost opportunity for the New Norfolk Eagles on a cool but sunny Saturday afternoon at Boyer Oval against Sorell, going down by 33 points after having control of the contest at half-time with an 11-point lead. Sorell won the game in the

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Business

World tourism award for Derwent Valley farmstay

THE Derwent Valley’s Curringa Farm has been congratulated by premier Jeremy Rockliff after receiving a World Agritourism Award last week. Located between Hamilton and Ouse, Curringa is a 300 hectares sheep and cropping farm where owners Tim and Jane Parsons also operate a farm accommodation tourism business. “Sixth generation Tasmanian

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Sport

Take care when buying second-hand boats

EVERY year at Agfest, Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) has the privilege of engaging with thousands of Tasmania’s boating enthusiasts from around the state. This year, one of the highlights for MAST was the significant interest in our showcased vessel, the “half-boat” Monica. We cut the boat in half to

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Reboot for New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch

A NEW co-ordinator aims to reboot the New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch Group and build links between the community, council and police. Local business operator Shemi Rubin volunteered to take on the role after the previous committee decided to call it quits after six years of trying to engage with the

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Football

Gallery: New Norfolk v Sorell SFL Round 7, May 18

NEW NORFOLK NEWS photo gallery from the last quarter of the Reserves match and first half of the Senior match between New Norfolk and Sorell at Boyer Oval yesterday (Saturday). Check back tomorrow for the match report. PREVIOUS GALLERIES: New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is a sponsor of the New

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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Preventing wildlife road deaths

I THINK there might be an answer to reducing quite significantly the wildlife deaths on the Lyell Highway between Granton and New Norfolk. I’m sure the insurance companies and those drivers who are traumatised by hitting animals on the road would like a solution to the problem. Towards the end

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Fire

House damaged, caravan destroyed by fire at New Norfolk

FIRE has destroyed a caravan and damaged a house in North Crescent at New Norfolk tonight (Saturday). Crews from the New Norfolk and Magra fire brigades arrived at about 9.15pm, finding a caravan fully engulfed and the fire spreading to the adjacent house. Police officers and TasNetworks crews are also

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Today’s scores from Boyer Oval: SFL Round 7

TODAY’S scores from Boyer Oval, where the New Norfolk Eagles played the Sorell Eagles and South East Suns. | SENIORS: Sorell 12.9 (81) d New Norfolk 7.6 (48) | RESERVES: Sorell 16.12 (108) d New Norfolk 8.1 (49) | WOMEN: New Norfolk 23.16 (154) d South East Suns 1.2 (6) New Norfolk and

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Football

NNDFC game day notes – Round 7, May 18, 2024

NEW NORFOLK DISTRICT FOOTBALL CLUBCLUB NOTES – MAY 18 SENIOR NOTES Today we are back home at the Boyer Oval to the Sorell Football Club. Following the thrill of our first senior victory in 742 days against the Hobart Tigers three weeks ago, we came back to earth with a

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