In the Mood in New Norfolk

New Norfolk’s Caltex petrol station on Montagu St yesterday unveiled its newbranding as part of the growing chain of Mood Food outlets. The new retailspace (pictured) is now open, offering a range of hot and cold food and drinks,newspapers, fresh fruit, Lavazza coffee and more, 24 hours a day. Exterior

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Caltex revamp nears its end

Artist’s impression of the revamped petrol station. MORE than a year after it started, the redevelopment of New Norfolk’s Caltex petrol station is nearing its completion. It is expected that the business will close for several hours today while the retail area is transferred back into the enlarged and refurbished

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Helloworld, from New Norfolk

The Helloworld Travel agency in High St. A TRAVEL agency has popped up in a former banking chamber that will soon be seen on television as the fictional Midlands Bank on ABC’s Rosehaven.  The Hobart branch of Helloworld Travel has today opened an agency in the former ANZ Bank at

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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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