Reader’s letter: the Business Alliance

SOME news in regard to what the New Norfolk Business Alliance has been doing in recent times and promotions planned for the near future. For people who do not know, this group promotes New Norfolk and district with funds raised via a levy on the business operators within the CBD

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Reader’s letter – signs of the times

DO we really want this image of our town portrayed to our visitors? How disgusting! The topic of many tourism operators meetings is how to attract more visitors to the town and convince them to stay more than one night – that is if they are not put off by

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Reader’s letter – Willow Court

Willow Court – A jewel within a jewel                             ONE expresses a northern dweller’s view of New Norfolk as a many faceted sparkling gemstone set in our island state. It is redolent with the charm of our history. Sadly the institutional bodies responsible for the preservation of our historic built heritage

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Reader’s letter – fox baiting

TODAY I noticed several signs posted within the Peppermint Hill Estate area in Kensington St in relation to 1080 being laid on December 13. Where are the public notices about this and the fox? Nicole Lawrence

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Reader’s letter – the tunnel

IT is interesting to read of the history behind the drain that was uncovered in Humphrey St last week, and the other articles regarding tunnels and drains to Willow Court.  What is extremely frustrating is that these stories only come to light during an event such as the burst water

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Reader’s letter – tourism shame

The walk into Junee Cave near Maydena LAST month we had two ladies from Japan visit us and we spent time being “tourists” in our own state. Firstly we did a day tour of the Derwent Valley up to the Styx Tall Trees area near Maydena. After phoning various departments

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Reader’s letter – the gate

New Norfolk’s new entry sign defaced IT is interesting and frustrating to see that “The Gate” at the entrance to New Norfolk on the Lyell Highway has multiple purposes. Currently it is covered by a banner advertising the Derwent Valley Garden Club’s annual flower show this weekend.  It’s not surprising

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Letter to the editor: Consultation?

ONE hand giveth, and the other taketh away. The State Government has committed a callous act of cruelty against its people, by setting an impossible task as the only option schools and their surrounding communities have to object to the imminent closure of their schools. On the surface the smiling

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A reader asks…

A READER asks: Does anyone know if it is true that the new units being built on Ring Rd/Lower Rd are intended to house ex-prisoners? Comments may be posted below. They may also be emailed to if confidentiality is required.

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Letter to the editor: gardeners needed

THE Frascati Community Garden is up and running and the committee is now looking to expand its volunteer base. We have many different projects coming up over the next year – something for everybody.  This includes fencing and starting up the food garden on the flats, weeding on the bank

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Letter – New Norfolk Caravan Park

NEW Norfolk should be very proud of its Caravan Park. We returned again this year to stay in your dog-friendly park. The continued improvement is very noticeable. It is a pleasure to stay here, in such a well run friendly facility, very neat grounds, with spotless amenities. The park is 

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