Ellendale water supply upgraded

The new Jones River weir and water intake supplying Ellendale. AN upgrade of TasWater’s weir on the Jones River is providing improved water security for the Ellendale community. The original 1950s weir was showing its age, with frequent blockages from river debris, and the working environment at the site did

Full Story »

Electrical upgrades for New Norfolk Hospital

The New Norfolk District Hospital. THE New Norfolk District Hospital will benefit from improvements under the State Government’s  Rural Hospital and Ambulance Station Fund. Health Minister Sarah Courtney says the program will create jobs and deliver much-needed upgrades. “The $15 million Rural Hospital and Ambulance Station Fund is expected to

Full Story »

Water restrictions start tomorrow

Map showing the area included in Stage 1 water restrictions.Click on map to enlarge. TASWATER customers throughout the Derwent Valley are included in Stage 1 water restrictions which start in the greater Hobart region tomorrow (Friday). These restrictions are expected to be in place until February. “Stage 1 restrictions require

Full Story »

Local water plant struggling to keep up

TASWATER’S Bryn Estyn treatment plant near New Norfolk is struggling to keep up with Hobart’s increased demand for water as summer approaches. Following a period of below-average period of winter rainfall across south-eastern Tasmania, both TasWater and Tasmanian Irrigation are preparing for what could be unprecedented pressure on the water

Full Story »

Remembering those touched by cancer

Some of the tributes placed in the memorial garden atArthur Square in New Norfolk. THE annual “Pink Lady Day” memorial service was held recently at New Norfolk’s Arthur Square. Now well established, the event is held near the rose garden that has been developed as a memorial to those lost

Full Story »

Meeting on bushfire recovery and preparedness

A MEETING to update the community on Upper Derwent Valley bushfire recovery and preparedness will be held at Maydena this Wednesday evening. With summer approaching – and the first fire weather warning already issued – the Tasmania Fire Service invites the community of the Tyenna Valley in particular to hear

Full Story »

New Norfolk ambulance was an hour away

State Labor leader Rebecca White at the BridgewaterAmbulance Station yesterday. STATE Labor leader Rebecca White says the Derwent Valley was left without ambulance coverage last weekend due to under-funding and the ongoing problem of “ramping” at the Royal Hobart Hospital. On the same day that the State Government announced its

Full Story »

Remembering those touched by cancer

Pink Lady Day at New Norfolk today. THE New Norfolk Can-Hope Cancer Support Group’s annual event remembering those living with or lost to cancer was held at Arthur Square today. The service was held near the rose garden that has been progressively developed as a memorial on the High St

Full Story »

Health

Local Weather

COVID-19 Advice and Links

Latest headlines

Filter by topic

New Norfolk News Archive

RSS Tas articles feed