Did you see the Granton crash?

The driver of this Hilux was injured whenthe vehicle was forced off the road by anoncoming car. (Used with permission). POLICE are trying to locate the driver of a car involved in an incident that forced a vehicle off the road at Granton late last month. Senior Constable Lee Warrington

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Police called to council meeting

The published notice of meeting. TWO police officers were present to ensure there was no repeat of the recent “sit in” protest when the Derwent Valley Council resumed its monthly meeting after a week-long adjournment. The council’s monthly meeting on May 17 was disrupted by a local man protesting against

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Helicopter rescue at Tynwald Park

The boy awaiting rescue earlier today. A YOUTH has been rescued from floodwaters at Tynwald Park this afternoon. Local police attended the scene at about 1.30pm, finding a boy in the water that has covered most of Tynwald Park today after the Lachlan River broke its banks overnight. The boy

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Police investigate dog attack

POLICE are investigating an alleged incident where a dog was attacked by two other dogs in New Norfolk this morning. At about 9am, a man was walking his two dogs at the foot of the hill leading up to Turriff Lodge from the wetlands.  A woman described as being in her 60s wearing jeans

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Foster family’s long wait may be over

POLICE believe the body of missing Derwent Valley man Trevor Foster may have been located near Lake Meadowbank. Speaking to the media this afternoon, acting inspector Adrian Leary said a local farmer had contacted police last night to say a body had been located in the area. Inspector Leary said

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Police seek witnesses to Lyell Hwy crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a serious crash involving a car and a log truck on the Lyell Hwy at Murphys Flats yesterday afternoon. Emergency services attended the scene, near the overtaking lanes, at about 12.50pm. The collision was between a white Toyota Camry sedan and a Volvo b-double log

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Police seek witnesses to fatal Magra crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Black Hills Rd, Magra, that caused the death of a man on Sunday night. Accident investigator Rod Carrick said the incident occurred at about 8.25pm on February 25, when a grey Statesman sedan driven by a

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Government promises new police station

New Norfolk Police Station THE State Government has rolled-out New Norfolk’s biggest election promise in years, saying it will build a new police station with “an around-the-clock permanent police presence” if re-elected. Built as the Central District Headquarters in the mid-1960s, the New Norfolk Police Station was today described as

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Fairview fire doused

THE New Norfolk Fire Brigade made quick work of a vegetation fire at Fairview tonight. Reported at 8.28pm, the fire was quickly contained. A light tanker, medium tanker and heavy tanker responded to the scene, which was in the area between Oakdale Rd and Warner Ave.

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Local driver facing multiple charges

A LOCAL man faces court tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday) after being charged with multiple driving offences today. Sergeant Chris Hey of New Norfolk Police said it was alleged that a 59-year-old New Norfolk man had twice been intercepted driving whilst intoxicated. “Mid-morning today (December 11, 2017), the man was intercepted

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Concern for missing person last seen at Magra

UPDATE: Police advise that Ms Puriri has been found, safe and well. EARLIER: POLICE and family hold concerns for the welfare of Honey Karma Atareta Puriri, aged 29, who was last seen in the Magra area on last Saturday afternoon, November 18. Sergeant Jason Klug said Ms Puriri was described

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Police seek Camry vision

POLICE are calling for witnesses who may have seen a blue Toyota Camry allegedly driving dangerously from New Town to New Norfolk this afternoon. Police say the vehicle has the registration number FB5662. Anyone with details or dash-camera footage is encouraged to phone the New Norfolk Station on 131 444

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