Meet the matron

ONE of the most novel and interesting attractions at this Sunday’s Willow Court open day looks to be the performances by Sharon Hutchison as “the matron”. Click here for a video preview. The open day is an initiative of the Friends of Willow Court. Other events on this big day

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Southern cricket

NEW Norfolk I made it two wins in as many weeks by defeating the Montagu Bay Sharks by seven wickets at Geilston Bay at the weekend. The Sharks won the toss and had first dig, but faced some great bowling from the Red Caps’ attack. Opening bowlers Josh Dykes (2

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Junior cricket

Jack Josh Youth league cricketRound 3 UNDER 13: Gretna – 3 for 161 off 20 overs defeated Molesworth Green 9 for 70 off 18.5 overs at Boyer Oval. Gretna batting: Jack  Stevenson 41 retired, Ryan  Emery 27 not out,  Blake Mayne 16, Adam Bartels 13 retired, Grant Booth 8 retired,

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Community market this Sunday

THE monthly community market at the Derwent Valley Community House at Willow Court this Sunday will coincide with an open day at the historic site and a swap-meet at the nearby Willow Court Antiques. The market will be on from 10am-2pm as usual, and is held on the third Sunday

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New Norfolk’s got talent

Leah Kelly TWO New Norfolk girls are off to the United States this summer to take part in workshops organised by the Australian Institute for Performing Arts in conjunction with Los Angeles-based casting directors, agents, managers and coaches.  They are 17-year-old Rosny College student Leah Kelly and 14-year-old Sacred Heart

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Great day at Molesworth

A CAR boot sale was held in glorious conditions at the Molesworth Recreation Ground yesterday. It was a warm sunny day with a nice number of people around. There was a well-contested gumboot-throwing competition and in the pet contest the prize for most unusual pet went to a couple of

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New Norfolk warning cancelled

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGfor DAMAGING WIND, HEAVY RAINFALL and LARGE HAILSTONESFor people in the East Coast and Midlands Forecast Districts.Issued at 2.50pm Friday, 9 November 2012. Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next

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Severe storm warning for New Norfolk

UPDATED – New Norfolk tornado warning now cancelled Australian Government Bureau of MeteorologyTasmanian Regional Office TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for DESTRUCTIVE WIND, HEAVY RAINFALL, LARGE HAILSTONES and TORNADOES For people in the Upper Derwent Valley and parts of the South East and Midlands Forecast Districts.Issued at

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Making way for the bridge, eventually

Craig Farrell MLC and David O’Byrne MHA by the bridge. FUNDING for property acquisition to enable the future construction of a new Bridgewater Bridge was announced by the Federal Government yesterday. Federal Infrastructure and Transport minister Anthony Albanese said the $6.4 million would allow affected property owners to plan for

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Affordable homes opened

FIVE new social housing units opened today will help provide support to Tasmanians on low income in the Derwent Valley, Human Services minister Cassy O’Connor said. Ms O’Connor officially opened the new two-bedroom units located in New Norfolk and which are being managed by the Salvation Army and will be

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