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New Norfolk link in Risdon Vale arrests

ITEMS stolen from New Norfolk were allegedly among property seized during a police search at Risdon Vale last week. Following the search, two Two Risdon Vale men were charged with multiple offences. “Police executed search warrants at three addresses in Risdon Vale, seizing a stolen firearm, firearm parts, a substantial

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Motorbike crash on Back River Rd

9.30PM UPDATE: Tasmania Police report that the rider of a motorbike that crashed at New Norfolk this afternoon has sadly died. The man, aged in his 40s, died following the crash on Back River Rd. Police are investigating the cause of the crash. Condolences to family and friends of the

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Warning about overnight road conditions

TASMANIA Police has posted a community alert for statewide road closures and conditions tonight (Tuesday). Police advise that roads at elevations throughout the state may be subject to ice and snow overnight. Conditions may deteriorate rapidly. Check for updates here. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read

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Police issue road weather warning

TASMANIA Police has posted a community alert for statewide road closures and conditions. Police advise that roads at elevations throughout the state may be subject to ice and snow overnight. Conditions may deteriorate rapidly. Check for updates here. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print

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Mascot stolen as thieves hit Tynwald Park clubrooms again

THEFT and damage amounting to thousands of dollars has occurred at the Tynwald Park sportsground for the second time in two months. The New Norfolk Junior Football Club and New Norfolk Cricket Club had barely recovered from a major burglary at their shared clubhouse in June when thieves paid a

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Police make their own catches as fishing season starts

THIRTY vehicle defect notices were issued during a law enforcement operation on the opening weekend of the brown trout fishing season. Tasmania Police along with the Transport Safety and Investigation Unit, Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania’s Investigation and Enforcement Services and the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service conducted

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Wednesday: Police warn of icy roads

TASMANIA Police have issued a warning about icy roads throughout the state this morning and urged all motorists to drive with caution. Specific warnings include: Up-to-date statewide road closures can be found on the Community Alerts page on Tasmania Police website: www.police.tas.gov.au/alerts/statewide-road-closures-and-conditions/ See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and

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Man charged after raid on Derwent Valley property

AN alleged outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) member from southern Tasmania is facing multiple charges following a raid on a Derwent Valley property as part of a national week of police action as part of Taskforce Morpheus. Involving more than 2000 police officers around the country, the week of action led

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Police seek witnesses to Ouse crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a crash involving an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) in the Ouse area earlier today (Sunday). They say a man suffered serious injuries and was flown to the Royal Hobart Hospital in the Westpac rescue helicopter. “About 12.47pm on Sunday, August 6, emergency services were notified of

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Boy dies following Lyell Hwy incident

A TEENAGE boy involved in a crash on the Lyell Hwy near Sorell Creek last month has died in hospital, Tasmania Police announced this afternoon. The youth, 16, was walking along the highway at night on July 23 when he was involved in a collision with a vehicle. “Sadly, the

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Police issue roads condition update

DUE to the current severe weather across the state, a number of roads have been adversely affected. Locally, these include: Roads at elevations throughout the state may be subject to ice and snow overnight.  Conditions may deteriorate rapidly. Up-to-date statewide road closures can be found on the Community Alerts page

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Police seek witnesses to highway incident

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a serious crash Involving a young pedestrian on the Lyell Hwy between New Norfolk and Granton last night (July 23). Police previously described this as an incident involving a scooter-rider at Granton. “Police are investigating a serious crash that occurred on the Lyell Hwy at

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