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Missing man’s body recovered at New Norfolk

POLICE have this morning confirmed the recovery of human remains at New Norfolk last night (Sunday), in a car registered to Dale Nicholson who was reported missing in 2016. “Formal identification is yet to occur,” a Tasmania Police spokesperson told New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. “A report will be

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Crash near New Norfolk Bridge

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a two-car collision at the Rocks Rd approach to the New Norfolk Bridge. New Norfolk police, fire brigade and SES crews were quickly on the scene of the incident which occurred at about 6pm. The bridge remains open to traffic. See more Derwent

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Three now charged over Granton death

TASMANIA Police have announced murder charges against a further two men in relation to the death of 26-year-old Nicholas Scott at Granton on January 3. In a statement, police said a 44-year-old Moonah man and a 21-year-old man from Collinsvale had both been charged with murder and would appear before the

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Police operation nabs highland speedsters

POLICE, transport safety and inland fisheries officers conducted a traffic operation at three locations in the Central Highlands on Saturday, conducting a range of traffic enforcement activities including vehicle and licence checks, and drug and alcohol tests. Police today issued the following statistics from the operation: ◼️ Infringements were issued

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Granton man, 20, charged with murder

TASMANIA Police have charged a man with murder as part of the ongoing investigation into a firearms incident in Granton yesterday (Tuesday). The 20-year-old man from Granton remains in custody and will appear before the Hobart Magistrates Court at a later time. The police investigation is ongoing into the incident

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Fatal firearms incident at Granton

POLICE are investigating the circumstances of a firearms incident at Granton early this morning (Tuesday) which resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man and a younger man being injured.  “Around 10.50pm last night, Tasmania Police were notified by the Tasmanian Prison Service that a man who was under a

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Man’s body located in Great Lake

POLICE divers this morning located the body of a man they believe had been missing since a boating incident near Liawenee yesterday, December 29. While the body has not yet been formally identified, police believe it is the 50-year-old Sheffield man reported missing yesterday.  A bystander alerted authorities at about 12.40pm

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Fisherman feared drowned at Great Lake

POLICE have scaled back their search for a man who has been missing from Boundary Bay, near Liawenee, since early this afternoon. The search will resume at first light tomorrow (Friday) morning but police fear that the man has drowned in the Great Lake. A Tasmania Police spokesperson said it

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Dangerous day on the Lyell Highway

A TOURIST has died and another person has been flown to hospital in two separate incidents on the Lyell Highway today. The incidents occurred on a day of high winds throughout much of the state which resulted in trees falling on a number of roads. Tasmania Police advise that a

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New Norfolk man charged over Christmas morning fires

POLICE at Glenorchy are investigating two incidents during the early hours of Christmas Day in which Molotov cocktails were allegedly thrown at parked vehicles in Berriedale. Shortly before 2am today (December 25), police were called to Maroni Rd where they identified three vehicles which appeared to have been damaged. Around

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Safety urged on the river this summer

STAYING safe on the River Derwent at New Norfolk is the subject of a new education campaign launched this week by MAST (Marine and Safety Tasmania), the Derwent Valley Council and various stakeholder groups to reduce anti-social activity and ensure waterway users are aware of the rules. MAST and the

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Police seek witnesses to Boyer crash

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a crash on Boyer Rd near the Norske Skog paper mill around 4.20pm on Friday, December 16. They would like to hear from anyone who saw, or who has video of a silver Holden Rodeo dual cab with a black bull bar, at around that

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