Gallery: New Norfolk Christmas Carols
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Gallery: New Norfolk Christmas Carols

A RAIN-SHORTENED carols event went ahead on the New Norfolk Esplanade tonight, despite what you might have read on social media. There was some confusion online after St Brigid’s Catholic School cancelled its choir performance due to the weather, but children’s activities went ahead, food vans did reasonable business and Santa Claus paid a visit…

Bridgewater lifting span closed for the duration

Bridgewater lifting span closed for the duration

THE State Government has today announced that the Bridgewater Bridge lifting span will remain closed until after the completion of the new project in 2025. It says the lifting span has been closed since March, restricting river travel for taller vessels travelling past Bridgewater. “The existing bridge is at the end of its functional life,…

Thoughts of world conflicts on Remembrance Day

Thoughts of world conflicts on Remembrance Day

ORGANISERS of New Norfolk’s Remembrance Day service last Saturday were pleased with the turnout to what is generally a low-key observance of the anniversary of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. Addressing a slightly larger-than-usual gathering at the Cenotaph outside the Derwent Valley Council Chambers in New Norfolk, the Reverend Celia…

Council cancels Willow Court lease
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Council cancels Willow Court lease

THE Derwent Valley Council has announced the “immediate termination” of its lease with New Norfolk Distillery on several buildings at the Willow Court historic site in New Norfolk. In a statement, the council said it would arrange inspections of the Alonnah, Occupational Therapy and Carlton buildings, including exercise yards, “to determine the state of the…

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