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Anzac Day 2022 at New Norfolk in pictures

A BIG crowd turned out on Monday to witness New Norfolk’s first public Anzac Day parade in three years. Master of ceremonies Rodney Bester said it was one of the biggest attendances in recent years.

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Maydena remembers on Anzac Day

ABOUT 70 people attended yesterday’s Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Maydena RSL following a short street march along Kallista Rd. The Maydena RSL Club was particularly pleased with the participation of a number of children. Kayden Cunningham served as the flag bearer and leader of the march and his

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Hundreds remember the fallen at Dawn

HUNDREDS of people have paid their respects this morning at Anzac Day Dawn Services from one end of the Derwent Valley to the other. More than 200 assembled at the New Norfolk Cenotaph, with a similar number at Gretna and about 75 at the Fentonbury War Memorial. Services were also

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Guide to Anzac Day in the Derwent Valley and Highlands

ANZAC Day will return to its pre-pandemic format at New Norfolk with the reinstatement of public parades at Monday’s Dawn Service and the later Civic Service. While participants and the general public will continue to be encouraged to observe physical distancing and other Covid-Safe precautions, it will otherwise be a

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Family activities at New Norfolk this Easter long weekend

Family breakfast EASTER SUNDAY: Family breakfast at the Lions Club of New Norfolk with poached or scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, tomato, hash browns, mushrooms, baked beans, toast and sauces. Tea, coffee and juice will be included, all in the price of $15 for a full serve or $8 for a

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First Derwent Valley Youth Easter Festival on tomorrow

THE Derwent Valley’s first Youth Easter Festival will be held on the New Norfolk Esplanade from 2.30-4.30pm tomorrow (April 2), offering free fun, games, activities and demonstrations. Presented by the Derwent Valley Family and Youth Action Network , the event will close with a colour run at the end. The

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Gretna Red Cross morning tea provides power for humanity

THE decades-old tradition of the Gretna Red Cross morning tea continues next week with a special event raising funds for victims of the Queensland and New South Wales floods and the war in Ukraine. Branch president Nichola Ball said this “At Home and Abroad” fundraiser would be held at 10am

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Paediatric pop-up clinic at New Norfolk

CHILDREN’S doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will be administered free of charge at New Norfolk High School between 9am and 4.30pm this Sunday, February 6. The clinic will be held in the school gymnasium, with entry off Kensington St. This clinic will provide a paediatric dose of the Pfizer vaccine,

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Australia Day sports award keeps it in the family

THE title of Derwent Valley Council Sportsperson of the Year for 2022 has gone to the sister of last year’s recipient. New Norfolk High School student Ailie Morgan, 13, was named as this year’s recipient at last week’s Australia Day Awards ceremony, with the baton passing from her older sister

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Derwent Valley Young Citizen of the Year

FIFTEEN year-old J’Khobi Bone was named the Derwent Valley municipality’s Young Citizen of the Year during the Australia Day ceremony at New Norfolk last week. The St Virgil’s College student was recognised for his many sporting and community contributions. He began playing basketball at the age of seven and last

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Derwent Valley citizens of the year

LIONS Club of New Norfolk president Kerry Kievit and emergency services volunteer Adrian James are the joint Derwent Valley Citizens of the Year for 2022. This is only the third time in the 54-year history of the local Australia Day Awards that the title of Citizen of the Year was

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In the News: Meet this year’s Australia Day Award winners

FOR only the third time in the 54-year history of the local Australia Day Awards, the title of Citizen of the Year for 2022 was awarded to dual recipients at yesterday’s presentations at New Norfolk. Read all about it in the 28th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley

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