Remembrance Day at New Norfolk
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Remembrance Day service tomorrow

THE New Norfolk Cenotaph in Circle St will be the location of the Derwent Valley’s Remembrance Day service at 10.45am on November 11. The venue is the council chambers forecourt, which will be closed to parking from 8pm tonight (Wednesday) until noon tomorrow (Thursday). This is organised by the New

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Concert band dreams of Ireland and plays at New Norfolk

MANY Derwent Valley Concert Band members are looking wistfully at their calendars because it is about now that they were due to be leaving Tasmania for Ireland on their 11th overseas tour. The pandemic has intervened but chief conductor Lyall McDermott said there is some consolation in being able to

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Concert band’s tribute to its home valley

THE Derwent Valley Concert Band will this month present the third concert in the St Matthew’s Church “Restoration” series. This will be the band’s first indoor performance since since October 2019. “We have taken great care to select wonderful music that will make the most of the lovely church setting,”

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Trevor Leo Cup up for grabs this weekend

THIS Saturday, the Eagles will welcome the Hobart Tigers to Boyer Oval for the Trevor Leo Cup. The cup was initiated in 2014 in recognition of the service that Leo gave to both clubs during a distinguished football career over many years in the 1950s and 60s. To many people,

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Addams Family breaks the Maydena movie drought

THE Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) is heading back to Maydena this weekend to present the town’s first family movie night in six years. The 2019 animated comedy The Addams Family will be screened in the community room at the Maydena Bike Park this Saturday evening, June 26.

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Hamilton decides the show must go on

ALL being well, the first Saturday in March will once again be Hamilton Show Day from next year. Last year’s show just scraped in before the coronavirus struck, but this year’s was cancelled due to uncertainty over public health restrictions. There has also been concern about whether there was sufficient

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Gallery: Fireworks light up a cold winter’s night

GLEN Derwent has tonight put on a stunning fireworks show for New Norfolk and surrounds. While the heritage home’s cracker night festivities were a ticketed event for about 1000 paying guests, the fireworks display was seen from far and wide, with onlookers seeking out vantage points around the town. The

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Gallery: Big crowd at cracker night at Glen Derwent

THE New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News’ Wayne Shoobridge is enjoying cracker night at Glen Derwent tonight, where a sell-out crowd is enjoying food and entertainment in the lead-up to the fireworks display at 7pm. Wayne has sent in the following photos from the scene. More to come.  

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Volunteers Week Friday night get-together

THE Lions Club of New Norfolk is celebrating National Volunteer Week by inviting members of local voluntary organisations to attend an informal get-together tomorrow (Friday) night. Anyone interested in attending is asked to let the organisers know by 10am on the day, for catering purposes. The invitation is open to

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Gallery: Targa Tasmania at New Norfolk

ABOUT 250 cars participating in this year’s Targa Tasmania were on show at New Norfolk during the competitors’ early lunch break on Friday. This regrouping outside the Derwent Valley PCYC was followed by a competitive stage conducted on Molesworth Rd.  

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All you need to know for Anzac Day in the Valley

IGNORE what you’ve been seeing on social media – here’s what you need to know about Anzac Day in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands this Sunday. Yes, it is on. No, you don’t need a ticket. Yes, you might need to sign in under the coronavirus precautions. Yes, veterans

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Easter church services in the Derwent Valley

TODAY – HOLY/MAUNDY THURSDAY: Anglican – St Matthew’s Church, New Norfolk (call 0408 399 209 for details) Catholic – 7pm service at St Peter’s Church, New Norfolk TOMORROW – GOOD FRIDAY: Anglican – 10am service at St Matthew’s Church, New Norfolk Anglican – 10am, St Peter’s Church, Hamilton Salvation Army

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