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Power cut to 335 Derwent Valley customers

POWER company TasNetworks is investigating what has caused the electricity supply to be cut to 335 Derwent Valley customers this evening (Saturday). The outage is affecting properties at Bushy Park, Glenora, Gretna, Hamilton, Hayes, Macquarie Plains, Meadowbank, Pelham, Plenty, Rosegarland. An update is expected after 8.30pm. Follow www.tasnetworks.com.au/outages for details.

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Saturday update: 80 firefighters tackling lakes bushfires today

FIREFIGHTING efforts are continuing across the three fires of concern in the Upper Derwent Valley/Central Highlands of Tasmania: Lanes Tier, Ouse; Bradys Lake; and Mentmore Tier, Dee  and surrounds. The Tasmania Fire Service has about 80 firefighters on the fire ground today, supported by 12 aircraft and 10 heavy machinery

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Prepare to leave: Victoria Valley and Osterley

Bushfire Watch and Act– Victoria Valley and Osterley – Prepare to leave This is a BushfireWatch and Act message for Victoria Valley Rd, Victoria Valley, Osterley and surrounding areas – Prepare to leave. The bushfire is expected to impact Victoria Valley Rd, Victoria Valley, Osterley and surrounding areas within the

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Here’s news: Go west for a free coffee

THERE’S just under a week left to redeem your coupon from the current edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News for a free coffee or other hot beverage from the Westerway Roadhouse. In fact, if you’ve got a hankering for a barista-made Botero coffee in the Derwent Valley, then

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Avoid the area: Victoria Valley and Osterley

Bushfire Watch and Act– Victoria Valley and Osterley – Avoid the area This is a Bushfire Watch and Act message for Dee Lagoon, Nine Mile Marsh, Victoria Valley, Mud Hills, Osterley, Lower Tier, Little Blue Hill and Hill of Blazes. The fire is slowing but is not yet contained. The

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Avoid the area: Dee, Bradys, Tarraleah and surrounds

Bushfire Watch and Act – Dee, Bradys Lake, Tarraleah and Surrounds – Avoid the Area This is a Bushfire Watch and Act message for Dee, Bradys Lake, Tarraleah and Surrounds – Avoid the area. The fire is travelling towards Bradys Lake. The fire is slowing but is not yet controlled.

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Lakes bushfire property destruction confirmed

FIRE scene examinations have confirmed that three structures have been destroyed in bushfires near Dee and Bradys Lake in the Upper Derwent Valley/Central Highlands. The losses were two dwellings and a shed. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST TAS-ALERT ADVICE Tasmania Fire Service deputy chief officer Matt Lowe said firefighting crews

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World’s attention on Maydena Bike Park

THE Derwent Valley is presently at the centre of the mountain biking universe, with attention focussed on the Maydena Bike Park as it hosts the Australian debut of the Red Bull Hardline Mountain Bike Series. Liberal Lyons MHA Guy Barnett today visited the bike park, which he said was a

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TFS: Reconsider travel to the lakes this weekend

POLICE and fire authorities have urged potential visitors to stay away from the Bradys Lake and Dee Lagoon area this weekend as efforts continue to control the several bushfires burning in that part of the Upper Derwent Valley/Central Highlands. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST TAS-ALERT ADVICE Addressing a community meeting

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Town hall meeting for bushfire affected communities

A COMMUNITY meeting with meeting with representatives from the Tasmania Fire Service will be held tomorrow (Friday) in relation to the Dee/Bradys Lake bushfires. The purpose is to inform and reassure the community, give an update on the fire situation and answer any questions or concerns. CLICK HERE FOR THE

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Multiple agencies tackling five fires in the highlands

FIREFIGHTING crews are responding to multiple bushfires this afternoon, including an out-of-control fire near Bradys Lake in the Central Highlands. An Emergency Warning is currently in place for the Dee community and surrounds. CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST TAS-ALERT ADVICE Tasmania Fire Service deputy chief officer Matt Lowe said five

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Bushfire advice for Strickland and surrounds

Bushfire Advice – Strickland and surrounds –Monitor conditions This is a Bushfire Advice message for Strickland and surrounds – Monitor conditions. There is no immediate threat. Tasmania Fire Service is attending. Conditions are expected to be changeable. THIS ALERT WAS ISSUED AT 4.41PM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2024.CLICK HERE FOR

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