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Corumbene celebrates 55 years of volunteer spirit

THE role of volunteers remained central to the successful operation of Corumbene Care at New Norfolk, chief executive Damien Jacobs said recently. Mr Jacobs was speaking at the unveiling of a silhouette artwork at the facility in Lower Rd, acknowledging 55 years of the Corumbene Auxiliary and other volunteers who

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New Norfolk Lions Club news

MASKING-UP AT BASKERVILLE: THE Lions Club of New Norfolk was back at Baskerville from September 17-19, operating the entry gates, selling tickets, distributing programs and facilitating COVID-19 check-ins for the thousands of racing enthusiasts who attended the Hobart Sporting Car Club’s biggest annual event. The popular Baskerville Historics was once

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Friends step out against brain cancer

MORE than 60 people took part in a 5km walkathon on the New Norfolk waterfront earlier today (Sunday) to raise funds and awareness of brain cancer in the national Walk4BrainCancer event. The group (pictured on the New Norfolk Esplanade) were members and friends of Freedom Health and Wellness centre at

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Tasmania’s bands remember Layton Hodgetts OAM

A MINUTE’S silence was observed in memory of the late Layton Hodgetts during the second day of the 2021 Tasmanian Band Championships in Devonport earlier this afternoon. Chief drum major Michael Mathers said the indoor ceremony had replaced a planned parade of bands in tribute to key members of the

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New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch – September community update

YEAR IN REVIEW: CONSIDERING the COVID-19 restrictions which have been in place over the past year, New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch has still been able to achieve all the aims and objectives we set ourselves in 2019 by remaining focused and continuing to investigate local issues. We have continued to share

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Cleaning up around the Valley

THERE is still time to register as a volunteer for Clean Up Australia Day in the Derwent Valley, or simply turn up at one of the assembly points this Sunday, March 6. Maydena – meeting point: Maydena Primary School, start time 10am. Co-ordinator Roseanne Reason, email: roseannereason@yahoo.com National Park –

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High school’s facilities praised

FEDERALLY-funded improvements at New Norfolk High School were inspected by Premier Lara Gidings and Education Minister Lin Thorp yesterday. Ms Thorp said federal economic stimulus funding around Australia had delivered multi-purpose halls and libraries, science and language centres, general learning areas and new and upgraded gymnasiums and other sporting facilities.

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Rail track rider gathers steam

Rod Bender AUSTRALIA’S only rail track rider experience has been further enhanced with the official opening of the new Florentine Station near Maydena yesterday. This latest initiative of the Maydena Community Association was funded by Norske Skog and built on the company’s land. The work was undertaken by Workskills clients

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Medal for local fire chief

RECENTLY retired Magra fire chief Kevin Hardwick has been awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours List for 2011. Mr Hardwick joined his local fire brigade in 1969 and is one of its original members. Magra was one of many country brigades established in the wake

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Family centre for Ellis Dean Reserve

LAND on the Ellis Dean Reserve in Blair St, New Norfolk, had been chosen as the site for a $2.5m purpose-built Derwent Valley Child and Family Centre, Labor Lyons MHA Rebecca White said yesterday. “The … recommendation comes after an extensive consultation process started in February 2010 at the initial

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New wheels for local learners

A NEW car to help young learner drivers in the Derwent Valley was delivered to the Derwent Valley Community House. State treasurer and Derwent MLC Michael Aird said the car had been provided under the “Cars for Communities” program which had funded 29 organisations to purchase vehicles for a range

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