Wade’s cricket final tips

HERE are local cricket writer Wade Gleeson’s tips for the first week of finals in the Southern Cricket Association. First and Second grade: My tips are New Norfolk (First Grade) and Molesworth (Second Grade). Fourth grade: New Norfolk should bounce back from last weekend’s loss and go straight into the

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Sign of the times for community radio

New Norfolk Business Alliance chairman Ray Williams, left,with Tyga FM station manager Ros Chapman and presidentBruce Lamb alongside one of the new signs.  ROADSIDE signage promoting local community radio station Tyga FM has sprung up in several locations this week. “As you are driving into New Norfolk you may notice

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Youth League cricket – Round 14

CRICKET TASMANIA YOUTH LEAGUERound 14 results UNDER 13Lindisfarne Blues 3/193 off 20.2 overs d. Gretna 7/35 off 15 overs at Lindisfarne No.2. Batting: Jack Moodie 10 (one four). Bowling: Conor Kelly-Lennox 1-12 (2.2), Aidan Featherstone 1-27 (2). South Hobart/Sandy Bay 8/154 off 18.4 overs d. New Norfolk 4/131 off 30

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Final round of cricket played

CENTURIES from Gretna’s Glenn Blackwell, Molesworth’s Brad Coppleman, Bushy Park’s Shaun Fenton and a seven-wicket haul from Molesworth’s Josh Ransley was the order of the day for the final round of the Southern Cricket Association at the weekend. FIRST GRADENew Norfolk I recorded its sixth win in a row when

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Back to school after 50 years

Some of the members of the New Norfolk High School class of 1967.Click image to enlarge. MORE than 100 students who attended New Norfolk High School and left in 1967 will be attending a 50th anniversary reunion this weekend, March 4-5. Many of those will be travelling from interstate from

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Is your tourism business digital-ready?

TOURISM operators in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands are invited to a special session at Bushy Park this Thursday to learn how to make the most out of social media. The Department of State Growth and Destination Southern Tasmania will present the “Digital Ready for Business” event to help local

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Caltex back and pumping

THE New Norfolk Caltex petrol station on the corner of Montagu and Burnett Streets reopened to customers at the weekend, part-way through its redevelopment project. The site closed in November to allow for a major upgrade to take place. Operated by Bennett’s Petroleum, it now has fully updated underground infrastructure,

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Structure fire off Blair St

EMERGENCY services remain at the scene of a structure fire in Hay Court, New Norfolk, more than two hours after the incident was first reported. A fire in the small cul-de-sac off Blair St was reported shortly after 3pm and three units from the local fire brigade were soon on

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Hope lives here

The third annual Derwent Valley Relay for Life concluded at 10am today afterraising more than $42,000 for cancer research. The “Hope” sign, above, was was illuminated around 9pm yesterday, signifying that for the more than 200 participants, hope does indeed live here. A scene from the first moments of the relay when

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Tour group boosts Willow Court funds

Mayor Martyn Evans receives a cheque from APIU membersAiden Sullivan, Glenn Hevey and Nick Jarvis. THE proceeds from a recent “After Dark” tour at Willow Court have been donated towards restoration funds for the historic site. Members of the Australian Paranormal Investigation Unit conducted a tour of the council-owned section

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This weekend’s cricket roster

SCA Round 14All matches start at 10.30am FIRST GRADESaturdayNew Norfolk I v Derwent at North Warrane. SECOND GRADESaturdayGretna I v Knights at Gretna.Molesworth I v Sorell at Sorell No.1. FOURTH GRADESaturdayBothwell I v Bagdad at Bagdad.Bushy Park v New Norfolk II v at Bushy Park.Gretna II v St Virgil’s at

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Youth cricket

CRICKET TASMANIA YOUTH LEAGUERound 13 IN the Under 13s games New Norfolk’s Jack Morgan Miller had a great game in his team’s win over South Hobart/Sandy Bay last weekend. Jack bowled three overs taking 1-10 then with the bat made an unbeaten 45 hitting seven fours and one six. New

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