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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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Saturday: free concert at The Valley Sports Bar

A FREE concert originally scheduled for New Norfolk’s town centre tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) has been relocated to The Valley Sports Bar due to forecast heavy rain. The Valley Sports Bar (former New Norfolk District Football Clubrooms) is located at 21 Back River Rd. The performance by rock tribute band Australian

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GALLERY: Australia Day in the Derwent Valley

ABOUT 300 people enjoyed mostly fine conditions for the Australia Day celebrations at the New Norfolk Esplanade today. A light shower of rain late in the morning did little to dampen the enthusiasm of those present. Children’s activities were provided, and the musical entertainment included Fentonbury singer Bridget Pross as

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Rundown for Australia Day activities in the Derwent Valley

THE Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils are both hosting events in celebration of Australia Day tomorrow. Program – January 26, 2021 At the Derwent Esplanade, New NorfolkFrom 10am 10am Event begins – mayor’s welcome 10:15am: Singer Bridget Pross performs on the main stage 11am Derwent Valley Concert Band Community

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Lions Club warming up the barbie for Australia Day

IT would not be Australia Day ay New Norfolk without the Lions Club of New Norfolk staging one of its famous sausage sizzles. The Derwent Valley Council has decided to go it alone and run Australia Day without the support of its long-serving volunteer committee, but some things won’t change.

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Have Christmas Day lunch with friends

ANYONE without plans for Christmas Day lunch is welcome to join in a picnic-style community feast at Arthur Square in central New Norfolk. A local tradition for about three decades, this free Christmas Day lunch is moving outdoors for the first time, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Provided by the

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Santa gets a little help from his firey friends

THREE Derwent Valley fire brigades will be providing transport for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve as he makes a dash around the district to visit local children. NEW NORFOLK: The New Norfolk Fire Brigade has been helping Santa do the rounds of the town for about 30 years and it

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Outdoor Christmas church service on tonight

AN outdoor church service will be held on Arthur Square at New Norfolk tonight (Saturday) as St Matthew’s Anglican Church adapts its Christmas celebrations to suit the coronavirus year. The St Matthew’s Singers and the Derwent Valley Concert Band will be part of this service, known as the Festival of

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All ready for Christmas market this Saturday

MORE than 130 stalls are expected to fill High St this Saturday, December 19, for the Christmas edition of the Banjo’s New Norfolk Market, which will also be the final market for the year. The event, running from 8am until 2pm, will include the second week of a trial extension

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