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Easter fishing tips from the Inland Fisheries Service

THE Inland Fisheries Services says the weather for Easter is looking great with light winds and sunny days forecast, so it will be a great time to wet a line before autumn really sets in. IFS officers have been out and about and recommend the following spots for some camping and

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Community farewell for Tim and Di this weekend

THERE has been widespread regret in the community since it was announced that Salvation Army Captains Tim and Di Size had been posted to Western Australia. The general public will have a chance to farewell the pair this Saturday, January 6. In Letter to the Editor last month, the federal

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Memorial project spreads Christmas cheer

MORE than 100 gifts were distributed to residents at Corumbene and patients at the New Norfolk District Hospital in the days before Christmas, thanks to those who donated to the annual gift-giving initiative of National Park residents Carol and Lex Wilson. For the past few years, Mr and Mrs Wilson

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Fun for all at the Christmas parade

A GREAT time was had by all at today’s New Norfolk Christmas Parade in High St, with its pageant of just under 25 entries doing two laps of the main street. The judges named the New Norfolk Junior Football Club as the best float in the parade, followed by New

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Gallery: New Norfolk Christmas Carols

A RAIN-SHORTENED carols event went ahead on the New Norfolk Esplanade tonight, despite what you might have read on social media. There was some confusion online after St Brigid’s Catholic School cancelled its choir performance due to the weather, but children’s activities went ahead, food vans did reasonable business and

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All ready for New Norfolk’s Christmas carols and parade

THE final countdown has started for two of the Derwent Valley’s biggest events of the year: the Lions Club’s carols by candlelight and the Rotary Club’s New Norfolk Christmas parade. CAROLS IN THE PARK: The new stage at the swimming pool end of the New Norfolk Esplanade will be the venue

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Op-Shop in need of feline friends

THE Ten Lives Cat Centre says it is desperate for volunteers at its New Norfolk Op-Shop in High St. Ten Lives manager Noel Hunt said the shop has 14 volunteers on its books and could really do with another 14. “The New Norfolk Op-Shop is very popular with the community,”

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In the News: Award for Neighbourhood Watch

THE New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch is named as the latest recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award in the next print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, out tomorrow (August 18). They are a dedicated group of volunteers on a mission to make our community a safer

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Feedback wanted on Corumbene health training site

THE University of Tasmania is working with Corumbene to establish a new rural health training site in New Norfolk. Funded through the federal government’s Health Workforce Program, this partnership will allow the University to expand its Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program in aged care services. Over the past year, New

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Business

It makes sense to Stay Chatty at Banjos

BANJO’S Bakery Cafes have been encouraging their customers to have conversations about mental health for nearly 10 years. In this year’s collaboration with the Speak Up! Stay Chatty organisation, Banjo’s will encourage customers to donate 45 cents with any purchase this month. The contribution was previously tied to the purchase

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Family activities at New Norfolk this Easter long weekend

Easter market and egg hunt NEW NORFOLK MARKET: Celebrate Easter Saturday at the Friendliest Market in Tasmania with an Easter Egg Hunt, a visit from Easter Bunny, stalls, music, hot food, ice cream van, and more. The market runs from 8am to 2pm in High St and Charles St, New Norfolk.

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Come on along and join the band

ARE you someone who “used to play” a musical instrument? If so, the Derwent Valley Concert Band (DVCB) would like to meet you. “Do you have access to an instrument you would like to learn to play? Then you should come to see us as well,” the band’s chief conductor,

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