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Lions Club Christmas cakes available now

CHRISTMAS might be different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but some things will be the same, including the traditional Lions Club Christmas cakes and puddings as usual which are available now from the New Norfolk Guardian and Amcal pharmacies as well as at the Derwent Valley Council. The

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Here is the news: Your favourite newspaper is out tomorrow

THE fourth issue of the print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be available tomorrow, Friday, October 16. The wait has been a little longer since the September issue, due to there being five Fridays in October. A growing number of Northern Suburbs newsagencies is now selling the paper,

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Loueen Triffitt and Stefan Frazic at the Fentonbury war memorial
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Community rallies behind lonely Fentonbury war memorial

COMMUNITY spirit is rallying behind a lonely and largely inaccessible World War I memorial at Fentonbury in the upper Derwent Valley. Built soon after World War I by the Fallen Soldiers’ Memorial Fund, the monument bears the names of three local men who lost their lives in that first global conflict.

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Third issue of the News on the streets tomorrow

THE third issue of the print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be available tomorrow, Friday, September 11. The paper will be on sale at twice the number of outlets as last month, with orders being received from Longford in the north to Kingston in the south.

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Power outage closes Collinsvale school for the day

COLLINSVALE traffic was diverted via Molesworth this morning while emergency services attended to a power pole fire near Collinsvale Primary School. Nearly 20 properties including the school are expected to be without power until 6pm. Collinsvale Rd was closed to all traffic for some time, and motorists seeking to enter

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Helicopter rescue in the upper Derwent Valley

A MALE motorbike rider was flown by helicopter to the Royal Hobart Hospital following a single-vehicle accident at Karanja late this morning. The incident occurred on Styx Rd at Karanja, which is mid-way between Bushy Park and Westerway. Police said the rider was transported to hospital in the Westpac Rescue

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Spare some change for Daffodil Day today

LOCAL women Denise Burns, Ngaire Glover and Jan Simpson are running a stall for Daffodil Day at Woolworths New Norfolk today (Thursday) from 10am. Cancer Council Tasmania chief executive Penny Egan said that while many lives had been put on hold due to COVID-19, cancer doesn’t rest and the Cancer

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New homes being built at New Norfolk
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New housing and employment provider picks the Valley

A NEW provider of affordable housing has chosen the Derwent Valley as the location of its first project. Nine units now under construction in Graham Court, New Norfolk, represent the maiden project of St Joseph Affordable Homes. Another 15 units are scheduled to be built in nearby McLeod St. St

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New Norfolk News: Next issue on the streets tomorrow

THE second issue of the print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be available tomorrow, Friday, August 14. The paper will be on sale throughout the Derwent Valley, while more distant readers might like to download a copy from this website. Following last month’s free introductory issue,

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Artist's impression of a hotel proposed for Willow Court at New Norfolk
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Boutique hotel proposed for Willow Court

THE family behind the New Norfolk Distillery project has revealed its plans for a 22-room hotel to be built above one of the buildings at the Willow Court historic site. Details of the Derksen family’s proposed $15 million boutique hotel proposal were shared with Derwent Valley Councillors late last week

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Councils take another look at Jefferys Track

THE Lachlan route to the Huon Valley will be investigated for its potential to bring business, leisure and social benefits at both ends of the road. Regarded as the “missing link” between the Derwent and Huon Valleys, Jefferys Track has been the subject of investigation for more than a century.

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Fire incident at former hospital site

POLICE and several fire brigade crews attended a structure fire in the building known as Ward 10 at the former Royal Derwent Hospital site in New Norfolk tonight. One of only two original Royal Derwent Hospital wards still standing, the building off Glebe Rd appeared to have had a fire

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