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In the News: Celebrating Matt’s community contributions

THIS week’s 23rd print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of Matt Hill as the fourth recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. The November award is in recognition of Mr Hill’s years of voluntary service to the community. Most people probably know Matt

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In the News: Celebrating Pauline’s gift of giving

THIS week’s 21st print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of the Pauline Ackerly as the third recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. The October award is in recognition Mrs Ackerly’s 50 years of voluntary service with the St Vincent de Paul Society

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Corumbene celebrates 55 years of volunteer spirit

THE role of volunteers remained central to the successful operation of Corumbene Care at New Norfolk, chief executive Damien Jacobs said recently. Mr Jacobs was speaking at the unveiling of a silhouette artwork at the facility in Lower Rd, acknowledging 55 years of the Corumbene Auxiliary and other volunteers who

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Business

Local roadside help when you need it

LACHLAN mechanic Nic Skeggs is the new operator of the RACT’s Roadside Assistance service in the Derwent Valley. Nic has operated NS Automotive Services at Lachlan on a part-time basis for nearly five years and took over the RACT contract at the start of July. The move prompted the former

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Tasmania’s bands remember Layton Hodgetts OAM

A MINUTE’S silence was observed in memory of the late Layton Hodgetts during the second day of the 2021 Tasmanian Band Championships in Devonport earlier this afternoon. Chief drum major Michael Mathers said the indoor ceremony had replaced a planned parade of bands in tribute to key members of the

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Business

In the News: First Community Achiever Award presented

TODAY’S 17th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of New Norfolk man Tim Size as the first recipient of the new Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award which has been introduced by the newspaper in partnership with Banjo’s New Norfolk. While he is well known

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People

Player milestones lift Eagles on tough day at the office

IT was a long day at Boyer Oval on Saturday with four games on the program. The women kicked the dew off the ground with an early start at 9am against the undefeated Hutchins women. All three men’s teams followed against the Huonville Lions. The Colts faced a tough assignment

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News

Ouse community spirit in the News

THE first of the new fortnightly format New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is on the streets tomorrow (Friday), offering readers another 28 pages of purely local news. Among the items in the paper is the story of the amazing effort by the Ouse community in raising nearly $10,000 for a

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Warners say farewell to Government House

THE Derwent Valley’s most prominent pair, Kate and Dick Warner, have today said farewell to Government House after nearly seven years while Professor Warner served as the 28th Governor of Tasmania. Premier Peter Gutwein said Tasmania’s first female governor would continue to be an inspiration to many. “On behalf of

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CWA ladies making news, and lunch

THE lucky 13th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is on the streets tomorrow (Friday), offering readers another 32 pages of purely local news. Among the 40-odd items in the paper are a couple of photos and a report on the Magra CWA’s successful soup and sandwich

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Events

Gallery: Big crowd at cracker night at Glen Derwent

THE New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News’ Wayne Shoobridge is enjoying cracker night at Glen Derwent tonight, where a sell-out crowd is enjoying food and entertainment in the lead-up to the fireworks display at 7pm. Wayne has sent in the following photos from the scene. More to come.  

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People

Two new life members at New Norfolk Cricket Club

TWO new life members were admitted to the New Norfolk Cricket Club when the Red Caps held their annual trophy dinner last Saturday night. The function was held at the New Norfolk RSL Club and the club expressed its appreciation to the hosts and to the trophy donors. The new

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