New kindergarten for Fairview

The new kindergarten designed by architect Michael Cooper.Click image to enlarge, THE Education Department has announced it will build two new kindergarten classrooms at Fairview Primary School in New Norfolk. The $800,000 facility will be built on the grounds of the primary school in North Crescent and will replace the

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Lyons latest – Hidding elected

After eight days of counting, sitting member Rene Hidding MHA is the firstcandidate to be declared elected in the seat of Lyons and his surplusdistributed. National Party candidate Leo Perotti is the first to be excluded.Click image to enlarge. For latest results click here.

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New Norfolk channels changing this Friday

EVERYONE who receives their free-to-air television from the TV tower located at New Norfolk will need to re-tune their systems at the end of this week. Those who receive their signal from Mt Wellington will be asked to re-tune at a later date. Some TV channels are changing frequency across

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National awards for New Norfolk pharmacy

New Norfolk Guardian Pharmacy co-owner Bel Bird, left, withbrand ambassador Dr Cindy Pan at the Sigma Conference. NEW Norfolk’s “top chemist” has been named Guardian Pharmacy of the Year at the 2014 Sigma Retail Conference awards held on the Gold Coast recently. Staff member Nicole Lawrence was named National Guardian

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Vodafone speeds up New Norfolk

NEW Norfolk is one of the first places in the state to be connected to Vodafone’s 4G network. Vodafone last week switched on its 4G (LTE) telecommunications network in Tasmania, following successful trials in recent weeks in West Moonah, Cambridge, New Norfolk, Warrane and Hobart Airport. Vodafone chief technology officer

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Boyer on target for magazine paper startup

PRODUCTION of coated paper at the Boyer mill near New Norfolk will start in April, Norske Skog president and CEO Sven Ombudstvedt says in the company’s annual general report. “Instead of closing a newsprint machine, $84 million has been invested in a new winder/coater. This means that, for the first

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Wade’s cricket finals tips

HERE are Wade Gleeson’s tips for the third week of finals in the Southern Cricket Association. Second grade: Gretna I to defeat Molesworth I in a very interesting match with someone to take a bag of wickets. Fourth grade: Gretna II to defeat Hobart in a close but high-scoring encounter. A century

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New Norfolk into cricket final

Century-maker Ben Rainbird. HAVING defeated Molesworth I in the 2nd semi-final on Saturday, New Norfolk I will contest its first Southern Cricket Association grand final. The Red Caps won by five wickets in what was an interesting match. Molesworth had first hit and got off to a disastrous start, losing

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Another six percent counted

The Tasmanian Electoral Commission is making slow workof the State Election count. Just over 80% was countedon Saturday night but only 12% has been added in thetwo days since then.  Click image to enlarge.For latest results click here.

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