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Charges laid over incidents at New Norfolk and Magra

POLICE have laid charges against three men and a woman in relation to incidents at New Norfolk and Magra, and held the four people in custody until a court appearance today. In relation to the alleged discharge of a firearm at Benjamin Tce, New Norfolk, a 31-year-old man has been

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Several in custody after New Norfolk incidents

A MAN was taken into police custody earlier today following reports of a firearm being discharged in the area of Benjamin Terrace at New Norfolk. A helicopter was used to locate one of the people involved, who was later found at a property in nearby Back River Rd. No-one was

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Charges follow bottleshop incident

A MAN will face court in November following an alleged incident of multiple car damage at New Norfolk on Saturday night. “Police have charged a 28-year-old male with one count of dangerous driving following investigations,” Acting Sergeant Skye Carey said. Acting Sergeant Carey said investigations were continuing in relation to

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Local man arrested over armed robbery

POLICE have charged a New Norfolk man in relation to an alleged armed robbery at the Coles Supermarket at Bridgewater last weekend. A Tasmania Police spokesman said a 20-year-old man from New Norfolk had been arrested and charged in relation to the incident which occurred on Sunday afternoon. Police allege

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Artwork sought for new police station

An artist’s impression of the new New Norfolk Police Station,which is to be built on the site of the existing station. A $30,000 commission is being offered for a Tasmanian artist to create a photo-essay for New Norfolk’s new police station. With the demolition of the existing police station in

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Young driver arrested at New Norfolk

POLICE arrested a young driver at New Norfolk in the early hours of this morning after an alleged “hooning” incident in the town. A police spokesman said a gold-coloured Ford Ranger vehicle had been seen hooning in Humphrey St ar around 2.30am today. “Police attempted to intercept the vehicle however,

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Hop kiln fire investigation continues

Before-and-after image of the Hopgrove Kiln. INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the fire that destroyed a historic hop kiln at Lachlan on Sunday. Crews from multiple Derwent Valley fire brigades were called to the fire yesterday afternoon to find the three-storey oast house well alight. It took crews several hours to

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Fire claims historic hop kiln

Fire has destroyed Hopgrove kiln at Lachlan. A CENTURY-OLD hop kiln has been destroyed in a spectacular fire at Lachlan this afternoon. Smoke from the blaze could be seen from New Norfolk. Fire brigades from throughout the Derwent Valley converged on the scene at Hopgrove, on Lachlan Rd, finding the

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Vehicle crimes on the rise in April

POLICE report that a number of vehicle-related crimes occurred in the New Norfolk area last month. The April crime report provided by Tasmania Police to the New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch also included references to firewood being stolen from the Peppermint Hill Reserve on April 3 and 13. A blue Hyundai

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Burglaries dominated March police reports

BURGLARY and theft dominated the March crime report provided by Tasmania Police to the New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch. Thieves forced their way into multiple buildings at Fairview Primary School overnight on March 3. A window was broken in the incident. Personal items were stolen from a vehicle in Charles St,

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First look at the new police station

An artist’s impression of the proposed new police station to be built on the site of the existing New Norfolk Police Station. THE design of the proposed new police station at New Norfolk is revealed in plans which have been lodged with the Derwent Valley Council by Heffernan Button Voss

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TV bank becomes real-life cop shop

Police officers outside the temporary police station in High St, New Norfolk. A FORMER bank used in two seasons of ABC-TV’s Rosehaven will serve as the New Norfolk Police Station until late next year. Tasmania Police yesterday announced that the former ANZ Bank at 24 High St would today become

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