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Remembrance Day service tomorrow

THE New Norfolk Cenotaph in Circle St will be the location of the Derwent Valley’s Remembrance Day service at 10.45am on November 11. The venue is the council chambers forecourt, which will be closed to parking from 8pm tonight (Wednesday) until noon tomorrow (Thursday). This is organised by the New

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Family Funfair postponed due to rain

WITH rain forecast at New Norfolk until next Tuesday, the organisers of the New Norfolk Family Funfair have postponed this weekend’s event for one week. Tickets will be automatically transferred to the same time next week, but refunds and date changes can be arranged online. The travelling Family Fun Fair was established

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Valley crews on fire at state championships

THE New Norfolk Fire Brigade’s senior competition team has returned home from the Tasmanian Fire Brigade Championships with six wins and a state title under its belt. Gretna Fire Brigade’s teams also performed well in multiple categories at the same event at Invermay Park in Launceston this weekend. New Norfolk’s

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Community

Derwent Valley teams selected for national robotics contest

TWO groups from New Norfolk have qualified to take part at the national level in the First Lego League competition after their trophy-winning efforts in this year’s Hobart regional event earlier today (Saturday). Representatives of the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) and students from St Brigid’s Catholic School

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Community

Community support for Ouse housefire victim

THE Ouse community is rallying to support a local resident whose Water St house was destroyed in a $350,000 fire last Saturday night, October 30. Brigades from Ouse, Hamilton, Gretna and Ellendale attended the fire, which was deemed accidental. The Ouse Community Country Club is staging a benefit tonight (Thursday)

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Bronze gong for New Norfolk in national tourism stakes

NEW Norfolk has today been named the bronze prize winner in the Australian Tourism Industry Council’s Top Tourism Town Awards, after being named Tasmania’s top tourism town earlier this year. The Federal Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell MHR, said third-place on the national stage was a fitting recognition for one

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Man found with multiple injuries in Andrews St, New Norfolk

POLICE are seeking information about a man receiving head injuries at New Norfolk early Tuesday morning this week. Tasmania Police spokesman Anthony Marr said a 44-year-old man had been found unresponsive in Andrews St. “The man had a number of significant head injuries including a substantial laceration to his ear,

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Health

COVID-19 testing clinic pops-up at New Norfolk

A POP-UP mobile testing clinic for COVID-19 has opened at New Norfolk today (Tuesday). It will be available at the New Norfolk Rowing Club car park at 5 Page Ave, from 10am to 4pm today and tomorrow. “While many lockdown restrictions were lifted at 6pm on Monday, it is still

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Community

Where to get a free COVID-19 vaccine this week

THERE will be pop-up clinics in the Derwent Valley to deliver COVID-19 vaccines this week, in addition to the usual locations at the local pharmacies and medical centre. Premier Peter Gutwein has reminded Tasmanians that during the present lockdown it is permitted to leave home to be vaccinated or tested

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Business

LOCKDOWN: What’s open and closed in the Valley

REGULARLY UPDATING: HERE’S a list of what’s open and closed in the Derwent Valley during the three-day coronavirus lockdown. Please send contributions and updates to damian@newnorfolknews.com Banjos New Norfolk Market: October 17 event cancelled. Click for updates.Bushy Park Market: Closed on October 16, 17, 18. Click for updates. Derwent Valley

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LOCKDOWN: What you can and can’t do for the next three days

The below information applies to residents in southern Tasmania. See the list of municipalities currently in lockdown. If you are not in a lockdown area please continue to check in when out and about and avoid travelling into the lockdown area unless it is essential. See more about Travelling within Tasmania. CLICK

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Derwent Valley and Central Highlands in southern COVID-19 lockdown

THE Derwent Valley and Central Highlands municipalities are among the 12 southern Tasmanian municipalities involved in a three-day coronavirus lockdown from 6pm today (October 15). CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE LOCKDOWN. Premier Peter Gutwein said earlier today that the lockdown was needed to identify if there were

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