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$3m boost for Barwick’s business at Boyer

A DERWENT Valley business has been selected as the successful applicant to establish an organic waste processing facility. Environment minister Roger Jaensch MHA today said B.G. & J.M. Barwick Pty Ltd would receive seed funding of $3 million to establish a regional organic waste processing facility near New Norfolk. Mr

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Iconic fuel brand returns to New Norfolk

FOR as long as anyone can remember, the petrol station opposite New Norfolk’s Bush Inn Hotel has been “Caltex”. In more recent times it has been trading as Mood Food New Norfolk, selling fuel and food at all hours of the day and night, but the Caltex branding has still

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Family Funfair postponed due to rain

WITH rain forecast at New Norfolk until next Tuesday, the organisers of the New Norfolk Family Funfair have postponed this weekend’s event for one week. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the same time next week, but refunds and date changes can be arranged online. The travelling Family Fun Fair was established

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Positions vacant at New Norfolk and Bushy Park pools

ADVERTISEMENT: THE New Norfolk Olympic Swimming Pool and Bushy Park War Memorial Pool are now recruiting for the summer season. Lifeguards are required for both locations, these must be qualified including first aid. Kiosk staff are also required and juniors will be considered. There are also positions for learn-to-swim instructors,

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LOCKDOWN: What’s open and closed in the Valley

REGULARLY UPDATING: HERE’S a list of what’s open and closed in the Derwent Valley during the three-day coronavirus lockdown. Please send contributions and updates to damian@newnorfolknews.com Banjos New Norfolk Market: October 17 event cancelled. Click for updates.Bushy Park Market: Closed on October 16, 17, 18. Click for updates. Derwent Valley

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Commonwealth cash for Corumbene’s community campus

DEPUTY prime minister Barnaby Joyce has announced a grant of more than $3.75 million to help Corumbene Care develop its Derwent Valley Health and Wellbeing Hub at New Norfolk. Mr Joyce said Corumbene would receive $3,785,511 from the fifth round of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. With a

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Local roadside help when you need it

LACHLAN mechanic Nic Skeggs is the new operator of the RACT’s Roadside Assistance service in the Derwent Valley. Nic has operated NS Automotive Services at Lachlan on a part-time basis for nearly five years and took over the RACT contract at the start of July. The move prompted the former

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Education precinct proposed on former hospital site

THE Noble family has added to its property holdings at New Norfolk, recently acquiring the Derwent Valley Resort motel (pictured) and the Charles Brothers Social Centre. Both buildings form part of the former Royal Derwent Hospital site. The multi-storey motel was built as a nurses’ home in 1961 and the

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In the News: Backing local businesses

“GO Local First” is a national campaign urging Australians to buy from small businesses in their local communities. Small business is the engine room of the national economy and the heartbeat of local communities. New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News has backed local business since its first issue, and the

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Check-in app failing to connect at Bushy Park

THE notoriously bad mobile phone coverage at Bushy Park has come into sharp focus as people try to do the right thing by checking-in at local businesses and venues for COVID-19 tracing purposes. The town’s mobile phone reception has long been an issue, especially for those on the Telstra network.

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In the News: First Community Achiever Award presented

TODAY’S 17th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of New Norfolk man Tim Size as the first recipient of the new Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award which has been introduced by the newspaper in partnership with Banjo’s New Norfolk. While he is well known

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Cafe in the clear and back in business

MAYDENA’S only cafe and general store is back in business today after closing temporarily when it was named as a precautionary exposure site for COVID-19. Owner-operator Jeanette Callow closed on Saturday morning when she learned that the cafe had been visited by a person who later tested positive for the

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