Opening of the New Norfolk Distillery
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Deputy mayor’s praise for new distillery

THE New Norfolk Distillery was officially opened earlier tonight at a private event attended by guests including Tasmanian premier Peter Gutwein. The landmark event was praised by Derwent Valley Council deputy mayor Jessica Cosgrove, who congratulated the Derksen family on the opportunities it had created in the region. As well

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Artist's impression of a hotel proposed for Willow Court at New Norfolk
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Boutique hotel proposed for Willow Court

THE family behind the New Norfolk Distillery project has revealed its plans for a 22-room hotel to be built above one of the buildings at the Willow Court historic site. Details of the Derksen family’s proposed $15 million boutique hotel proposal were shared with Derwent Valley Councillors late last week

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Staff of Pauly's Pizza, New Norfolk
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Pauly’s got the best pizzas in the south

LISTENERS of radio station 7HO-FM have today voted a New Norfolk business as having the best pizza in Hobart. Pauly’s Pizza, in Burnett St, is celebrating the win with its customers by offering the special price of $10 on large pizzas tonight (Wednesday) and tomorrow. The business also performed very

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Economic slowdown forces downtime at Boyer

PRODUCTION will cease at the Boyer mill for three weeks over the next three months to help the company ride out the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a significant decline in demand for newsprint and magazine-grade paper and the situation is not expected to

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Pharmacist Bil Bird
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Ten years in business for popular pharmacist

THE start of the new financial year today represented the 10th anniversary in business for New Norfolk pharmacist Bel Bird. In a video posted on Facebook earlier today, Ms Bird said it had been a fantastic 10 years and she looked forward to several more decades in business at New

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Charge your car at Mood Food

RAPID recharging of electric vehicles is now available at Mood Food in New Norfolk following the recent installation of a 50 kilowatt fast charger. Supported by a grant from the State Government, the new facility becomes the second official electric vehicle charging station in the Derwent Valley (after the Mt

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New Norfolk making paper for Australasia

THE Boyer Mill is presently the only manufacturer of newsprint in Australasia following the suspending of production in New Zealand due to the coronavirus pandemic. Newsprint is the specialist paper designed for high-speed newspaper printing presses. Owner Norske Skog has halted paper production at its Tasman mill in New Zealand

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Tasmania’s favourite juice comes home

AFTER a troubled decade in multi-national ownership, Tasmania’s favourite fruit juice syrups are now in the hands of a Derwent Valley family. The Clark family of Westerway last week announced that it had been granted the original recipe for Tasmanian-made blackcurrant and raspberry syrups and would be marketing these under

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Changes to local charity services

INCREASED preventative measures against the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 has impacted on the provision of charitable and welfare services in New Norfolk and around the country. New Norfolk’s two thrift shops are now temporarily closed, following decisions of the Salvation Army and the St Vincent de Paul Society, and new

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More options for fresh food delivery

Marg Gaby with some of the fruit and vegetables availablefrom the Lachlan River Co-op. LOCAL bakers and a recently-formed co-operative are now offering fresh food deliveries to housebound residents of the Derwent Valley during the coronavirus pandemic. The Lachlan River Co-op has been established by John Blegg, Ivan Bean and

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New food options on the table during corona crisis

Some of the produce available at a recentNew Norfolk Market in High St. IN addition to the good service being offered by New Norfolk’s three supermarkets under the difficult circumstances of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, new fresh food options are now on the table. OPEN AND CLOSED IN THE DERWENT

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Pubs, clubs, gyms, cinemas, churches to close

PUBS, clubs, gyms, entertainment venues, cinemas, casinos and churches throughout Australia will close at noon tomorrow (Monday) and remain closed for at least six months as the state and federal governments ramp up national efforts to limit the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. Prime Minister Scott Morrison tonight announced the following

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COVID-19 impact in the Derwent Valley

THIS VERSION HAS NOW BEEN ARCHIVED. SEE THE NEW VERSION HERE.LOCAL IMPACTS OF PREVENTATIVE MEASURES TO STOP THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 IN THE DERWENT VALLEY (REGULARLY UPDATING): GREEN = openORANGE = changed circumstancesRED = cancelled or postponedUpdated at 10.33pm, April 28, 2020 98.9 Tyga FM: on air; 9/11 Bottleshop:

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Ten-year power deal for Boyer

Energy Minister Guy Barnett MHA, right, at Norske Skog Boyer. HYDRO Tasmania and Norske Skog have agreed on an energy supply agreement for the Boyer paper mill for the next decade. Hydro Tasmania chief executive Steve Davy said the new agreement locked-in Boyer’s energy supply until the end of 2030.

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National honour for Crusader Homes

Crusader Homes apprentice Lucas Henderson,left, and chief financial officer Kelvin Derksen-Luelf, at the Australian Training Awards. LOCAL business Crusader Homes has been named the Small Employer of the Year in the Australian Training Awards. Held in Brisbane last Thursday, the awards are the peak level of Australia’s vocational education and

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