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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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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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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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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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People

Caroline lived life to the full

THERE was no better choice than Here Comes the Sun, by the Beatles, for the funeral of Caroline Walker in Western Australia two months ago. Known throughout the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands, Caroline was loyal, determined and full of life. After several local government and community roles from the

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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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Doctors Ralph Peters and Micheil Sweet
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Final days for signing of tribute books

THE collecting of messages of thanks for the century of service by two local doctors is nearing its end but there are still several more opportunities to contribute. Initiated by New Norfolk’s Anne Salt late last year, the “tribute books” are a community-based effort to acknowledge the service and support

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Local face in Liberals’ line-up for Lyons

BUSINESSMAN and former Derwent Valley Council citizen of the year Justin Derksen has been named as one of the Liberal Party’s six candidates for Lyons at the May 1 State Election. Mr Derksen, who also serves as an officer in the army cadets, will join sitting members Guy Barnett, Mark

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