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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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Three big days in the Valley coming up

A BIG weekend of arts and culture is promised in the Derwent Valley as the 10 Days on the Island festival presents its Intimate Epics program from today (Friday) until Sunday. Presented as a walking precinct in New Norfolk, the full program can be found here, with the highlights featured

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See our band at Willow Court this Friday evening

A PERFORMANCE by the Derwent Valley Concert Band will be one of the feature events of the opening of the 10 Days on the Island Intimate Epics program of arts experiences opening this Friday at the Willow Court historic site in New Norfolk. The band will perform for about 30

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Open doors at Westerway Primary School this Thursday

WESTERWAY Primary School acting principal Michelle Waldock has invited the community to an open afternoon this Thursday. Dr Waldock (pictured above) is standing in for Andrea Long who has been appointed acting principal at Richmond Primary School for the first half of the year. “I congratulate Andrea on her appointment

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All welcome in Survivor’s Lap at Relay For Life tomorrow

ALL cancer survivors and carers are welcome to take part in one of the key events of this weekend’s fifth Derwent Valley Relay for Life, alongside the registered participants. To be held at Tynwald Park from 11am tomorrow (February 27) until 9am on Sunday, the event will see teams walking

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Bushy Park food truck muster motors to a new date

THE food truck muster planned for Bushy Park this weekend has been postponed until the same weekend next month. The event is being organised by the Bushy Park Show Society, which has cited COVID-19 issues as the reason for the deferral. The Great Bushy Park Food Truck Muster will now

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