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Warning for slippery roads

Road Weather Alert for Tasmania for the Upper Derwent Valley, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 10am on Saturday 12 June 2021. Slippery roads and reduced visibility in rain and fog will make driving conditions potentially dangerous during Saturday in parts of the North

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Senior staff depart Derwent Valley Council

SENIOR staff departures from the Derwent Valley Council have now exceeded five so far this year, following the recent resignation of the senior planning officer. Last month’s council meeting heard that the senior planning officer, Linda Graham, had left to join the Planning Commission. Ms Graham’s departure follows those of

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Updated: Derwent, Ouse, Clyde on flood watch

Flood Watch for the eastern half of Tasmania, issued at 10:54am on Friday 11 June 2021, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Minor to moderate flooding occurring in the northeast of Tasmania during Friday. A complex low pressure system to the northeast of Tasmania is bringing persistent rainfall to eastern

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Eagles have the weekend off after heavy slog at Cygnet

NEW Norfolk’s three men’s teams were on the road to Cygnet last Saturday. The Colts were first up, in a repeat performance of the previous week against the undefeated Southern Storm. It was an impossible task for the young side against an incredibly strong opposition. To their credit, the team

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Road weather alert due to rain and low clouds

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor the Upper Derwent Valley, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 12:44 pm on Friday 11 June 2021. Reduced visibility in heavy rain and very low cloud will make road conditions dangerous during Friday in parts of the North East,

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Warners say farewell to Government House

THE Derwent Valley’s most prominent pair, Kate and Dick Warner, have today said farewell to Government House after nearly seven years while Professor Warner served as the 28th Governor of Tasmania. Premier Peter Gutwein said Tasmania’s first female governor would continue to be an inspiration to many. “On behalf of

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River Derwent on flood watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Flood Watch for eastern half of Tasmania Issued at 10:42am on Wednesday 9 June 2021, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Minor to moderate flooding is

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New Norfolk golf results – June 2-6

Saturday 5/6/2021 Petrusma Monthly Medal stroke – A Grade gross: L. Post 71, G. Heron 75 c/b, L. Wardlaw 75; Nett: J. Hall 74-6-68, D. Stevenson 74-5-69, C. Youd 76-6-70; B Grade gross: G. Bailey 85, B. Coy 88, G. Duggan 90; Nett: D. Armstrong 82-13-69, G. Triffitt 86-14-72 c/b,

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New Norfolk wins Tasmanian large town tourism crown

NEW Norfolk will represent Tasmania in the judging for Australia’s top tourism towns later this year, after today being named Tasmania’s top tourism town (population more than 5000) along with Stanley (population less than 5000). The two localities share a history of both having been named Tasmania’s tidiest towns in

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Todays New Norfolk football scores from Cygnet

SENIORSCygnet 3.2 6.11 9.13 13.18 (96)New Norfolk 3.2 5.3 6.9 7.10 (52)Goals – Cygnet: B. Gordon 2, J. Dance 2, J. Direen 2, T. Boscott, J. Lane, N. Clifford, J. Zeitzen, R. Jennings, B. Livingston, R. Wiggins; New Norfolk: J. Clifford 2, J. Crossin 2, B. Chaplin, T. Bailey, B.

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CWA ladies making news, and lunch

THE lucky 13th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is on the streets tomorrow (Friday), offering readers another 32 pages of purely local news. Among the 40-odd items in the paper are a couple of photos and a report on the Magra CWA’s successful soup and sandwich

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Eagles flew home after four big games

ALL four New Norfolk Eagles teams were at home on the big Boyer Oval last Saturday for a massive four games of local football. It was an early start for the New Norfolk women in fine but cold conditions for their 9am encounter with OHA. The Eagles took some time

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