Discovery program continues at Mt Field

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at many of the state’s 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. Friday, January 63pm – “Eww! What’s on my shoe?” (come and go, until

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Valley thunderstorm warning cancelled

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office Issued at 9:55 pm Sunday, 1 January 2017. Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North and Central Plateau districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED. The State Emergency Service advises that people should: * Avoid driving, walking or

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Severe thunderstorm warning

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in the Midlands and parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts.Issued at 7:19 pm Sunday, 1 January 2017.Severe thunderstorms are likely to

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Road weather alert

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Road Weather Alert for Tasmania for Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 1:08 pm on Sunday 1 January 2017. Reduced visibility in heavy rainfall in thunderstorms will make road conditions dangerous during Sunday afternoon and evening in parts of

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NNHS awards for 2016

NEW Norfolk High School’s annual prizegiving assembly on December 6 recognised the efforts of a long list of achievers in all grades, including the first awards for Year 11 students at the school. The major award of the New Norfolk High School Medal was presented to to Emma Browning who

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Road weather alert today

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:38 am on Friday 30 December 2016. Reduced visibility in heavy showers will make road conditions dangerous during Friday in parts of southeastern Tasmania. Areas likely to be

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What’s important to you about the river?

WHAT’S important to you about the River Derwent? NRM South and the Derwent Estuary Program have joined forces to develop a “River Derwent Plan” that will examine the security and improvement of water resources in the catchment area. Interested community members are invited to a workshop session being held at

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Summer fun at Mt Field

THE annual Discovery Ranger Summer Program is under way once again at many national parks, including Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley. A Discovery Ranger will offer free fun and educational activities at the following times: Thursday, December 2911am – Green and Mossy (1 hour). Come on a short

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Warning for wet roads on Wednesday

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 8:57pm on Tuesday 27 December 2016. Slippery roads and reduced visibility in heavy rain will make driving conditions

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Police seeking burglary witnesses

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after three businesses in New Norfolk were burgled in the early hours of this morning. All suffered damaged as a result of the forced entry and a small amount of property was stolen. “The offender is described as being approximately six foot tall, stocky build,

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Junior cricketers had a blast

THE Derwent Valley Milo T20 Blast participants had their final session on December 16. Over the eight weeks of the program the kids have shown lots of improvement, but most importantly enjoyed themselves throughout the course. Credit must go to both the Gretna and New Norfolk cricket clubs for their

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Christmas lunch in New Norfolk

A FREE Christmas lunch will be available at the St Matthew’s Church Hall in Bathurst St, New Norfolk, on Christmas Day. The lunch is provided by the churches of New Norfolk, particularly for those who may be on their own at Christmas. Lunch starts at 12.30 and the theme is

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