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Farrell declared the winner in Derwent

A PROVISIONAL distribution of preferences in the Legislative Council election for the seat of Derwent saw the sitting member, Craig Farrell, declared the winner on Friday afternoon. This was followed by the formal announcement – the declaration of the poll – on the steps of the Legislative Council in Hobart

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Maydena cafe making news (and waffles)

THE 12th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is on the streets tomorrow (Friday) with another 32 pages packed with purely local news. Among the 50-odd items in the paper is a great story introducing the new owners of Maydena’s new cafe, general store and fuel stop.

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Farrell out in front in LegCo poll

LEGISLATIVE Council president Craig Farrell looks set to be returned as the member for Derwent in the upper house of Tasmania’s parliament following yesterday’s double-duty election. What started out as a scheduled vote for two Legislative Council divisions, including Derwent, turned into a State Election five weeks ago when premier

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Horserider wowed Anzac Day crowd

A LOCAL ex-servicewoman dressed in the uniform of the famous Australian Light Horse was an unexpected highlight of New Norfolk’s main Anzac Day service yesterday. A last-minute addition to the program, Kristie Carmichael and her horse Sonny led the short march by veterans at the start of the service. While

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The Derwent Valley remembered at dawn

ANZAC Day Dawn Services have been held this morning at New Norfolk, Gretna and Fentonbury, with 11am services to follow at New Norfolk, Bushy Park, Hamilton and Bothwell. At New Norfolk, parade marshal Dale Britten led about 20 local veterans on the short march from the RSL Club to the

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All you need to know for Anzac Day in the Valley

IGNORE what you’ve been seeing on social media – here’s what you need to know about Anzac Day in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands this Sunday. Yes, it is on. No, you don’t need a ticket. Yes, you might need to sign in under the coronavirus precautions. Yes, veterans

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Special edition of the News out tomorrow

IT’S only been two weeks since the last issue, but a special edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be published tomorrow (Friday) to bring you all the latest local news and update you on the May 1 election. We have statements and photos of nearly all 19

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Targa in town tomorrow

DAY 5 of Targa Tasmania will see the fleet make its way from the West Coast tomorrow morning (Friday), passing through the Derwent Valley with competitive stages at Tarraleah and Molesworth, and a mid-morning break at New Norfolk. There will be several road closures between Queenstown and Molesworth throughout the

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Labor pledges cash boost for online access centres

ONLINE access centres at New Norfolk, Glenora, Ouse and beyond will receive $10,000 grants for equipment upgrades if the Labor Party wins government at the State Election on May 1. The Derwent Valley Online Access Centre, co-located with the New Norfolk Library, was the venue for this morning’s campaign announcement

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Liberals promise another boost for Glenora Rd rehabilitation

A RE-ELECTED Liberal government would allocate further funding to continue the upgrading of Glenora Rd, premier Peter Gutwein said while visiting New Norfolk last week. “The Derwent Valley is an iconic Tassie tourist destination, and a re-elected Gutwein Majority Liberal Government will facilitate the investment of $2 million for upgrades

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