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Fifth issue of New Norfolk News hits the shops tomorrow

ANOTHER 28-page issue of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be published tomorrow, November 13, packed with purely local news. The November issue is the fifth print edition since publication started in July and it contains another 50+ news items, two pages of letters, a double-page picture spread from

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Friday: Funeral procession to honour Layton Hodgetts

A FUNERAL procession will be held in High St, New Norfolk, at noon this Friday to pay tribute to the late Layton Hodgetts. Members of the public are invited to gather along High St to pay their respects to the former teacher, musician, and founder of the Derwent Valley Concert

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Roger Brooke in St Matthew's Church at New Norfolk
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Saving the St Matthew’s church windows

THE stained glass windows at St Matthew’s Anglican Church in New Norfolk are regarded as some of the best in Australia, but time is taking its toll on them. The church’s west window (facing High St) was restored in the 1990s but the window at the opposite end of the

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The day the music died: farewell Layton Hodgetts

FAMILY, friends and the wider community are today mourning the passing of Layton Hodgetts after a long struggle with cancer. A true leader in our community, Layton was known far and wide as the founding father of the Derwent Valley Concert Band, and closer to home he will be remembered

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Stanley Cordwell
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New book tells the story of Boyer and the peg factory

THERE was a time when New Norfolk was making more than a million wooden clothes pegs for Australia every week, and for nearly 80 years we have produced most of the paper needed for the nation’s newspapers. The early history of both of those industries is told in Boyer and

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Security cameras to boost public safety in the streets

ADDITIONAL security cameras have been installed in New Norfolk’s town centre, funded by an election commitment from the State Government. “The safety of the New Norfolk community has been boosted with the completion of CCTV cameras in New Norfolk, thanks to a $50,000 investment from the Tasmanian Government,” Lyons Liberal

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Lions Christmas raffle adds online option

SPONSORS have been thanked for their ongoing generous support of the Lions Club of New Norfolk’s annual end-of-year raffle. “At the end of a fairly challenging year, big-hearted local sponsors have once again made wonderful contributions to the prize pool for the Lions Club Christmas raffle,” club president Kerry Kievit

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Barry McDougall with Lions Club Christmas cakes
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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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