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Alert

Wild and windy weather continuing into Wednesday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:22 pm Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

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Alert

Today: severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 12:30 pm Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

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News

Government to fund Community House unification on one site

FUNDING will be provided to the Derwent Valley Community House to allow it to expand its Blair St campus in New Norfolk and consolidate its operations at one site. The community house was originally established in the former Royal Derwent Hospital School on The Avenue at Willow Court, and expanded

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Police

Two injured in Lachlan crash

POLICE say two people were hospitalised after a car flipped over in a single-vehicle accident at Lachlan this afternoon. “Shortly after 3pm on Sunday, police attended a single vehicle car crash on Lachlan Rd at Lachlan, which resulted in a white Commodore station wagon flipping onto its roof, and the

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New Norfolk Golf Course
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: November 25-28

Saturday 28/11/2020 Specialised Industries Products 4-Man Ambrose – Division 1 gross: D. Stevenson-W. Harris-J. Hall-W. Coleman 55 c/b, L. Post-B. Rainbird-J. Miller-J. Rainbird 55; Nett: J. Raspin-J. Smith-P. Marshall-E. Savil 53-2 3/8-50 5/8, A. Smith-R. Smith-N. Yakka-A. Phillips 56-4 7/8-51 1/8; Division 2 gross: B. Hall-W. Hodge-L. McKenzie-T. Banks 66

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Alert

Crash on Lachlan Road

EMERGENCY Services are responding to a single vehicle crash on Lachlan Rd at Lachlan. As at 4pm, police say Lachlan Rd is closed between Ringwood and Illabrook roads. 4.15PM UPDATE: Police report that Lachlan Rd has been reopened to traffic.

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Brian Mitchell MP
Politics

Federal member’s praise for volunteers in Lyons

VOLUNTEERS were the lifeblood of the Lyons electorate, Labor member Brian Mitchell said in Federal Parliament earlier this month. Speaking in the House of Representatives on November 10, Mr Mitchell said volunteerism had been to the fore during the coronavirus pandemic and would continue over summer. “Volunteers come in all

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Police

Seven taken to hospital after Boyer Road smash

SEVEN people were taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital following a two-car crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary last night. Sergeant Garth Hossack of Tasmania Police said the crash was the result of a head-on collision between a red Ford Fairmont driving towards Bridgewater and a purple Holden Commodore heading

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Alert

Crash closes Boyer Road

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary. Police say a crash occurred between two vehicles a short time ago this evening, on Boyer Rd between Tongatabu and Millvale roads, Dromedary. Serious injuries have been reported and members of the public are asked to

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Events

The closing of Willow Court remembered 20 years on

A TWO-DAY program of events this weekend will mark the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Willow Court Centre at New Norfolk. After 173 years, the site officially closed on November 17, 2000, marking the end of a decade-long process of de-institutionalisation for the clients of the facility that

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Events

Make a day of it at Hamilton this Sunday

THE historic upper Derwent Valley town of Hamilton will be turning it on for visitors this Sunday, with a display of locally-made quilts, dolls and bears, open gardens and a walk around the town. The Hamilton Inn and post office, in Tarleton St, will host the display of handmade bears,

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Business

Christmas treats on Circle Street

TO celebrate the first birthday of her flower shop in Circle St, New Norfolk, florist Malissa Dowling will today open a gift shop right next door. Willows Flowers at Shop 8, Circle St, will now be joined by Willows Gifts next door at Shop 6. Both are accessed via the

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