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Responsibility for election comment is taken by the Editor/Publisher, Damian Bester, 4 Richmond St, New Norfolk TAS 7140.
UP to 10 cherry farms in Tasmania’s Derwent, Huon and Coal River valleys will receive visits from officers of the Fair Work Ombudsman this summer. Ombudsman Natalie James said Fair Work inspectors would visit farms in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania to check employers were paying fruit pickers their
APPROVAL for the opening of a Zap Fitness outlet in central New Norfolk was granted at tonight’s Derwent Valley Council meeting. With three councillors absent and one stepping out after declaring an interest, the application was dealt with by the bare minimum of five councillors. All spoke in favour of
RAPID progress is expected in the development of a new supermarket at New Norfolk following the sale of the Willow Court oval to a Woolworths subsidiary. The oval was sold to property developer Robert Rockefeller about three years ago and there has been ongoing speculation about which supermarket chain would
One of the Heimat Chalets. LOCAL accommodation business Heimat Chalets won the People’s Choice Award at the 2013 Tasmanian Tourism Awards on Friday night. Tourism Industry Council Tasmania CEO Luke Martin said the awards played a critical role in encouraging business excellence and innovation in Tourism, while recognising those operators
This 1950s-era image of New Norfolk’s Old Colony Inn is being sold on eBayby a West Australian seller. With a starting price of $9.95 the black and whitepostcard shows the popular tourist attraction before the later addition of thedining room on the right hand side. See the listing here.
A KIWI journalist’s recent visit to the Agrarian Kitchen at Lachlan is a feature article in the travel section of The New Zealand Herald today. Reporter Mike Van de Elzen writes that he was excited about visiting the farmed-based cooking school as he had heard so much about it. The
THE New Norfolk Guardian Pharmacy has been named the best in Tasmania for the second year running. The win was announced at the Sigma Pharmacy Assistant Annual Conference in Launceston last weekend. The event provides recognition for Amcal and Guardian stores and the New Norfolk pharmacy will now compete for
ONGOING investments at the Boyer Mill and another at Saugbrugs in Norway were progressing well and would improve profit margins at both mills from next year, according to paper-maker Norske Skog’s report for the second quarter of 2013. “Despite falling demand, we are experiencing high capacity utilisation of our machines
The Chamber of Commerce logo A MEETING will be held early next month to wind up the Derwent Valley Chamber of Commerce after several years of inactivity. The chamber was established in 1954 to promote business in the community for the benefit of the whole community. Several years ago the
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