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Tribute paid to New Norfolk Golf Club pioneers

IT was a special moment in the long history of the New Norfolk Golf Club last Saturday (September 9) when former president and captain Peter Howell returned to his old stomping ground. Mr Howell has also been a key figure in business and local government, having co-founded the Derwent Gazette

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Homestyle cafe opens at Hamilton

A LOCAL family staged a low-key start for the Derwent Valley’s newest business today, opening the doors of Cowie’s Cafe on the main road at Hamilton. Mark and Natalie Cowen and their daughter Savannah will be there again tomorrow (Saturday) and will then close to prepare for a grand opening

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In the News: Award for Maydena’s Gwen and Jack Spinks

MAYDENA couple Gwen and Jack Spinks are named as the latest recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award in the next print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, out tomorrow (September 15). The couple have played leading roles in the Tyenna Valley community since making their home

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Loved community members farewelled

THE Derwent Valley is a poorer place following the deaths of a number of citizens in the last fortnight. Significant losses have been experienced across the community. New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News also acknowledges the passing of others not named here. We extend our sympathies to bereaved family and

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In the News: Community achiever Colin

If Gretna had an honorary mayor, it would be Colin Cunningham. He’s been the local fire brigade chief since 1989, has nurtured several generations of fire brigade juniors and has also served the Tasmania Fire Service at the state and regional level. For this great personal effort, he has been

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Ewan’s counting down to state Under-15 football debut

EWAN Dillon attributes his selection for the Tasmanian Under-15 state football team to multiple factors. Among those are improving ruck skills, playing for a side that attracts more attention than he might get at New Norfolk and accessing more specialised coaching. Oh, and there is that other thing – the

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In the News: Volunteering makes Doris’ day

FIFTY years of service to the New Norfolk District Hospital Auxiliary only scratches the surface of Doris McNeill’s contributions to her adopted home of 70 years. For this great personal effort, she he has been named this month’s recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. Mrs McNeill, 95, got

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Video: Local sporting champions honoured

NEW NORFOLK NEWS video from the formal presentation of memorabilia from Derwent Valley sporting greats to the New Norfolk District Football Club for display at The Valley Sports Bar. The first inductees into this “wall of fame” were Olympian Kathy Foster OLY (introduced by her sister Maureen Davey) and footballers

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King’s Birthday honour for local educator

LOCAL music educator Susan Reppion-Brooke has become one of the first Australians to receive a King’s Birthday honour in the reign of King Charles III. The New Norfolk woman is one of about 40 Tasmanians among the 1191 outstanding and inspirational Australians who will feature in the King’s Birthday Honours

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Valley’s sporting hall of fame kicks off this Sunday

LOCAL sportsmen and women who have participated at the top level of their field will be recognised at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk this Sunday, June 11. Playing jumpers from those to be honoured have been professionally framed with details of their sporting achievements included. This includes VFL/AFL

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In the News: Steve cooks up an Achiever Award

MOLESWORTH’S Steve Foley thought he was volunteering as a driver with the Salvation Army five years ago but ended up being one of their leading cooks. For his great work in this area, he has been named this month’s recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. Despite the early

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New milestones for two Eagle veterans

TWO highly respected members of the New Norfolk District Football Club’s senior team celebrated milestone games last weekend, with Josh Clifford playing his 250th senior game and Jordan Banks-Smith playing his 100th. “Josh played his first senior game in 2007 and has now accumulated 250 senior and 13 reserve games

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