Sam Wilton
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Lions Club news: Meet Sam Wilton

DAVID “Sam” Wilton has been a life member of the New Norfolk Lions Club since 2004. He is a devoted family man and, until recent years, has long been a very active member of the club. For 34 years, Sam’s energy and commitment to community service were drivers for his

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Adam Pearce and Nic Kaiser
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Young man sets new D’FAT membership record

A NEW record has been set for the longest period of membership of the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT). At the group’s meeting last month, it was announced that Adam Pearce had been a member for more than 11 years when he reached the age limit last year.

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The late Len Blaclwell
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Obituary: Len Blackwell lived life to the full

THE Jimmy Barnes anthem Working Class Man played at the funeral of Len Blackwell, perfectly summing up the life and times of the well-known New Norfolk man. The former businessman and councillor had lived life to the full, finally succumbing to injuries sustained in a bush accident. At the funeral

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Mike Berry
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Lions Club news: Meet Mike Berry

MIKE Berry was an active, dedicated and hard-working member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk from 1999 to 2016, but couldn’t stay away and rejoined last year. Mike’s involvement over the years has been on many projects and barbecues, and most notably as the driver of the Lions Train

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Fiona Cardwell
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Lions Club news: Meet Fiona Cardwell

FIONA Cardwell is a familiar face around New Norfolk and Bushy Park. A keen volunteer, she is often seen selling raffle tickets, helping at barbecues, spinning the Lions Club chocolate wheel and presenting Lions Club prizes at end-of-year school functions. Fiona also has special projects to keep her busy. Through

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Craig Waterhouse
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Lions Club news: Meet Craig Waterhouse

CRAIG WATERHOUSE is a dedicated, passionate New Norfolk Lions Club member and an engaging storyteller who has brought humour and entertainment to meetings and activities for nearly 40 years. He has been on the board of directors for 13 years. Growing up in Devonport, Craig has fond memories of spending

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Ladies leading local Lions Club

WOMEN are this year holding the top three leadership positions at the Lions Club of New Norfolk, a landmark event in the history of the club. As of July 1, Kerry Kievit holds the position of president, Margaret Bester is secretary and Denise Smith is the treasurer.Women have always been

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Three Victoria Cross recipients including New Norfolk's Wally Brown
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Anniversary of New Norfolk man’s Victoria Cross action

TODAY marks the 102nd anniversary of the act of heroism that earned New Norfolk-born Wally Brown the Victoria Cross. On July 6, 1918, Brown was serving with the Australian Army at Villers-Bretonneux, France, when he single-handedly decided to deal with an enemy sniper who was causing trouble. Discarding his rifle

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Michael Kievit painting a wall.
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Lions Club news: Meet Michael Kievit

ALWAYS ready with a joke and a laugh, Michael Kievit is a lively and dedicated member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk. He is often seen selling raffle tickets, cooking at barbecues and helping out at Baskerville Raceway and club working bees. Michael also serves as the club’s bar

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Pharmacist Bil Bird
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Ten years in business for popular pharmacist

THE start of the new financial year today represented the 10th anniversary in business for New Norfolk pharmacist Bel Bird. In a video posted on Facebook earlier today, Ms Bird said it had been a fantastic 10 years and she looked forward to several more decades in business at New

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troy bester
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Lions Club news: Meet Troy Bester

SOME of Troy Bester’s earliest memories are of being with his grandfather, Sam Wilton, at Lions Club activities. “I remember, when I was about eight or nine, helping with the chocolate wheel, collecting sheep dung to sell and we went to all the family nights,” Troy said. “Back then we

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denise smith
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Lions Club News: Meet Denise Smith

DENISE Smith has been a member of the New Norfolk Lions Club for almost three years. She has a “can do” approach to life and likes to keep busy. As well as being part of Lions activities such as the Chocolate Wheel, Carols in the Park and operating the entry

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