School holiday program starts next week

TWO weeks of school holiday activities are about to start at three venues in New Norfolk. Thanks to Federal Government funding, all activities in the Communities for Children School Holiday Program are free of charge with no costs involved to families. The venues are: The Salvation Army, 79 Hamilton Rd,

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Holiday fun kicks off at Mt Field

THE annual Discovery Ranger Summer Program starts at many national parks today (Friday), including Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley. Skilled and experienced rangers will offer visitors to Tasmania’s national parks the chance to join in a wide range of activities such as guided walks, evening talks, childrens’ activities

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Churches offer free Christmas Day lunch

About 100 people attended last year’s Christmas Day lunch inthe New Norfolk War Memorial Hall. A FREE Christmas lunch will be available at the New Norfolk War Memorial Hall, on Christmas Day tomorrow. The lunch is provided by the churches of New Norfolk, particularly for those who may be on

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Updated Christmas Calendar

UPDATED DERWENT VALLEY CHRISTMAS CALENDAR December 20 (Friday): Santa’s House open, 18a High St, New Norfolk, 11am-1.30pm. December 21 (Saturday): High St Market Christmas Event, New Norfolk, 8am-2pm. December 21 (Saturday): Santa’s House open, 18a High St, New Norfolk, 10am-2pm. December 21 (Saturday): Gretna Fire Brigade lolly run, 11am-5pm. Glenora/Bushy Park 11am; Macquarie Plains/Rosegarland

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2019 Christmas Parade gallery

Derwent Valley SES. A BIG crowd attended yesterday’s 2019 Christmas Parade in High St, New Norfolk. First to take to the road in the annual pageant was the Derwent Valley unit of the State Emergency Service, with several vehicles and some very young representatives carrying two furry patients on a

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Pleasant weather for 20th Christmas Parade

Senator Jacqui Lambie congratulating the participants on theaward-winning entry in the parade. PLEASANT conditions greeted the big crowd that turned out for the 20th New Norfolk Christmas parade this afternoon. The pageant had about 33 entries, which was several more than last year. Federal parliamentarians Jacqui Lambie and Brian Mitchell

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Christmas parade road closure

DERWENT VALLEY COUNCILChristmas Parade – Road Closure Streets around the centre of New Norfolk will be closed this Saturday (December 14) for the annual Christmas Parade and Rotary Christmas Fair. The following streets will all be closed between 10am and 2.30pm. High St will be closed from Stephen St to

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Council’s “green waste” weekend ahead

DERWENT Valley residents and ratepayers will have free access to the Peppermint Hill tip site this weekend for the disposal of green waste. The one-off opportunity comes a year after it was first proposed that local residents be able to deposit their green waste free-of-charge, but this failed to win

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Christmas parade and carols coming up

NEW Norfolk’s two major service clubs will be swinging into action this weekend for the Derwent Valley’s biggest annual Christmas celebrations. CAROLS IN THE PARK: The Lions Club of New Norfolk’s traditional Carols in the Park will be held at Tynwald Park from 6-10pm this Friday, December 13. Entry is free,

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Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Christmas decorations were installed inHigh St, New Norfolk, last weekend bythe New Norfolk Business Alliance andthe New Norfolk Christmas Group CHRISTMAS decorations have been hung in High St and final preparations are being made for several other longstanding festive traditions in the town. The New Norfolk Lions Club’s traditional Carols

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Christmas community market this Sunday

Derwent ValleyChristmas Community Market Sunday, December 1, 2019 New and pre-loved items for sale.  Cakes, preserves, plants and other home-made items. 10am-2pm at Derwent Valley Community House The Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk

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