We did but see Targa passing by

Classic Holdens and Fords were among the many cars on showwhen Targa Tasmania had its Day 5 lunchbreak at New Norfolk. ABOUT 300 cars participating in this year’s Targa Tasmania had a lunchtime stop at New Norfolk yesterday but there were few people there to see them at the Derwent

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Where to see Targa Tasmania today

Click image to enlarge. DAY 5 of the 28th annual Targa Tasmania will see the fleet make its way from the West Coast this morning, passing through the Derwent Valley with competitive stages at Tarraleah and Molesworth, and a lunch break at New Norfolk. Targa Tasmania is described as the

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Targa at Molesworth today

Click image to enlarge. THERE has been a change to the road closures associated with the running of a competitive stage of Targa Tasmania at Molesworth today. Day 5 of the 28th running of the annual tarmac rally will see the fleet make its way from the West Coast this

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Anzac Day 2019 in pictures

The Dawn Service at the Cenotaph at the top of High St, New Norfolk. Dawn Service participants waiting for instructions outside the RSL Club. Veterans marching to the Cenotaph for the Dawn Service. Dawn Service participants at the Cenotaph. Drum Major Chris Rice leading the Derwent Valley Concert Band at

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Minister thanks veterans for their service

The scene at the New Norfolk Dawn Service this morning. Edited text of the address given at the 2019 New Norfolk Anzac Day Dawn ServiceGiven by the Reverend Celia Hooker of St Matthew’s Anglican Church THIS is a day in the Australian and New Zealand calendar like no other. The

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Free buses to bushfire thank you at Westerway

Click image to enlarge. FREE buses will run from several towns to take people to to o the Derwent Valley Bushfire Thank You Event this Saturday at Westerway Primary School. Premier Will Hodgman and Police, Fire and Emergency Management Minister Michael Ferguson have invited the people of the Derwent Valley

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Lodge invites its friends to get together

IOOF Lodge member Cedric Mann, left, receives a presentationfrom fellow member James Graham. A GATHERING will be held at the New Norfolk RSL Club this Friday night to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). The Derwent Valley is home to four

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Man dies in Lyell Hwy accident

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a crash on the Lyell Hwy just out of New Norfolk earlier today. Senior Constable Keenan of Tasmania Police said the single-vehicle accident had occurred at about 1pm today and resulted in the closure of the highway for about five hours. “The crash has occurred

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Emergency services award for local volunteer

NEW Norfolk’s Kerryn Bone has been named the southern regional winner of the RSL Tasmania Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year Award for 2018. Presenting the award on Saturday night, RSL Tasmania southern vice president David Webb said Ms Bone had served as a volunteer ambulance officer in the Derwent

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Mt Field snow shelter ready for the ski season

The new Mt Mawson public shelter at Mt Field National Parkhas been officially opened. A FIRST AID station, ski patrol facilities and public toilets are some of the facilities in the long-awaited ski shelter that was officially opened at Mt Field National Park on Friday.Premier Will Hodgman said the new

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Dromedary bushfire advice warning

BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MILLVALE RD TO BRIDGEWATER Issued At: 29/03/2019 1:05pm (Click here for updates) There is a bushfire at Millvale Rd, Brighton municipality. There is no immediate threat. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do: People in Millvale Rd to Bridgewater should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local

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Historic home badly damaged in fire

Damage at the side of the house in Montagu St. AN historic local home looks set for a sad end following an arson attack in the early hours of Friday morning. The house at 53 Montagu St was well alight when multiple units from local fire brigades arrived at about

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