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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Crash on Glenora Rd

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a single vehicle accident on Glenora Rd, between Plenty and Glenora.  Police say a vehicle has left the road and has come to rest in/against a tree and the southbound lane of the road will be blocked whilst attempts are mad to retrieve vehicle. Injuries at this

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Crash blocks highway

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a crash on the Lyell Hwy at Rosegarland. Police say the incident on the Rosegarland Hill has blocked both lanes of traffic. Delays to traffic are expected. 3.30PM UPDATE: Police advise that the road is now clear.

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Two drivers injured in crash

THE Lyell Highway between Granton and New Norfolk has recently reopened following a crash that injured the drivers of two cars earlier this morning. Two vehicles were involved in a crash near Millbrook Rise at New Norfolk around 10am. Police closed the road and diverted traffic via Boyer Rd. A

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House fire closed Boyer Rd

PART of Boyer Rd was closed  earlier today due to a house fire at Dromedary. Acting Sergeant Scott McKenzie of Tasmania Police said no-one had been injured in the fire, which was reported around 1pm. Boyer Rd was blocked for about 90 minutes while firefighters brought the blaze under control.

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Police road closure details today

Road Condition Update – Sunday 9 Aug 2015, noon Effected By Ice (use extreme caution)Lake St Clair Rd from Derwent Bridge to Lake St Clair.Lakes Secondary Rd (Highland Lakes Rd) Bothwell to MienaClosedLake Dobson Road open to 4 x 4 vehicles with chains ONLY4wd ONLY (use extreme caution)Collinsvale Rd, Collins CapMarlborough

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Fatal accident on Boyer Rd

POLICE have closed Boyer Rd at the Bridgewater end following a fatal crash involving two vehicles shortly before noon. The road will be closed until further notice and police urge all motorists to drive safely in today’s wintry conditions. The Mercury has more. Check here for weather-related road closures today.

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Fire in empty supermarket

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a fire in the rear of the old Foodworks supermarket in High St, New Norfolk. The incident was reported at 3.23pm and three heavy tankers, one light tanker and a personnel carrier responded from the New Norfolk Fire Brigade, along with a unit

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Three charged over Fairview fires

THREE local youths have been arrested following investigations into two house fires in New Norfolk over the weekend. Two houses in Fairfax Terrace were damaged in fires that were deemed to be suspicious. The first, at 48 Fairfax Tce, caused about $20,000 damaged in the early hours of Friday, July 10.

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