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REGULARLY UPDATING: THE Derwent Valley and Central Highlands continue to adapt to the ever-changing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the rapid increase in confirmed cases of coronavirus around the state, local businesses and services have been keeping pace with the changes. The wearing of face masks is now compulsory

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Marine warning for Derwent Estuary

THERE IS A MARINE TSUNAMI WARNING CURRENT FOR TASMANIA.  Marine Warning: Northern Tip of Flinders Island to South East Cape. CLICK HERE FOR LATEST UPDATE Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology********************************************************************************TSUNAMI WARNING NUMBER 1 FOR TASMANIA Issued by the Joint Australian TsunamiWarning Centre (JATWC) at 9PM AEDT on Saturday 15 January

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Severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the Derwent Valley

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in East Coast, Midlands and parts of Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 1:44pm Saturday, 15 January 2022. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. Weather Situation: A slow moving trough and

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Road weather alert for Derwent Valley

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 1:57pm  on Saturday 15 January 2022. Reduced visibility in heavy rain will make road conditions dangerous during Saturday in parts of the Central North, North East, Central

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Community

Autumn Festival cancelled for third year in a row

THIS year’s Derwent Valley Autumn Festival has been cancelled due to ongoing challenges associated with large-scale events during the coronavirus pandemic. The festival was to have been held on April 3. Acting Derwent Valley mayor Jessica Cosgrove said the council had been informed of the cancellation. “I understand the committee’s

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Community

In the News: Fireman is our latest community achiever

LONG-SERVING firefighter Michael Hanson is named as the sixth recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award in tomorrow’s New Year issue of the New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. This is the 27th print edition of the newspaper since its launch 18 months ago. A volunteer firefighter for 40

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DV Council

Two councillors join mayoral race

TWO serving councillors have announced their intention to nominate for the vacant position of mayor of the Derwent Valley Council, promising to bring stability to the unsettled local authority. Acting mayor Jessica Cosgrove and fellow councillor Julie Triffett join the two other publicly-declared mayoral candidates Michelle Dracoulis and Peter Binny.

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Severe thunderstorm warning for Derwent Valley

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Thunderstorm Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and parts of Western, East Coast, North West Coast and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 5:06 pm Friday, 7 January 2022. HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY IN A LINE OF SHOWERS

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River Derwent on flood watch

Flood Watch for North West, North and North East, Huon, Derwent, and South East catchments Issued at 11:52 am on Friday 7 January 2022 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.Flood Watch Number: 3 Isolated minor flooding is possible in the Huon, Derwent, and South East catchments from Saturday morning. A

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DV Council

Information session next week for potential council candidates

AN information session will be held next week for people who may be considering running as a candidate in next month’s Derwent Valley Council by-elections. The dual by-election will elect a new mayor and councillor. Derwent Valley Council general manager Dean Griggs will conduct the information session at 6pm on

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New Norfolk golf results – December 26-January 1

Saturday 1/1/2021 Stableford – A grade: D. Williams 43, A. Lowe 38, P. Wilton 37 c/b; B grade: G. Duggan 37, K. Sturzaker 35, L. Heron 34 c/b; C grade: R. Hoare 41, T. Banks 37, S. Gray 34; NTP: 3rd J. Miller, 6/15th A. Lowe, 8/17th L Heron, 11th

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DV Council

First two mayoral candidates out of the blocks

A FORMER deputy mayor and a local artist are the first two intending candidates for the vacant position of mayor of the Derwent Valley Council. Nominations for the vacancy open next Monday and a by-election will be held via postal voting between January 25 and February 22. Photographer and art

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