See you at the Junction

The function room at the Junction. THE restaurant at New Norfolk’s Junction Motel will re-open as a cafe and lounge bar on October 1. Opening hours will be 4-8.30pm from Monday to Friday while Saturday nights will be by group bookings only. More information is at

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Cake Lady springs a Saturday surprise

Jean Roper was thrilled with the response on opening day. SHOPPERS in High St on Saturday had an unexpected treat with the surprise re-opening of The Cake Lady at its new location. Having traded at 12 Charles St for about five years, the popular business has expanded into much larger

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Learn-to-swim looks lost

THE owner of the business known as “New Norfolk’s Best Learn to Swim” has announced that the service will not be operating this summer. Marcus Parschau last week published a Facebook post saying he had not been able to reach a suitable agreement with the New Norfolk Olympic Pool. “Since

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New supermarket making good progress

Rapid progress appears to be being made on the construction of the newWoolworths Supermarket in George St, New Norfolk. The new supermarket is being built using pre-cast concrete panels andthe first two walls went up last week. The rear view of the building, which is going up across the street

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New Norfolk noodle news

A NOODLE bar is one of two takeaway food businesses granted approval to open in vacant shops in High St, New Norfolk. The Derwent Valley Council last week approved development applications for an Asian-style noodle restaurant and existing cafe seeking to relocate to High St. The council has approved the

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Future dates for Big River Growers Market

Big River Growers MarketHeld fortnightly under the verandah at the Nurses Quarters, Willow Court, New Norfolk Freshly baked cakes, pies and slices; Thai food, Chicken laksa and fried spring rolls; freshly picked vegies, jams and preserves; and more Dates for the winter markets – Starting between 8.30 and 9amJune 7

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Ceremonial start to Woolies development

ABOUT 150 people will be employed in the building of New Norfolk’s new Woolworths Supermarket, development manager James Weight said last Thursday at the turning of the first sod on the development site. Mr Weight said New Norfolk shoppers could look forward to a modern, convenient supermarket. “We are tremendously

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Papermaker to the nation

BOYER is once again the papermaker to the nation following the launch of its new catalogue and magazine paper this week. For its first 40 years, the Boyer mill was the sole producer of Australian newsprint but this ended once its sister mill opened at Albury. Following the successful conversion

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Sign of progress

The new supermarket will be at theCharles St end of the oval. A SIGN went up on the edge of the Royal Derwent/Willow Court Oval this week, indicating that work is to start soon on the construction of New Norfolk’s new Woolworths Supermarket. The Tasmanian business Macquarie Builders has been

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Supermarket start “soon”

An artist’s impression of the new Woolworths Supermarketproposed to be built at New Norfolk. Design by ArchitectureHQ CONSTRUCTION of New Norfolk’s new Woolworths supermarket was due to start soon, last week’s Derwent Valley Council meeting was told. Responding to questions from Councillors Judy Bromfield and Damian Bester, the council planner,

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National awards for New Norfolk pharmacy

New Norfolk Guardian Pharmacy co-owner Bel Bird, left, withbrand ambassador Dr Cindy Pan at the Sigma Conference. NEW Norfolk’s “top chemist” has been named Guardian Pharmacy of the Year at the 2014 Sigma Retail Conference awards held on the Gold Coast recently. Staff member Nicole Lawrence was named National Guardian

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