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Summer of fun on the cards at Mt Field National Park

PARKS and Wildlife Service discovery and wilderness rangers have completed their training and from this week will be out and about supporting the visitor experience right across Tasmania. Wilderness Rangers and Discovery Rangers play an important role in keeping the public safe, protecting our wild places, and educating our visitors

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Free Christmas lunch and festivities

FOR the third year in a row, Arthur Square in central New Norfolk will be the venue for a free Christmas Day lunch. Anyone without plans for Christmas Day lunch is welcome to join in the picnic-style community feast. A local tradition for about three decades, this free Christmas Day

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Players’ Peter Pan panto on this weekend

PETER Pan has been selected for this year’s Christmas production by the Derwent Valley Players. There will be four performances of this pantomime adventure at the New Norfolk War Memorial Hall, Circle St, this weekend. These will be at 2pm and 5pm on Saturday and Sunday (December 17-18). Relive the childhood

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Christmas parade draws its biggest crowd yet

THE crowd that turned out to see today’s New Norfolk Christmas Parade was widely regarded as the biggest in the more than 20-year history of the event. Organisers and participants were thrilled with the community response that saw an audience estimated at more than 2000 in High St. With nearly

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Great night at the carols, now for the parade

A BIG crowd attended last night’s Carols in the Park at New Norfolk, ahead of today’s Christmas parade and Rotary Club fair in the town centre. The fair will be held on Arthur Square from 9am-2pm, and the Christmas parade will do two laps of High St starting at noon.

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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. Organised by the Lions Club of New Norfolk, the community carols made a successful return last year after the 2020

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Big weekend of rowing at New Norfolk

IT has been a busy weekend on the water with New Norfolk. Saturday saw the hosting one of the biggest rowing regattas at the Derwent Valley Boat Shed, while today (Sunday) saw the same venue host the Sharland Sculls and Aly Cashion Long Distance event. Saturday’s fixture was organised by

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Rock around the clock this Saturday night

POPULAR Tasmanian DJ Brett Marley is ready to entertain New Norfolk again with his timeless Six O’Clock Rock show returning tomorrow (December 3). The 61-year-old, who is widely known as “Marls”, has been entertaining audiences for more than four decades. Six O’Clock Rock’s widespread popularity follows a simple formula –

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Memorial service for the Queen

UPDATED: A public memorial service will be held at New Norfolk on Thursday, September 22, to honour the life and work of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Australia’s National Day of Mourning. The service will be hosted by the New Norfolk RSL Club in its function room in Tank

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Three-month ban on dogs at New Norfolk Market

THE operator of the New Norfolk Market has introduced an immediate three-month ban on dogs in the market precinct following an incident in the town centre last weekend. In a statement issued this morning (September 1), Jessica Cosgrove said a dog attack during but outside last Saturday’s market had prompted

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Concert band to dazzle audiences with Aurora

SAVE the date and note the time and place for the Derwent Valley Concert Band’s second public concert of the year. All three Derwent Valley bands will be performing on July 31 at the Stanley Burbury Theatre with a program that will be just the thing to keep you entertained

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Concert of note as Derwent Valley Concert Band returns

WORDS of Note is the title of the Derwent Valley Concert Band’s first public concert of this year, which will be given at the Stanley Burbury Theatre this Sunday. It is the first full concert performance since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. It is a wonderful variety of thoroughly

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