Hazardous driving in the highlands tonight

Tasmania PoliceCommunity Alert issued at 9.30pm  Due to snow and ice, hazardous driving conditions will be experienced on the following roads: Highland Lakes Rd between the Steppes and Golden Valley is accessible only by 4×4 vehicles and vehicles with chains; Marlborough Rd – as above; Poatina Rd, from Poatina to

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Snow affecting Lake Hwy

Tasmania PoliceCommunity Alert issued at 3.30pm Highland Lakes Road, restricted access due to snowDue to steady snowfalls, the Highland Lakes Rd between Miena and Golden Valley is accessible only by 4×4 vehicles and vehicles with chains. For updates click here.

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Huge victory for New Norfolk at Cygnet

SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUERESULTS ROUND  13  By Gary Williamson New Norfolk 39.23 (257) defeated Cygnet 1.2 (8)TOP side New Norfolk travelled down to Cygnet on Saturday and showed no signs of complacency as it they slammed on 11 goals in the first term to blow away the home side. After quickly

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Tynwald Park shame

The damaged sportsfields at Tynwald Park. SENSELESS damage was done to the Tynwald Park soccer fields and football grounds last night. Derwent Valley mayor Martyn Evans said he was certain all New Norfolk residents would share his sense of outrage. Cr Evans said the playing fields had been torn up

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It’s foggy tonight and icy tomorrow

Bureau of MeteorologyRoad Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, Central North, North East and East Coast forecast districts Issued at 3.50pm on Monday 14 July 2014. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Tuesday morning in parts of the Central North, North East, Central Plateau,

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Stewart Rice the best in Australia!

A NEW Norfolk cricketer has been named Australia’s best batsman of the last season. Cricket Australia recently announced on its website that a spectacular knock by Stewart Rice headlined the top batting performances, Australia-wide, for the 2013-14 season. 46-year-old Rice’s unbeaten 324 off 125 balls placed him at the top

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Not a great day for bushwalking

Bureau of MeterologyBush Walkers Weather Alertfor the Western and Central Plateau forecast districts Issued at 4.09pm on Friday 11 July 2014. Bushwalkers are advised that snow as low as 400 metres is expected during Saturday. These hazardous conditions are expected to occur in parts of the Western and Central Plateau

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Weekend footy previews

SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUEROUND 13 PREVIEWSBy Gary Williamson Cygnet v New NorfolkCYGNET is at home this week but faces a massive task taking on the top-placed New Norfolk in what looks like a very one sided affair. Cygnet was gallant in defeat last weekend against the East Coast Bombers away from

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New Norfolk soccer reports

REPORTS from the New Norfolk Soccer Club coaches. Under 6 Red – game cancelled. Under 6 Black drewing with Glenorchy Knights Gold and was unlucky not to win with captain Lucas, Vincent, Lewis and James all nearly scoring numerous times. Goals were scored by Hemi (3) and Shaun. Very proud of

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Huge win for New Norfolk at Pontville

SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUEROUND  12  RESULTSBy Gary Williamson New Norfolk 29.19 (193) defeated Brighton  6.8 (44)NEW Norfolk continued their recent dominance and showed no mercy for arch-rival Brighton on Saturday. The Eagles travelled down to the Pontville oval and gave their neighbours a thrashing, eventually running out winners by 149 points

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Premier in New Norfolk to promote worker protection

A photo from the premier’s Facebookpage showing Friday’s visit to Les Walkden Enterprises at New Norfolk. A BUSINESS in New Norfolk provided the backdrop for a set-piece media event promoting the State Government’s proposed law to prevent protesters from stopping other people going about their work. “The Liberal Government is committed to

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