Caltex revamp revs up

CALTEX New Norfolk will be closed for several hours today and tomorrow as the next stage of its conversion to a Mood Food roadhouse gets under way. Notices at the 24-hour petrol station advise that it will be closed between 10am and 2pm for two days while the retail area

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New doors open as another closes

The Video City outlet in High St will close this week. VIDEO City has announced the closure of its New Norfolk branch at the end of this week. The shop at 44 High St is having a closing-down sale to clear surplus movies, games and boxed sets of DVDs after

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Cherry business ripe for picking

A QUICK sale of Derwent Valley cherry-grower Reid Fruits is anticipated following last week’s announcement that the 160-year-old business was on the market under a world-wide expression of interest process. Reid Fruits managing director Tim Reid said the business now had 136ha of cherries under cultivation, representing almost 10 per

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Partners aim to break down job barriers

Click image to enlarge. PEAK employer body, the TCCI, and the Tasmanian Council of Social Service (TasCOSS) have joined forces to work on breaking down the barriers facing people looking for jobs in the Derwent Valley. Designed to listen to local job seekers, the Jobs Action Plan will kick off

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Expanded pharmacy takes the cake

Bel Bird cutting the cake on Friday. AN official re-opening of the New Norfolk Pharmacy was held last Friday, with proprietor Bel Bird cutting a cake to celebrate the near-completion of renovation works at the pharmacy, which now stretches from 2a to 6 High St. Locally owned and operated, the

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Chemist celebrates with cake

A GRAND re-opening of the New Norfolk Guardian Pharmacy will be held this Friday, followed by a gala day on Saturday. Proprietor Bel Bird said the store renovation and expansion was not quite complete but the bulk of the work was done and so the celebration would go ahead as

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Outdoor store opening soon

The New Norfolk Gunshop is set to move next door and berenamed Williams Outdoors. A YEAR after the opening of New Norfolk’s big new Mitre 10 store, the original location in High St will soon be trading as an outdoors store. New signage went up on the 41 High St

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Is your tourism business digital-ready?

TOURISM operators in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands are invited to a special session at Bushy Park this Thursday to learn how to make the most out of social media. The Department of State Growth and Destination Southern Tasmania will present the “Digital Ready for Business” event to help local

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Caltex back and pumping

THE New Norfolk Caltex petrol station on the corner of Montagu and Burnett Streets reopened to customers at the weekend, part-way through its redevelopment project. The site closed in November to allow for a major upgrade to take place. Operated by Bennett’s Petroleum, it now has fully updated underground infrastructure,

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Top chemist expands again

2a High St is to be incorporated into the adjoining pharmacy. WORK has started on an expansion of the New Norfolk Guardian Pharmacy at the top end of High St. Proprietor Bel Bird said she was pleased to see the work under way after a long wait. The project will

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Caltex closed for renovations

Upgrading work has started at Caltex New Norfolk.  NEW Norfolk’s Caltex petrol station has closed temporarily to allow underground equipment to be upgraded in readiness for the site’s redevelopment as a Mood Food outlet. Plans lodged with the Derwent Valley Council by Potter Projects on behalf of Bennett’s Petroleum show

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Another new shop on the block

YEAH YEAH Clothing is the name of a new business that has recently opened at 3 High St, New Norfolk. This shop was until recently occupied by a craft gallery. Located between the noodleshop and the Salvos thrift shop, Yeah Yeah has a range of clothing for children and adults

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