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Ouse Fire Brigade barbecue this Sunday

THE Tasmania Fire Service and Ouse Fire Brigade are putting on a “thank you” barbecue for the surrounding communities this Sunday in appreciation of support received during last the summer’s bushfires. TFS midlands district officer Jason Vinen said the event was a thank you to the Ouse and lakes communities

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Twilight Mother’s Day market this Friday

STALL spaces are still available at the Lachlan Community Hall’s Mother’s Day Market this Friday, May 3. The twilight event will be held from 4-7pm with a sausage sizzle also on offer. The market will offer gift ideas suitable for spoiling your favourite person this Mother’s Day, May 12. To

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Complete guide to Anzac Day in the valley and highlands

THE towns of the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands are ready for the annual observance of Anzac Day this Thursday, April 25. Anzac Day program New Norfolk street closures If we have missed anything please email damian@newnorfolknews.com or call 0417 387 577. Lyons MP urges Anzac Day participation TASMANIANS have

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Opening the Art Space for Sunday sessions

By MANDY CRUICKSHANKTHERE is a deck in a park that once was just a paddock on my property at Ellendale. The sheep used to keep the grass down. Then one day the fence came down and suddenly there was a different space. It was too large a space to let

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Fun at the New Norfolk Easter market

CELEBRATE Easter Saturday at the New Norfolk Market with a free Easter Egg Hunt, a visit from Easter Bunny, stalls, music, hot food, ice cream van and more this Saturday. The market runs from 8am to 2pm in High St and Charles St, New Norfolk. To enter the new-style Easter

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Easter message and church services

I KNOW there are people who think Christianity is boring and uninteresting or they believe they have no need for God in their lives. Maybe it is because they haven’t really taken the time to try to understand or know about the man named Jesus. Maybe they think that all

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Pub putting on a bike show for charity

A BIKE show will be held at the Star and Garter Hotel at New Norfolk on the Eight Hour Day public holiday tomorrow (March 11) in aid of the charity Speak Up Stay Chatty. An entry fee of $5 per bike applies, with trophies awarded for the best sport bike,

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Dragon boats on the Derwent this Sunday

THE Dragon Boat of Tasmania Association is conducting its state championships on the River Derwent this Sunday, March 10, with great viewing available from the New Norfolk Esplanade. The event will be contested by all of the state’s dragon boat clubs, coming from Hobart, Launceston, St Helens, Deloraine and Devonport.

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Chance for locals to remember the Battle of the Bismarck Sea

The 81st anniversary of the Battle of the Bismarck Sea will be commemorated in a small community service at New Norfolk this Thursday, March 7, at 11.30am outside the Derwent Valley Council Chambers in Circle St, New Norfolk. The Battle of the Bismarck Sea took place in March, 1943, when

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Head to the show for bushfire recovery information

THE volunteers of the Hamilton Agricultural Show Society are busy making the final preparations for the running of the 71st Hamilton Show tomorrow, March 2. The official opening by Mark Shelton MHA will be at 10am but the program of events will already be well under way, with most activities

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See you on Saturday at the Bushy Park Show

THE Bushy Park Show Society has tonight released the updated program for this Saturday’s 149th Bushy Park Show. The gates at the Bushy Park Showground on Gordon River Rd will open at 9am and entry will cost $7 for adults and $3 for children. PHOTO GALLERY FROM LAST YEAR’S SHOW

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Sunday’s festival will be the bee’s knees

ORGANISERS are putting the final touches to this Sunday’s inaugural Honeybee Festival at New Norfolk which they say will have something for everyone. Derwent Valley Beekeepers Association spokesperson Debra McArdle said everyone was invited to attend the festival at the New Norfolk Esplanade on February 11. “It’s not only for

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