Medical airlift from Plenty

TASMANIA Police advise that a rescue helicopter was called to perform a medical evacuation from a private property at Plenty near New Norfolk at 12.07pm today. A man had received serious leg injuries and has been airlifted to the Royal Hobart Hospital.

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Slip slop slap for the parade

WITH a top temperature of 30 degrees forecast in New Norfolk today, hats and sunscreen will be the order of the day for participants and spectators at the Christmas Parade in High St. It is predicted to be 25 degrees and sunny at noon.

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Salvos seek community views

THE Salvation Army’s Communities for Children program wants to hear from parents of children aged 0-12 in the Derwent Valley as it goes through the development of a four-year strategic plan. Information collected through an anonymous survey or confidential discussions will help the program to identify the strengths and needs

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Valley visitor sparks measles alert

A TOURIST with measles who visited Tasmania briefly at the end of January this year may have introduced the highly contagious infection to the state, including the Derwent Valley. Population Health Service senior medical advisor Mark Veitch today warned Tasmanians and recent visitors to the south of the state to

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