Community market – save the date

Derwent Valley Community Market Sunday, December 16, 10am-2pm at the Derwent Valley Community House The Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk Held the on third Sunday of every month.

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Speedway champions strut their stuff

REIGNING V8 speedway champions took the main honours at the Mountain Dew Ice Raceway, near New Norfolk, on Saturday night, with current national super sedan series champion Brad Smith and reigning state sprintcar champion Jason Dawkins both scoring impressive victories in their respective finals. In the Super Sedan Sizzler, Smith,

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Valley cleans up at Tidy Towns

THE Derwent Valley has won the 5000-15,000 population category of the Keep Australia Beautiful (KAB) Tasmanian Tidy Town Awards for 2012/13. The north-western town of Latrobe won the 2000-5000 population category and also took out the overall title of Tasmania’s tidiest town. Mayor Martyn Evans’ strategy for this year’s awards

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Business on the move

THE annus horribilis in New Norfolk’s retail sector looks set for relief by Christmas. Several of the shops left vacant during the year are now in the process of re-opening, with the notable exception of the former Foodworks Supermarket that at one stage was cited as the new location for Banjo’s Bakery.

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Special night at SES

IT was a special occasion at the Derwent Valley unit of the State Emergency Service in New Norfolk tonight. SES director Andrew Lea and Derwent Valley mayor Martyn Evans headed a group of guests invited to witness the awarding of multiple medals and service pins to long-serving volunteers. Before the

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V8 action at the speedway this Saturday

THERE will be no shortage of speedway action at the Mountain Dew Ice Raceway, near New Norfolk, with three V8 divisions headlining an action-packed 26-event program on Saturday night. The main event will be for V8 super sedans, but the program will also include racing for V8 sprintcars, V8 AMCAs,

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Twenty20 cricket at New Norfolk

THE Twenty20 match between New Norfolk and Gretna last Wednesday at Tynwald Park was an interesting and controversial match with some great knocks by Jake King of New Norfolk and Mathew Burns of Gretna. There was some great hitting throughout both innings and a large crowd tunred up to see

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Southern cricket

Shannon Long NEW Norfolk I made it three wins on the trot when they easly accounted for Sandford at Tynwald Park on Saturday. Sandford won the toss and sent New Norfolk into bat. The Red Caps hit up an excellent score of 8 for 266 off their 50 overs. Ever-reliable

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Youth cricket

Josh Dakoda Youth League CricketRound 4 UNDER 13: New Town White defeated Gretna at Queens Walk. Gretna batted first and made 6/105 from 20 overs. Jack Stevenson made a hard hitting 34 Ret (2-6s & 4-4s), Josh Eyles smashed 20no (3-4s), Blake Eyles 11 (1-4), Ryan Browning 9 retired. New

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Big day at Willow Court

“Matron” goes for a stroll ABOUT 300 people attended today’s open day at the Willow Court historic site, along with seemingly bigger numbers at the nearby community market and antiques swap meet elsewhere on the site. Denise Rushworth and Sharon Hutchison perform Derwent Valley Choir Blacksmith Phil Green

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What’s on at the barracks

THANKS to the Friends of Willow Court for this handy guide to the activities at the Willow Court historic site this Sunday, October 18 (click on the image for a larger version). See our earlier article for an overview of the other events in the area.

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