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River Derwent: minor flooding possible on Wednesday

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 Huon, Derwent, North West, North and North East catchments Issued at 12:06 pm EST on Tuesday 27 July 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology,

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – June 30-July 24

Saturday 24/7/2021 Stableford – A Grade: A. Richardson 40, S. Ackerley 37, D. Stevenson 36 c/b; B Grade: L Heron 39, B. Hall 37, T. Jenkins 35; C Grade: A. Hepburn 39, T. Banks 35 c/b, T. Hardwick 35 c/b; NTPs: 3rd A. Lowe, 6/15th A. Bewley , 8/17th F.

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Repulse rattler under review

PUBLIC opinion is sought on the future of the Bailey bridge on Lake Repulse Rd, near Ouse. The bridge was built in the 1960s during the construction of the Repulse Power Station. Hydro Tasmania continues to manage the bridge, which was only ever intended to be a temporary structure and

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Midweek flood watch for River Derwent

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaNote: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for Huon, Derwent, North West, North and North East catchmentsIssued at 12.54 pm on Monday 26 July 2021Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor flooding may

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Monday road closure details

UPDATED: Tasmania Police advise motorists of the following road weather alerts as of 11.21am on Monday, 26 July 2021. Roads closed to due to snow and ice include: ROADS CLOSED IN THE DERWENT VALLEY/CENTRAL HIGHLANDS Lyell Highway – Road closed between Wayatinah and Queenstown.  Snow clearing in progress at least until

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Snowy weather warnings updated for Sunday/Monday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has updated its road weather alerts and sheep graziers’ warnings effecting the Derwent Valley and several other Tasmanian forecast districts. Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western, Central Plateau and South East forecast districts issued at 3.47pm on Sunday 25 July 2021.

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Local road closures and hazards due to snow

UPDATED: Tasmania Police advise motorists of the following road weather alerts as of 2pm on Sunday, 25 July 2021: Snow-covered roads with snowfalls down to 300 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday and Monday in the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western and Central Plateau forecast districts.

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Sunday: warning of snow on elevated roads

Issued at 4.01pm on Saturday 24 July 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Snow covered roads to around 400 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Western and Central Plateau forecast districts. For information on any road closures,

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Sport

This weekend’s footy scores

THE New Norfolk Eagles have three games against Lindisfarne at Anzac Park today, but their weekend started with a women’s night game yesterday. Scores will be progressively added throughout the day. SENIORSLindisfarne 4.1 8.8 14.12 23.15 (153)New Norfolk 4.6 5.7 6.8 10.9 (69)Goals – Lindisfarne: M. Cassidy 4, S. Adams

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Sunday: warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers – Issued at 9.53am on Saturday 24 July 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the King Island, Furneaux Islands, Central North, Midlands, East

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Cautious council cancels meetings, citing Covid concerns

THE July 22 Derwent Valley Council meeting has been cancelled due to the unavailability of two senior staff members and an elected member who are isolating themselves due to COVID-19 concerns. In a video posted online this afternoon, mayor Ben Shaw said the trio did not have COVID-19 but were

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Player milestones lift Eagles on tough day at the office

IT was a long day at Boyer Oval on Saturday with four games on the program. The women kicked the dew off the ground with an early start at 9am against the undefeated Hutchins women. All three men’s teams followed against the Huonville Lions. The Colts faced a tough assignment

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