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Mayor calls in minister as council dispute escalates

DETAILS of a fractured relationship between key figures at the Central Highlands Council emerged during yesterday’s (Tuesday) monthly meeting at Bothwell. After being repeatedly named during the discussion, general manager Kim Hossack said it was unfair that only one side of the debate had been heard in public. By a

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Eagle Women down Sharks; Reserves show promise

By VANESSA STEVENSON & TASH FARROW| ON Saturday, the Lady Eagles were at home on the big Boyer Oval for their first home game of the season, lining against Dodges Ferry. Hayley James was welcomed back for her first game for 2024. The Eagles midfield was on top early in

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Free vaccines for over-65s next week

ADVERTISEMENT: FREE FLU AND SHINGLES VACCINATIONS THE Derwent Valley Council is providing free ‘flu and shingles vaccinations for people aged 65 years and older. The next session will be held between 9am and 11.15am on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at the Derwent Valley Community House, 56 Blair St, New Norfolk.

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Football

New Norfolk junior football – Round 2

STJFL Round 2 – April 14, 2024 Results in brief Under 15 2.1 lost to Lindisfarne 39.21. Goals: Aydan Bailey, Jack Neads. Best: Aydan Bailey, Konnah Smith, Kayleb Taylor, Ruben Strong, Kobe Strong, Jack Neads.Under 14 Girls 4.6 (30) defeated North Hobart 4.2 (26). Goals: Maddison Heron, Harpa Campbell, Frankie Cole, Sh’Diamond

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Another fire in old hospital chapel

EMERGENCY services are once again at the former Royal Derwent Hospital site in New Norfolk where there is another fire in the old church on Glebe Rd. The Tasmania Fire Service advises that crews from the New Norfolk, Bridgewater and Lachlan fire brigades are attending a structure which is currently

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Improving Eagles fell short against Dodges Ferry

By WAYNE WALKERTHE New Norfolk Eagles staged a promising last quarter fightback against the Dodges Ferry Sharks at the big Boyer Oval on Saturday. Scoring four goals to one in the last term, the Eagles fell short by 23 points after the Sharks held a comfortable 43-point lead at three-quarter

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Five charged over New Norfolk fires

FIVE youths have been identified and charged over a series of fires in New Norfolk last month. Tasmania Police says nine were reported from 22 to 25 March 22-25, with garbage bins, a motor vehicle and vegetation set alight. “The five boys, aged 14, 15, 16, 16 and 17 from

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Support for those affected by Sydney tragedy

AT the request of the Prime Minister, flags are today flying at half-mast on government buildings across Australia, including the Derwent Valley Council Chambers in New Norfolk. In a statement, the Commonwealth Flag Officer said this action had been taken to honour the victims of the tragic events at Bondi

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GALLERY: 2024 Derwent Valley Autumn Festival

THE sun shone on the Derwent Valley Autumn Festival at the New Norfolk Esplanade today, with a big crowd enjoying the perfect conditions by the river. Photographer Anthony Corke captured the event for New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. A selection of his photos appear below and more will be in

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Gallery: New Norfolk Reserves v Dodges Ferry, Round 2, April 13

NEW NORFOLK NEWS photo gallery from the first half of the Reserves match between New Norfolk and Dodges Ferry at Boyer Oval today (Saturday). PREVIOUS GALLERIES: New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is a sponsor of the New Norfolk District Football Club. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and

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End of the road for the Bashan bridge

THE suspension bridge over the Ouse River near Waddamana will be demolished in the near future after collapsing last month. Tasmania Police issued an alert around 6.45am on March 23 announcing that the Bashan Rd bridge had collapsed. The bridge is reportedly about 90 years old and maintained by the

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Today’s scores from Boyer Oval: SFL Round 2

TODAY’S scores from the Eagles’ home ground at Boyer Oval, where the three New Norfolk sides played Dodges Ferry. | SENIORS: Dodges Ferry 12.12 (84) to New Norfolk 8.13 (61) | RESERVES: Dodges Ferry 9.12 (66) d New Norfolk 3.5 (23) | WOMEN: New Norfolk 11.8 (74) d Port 2.0 (12) New Norfolk

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