Lachlan cooking school “best in Australia”

A screengrab from the Mornings show. THE Agrarian Kitchen at Lachlan has been named the best cooking school in Australia by a leading travel magazine. Australian Traveller magazine managing director Quentin Long appeared on Channel 9 and WIN Television’s Mornings show last week to give his tips on the top five

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Supermarket development approved

THE development of a major supermarket in central New Norfolk has been approved by the Derwent Valley Council. Understood to be worth about $15 million, the project will see a large new supermarket built on the oval at the Willow Court historic site. The location is on the corner of

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Business on the move

The new pet food shop BUSINESS is on the move at New Norfolk, with new shops opening, old businesses returning and others moving to new locations. New Norfolk Pet Meat Supplies opens today at 18 High St in the premises occupied by New Norfolk Meat Supply until the recent retirement

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Reject Shop officially opened

The Reject Shop in New Norfolk TWENTY jobs had been created through last week’s opening of the Reject Shop’s 14th Tasmanian branch at New Norfolk, managing director Chris Bryce said. The shop was officially opened at 8.30am on May 9 by store manager Tanya Barker and area manager John Bishton.

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Reject shop nearly ready to open

The New Norfolk Reject Shop tonight THE lights were burning late into the night tonight as staff continued preparing the New Norfolk branch of the Reject Shop for its grand opening next week. The discount retailer is undergoing a rapid expansion throughout Australia and the local outlet is being established

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Shopping centre to rise again

THE developer of a major shopping centre at New Norfolk seems poised to make a strategic withdrawal rather than fight two appeals in the planning tribunal. A revised planning application would be then be lodged with the council in the hope of a smoother development process. This latest twist in

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Online community backs shopping centre

MORE than 2000 people have joined a Facebook group supporting the proposed development of a major shopping centre on the outskirts of New Norfolk. At its February meeting the council approved Gateway Estate developers Raif and Roostam Sadri’s proposal for a large supermarket with baker, butcher and delicatessen; seven retail

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Diamond valley Gazette

A MAGNIFICENT chocolate mud cake was shared with readers of the Gazette today as the Derwent Valley newspaper celebrated its 60th anniversary. Customers at the New Norfolk Newsagency were waiting for the cake cutting this morning, which was performed by Gazette representative Maree Campbell and newsagent Pauline Martin. The 60th

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Gazette’s diamond anniversary

THE Derwent Valley Gazette turns 60 today. The newspaper is celebrating its diamond anniversary with a special collectors edition produced in partnership with Norske Skog Boyer. Readers are invited to have a slice of birthday cake at the New Norfolk Newsagency after 9am today. Originally called the Derwent Gazette, the

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Shopping centre hearing in May

THE Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal will hold a three-day hearing starting on May 13 to consider the appeals against the major shopping centre proposed for Glebe Rd, Ring Rd and Hobart Rd in New Norfolk. A fourth day has been set down for the following week. A preliminary hearing was

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Family centre opened

TASMANIAN Health Minister Michelle O’Byrne yesterday performed the official opening of the Derwent Valley Child and Family Centre in New Norfolk. Now called Ptunarra after an endemic but threatened Tasmanian butterfly, the centre has been built on the Ellis Dean Reserve next door to Blair St Kindergarten. Ms O’Byrne said the

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Shopping centre approval appealed

TODAY’S issue of the Derwent Valley Gazette reports that there have been two appeals against the Derwent Valley Council’s recent decision to grant planning permission for a major shopping centre on the outskirts of New Norfolk. The newspaper names local retailer Ray Williams and property developer Robert Rockefeller as the

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