This weekend’s cricket

Southern Cricket AssociationRound 10 FIRST GRADESaturdayNew Norfolk I v Wellington at Tynwald Park, 10.30am. SECOND GRADESaturdayGretna I v Molesworth I at Boyer Oval, 2pm. FOURTH GRADESundayBothwell I v New Norfolk II at Bothwell, 10.30am.Bushy Park v St Virgil’s at Bushy Park Showgrounds, 10.30am.Gretna II v Hobart at Gretna, 10.30am. SIXTH

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Next batch of National Park activities

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at many national parks, including Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley. A Discovery Ranger will offer free fun and educational activities at various times. Bring sunscreen, sturdy shoes and a hat for all daytime activities. Programmed activities may change in adverse weather.Friday, January

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Southern cricket – round nine

SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSOCIATIONRound 9FIRST GRADEAfter some close matches in previous rounds, New Norfolk I recorded its second victory of the season with a hard-fought two-wicket win over Claremont at Abbotsfield Park at the weekend. The home side had first hit, making the good score of 5/217 off its 50 overs.

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Helicopter rescue at Derwent Cliffs last night

AN 18-year-old New Norfolk man was flown to the Royal Hobart Hospital last night after falling during a walk in the Derwent Cliffs Reserve at New Norfolk. Constable Oakden of Tasmania Police said the man had telephoned for an ambulance after slipping and falling at about 8.15pm. “A Paramedic and

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Part of New Norfolk without water

A BURST water main has cut water supplies to about 300 properties in central New Norfolk this morning. Reported around 5am, the incident is affecting parts of the town side of the river. A TasWater crew is on site in Humphrey St and is working to restore services as soon

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Lyell Highway roadworks

ROADWORKS are continuing at several locations on the Lyell Highway between New Norfolk and Bronte. There will be frequent lane closures and delays of up to 15 minutes while work continues on the reconstruction of a 2.5km section highway leading to Ouse. Works are being carried out between 7am and 7pm,

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Glenora in2Cricket again

AN in2CRICKET program will be running at Glenora District School on Sundays from February 5 until March 19 for boys and girls aged 4-10. The sessions will be from 9-10am and the total cost will be $75 per child. To register and pay, go to  > find my local

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Roadworks aim for serenity on Boyer Rd

Click image to enlarge. WORK has started on a project to improve safety at a “black spot” on Boyer Rd near Bridgewater. A dedicated right-turn lane will be built at the intersection of Boyer Rd and Serenity Drive to address its poor crash record Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren

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Weather warning cancelled

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING Issued at 2:22 pm Saturday, 14 January 2017. The threat of DAMAGING WINDS is no longer occurring in Tasmania, although winds are expected to remain fresh and gusty for the remainder of the day. The immediate threat of severe weather as

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Wind lifts post office roof

The scene at the post office in High St this morning. EMERGENCY services are on the scene at the New Norfolk Post Office where this morning’s high winds have lifted part of the roof. Police cordoned off the area around 10am and the Derwent Valley State Emergency Service is controlling

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Severe weather warning continues

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for DAMAGING WINDS For people in the Furneaux Islands, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Midlands and parts of the Western and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:46 am Saturday, 14 January 2017. A broad area of low

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Windy weather warning updated

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office SEVERE WEATHER WARNING for DAMAGING WINDS For people in the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, Western, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:03 pm Friday, 13 January 2017. A low pressure system

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