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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New Norfolk men on firearms charges

TWO men have been charged with aggravated burglary, stealing and various firearms offences following the alleged burglary of a Derwent Valley residence earlier this week. This is the fourth reported firearms incident locally since November. PREVIOUSLY:GEORGE ST ROBBER FLED WITH FIREARMSSIX CHARGED OVER LOCAL BURGLARIESFIREARMS INCIDENTS AT NEW NORFOLK Detective

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Man charged over supermarket burglary

Security camera image. POLICE have charged a man with motor vehicle stealing, and burglary and stealing following an incident at New Norfolk early on Thursday morning. A Tasmania Police spokesman said a 36-year-old man had been charged after the Value Plus Supermarket at Fairview was burgled. “Shortly before 3am on

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Firearms incidents at New Norfolk

POLICE are investigating the theft of firearms and ammunition from a house at New Norfolk yesterday (Monday). A spokesman said police were called to a house in North Crescent at about 4.30pm after the owner had returned home to find the front door lock had been forced open. The owner’s

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Local woman injured in city incident

A DERWENT Valley woman was hospitalised after being struck by a car in Hobart at about 8.30am on Christmas Eve. Police say the woman, aged 46, was struck by a reversing car while crossing Argyle St, North Hobart. “The collision, near the corner of Argyle and Tasma streets, occurred when

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Mood Food manhunt continues

A screenshot from security camera vision of last week’s allegedarmed hold-up at Mood Food in New Norfolk. ONE man has been remanded in custody on robbery and assault charges following last week’s alleged armed hold-up at Mood Food New Norfolk, and police have renewed their appeal for public help to

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Fatal car crash at Glenfern

A YOUNG German man was killed in a single-vehicle crash at Glenfern this morning. Police say the car he was driving collided with a tree. Senior Constable Adam Hall said the crash had occurred at about 11.30am when the man was driving a red 2000-model Mazda 323 sedan on a

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Man charged over Mood Food hold-up

POLICE have arrested and charged a Bridgewater man as their investigations continue into an alleged armed robbery at New Norfolk this morning. Late tonight Tasmania Police said they had a 22-year-old Bridgewater man in custody after charging him with aggravated armed robbery, aggravated assault, firearm and traffic offences. He is

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Armed robbery at New Norfolk overnight

POLICE are investigating an overnight armed robbery at Mood Food New Norfolk, during which staff members were threatened with a shortened firearm and cash stolen. Police officers at Berriedale were threatened with a similar weapon a short time later and believe the two incidents to be related. Detective Inspector Dave

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Emergency service workers test their skills

The mock accident scene on Peppermint Hillat New Norfolk tonight. COLD and windy weather provided a dose of reality as emergency service workers took part in an accident scenario at New Norfolk tonight (Wednesday). Though to be the first of its kind held locally in about 30 years, the emergency

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Six charged over local burglaries

Sergeant Chris Hey addressing last week’sDerwent Valley Council meeting. THE last two months had been the worst period for burglaries at New Norfolk in the last two years, the officer in charge of New Norfolk Police told last week’s Derwent Valley Council meeting. Against this background, Sergeant Chris Hey told

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