Road weather alert

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:04 am on Friday 13 January 2017. Slippery roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Friday in parts of

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Windy weather warning

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST 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 10:04 am Friday, 13 January

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This weekend’s cricket

Southern Cricket AssociationRound 9All matches start at 10.30amFIRST GRADESaturdayNew Norfolk I v Claremont at Abbotsfield Park. SECOND GRADESaturdayGretna I v Richmond/Cambridge at Gretna.Molesworth I v Old Beach at Old Beach. FOURTH GRADESaturdayBothwell I v Hobart at Bothwell.Bushy Park v Gretna II at Bushy Park Showground.New Norfolk II v Derwent at

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Next batch of summer fun at Mt Field

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at many national parks this week, 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

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Lunchtime wait for power

ELEVEN properties at New Norfolk remain without electricity after a falling tree brought down power lines and started a grassfire at Rocks Rd last night.The initial incident just before 7pm caused power interruptions to a wider area but most streets had their supply restored with an hour. More than 70 properties

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Cricket resumes after Christmas break

New Norfolk’s Stuart Muir had a great spell of bowling last weekend. SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSOCIATIONRound 8WITH Christmas and New Years now done and dusted, Round 8 of the Southern Cricket Association got under way in very hot humid conditions with temperatures in the mid 30s at the weekend. Despite the

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Tree brings down power lines

ABOUT 70 properties at New Norfolk North are without electricity after a falling tree brought down power lines and started a grassfire earlier tonight. The initial incident just before 7pm caused power interruptions to a wider area but most streets have now had their supply restored. A temporary road closure

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$1.45 at the pump: MP slams price watchdog

Brian Mitchell MHR LAST weekend’s petrol price jump in New Norfolk and elsewhere had shown that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission was a toothless tiger unable to stop price gouging, Labor Lyons MHR Brian Mitchell said. Mr Mitchell demanded that the ACCC “do its job on petrol prices and

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Community market this Sunday

Derwent ValleyCommunity Market Sunday, January 15, 2016 10am-2pm at Derwent Valley Community House The Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk (Market held on the third Sunday of every month)

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Price jump leaves motorists Shell shocked

The New Norfolk Shell/Coles Express. A SHARP increase in the price of fuel at a New Norfolk petrol station has been the subject of much discussion today. True to the warning issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission late last week, the price of unleaded fuel has jumped 20c

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Ellendale fire witness wanted

POLICE would like to hear from anyone with information about a fire that destroyed a carport and two cars at Ellendale last night. Detective Senior Constable Simon Vout said emergency services had been called to a fire at The Avenue, Ellendale, just before 11pm. “The fire was contained at the

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Water still on alert up country

TASWATER reminds its customers at Fentonbury, Westerway and National Park that a boil-water alert remains in place until further notice due to ongoing water quality issues. The three localities have been on a boil-water alert since September 30. “We can confirm there has been no improvement in catchment conditions causing

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