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Derwent region forestry expo at Glenora

COMMUNITY members are invited to attend a forestry expo at Glenora District School tomorrow, Wednesday, March 29. The expo is aimed at those interested in a career working outdoors, and it will be visited by school groups throughout the day. From 2-3pm the festival will be open to the public,

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Bridget Pross to headline Derwent Valley Autumn Festival

LOCAL singer-songwriter Bridget Pross has been named as the headline musical act for next month’s Derwent Valley Autumn Festival. The organisers, Derwent Valley Rotary Club, today announced the music line-up for the April 23 event. “With a range of talented artists and a variety of musical genres, there is sure

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It’s Hamilton Show Day tomorrow

ALL roads will lead to the upper Derwent Valley tomorrow (March 4) for the 70th running of the Hamilton Agricultural Show. The gates at the Hamilton Showground will be open to the public from 8am to 4pm and the event will be officially opened by the Governor of Tasmania at

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First details for Rotary Autumn Festival

THE Derwent Valley Rotary Club has announced the first details of its upcoming Autumn Festival, which is scheduled for April 23 on the New Norfolk Esplanade with a range of activities and attractions for all ages. “Rotary’s Derwent Valley Autumn Festival will showcase local producers, and feature music, food stalls

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Two great days out in the heart of the Derwent Valley

AFTER months of hard work, the volunteer committees of the Bushy Park Show and Hamilton Agricultural Show are hoping for big crowds to enjoy these two events in the heart of the Derwent Valley. The program at the Bushy Park Showground this Saturday will include animal events and displays, woodchopping,

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Can you help the Relay for Life reach its target?

THE sixth Derwent Valley Relay for Life is being held at Tynwald Park from 1pm today (Saturday) until 9am on Sunday. More than 100 people in 12 teams will be walking laps of the oval to raise funds for cancer support and research via Cancer Council Tasmania. The participants have

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Still time to join the fight against cancer

THE Derwent Valley Relay for Life is more than half-way to its target of raising $30,000 for cancer research and support, with just over a day until the relay gets under way at Tynwald Park in New Norfolk. Fundraising efforts for this sixth Derwent Valley Relay for Life will continue

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Six O’Clock Rock postponed

THIS Saturday’s rock and roll night at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk has been postponed. Promoter Kerry Ransley said a new date would be advised for the next visit by Brett Marley with Six O’Clock Rock. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news

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A pleasant Sunday arvo at the New Norfolk Pool

THE New Norfolk Olympic Pool will host a live music event this Sunday, February 5, from noon until 3pm. Hobart duo Bliss will entertain on this “Sunday Arvo at the Pool.” The normal pool entry price will apply, a sausage sizzle will be held and other food and drinks will

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Derwent Valley dances for cancer

A FUN night of dancing will be held at the New Norfolk War Memorial Hall this Friday (February 3) as a fundraiser for the Derwent Valley Relay for Life. The Freedom Crew relay team has extended an invitation for all to join in this night of fun with zumba, line

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Saturday: open day at Derwent Valley SES

THE Derwent Valley SES is actively recruiting people who may be interested in joining the unit as volunteers. To help meet this aim, the unit will be holding an open day at its headquarters located on the corner of George and Blair streets in New Norfolk this Saturday, February 4,

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TFS advice ahead of high fire danger weekend

THE Tasmania Fire Service is urging Tasmanians to check their properties this weekend, ahead of forecast high temperature and strengthening winds. “We’re expecting high temperatures paired with strengthening winds on Saturday which will increase the likelihood of fires becoming uncontrollable,” TFS deputy chief officer Bruce Byatt said. “There is also

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