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LET US THINK: Partnership prospects

LET US THINK about words and meaning when spending ratepayers’ money. Prospectus, partnership, subsidy, landlord, ownership and preposition… The starting point would be: the Willow Court Partnership Prospectus was a tentative proposal intended to ascertain someone’s attitude or opinion. To break this down: a feeler, overture, hint, sample, tentative inquiry,

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New Norfolk hero saw action today

VICTORIA CROSS CENTENARYWALTER ERNEST BROWN VC DCM IT is 100 years since the action that earned a Victory Cross for New Norfolk-born Walter Brown. “Wally” Brown was one of three Australian World War I Victoria Cross recipients to also see active service during the next great conflict, World War II. 

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New Norfolk Road had its start 200 years ago

The Derwent Valley Branch of the National Trust erected thismonument at the 150th anniversary of the start of work on the road between Hobart and New Norfolk. YOU’VE probably seen this monument alongside the Lyell Highway hundreds if not thousands of times but do you know what it’s all about? Those who

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Rallying for respect

AN estimated 1000 people took part in yesterday’s Rally of Respect at New Norfolk. As well as being a great display of community attitudes to the problem of bullying, the event also generated significant media interest.Among the many marchers was Premier Lara Giddings, who commended the organisers and participants for

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Youth disco at Westerway

A DISCO for young people aged 12-18 will be held at the Westerway Community Hall on September 17 from 7-11pm. Admission will cost $2, and free buses will run from Ouse and Maydena (see below). Entertainment will be provided by DJ Dave. For more information contact Derwent Valley Council youth

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Local citizens honoured

LACHLAN’S Marie Scott has been named the Derwent Valley Citizen of the Year for 2010. At the local Australia Day observance held at Tynwald Park this afternoon, Mayor Martyn Evans congratulated Mrs Scott on more than 35 years of community work. Mayor Evans also announced the selection of New Norfolk

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