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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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Bellissimo! Banjo’s brings out spag-bol special

BANJO’S New Norfolk owner Robbie Iles (pictured) was the public face of launch of the Tasmanian bakery cafe chain’s latest pie creation earlier today. Hot on the heels of their previous special pies is the brand new Spag Bol Pie – but it’s only available for six weeks. Mr Iles

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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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