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Letter to the editor: community engagement

I’VE been going through tonight’s (June 24) Derwent Valley Council meeting agenda for a third time. What really has hit home for me in this one is item 10.7. If you are not familiar with this one, here we go: it is about undertaking a Communications & Engagement Survey. It

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Letter to the editor: annual report unavailable

I CRUISED into the council offices on Friday, February 12, hoping to get an early St Valentines Day gift, but it was not to be. There was no Derwent Valley Council annual report to be found. I’m sure that a case for delay can be presented within the context of

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jefferys Track feasibility study

RECENTLY I attended a presentation by Deloitte Access Economics in New Norfolk to discuss the Jefferys Track feasibility study. There has been talk over 100-plus years about a possible link road between Crabtreeand Lachlan via Jefferys Track, and the two councils have commissioned a study to determine once and for

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Letter: Red Shield Appeal this week

Red Shield Appeal 2017WE will be holding our Red Shield Appeal in the Derwent Valley from May 22-28 this year. You can find our collectors in New Norfolk at Woolworths in George St, the Salvation Army Thrift Shop at 1 High St and the Salvation Army Corps at 79 Hamilton

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Reader’s letter: Campsite wanted

Land or bush block by the river, wanted for a camping holiday in the Derwent Valley region in late 2016. Hi, we are a retired couple from Toowoomba in southeast Queensland and planning another trip to Tasmania starting in November 2016 for six months. We are hoping to find a

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Letter to the editor

I’D like to clarify a couple of points about the Mobile Phone Black Spot funding announced for the Lyons electorate last week (New Norfolk News, June 25, 2015). A number of people have expressed their concern about carriers who have won contracts to service particular country areas being different to

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Reader’s letter: What’s the address?

I HAVE a question in regard to the address of the new Woolworths premises. It has been advertised as being situated on the corner of George and Burnett Streets but surely it should be corner of George Street and The Avenue? Being a resident in New Norfolk for some near

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Rise and shine

A Reader Asks: “So who decided that New Norfolk people sleep too long and needed a helicopter to wake them up today?”

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Reader’s letter: What’s happening at Woolies?

JUST wondering if we have any news about the Woolworths development yet? I heard a rumour that it was meant to have 29 specialty stores in there? Brad Smith Progress at the new New Norfolk Woolworths site last week. The supermarket will have a secondary entrance off The Avenuefrom this

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Reader’s letter: a wonky Woolies?

I HAVE observed that the new Woolworth’s building currently being constructed in New Norfolk is being constructed wrongly. Either that, or the drawings of it on display on the wall of the council chambers are wrong. I say this because according to the drawings, there are no window openings in

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Reader’s letter: the link road

MY husband and I drove from the Derwent Valley through to Judbury today (Saturday) on the Plenty Rd in our little car. No problems, good road, could be a bit better sign-posted. Why are tourists and other locals not told of this road? It is a long drive to the

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Reader’s letter: Tip talk

LAST weekend I planned my Saturday around a “trip to the tip”. I loaded the station wagon with all sorts of smelly rubbish and set off just after lunch only to find at the bottom of the street leading to the tip a sign saying “TIP CLOSED”. If it is

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