Football

Eagles’ tall order bonus for TFL season 2024

By JOHN ANDREWARTHATHE New Norfolk Eagles have landed two tall-timber recruits from South Australia and the talented husband-and-wife duo looks set to bolster the club’s fortunes this SFL season. Hayden and Nikki Moss moved to New Norfolk last month and have hit the ground running. The pair bought a house

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Voice of the valley in European opera houses

IN her teenage years, Bryony Dwyer sang in front of the Derwent Valley Concert Band in local venues such as St Matthew’s Church and the Royal Derwent Hospital Theatre. Today, the former Molesworth Primary School student graces the stages of the opera houses of European cities. Born in New South

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Obituary

Rest easy sergeant: Farewell to Ken O’Brien OAM

HISTORIAN, businessman, serviceman, community worker and family man Ken O’Brien died this morning in his 101st year. Born at Oatlands in 1923, he came to New Norfolk as an infant and lived here his whole life other than his war service years and until moving into care two years ago.

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CH Council

Central Highlands Council community achievers

YOUNG Bronte Park resident Katelyn Nichols received an Appreciation Award from the Central Highlands Council at the municpality’s Australia Day celebration at the Bothwell Football Club on January 26. Presenting the award, deputy mayor Jim Allwright said the accolade was in appreciation for Katelyn’s contributions to the community including participation

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CH Council

Central Highlands Council citizen of the year

TINA Horne, of Bothwell, was named the Central Highlands Council’s Australia Day Citizen of the Year during an event at the Bothwell Football Club on January 26. Tina is captain of the Bothwell Bunnies Relay for Life team, which has raised more than $85,000 for cancer research since forming in

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DV Council

Derwent Valley Council senior citizen of the year

MORE than a decade of community volunteering by New Norfolk resident Irene Barnes has been acknowledged in her being named the Derwent Valley Council’s Australia Day Senior Citizen of the Year for 2024. Mrs Barnes has volunteered with the Corumbene Auxiliary for 15 years and has been its president for

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Veronica’s brief rest after big win at St Helens carnival

VERONICA Youd is relishing a quick break after taking out a woodchopping title at the St Helens Athletics Carnival. However, the New Norfolk resident won’t have much time to rest on her laurels – or her sashes. Mrs Youd, who married into chopping royalty and has assumed that role quite

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Hundreds paid their respects to Dr Peters

ABOUT 350 people attended the funeral of Dr Ralph Peters earlier this week, with a similar number watching the service online. St Matthew’s Anglican Church in New Norfolk was full for the funeral service, with additional seating provided outside and in the church hall. The service was conducted by the

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VIDEO: Tributes flow for Dr Ralph Peters

HUNDREDS of tributes to Dr Ralph Peters OAM have been posted on social media in the week since his passing last Sunday afternoon. Messages of condolences and thanks have been publicly expressed, as well as memories and anecdotes from Dr Peters’ long life of community service in the Derwent Valley.

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Tears and laughter as Tim & Di say goodbye

THERE were tears, laughter and many words of appreciation at a gathering of about 50 people last Saturday morning to farewell Captains Tim and Di Size of the Salvation Army’s Derwent Valley Corps. After eight years at New Norfolk, the couple has been posted to the coastal city of Geraldton

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Obituary

Farewell to George Rumley after a life of service

A FUNERAL celebrating the life of George Rumley BEM will be held at The Valley Sports Bar in Norfolk at 11am this Wednesday (January 10). Born in 1934, Mr Rumley died on December 22, aged 89. Mr Rumley lived a life of service to the Derwent Valley, in particular in

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Community

Community farewell for Tim and Di this weekend

THERE has been widespread regret in the community since it was announced that Salvation Army Captains Tim and Di Size had been posted to Western Australia. The general public will have a chance to farewell the pair this Saturday, January 6. In Letter to the Editor last month, the federal

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