New Norfolk and Maydena are tidy towns

TWO Derwent Valley localities are officially “tidy towns”. New Norfolk has been named the winner in the 5001-15,000 population category and Maydena was the winner in the under-500 category. Derwent Valley Tidy Towns Committee members Carol Collins and Ian Lacey attended a recent awards presentation held at Oatlands. The Tidy Towns committee received a trophy and $500 which will be put towards further Tidy Towns projects.

Derwent Valley Mayor Martyn Evans today hosted a celebratory afternoon tea, where he presented awards and certificates of appreciation. These went to:

  • Molesworth Environment Centre: for being an outstanding centre giving new meaning to sustainability and environmental understanding.
  • Corumbene Volunteer Gardening Group: in recognition of the creation and maintenance of gardens at Corumbene Nursing Home.
  • Norske Skog Boyer: for its generous and caring involvement in the life of the Derwent Valley community.
  • New Norfolk Historical Information Centre: for its contribution to the preservation of Derwent Valley historical data.
  • Windsor’s Corner: in recognition of the great work of many in completing the project.
  • Corumbene Nursing Home for the Aged: for its imaginatively designed facility.
  • Derwent Valley Council: for its development role in the outstanding community asset Tynwald Park.
  • Chris Lester: for his enthusiastic commitment to reviving the Derwent Valley Sports and Recreation Centre.
  • Geoff Williams: for contribution to the Maydena community.
  • Roger and Julie Triffett: for the outstanding presentation of an historic residence garden.

The tidy towns committee also acknowledged the following for their support and contribution on the Tidy Towns judging day: Corumbene Nursing Home, Molesworth Environment Centre, Maydena Online Access Centre, St Matthew’s Church, and Derwent Valley Sport and Recreation Centre.

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