Tourism operators band together for Valley promo

A NEW campaign has been launched to promote the Derwent Valley as the next go-to destination for local and interstate tourists. Local business and tourism operators have banded together to showcase the area with a new video and website. “We drove down the valley 14 years ago and realised that

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Glenora graduates shine at college awards

Some of the Glenora District School oldscholars who received awards at ClaremontCollege recently. Click image to enlarge. PAST students of Glenora District School were well-represented among the winners at the recent Claremont College and Elizabeth College awards nights. Glenora principal Andrew Woodham congratulated the following students who he described as

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Roadworks to give Lyell Hwy the slip

The Hobart Rd/Glebe Rd junction on the outskirts of New Norfolk.Image from Google Street View, PRELIMINARY works started on Friday for a six-week roadworks project that will see a sliplane constructed at the junction of the Lyell Highway (Hobart Rd) and Glebe Rd in New Norfolk. A reduced speed limit

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Today’s footy scores

COLTS: New Norfolk 10. 9 (69) d Brighton 5.5 (35) RESERVES: New Norfolk 29.11 (185) d Brighton 0.7 (7) SENIORS: New Norfolk 24.17 (161) d Brighton 6.7 (43)

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New Norfolk’s games for SFL season 2017

ROUND 1, APRIL 8: New Norfolk v Brighton, Boyer Oval 2pm ROUND 2, APRIL 14: New Norfolk v Hobart, TCA, 2pm (Good Friday). ROUND 3, APRIL 22: New Norfolk v Sorell, Boyer, 2pm ROUND 4, APRIL 29: New Norfolk v Claremont, Abbotsfield Park, 3.30pm ROUND 5, MAY 6: New Norfolk v Huonville, Huonville, 2pm

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Derwent Valley’s cricket season reviewed

HOW did each of our local clubs perform in the Southern Cricket Association’s 2016-17 season? BOTHWELL: After finishing runners-up last season, Bothwell I again fared very well, making the Fourth Grade preliminary final. Bothwell II had some good wins during the season, but just missed out on a finals berth

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Police renew appeal for information

Missing Person – Dale Waverley Nicholson Police have renewed their plea for public assistance to help locate missing New Norfolk man Dale Waverley Nicholson who has not been seen since December 11, 2016. Mr Nicholson may have been travelling in the highland lakes area in his faded patchy purple 1993

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Tuesday frost warning

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Frost Warningfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:31pm on Monday 3 April 2017. Frosts with temperatures down to 0 degrees are forecast for Tuesday morning in parts of the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts. Please

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One way ahead for patchwork corner

Roadworks at the end of Stephen St, New Norfolk. THE most notorious section of road in central New Norfolk is now part-way through a major redevelopment. The corner of Stephen and Charles streets is one of the town’s oldest sections of road. Well overdue for an upgrade, the road surface

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Frost warning for Monday

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Frost Warningfor the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:35pm on Sunday 2 April 2017. Please be aware Frosts with temperatures down to 0 degrees are forecast for Monday morning in parts of the Central North, Midlands, East

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Tenders called for new ski shelter

An artist’s impression of the proposed skishelter at Mt Field National Park. THE Southern Tasmanian Ski Association has welcomed the announcement that tenders have been called for the construction of a new public shelter at Mt Mawson within the Mt Field National Park. “This is an exciting development, and one

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