September opening likely for police youth club

Mayor Martyn Evans, left, Police Minister Rene Hidding MHAand PCYC chief executive Darren Clark. POLICE Minister Rene Hidding MHA has announced the posting of an additional constable to New Norfolk as part of the development of the state’s newest Police and Citizens Youth Club (PCYC). Mr Hidding joined senior police

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Police seek crash witnesses

AN international tourist was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital in a critical condition after being involved in a collision with a car on Boyer Rd yesterday afternoon. Constable Chris Lovell of Bridgewater Police said the injured man was a 31-year-old from Hong Kong. The incident happened at about 3.55pm yesterday (Saturday). “The tourist

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Crash closes Boyer Rd

POLICE have closed Boyer Rd due to a crash 2km from the Midland Hwy junction. Traffic to and from New Norfolk is advised to use the Lyell Hwy. Described as serious, the crash occurred around 4pm. The Mercury reports that the incident involved a car and a pedestrian. 7.30PM UPDATE:

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Police to lay charges over house fire

The Pioneer Ave property. TWO teenagers are facing charges over a fire in a vacant police residence in Pioneer Ave earlier this week. Police say a 15-year-old and a 14-year-old will be proceeded against following the fire which occurred in the early hours last Tuesday, July 26.  The pair will be summonsed to appear

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Police youth club for New Norfolk

The Derwent Valley Sport and Recreation Centre is set to becomea Police Youth and Citizens Club. THE Derwent Valley Sport and Recreation Centre will soon reopen as the Derwent Valley Police Youth and Citizens Club (PCYC). Built in the 1970s and originally known as the New Norfolk Sports Centre, the

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Police attention turns to car fire

THE police investigation into a suspicious house fire in New Norfolk last week has now turned its attention to a car fire and disturbance in the days prior. Constable Stephen Bugg said inquiries were continuing into a deliberately lit fire at Unit 22/35 Kensington St, at around 7.20pm last Tuesday,

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Police seek house fire witnesses

POLICE have appealed for information about a suspicious house fire in Kensington St last night. “Around 7.20pm on Tuesday, emergency services were called to the fire at Unit 22, 35 Kensington St, New Norfolk,” Constable Stephen Bugg said. “Members of the New Norfolk Fire Brigade attended and were able to

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Search continues for missing man

POLICE continue to hold grave concerns for Mr Trevor Foster who was swept away in floodwaters from his property in Ouse around 8am on Monday. Rescue specialists, marine police and the Westpac rescue helicopter have been involved in the search. “The weather in the area has improved significantly and the

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Man missing at Ouse

POLICE are searching in the Clunys Rd area at Ouse after reports a man in his 80s may have been swept away by floodwaters. Police are utilising search and rescue specialists, a police vessel, the Westpac rescue helicopter and local police to search for the man. A police spokesman thanked the number

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Police seeking information about van driver

TASMANIA POLICEMEDIA RELEASE Police have received a number of calls in relation to a white/cream van seen near schools and children in the New Norfolk area in the last couple of days. The van is described as off white/cream in colour, with a circle-shaped badge at the front, possibly a

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Injured man should get help, police say

TASMANIA POLICEMEDIA RELEASEIncident in Trevor Terrace, New Norfolk Glenorchy CIB attended an incident in Trevor Terrace, New Norfolk which occurred between 5.30pm and 6pm on Wednesday 27 April 2016, where a man was seen with injuries to one or both of his hands. Following additional enquiries conducted on Thursday 28

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Police seeking injured man

TASMANIA POLICEMEDIA RELEASE Between 5.30pm and 6pm on Wednesday the 27 April 2016 an incident occurred in Trevor Terrace, New Norfolk in which a male has been seen in the area with injuries to one or both of his hands. The injuries are apparent with a small amount of blood found

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