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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Reader’s letter – Willow Court

THE real estate agent didn’t lose a sale because of Leo Schofield’s comments; he lost it because of the situation in New Norfolk to which Leo Schofield’s criticism applied – corporate and individual vandalism, and frequent fires which are suspected of being arson.  The people to blame are those in

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Reader’s letter: councillor comments

THERE has been some considerable angst around last Thursday’s council meeting and some of the decisions made at that meeting. Questions have been raised about some councillor’s reasons for the way they voted on the motion put by Councillor Damien Bester in relation to the fencing of the buildings D,

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Reader’s letter: Willow Court

I HEARTILY concur with Mrs Salt’s comments regarding the recent Derwent Valley Council meeting. I am the member of the public who left in disgust at the Council’s attitude towards Councillor Bester’s motions.  As a person who chose to retire to New Norfolk from the mainland for its natural beauty

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Reader’s letter: Willow Court fence

AFTER witnessing last Thursday’s Council meeting and sitting through the defeat of Cr Bester’s motion to erect a permanent fence around wards D, E, F, & G, I have completely lost faith in the ability of the Council to protect or manage Willow Court.  Shame on all Councillors who voted

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