Not long now…

WORD has it that New Norfolk’s new Woolworths supermarket will open in about a fortnight, with April 14 being tipped as the day trading will shift from the existing Charles St premises to the huge new premises just across the road in George St. In the absence of any official

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Woolies at night

Final fit-out of New Norfolk’s new Woolworths store appears to be going well.As shown in this photo from earlier tonight, much shelving is in place, as arecheckouts and internal signage, suggesting that opening day cannot be far away. (Click image to enlarge).

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Latest look at Woolies

In the month since our latest look at the Woolworths development in New Norfolk,the car park has been completed and landscaping is under way.

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Big month for local businesses

SEVERAL new businesses have opened at New Norfolk this month, a couple have closed, some have relocated and one has changed hands. Circle St neighbours Maree’s Kitchen and Ooh Lah Lay closed just before Christmas but already the space has been filled by a new barbershop (top photo) that will

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Latest look at Woolies

The development site yesterday. WHILE the current Woolworths store in New Norfolk is still looking a little worse for wear following the recent ram-raid, it’s a a happier sight at the construction site across the road where work is continuing at a rapid pace on the new supermarket. One entrance

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Railriders on track at National Park

THE long-awaited Maydena Railtrack Rider extension at National Park will open on New Year’s Day tomorrow, with the first rides starting around 11am. The starting point is at National Park Station, just off the entrance road to Mt Field National Park. At present there is only limited seating (six adults

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Craft gallery opens in High St

Debbie Browning in the new shop at 3 High St. A NEW shop showcasing locally made Tasmanian timber crafts has recently opened in New Norfolk. Trading as Tasmanian Timber Craft Gallery, the former barbershop at 3 High St has been given a rustic makeover by Owen and Debbie Browning. There

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Shoe Mart to call it a day

The Shoe Mart is closing down. LAST week’s issue of the Derwent Valley Gazette carried the sad news that New Norfolk’s last shoe shop is closing down. Opened in 1938, the local branch of the Shoe Mart and its sister store in Queenstown are the last remnants of a once

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Woolworths update

The scene at the Woolworths development site in New Norfolk last Sunday. The presence of dozens of tradesmen’s vehicles during the week reflects therapid progress being made on the new supermarket.  

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New Norfolk gets its noodle on

Inside Alexia’s Noodle Plus at 5 High St. NEW Norfolk’s first noodle shop appears to be doing a roaring trade since opening on Friday afternoon. Located at 5 High St, Alexia’s Noodle Plus promises an authentic taste of Asian cuisine using fresh Tasmanian ingredients. There are reports that opening day

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Woolworths progress

Progress at the Woolworths construction site in New Norfolk last week.Click image to enlarge.  As well as ongoing work on the building, the car park is also starting to takeshape and a footpath is being built along the George St boundary.

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