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Upstairs, downstairs plans for former supermarket

A MAJOR development in the heart of New Norfolk in intended to deliver the best of both worlds – a fully refurbished commercial property and four apartments. The former supermarket building at 38 High St has been vacant for a decade but work recently started on what is planned to

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Variety is the key as Banjo’s celebrates birthday

THE New Norfolk Banjo’s Bakery Cafe has long been a big supporter of Variety – The Children’s Charity so it was a natural fit to combine the store’s birthday and recent refresh with a charity fundraiser. It was all happening in the High St store early yesterday morning, with a

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Bounce into Banjo’s tomorrow morning to support Variety

A BIG morning is coming up at Banjo’s Bakery Cafe in New Norfolk tomorrow (December 15). To celebrate the store’s 10th anniversary in its current location and the completion of a full refurbishment, owner Robbie Iles invites everyone to a “re-opening fundraiser”. See the video. Although the bakery has traded

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Little shop’s new-age old-world style

EVERYTHING old is new again at Glass and Brown Paper Pantry, a little shop with big ideals. The new business at 22 Burnett St, New Norfolk, is the brainchild of Meg and Adam Fraser, local residents who were sick of having to go to great lengths to find plastic-free groceries.

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Starting out at Banjo’s

ANOTHER three young people have been given a start to their working life at Banjo’s Bakery Cafe in New Norfolk. Owner Robbie Iles said 60 people had applied for a recently advertised sales assistant role and 10 had been interviewed. “We had only planned to put one person on, but

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Chimney stack’s days are numbered

THE demolition of a New Norfolk landmark on the former Royal Derwent Hospital site is likely, with a development application to remove the Boiler House chimney stack on The Avenue being assessed by the Derwent Valley Council. Engineers recently inspected the 25m chimney, the Boiler House and other infrastructure on

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Local hospitality training on the menu

WHEN Reggie Broderick lost her job three months ago after 16 years with the same employer, she looked to the industry where she got her start – hospitality – for job options. “I worked in cafes and restaurants 25 years ago in Hobart and thought it would be a good

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New era begins at the Ouse supermarket

THE Ouse supermarket has new owners for the first time in many years, with John and Lavinia Hosken recently settling in to operate the landmark business on the Lyell Highway. The handover occurred on August 12 when the couple took over the running of the Ouse IGA Xpress supermarket from

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Fire guts Circle Coffee House

UPDATED AT 9.45PM: A FIRE investigator will tomorrow (Sunday) attend the scene of the Circle Coffee House blaze to try to determine the cause of the incident. A police spokesman said the Circle St cafe was ablaze when emergency services arrived, and adjacent businesses had also suffered significant damage. “The

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New and old faces at the Possum Shed Cafe

ONE of the Derwent Valley’s most popular cafes will reopen tomorrow (Friday) under new management. After a three-month hiatus, The Possum Shed Cafe is ready to welcome old and new customers to its small piece of paradise on the bank of the Tyenna River at Westerway. The new operators are

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Burn team shows true grit in fitness contest

MEMBERS of local business Burn Functional Fitness competed in the Grit Fitness Partner Competition in Moonah last Sunday (July 24). The 16 everyday gym-goers competed against some of the fittest in the state across five gruelling events that tested strength, endurance and mental fortitude. The day was a great success

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Fairview supermarket seeking help after burglary

THE owners of the New Norfolk IGA Xpress Supermarket are seeking help to identify the people responsible for burgling the business yesterday. The business is located on Benjamin Terrace at Fairview and video of the incident can be seen on its Facebook page. One of the people involved was wearing

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