Band’s farewell concert this Sunday

Click image to enlarge THE Derwent Valley Concert Band will perform a farewell concert in the New Norfolk War Memorial Hall this Sunday, July 1, at 1pm. In the year of its 25th anniversary, the band is about to set off on a two-week tour of Malaysia. This will be

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Positive ageing expo this Thursday

Click image to enlarge AN expo showcasing some of the extensive range of services and activities available to older residents of the Derwent Valley will be held at the New Norfolk RSL this Thursday from 11am until 2pm. The Keeping Engaged in the Derwent Valley positive ageing expo is funded by

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Willow-whacking at Westerway this Wednesday

“Willow Warriors” volunteers at a field day in March. THE Tyenna River Willow Control Program will hold a field day at Westerway this week to continue its work in the area. The Derwent Catchment Project has been working with Inland Fisheries Service, Anglers Alliance Tasmania and Lanoma Estate to develop

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Flood relief working bee

Volunteers shoveling soil that the floodwaters had strippedfrom a vegetable garden.   ABOUT 15 members of two local organisations participated in a working bee earlier today to assist a New Norfolk resident who suffered severe property damage in the recent floods. The Lachlan Rivulet became a raging torrent overnight on May 10-11

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SATURDAY: Derwent Valley flood recovery expo

A FLOOD recovery expo will be held in New Norfolk tomorrow (Saturday) to provide information and support to individuals and businesses affected by the recent flooding in the Derwent Valley. Presented by the State Government and the Derwent Valley Council, the expo will be held in the New Norfolk War

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Final days for history exhibition

Click image to enlarge. THE 30th anniversary exhibition at the New Norfolk Historical Information Centre is entering its last few days. Officially opened by the Governor, Professor Kate Warner, earlier this month, the display is open from noon-4pm this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Titled “Memories of the Derwent Valley”,

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Gallery: 2018 New Norfolk Dawn Service

The New Norfolk Cenotaph shortly before dawn today. Derwent Valley Council workers were out early to prepare for the localAnzac Day dawn service. Marchers making their way from the RSL Club to the New Norfolk Cenotaph. The parade turned to face the rising sun near the end of the dawn

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Ex-servicewoman leads local Dawn Service

Today’s Dawn Service at New Norfolk. ONLOOKERS burst into a round of applause as a parade of about 100 veterans and community members approached the New Norfolk Cenotaph this morning. The New Norfolk RSL Club’s Anzac Day Dawn Service attracted a crowd of several hundred which started to gather around

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Guide to Anzac Day in the Valley

Last year’s Dawn Service in New Norfolk. ANZAC DAY 2018Program for the Derwent Valley NEW NORFOLK5.30am: Gunfire breakfast at RSL Club, 30 George St.5.45am: Assemble RSL for march to Cenotaph.6am: Dawn service at the Cenotaph, followed by $5 breakfast at RSL.9.30am: Special service at Corumbene Home.10.40am: Assemble at Arthur Square, corner of High and Stephen

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Targa in town tomorrow

DAY 5 of the 27th annual Targa Tasmania will see the fleet make its way from the West Coast tomorrow, passing through the Derwent Valley with competitive stages at Tarraleah and Molesworth and a lunch break at New Norfolk.Targa Tasmania is described as the world’s largest, longest and hardest tarmac

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