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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Boyer on target for magazine paper startup

PRODUCTION of coated paper at the Boyer mill near New Norfolk will start in April, Norske Skog president and CEO Sven Ombudstvedt says in the company’s annual general report. “Instead of closing a newsprint machine, $84 million has been invested in a new winder/coater. This means that, for the first

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Redlands eyes Chinese whisky market

A Redlands barrel top for theChinese export market. PRODUCING whisky for export to China is the latest initiative of the steadily-growing Redlands Estate at Plenty, near New Norfolk. A partnership announced today is expected to see a sustainably produced internationally-focused whisky grown from the soil in the Derwent Valley. Redlands

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Derwent ferry service starts today

A TOURIST ferry connecting Hobart and New Norfolk has had its first official run up the Derwent today. A media launch was held earlier in the week and was covered in the Mercury newsaper here. Contrary to negative remarks posted online, the ferry is an expansion of the existing water

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