Meeting on bushfire recovery and preparedness

A MEETING to update the community on Upper Derwent Valley bushfire recovery and preparedness will be held at Maydena this Wednesday evening. With summer approaching – and the first fire weather warning already issued – the Tasmania Fire Service invites the community of the Tyenna Valley in particular to hear

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Market joins Garage Sale Trail

THE Derwent Valley Community House’s monthly market this Sunday will be one of the many local participants in this year’s Garage Sale Trail, which is happening right across Australia this weekend. The Garage Sale Trail happens with the support of municipal councils across the country, and nearly 400,000 bargain-hunting, reuse-loving

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School holiday movie night this Saturday

Poster for Lego Movie 2. A FREE outdoor movie night will be presented in New Norfolk this Saturday thanks to D’FAT, the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team. The all-ages, drug and alcohol-free event on Arthur Square in the town centre will feature the recently-released sequel to The Lego Movie.  Lego

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Meet and greet at the Bush Inn

Senator Bridget McKenzie. THE Bush Inn Hotel will be the venue for a “Pollies in the Pub” meeting with the deputy leader of the National Party this evening. Senator Bridget McKenzie is Federal Minister for Agriculture and deputy leader of the Nationals, who are the junior partner in the Coalition

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Lachlan venue for makers’ market

The Lachlan Community Hall. THE Lachlan Community Hall will be the venue for a twilight makers’ market from 5.30-8pm on October 11. Local artisans will display a wide range of talents such as artwork, jewellery, craftwork, timber cars, cakes and more. A sausage sizzle will also be available. The hall

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Lots on offer for spring school holidays

Click image to enlarge. A BIG program of activities its on offer for local children in the upcoming spring school holidays thanks to the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT), the Salvation Army, Derwent Valley PCYC and Freedom Health and Wellness Centre. One of these activities will be a

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Emergency roadshow this Saturday

Click image to enlarge. AN emergency management roadshow will roll into New Norfolk this Saturday to provide information on the services available during and after a flood or other disaster. The roadshow is making its way around four southern municipalities worst affected by last year’s floods. The first stop was at

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Community market this Sunday

Derwent ValleyCommunity Market Sunday, September 15, 2019 10am-2pm at Derwent Valley Community House The Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk (Next market on October 20)

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Roadshow to boost emergency preparedness

Click image to enlarge. AN emergency management roadshow is making its way around four southern municipalities worst affected by last year’s flooding events. The first stop was at Kingborough earlier this week, followed by Derwent Valley, Glenorchy and Hobart in the weeks ahead. Derwent Valley Council emergency management officer David

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New date for Westerway movie night

THE Upper Derwent Valley movie night planned for the last school holidays will now go ahead early next month thanks to the support of Westerway Primary School. The planned screening of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World last month had to be cancelled due to water damage at the original venue,

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Information session for Lego robotics club

Click image to enlarge. YOUNG robotics enthusiasts in the Derwent Valley are gearing up for the second year of participation in the First Lego League competition and there is room for more members to join the fun. First Lego League is a national and international science and engineering competition for

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