Business

Fairview supermarket seeking help after burglary

THE owners of the New Norfolk IGA Xpress Supermarket are seeking help to identify the people responsible for burgling the business yesterday. The business is located on Benjamin Terrace at Fairview and video of the incident can be seen on its Facebook page. One of the people involved was wearing

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
Alert

Warning to motorists as road weather warning continues

POLICE advise all motorists intending to use elevated roads during the evening to consider an alternate route or use with caution. Roads at elevations over over 300 metres throughout the state may be subject to ice and snow overnight. Conditions may deteriorate rapidly. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
Alert

Take care in the frosty road conditions this week

WITH ice and snow predicted on many of the state’s roads for the rest of this week, Tasmania Police have offered the following tips to help stay safe on the roads. Drive at a speed that feels safe and allows plenty of time to stop quickly and safely. Be aware

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
Police

High-range drink-driver charged

POLICE are seeking dash-cam vision of a car on the Lyell Highway yesterday after charging its driver with high-range drink-driving offences. Police allege that the 32-year-old New Norfolk woman was caught driving while more than five times over the legal limit. “Around 2.30pm yesterday, police were notified of a late

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
News

Attempted murder charge follows New Norfolk incident

POLICE have charged a 47-year-old woman from New Norfolk with attempted murder following an incident at a Humphrey St address last night (Saturday). The woman has been detained in custody and will appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court today. A 74-year-old man from New Norfolk remains in the Royal Hobart

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
News

Woman arrested at alleged shooting scene

POLICE are at the scene of an incident at a residence in Humphrey St, New Norfolk. A man has been taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital with what is reported to be a gunshot wound. A woman, known to the man, has been arrested at the scene, and police have

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
Alert

Stay home tonight, police recommend

STRONG winds and severe weather is affecting many parts of Tasmania this evening, and police are urging people to stay inside, and to reconsider their need to travel on the roads. Police have received reports of fallen trees and powerlines in various locations across the state, with some power and

Full Story »
police car surrounded by snow
Alert

Police urge caution if heading to the snow

TASMANIA’S police search and rescue teams are urging Tasmanians and tourists alike to think carefully before heading into the wilderness this week, and over the long weekend. Senior Constable Callum Herbert of Tasmania Police said the forecast weather was grim, and people should reconsider their need to explore this week.

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
Alert

Appeal for caution as car rolls at Granton

POLICE report that there were no serious injuries when a car overturned on the Brooker Highway at Granton earlier this evening. At about 8.20pm police advised that both southbound lanes were blocked as a result of the incident, and asked motorists to avoid the area while the scene was cleared.

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
News

Two men arrested after break-in

TWO men are in police custody following an incident at New Norfolk earlier this morning. A Tasmania Police spokesperson said officers had responded to a report of a break-in at about 8.30am today (Tuesday). “As a result of quick attendance, police were able to identify a vehicle related to the

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
News

Alleged crime spree ends in Bothwell

POLICE have arrested a man for making off without payment, following an incident in the Central Highlands yesterday. Senior Sergeant John Parker of Tasmania Police said it was alleged the 31-year-old man had stolen fuel from a business in Bothwell. “The man was driving a silver Holden Captiva with interstate

Full Story »
Tasmania police flag
News

Police seize firearms, drugs and cash

POLICE have charged a 23-year-old man with drug and firearms offences following a search in New Norfolk yesterday. The operation is alleged to have resulted in the seizure of four illegal firearms, two of which are confirmed as stolen, and a significant quantity of ammunition, as well as illicit drugs

Full Story »

Police

Local Weather

COVID-19 Advice and Links

Latest headlines

Filter by topic

New Norfolk News Archive

RSS Tas articles feed

Logo of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News

Subscribe to free daily news email

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd )