Agrarian: What the Good Food Guide said

Good Food Guide 2018 Santa Vittoria Regional Restaurant of the YearThe best beyond metro limits. The winning establishment must provide a restaurant experience comparable to anything in the city but remain uniquely regional.The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery & Store, Tasmania It’s fresh on the Tasmania scene, but The Agrarian Kitchen Eatery &

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Agrarian named the best regional eatery in Australia

THE Agrarian Kitchen Eatery and Store at Willow Court has been named Australia’s Regional Restaurant of the Year in the inaugural national Good Food Guide awards for 2018. Published in various mainland states over the last 38 years, the Good Food Guide has been turned into a single national publication for

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Sold! Who can it be?

AFTER more than two years on the market, the former Woolworths supermarket in New Norfolk has reportedly been sold. Vacant since the business moved to its new premises across the road in April 2015, the old supermarket was originally put up for sale by expressions of interest. Most recently, the

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Agrarian eatery shoots straight to the top

THE Agrarian Kitchen Eatery has been named Tasmania’s second-best restaurant just 10 weeks after opening at its historic premises in New Norfolk. Gourmet Traveller Australia this week ranked the Agrarian Kitchen Eatery and Store at number two on its top-10 Tasmanian restaurants of 2017. The food, wine and lifestyle magazine

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Caltex revamp revs up

CALTEX New Norfolk will be closed for several hours today and tomorrow as the next stage of its conversion to a Mood Food roadhouse gets under way. Notices at the 24-hour petrol station advise that it will be closed between 10am and 2pm for two days while the retail area

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New doors open as another closes

The Video City outlet in High St will close this week. VIDEO City has announced the closure of its New Norfolk branch at the end of this week. The shop at 44 High St is having a closing-down sale to clear surplus movies, games and boxed sets of DVDs after

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Cherry business ripe for picking

A QUICK sale of Derwent Valley cherry-grower Reid Fruits is anticipated following last week’s announcement that the 160-year-old business was on the market under a world-wide expression of interest process. Reid Fruits managing director Tim Reid said the business now had 136ha of cherries under cultivation, representing almost 10 per

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Partners aim to break down job barriers

Click image to enlarge. PEAK employer body, the TCCI, and the Tasmanian Council of Social Service (TasCOSS) have joined forces to work on breaking down the barriers facing people looking for jobs in the Derwent Valley. Designed to listen to local job seekers, the Jobs Action Plan will kick off

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Expanded pharmacy takes the cake

Bel Bird cutting the cake on Friday. AN official re-opening of the New Norfolk Pharmacy was held last Friday, with proprietor Bel Bird cutting a cake to celebrate the near-completion of renovation works at the pharmacy, which now stretches from 2a to 6 High St. Locally owned and operated, the

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Chemist celebrates with cake

A GRAND re-opening of the New Norfolk Guardian Pharmacy will be held this Friday, followed by a gala day on Saturday. Proprietor Bel Bird said the store renovation and expansion was not quite complete but the bulk of the work was done and so the celebration would go ahead as

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Outdoor store opening soon

The New Norfolk Gunshop is set to move next door and berenamed Williams Outdoors. A YEAR after the opening of New Norfolk’s big new Mitre 10 store, the original location in High St will soon be trading as an outdoors store. New signage went up on the 41 High St

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Is your tourism business digital-ready?

TOURISM operators in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands are invited to a special session at Bushy Park this Thursday to learn how to make the most out of social media. The Department of State Growth and Destination Southern Tasmania will present the “Digital Ready for Business” event to help local

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