Valley to Vienna

Jess Wade, Bryony Dwyer and Bryony Geeves THERE was a good hometown representation at singer Bryony Dwyer’s farewell concert in Hobart on Sunday. The former Molesworth girl returned home from Sydney for a one-off fundraising afternoon to help cover some of the costs of her upcoming four months in Austria

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River transport returns

A WATER taxi proved an unusual sight on the River Derwent at New Norfolk last week. New Norfolk News reader Martyn Evans snapped these photos on his mobile phone and had a chat with Rod, the operator, who transported a dozen or so cyclists upriver.    “Rod said the cyclists

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Bushfire advice – Glenlusk

THE 61-hectare bushfire at Glenlusk has now been contained. Fire crews and 13 vehicles remain on scene and will use favourable weather conditions over the next few days to consolidate the fire boundary. The latest bushfire advice follows.Tasmania Fire Service Bushfire Advice Message   Current from December 2, 2012 11.05am until 4pm or further notice. 

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Bushfire advice – Glenlusk

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Advice Message Current from 6.25pm, December 1, 2012, until 10pm or further notice. There is a large bushfire at GLENLUSK ROAD, GLENLUSK . The fire danger rating in this area is high. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. There is no immediate threat to

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Glenlusk fire update

Tasmania Fire Service Watch and Act message Glenlusk Rd, Glenlusk. Current from 2.10pm on December 1, 2012, until 6pm. There is a large bushfire at GLENLUSK ROAD, GLENLUSK. The fire danger rating in this area is high. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. This fire may affect

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Watch and act alert – Glenlusk

Tasmania Fire ServiceWatch and Act message (updated 11.30pm) Glenlusk Rd, Glenlusk – current from: 9.40pm, November 30, 2012, until 8.32am, December 1, or further notice There is a small  bushfire at GLENLUSK ROAD, GLENLUSK . The fire danger rating in this area is forecast to be high. Fire under these

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Fire weather warning

BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY Fire Weather Warning for the Upper Derwent Valleyand South East forecast districts Issued at 3.35am on Friday, November 30, 2012. Weather SituationA trough currently lies over Tasmania with a weak cold front near the west coast, as a high pressure system moves away to the east. The

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Total fire ban today

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE Today Friday, November 30, 2012, has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban for the Southern Region No fires may be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air until 11.59pm. General Advice on a Day of Total Fire BanTools and EquipmentTools and

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Redlands Estate open to visitors

A CONVICT-BUILT bakehouse is the latest addition to the expanding visitor attraction at Redlands Estate, near the Salmon Ponds at  Plenty. Premier Lara Giddings visited this morning to officially open the property to the public.Ms Giddings said the “Old Bakehouse” built upon the previously announced whisky distillery at Redlands. “Redlands

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Twenty20 cricket

NEW Norfolk keeps rolling on in the Twenty20 format, defeating Old Beach by 12 runs on November 20. Jake King again got amongst the runs as did Morgan and Heron. All New Norfolk bowlers did their bit, with Stewart Rice being the best with 2 for 10. If New Norfolk

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Southern cricket latest

Dylan Pearce, Josh Walsh and Mitchell Rice NEW Norfolk I opener Rohan Heron scored a mammoth 166 not out in his team’s big win over Derwent at Tynwald Park on the weekend. Heron has been in good form of late and batted for the entire innings of 50 overs. He

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Youth league cricket results

YOUTH LEAGUERound 5 UNDER 13 – Gretna defeated Molesworth Gold at Gretna. Molesworth batted first and made 5/85 from 20 overs. B. Howlett 10 (one 4), C. Kemmler 10 (two 4s), J. Fisher 10no (one 4), J. Nichols 9 (one 4), S. Holloway 9 (one 4). Gretna bowling: Ryan Emery

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