Summer ranger program continues at Mt Field
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Summer ranger program continues at Mt Field

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at many of the state’s national parks this week, including Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley. A Discovery Ranger will offer free fun and educational activities at various times. MT FIELD SUMMER RANGER PROGRAM Thursday 11 January 2024* 11am-1pm: Biology Lab Plant & Animal Identification. Meet outside…

Community farewell for Tim and Di this weekend
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Community farewell for Tim and Di this weekend

THERE has been widespread regret in the community since it was announced that Salvation Army Captains Tim and Di Size had been posted to Western Australia. The general public will have a chance to farewell the pair this Saturday, January 6. In Letter to the Editor last month, the federal member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell…

Discovery Rangers on duty again at Mt Field
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Discovery Rangers on duty again at Mt Field

VISITORS to national parks and reserves throughout Tasmania including Mt Field National Park will be able to learn more about the state’s reserves and natural spaces this summer through the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) Discovery Ranger Program which has returned for another season.  The program of activities started at Mt Field on December…

Valley and Highlands Christmas calendar

Valley and Highlands Christmas calendar

THERE’S a lot happening in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands in the lead-up to Christmas and the New Year. Here’s a calendar of Christmas events we knew of. Additional items can be emailed to damian@newnorfolknews.com  UNTIL DECEMBER 24 * GIVING TREE: Amcal Pharmacy, New Norfolk. Accepting unwrapped gifts for children (especially for ages 8-15)…

All ready for New Norfolk’s Christmas carols and parade
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All ready for New Norfolk’s Christmas carols and parade

THE final countdown has started for two of the Derwent Valley’s biggest events of the year: the Lions Club’s carols by candlelight and the Rotary Club’s New Norfolk Christmas parade. CAROLS IN THE PARK: The new stage at the swimming pool end of the New Norfolk Esplanade will be the venue for the carols event on…

Sunday: Vintage Festival on the New Norfolk Esplanade
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Sunday: Vintage Festival on the New Norfolk Esplanade

ABOUT 2000 people have already booked their free tickets for entry to the New Norfolk Vintage Festival on the Esplanade tomorrow (Sunday). Event planner Ellie-Kate Schofield, of New Norfolk, said the festival would include fleets of glinting classic cars, remarkable retro collections and a raft of attractions for the young, the old and the young-at-heart….

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