Guide to Anzac Day in the Valley

The New Norfolk Cenotaph afterlast year’s Dawn Service. ANZAC DAY 2019Program for the Derwent Valley NEW NORFOLK5.45am: Assemble at the RSL Club, George St, for march to the Cenotaph.6am: Dawn service at the Cenotaph, Circle St, followed by $5 breakfast at RSL.9.30am: Special service at Corumbene Home.10.30am: Assemble at Arthur

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Successful Good Friday gathering

Part of the crowd at Arthur Square on Good Friday. YESTERDAY’S open-air Good Friday service at New Norfolk’s Arthur Square has been described as a great success. Parishioners of local churches and members of the public heard from several speakers and sang songs with music provided by two guitarists. Held

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Good Friday on the square

MEMBERS of several local churches will converge on New Norfolk’s Arthur Square tomorrow morning for a combined Good Friday service which will be open to the community. Reverend Celia Hooker said the churches would be holding their regular Good Friday services earlier in the morning, and would then move to

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School holiday fun coming up

SEVERAL local organisations have teamed up to offer a program of school holiday activities next week. This year’s Term 1 holiday period will coincide with coincide with the Easter break. The activities being offered next week by the Derwent Valley Salvation Army, Derwent Valley Police and Community Youth Club and

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D’FAT’s big plans for Youth Week

FREE activities for young people and their families will be provided in the Derwent Valley for Youth Week Tasmania next week. The Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) has been granted up to $2000 towards the cost of these activities, which will be staged between April 10 and 17.

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Save the date: Sydney Male Choir

Click image to enlarge TASMANIA’S oldest church will be host to a night of top-class choral singing early next month. The Sydney Male Choir and the Hobart Orpheus Choir will visit New Norfolk on April 5 to perform with the St Matthew’s Singers at St Matthew’s Anglican Church. Formed in

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Save the date: outdoor movie night

Click image to enlarge. THE sequel to the family favourite movie The Incredibles is on the bill for an outdoor movie night in New Norfolk next month. As part of this year’s Youth Week celebrations, local youth organisation D’FAT will present Incredibles 2 as the feature of its latest outdoor

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Maydena tries again with Australia Day, Take 2

Click image to enlarge. WITH the nearby Gell River bushfire now downgraded to “no alert” level, the town of Maydena is going ahead with its postponed Australia Day celebrations this Saturday. The town’s traditional Australia Day activities of a community walk, barbecue and novelty events had to be delayed due

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Ninth Tour de Norfy coming up

TWO charities have joined forces for the running of this year’s Tour de Norfy Cycle Challenge on March 17. The Rotary Club of Claremont has staged the event annually since 2010 and this year has joined forces with Variety – the Children’s Charity Tasmania to raise funds for two worthy

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2019 Relay for Life in pictures

Craig Farrell MLC introduces the Governor,Professor Kate Warner at the openingceremony on Saturday afternoon. MORE than 260 people in 15 teams registered to take part in the 2019 Derwent Valley Relay for Life at the weekend. Fundraising totals are still being tallied and donations remain open at online, but it

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