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$3m rowing centre officially opened at New Norfolk

THE new home of the New Norfolk Rowing Club has been officially opened at the New Norfolk Esplanade. Club president Peter Nichols today welcomed official guests to the Derwent Valley Boat House, which was declared open by the governor of Tasmania, Kate Warner. Mr Nichols said the club had sold

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Cameras ready to roll on fifth season of Rosehaven

FILMING will start next month on the fifth season of the ABC-TV comedy series Rosehaven. Season five will be in production for seven weeks across southern Tasmania, employing more than 70 Tasmanian cast and crew members and generating more than $2 million for the local economy. “I am excited to

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DV Council

Willow Court Barracks leased to Salamanca Arts Centre

THE Willow Court Barracks are expected to open for their first exhibition as soon as next month, following today’s official handover to the Salamanca Arts Centre. Following lengthy negotiations, it has been announced that the Derwent Valley Council has leased the 190-year-old former hospital building to the arts body. Handing

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Events

Lions Club warming up the barbie for Australia Day

IT would not be Australia Day ay New Norfolk without the Lions Club of New Norfolk staging one of its famous sausage sizzles. The Derwent Valley Council has decided to go it alone and run Australia Day without the support of its long-serving volunteer committee, but some things won’t change.

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News

LegCo candidate hits the road and river

LEGISLATIVE Council election candidate Ivan Davis has completed an ironman-style triathlon within the Derwent electorate to promote his campaign and raise awareness of animal issues. Mr Davis, of Claremont, is the Animal Justice Party candidate for the seat of Derwent, which is up for election this May. Despite being relatively

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – January 13-16

Wednesday 13/1/2021 Stableford – 18 hole: M. Minton 40, C. Simpson 39 c/b, I. Zwart 39, G. Triffitt 38 c/b, G. Heron c/b; Birdie draw: G. Triffitt; 9 hole: C. Simpson 22, G. Triffitt 20 c/b, I. Zwart 20 c/b, M. Minton 20 c/b, G. Heron 20; Birdie draw: M.

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Alert

Monday: severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, North West Coast, Midlands and parts of Western, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 11:50 am Sunday, 17 January 2021. Weather Situation: West to southwesterly winds

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News

Rotary Club’s oarsome support for local rowers

SOME of the members of the New Norfolk Rowing Club are slicing through the water with greater ease thanks to a donation from the Derwent Valley Rotary Club. Four new oars, worth about $2000 in total, have been presented to the club in advance of the official opening of its

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DV Council

Council meetings to reopen to the public this month

THE public will be readmitted to Derwent Valley Council meetings starting with the monthly meeting for January, mayor Ben Shaw said in a video message on Facebook today (pictured). The council has been meeting behind closed doors since coronavirus public health restrictions were introduced last March. “Due to COVID restrictions

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News

Police station demolition gets under way

DEMOLITION of the New Norfolk Police Station has begun in earnest this week. The Bathurst St site was vacated nearly a year ago when police and Service Tasmania staff relocated to temporary accommodation in the town’s former ANZ bank. Police minister Mark Shelton today said the current station was being

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News

New pipes and fire hydrants for Maydena

WORKS to renew the town water main at Maydena are expected to be completed next month, TasWater’s Capital Delivery Office announced today. The town received a new water treatment plant several years ago under TasWater’s 24 Glasses Regional Towns Water Supply Program, which removed public health alerts from 29 Tasmanian

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – January 6-9

Wednesday 6/1/2021 Stroke – 18 hole: B. Crowley 97-32-65, D. Lowry 82-16-66, D. Watts 86-19-67 c/b, P. Browning 88-21-67 c/b, C. Youd 72-5-67; Birdie draw: L. Griffith; 9 hole: G. Heron 34-2-32, K. Metcalfe 37-4½-32½, D. Lowry 41-8-33 c/b, R. Collins 48-15-33, C. Youd 36-2½-33½; Birdie draw: D. Lowry. Thursday

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