Junior basketball in New Norfolk

THE Derwent Valley Sports Centre is running a basketball roster for children aged up to 14, the New Norfolk Primary School newsletter reports. Games are played every Thursday with those for young tots starting at 3.30pm. Costs are $4 per game and $15 registration. For more information phone 6261 1342

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Footy flashback

Thanks to Wade Gleeson for this photo from the 1959 TFL grand finalbetween New Norfolk and Hobart, when the Eagles were wearing the whiteguernsey that was recreated for last weekend’s SFL heritage game with Hobart.The Tigers were victorious in the 1959 game but the tables were turned atweekend when the

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New Norfolk v Hobart

YESTERDAY’S heritage game between New Norfolk and Hobart resulted in three wins to he Eagles from the two games played. SENIORS: New Norfolk 28.19 (187) d Hobart 3.3 (21) RESERVES: New Norfolk 21.15 (141) d Hobart 1.0 (6) COLTS: New Norfolk d Hobart by forfeit. LADDERClaremont 36 pointsNew Norfolk 28Lindisfarne 24East

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MP’s praise for Boyer conversion

FEDERAL Lyons MP Eric Hutchinson has congratulated paper manufacturer Norske Skog for its major investment in plant at the company’s Boyer mill. Mr Hutchinson said after attending the official launch of Norske Skog’s upgraded paper machine last Wednesday that the investment secured the company’s long-term presence in southern Tasmania. “This

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New Norfolk tipped in heritage match

The New Norfolk 1959heritage guernsey forthis weekend. SOUTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUEROUND 9  PREVIEWSBy Gary Williamson New Norfolk v Hobart IT’S heritage round and New Norfolk will don a recreation of its 1959 strip when it takes on the undermanned Hobart at Boyer Oval tomorrow. The Eagles will be expected to get another

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Panthers back on winners list

NEW Norfolk’s Division 4 senior side got back to its winning ways with a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Peninsula Pirates at Nubeena on Sunday. Right from the kick off, New Norfolk went straight on the attack and created many opportunities but were caught offside a few times before taking the

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Highland road warning

TAKE care if you are heading home via the lakes today. Emergency services are in attendance at a single vehicle accident on Highland Lakes Rd at Liawenee. The occupant is trapped with non-life threatening injuries and emergency rescue crews are working to free him. Drivers in the area are asked

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Tip open tomorrow

THE operators of the Peppermint Hill Refuse Site at New Norfolk have advised that the facility will be open as usual tomorrow (Monday, June 9) despite it being the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday. Opening hours are  10am-4.30pm. 

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No, it’s not the Loch Ness monster

IT’S an interesting scene on the River Derwent near Granton today where a long black pipeline is being towed from the powerboats circuit to its final resting place closer to the Bridgewater Bridge. Mariners are advised that a 900 metre section of the River Derwent is closed to all vessels

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Waddamana walkers well

TASMANIA POLICEMEDIA RELEASE  Tasmania Police have now located all four men, initially reportedly missing in the Waddamana area since 6th June. The men were all located safe and well. All parties were exhausted but did not require any medical treatment. Tasmania Police would like to pass on their appreciation to

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Local link to D-Day anniversary

The online version of Betty Beament’s story FORMER Derwent Valley Gazette reporter Jenny Crawley has written about the wartime love story of Molesworth’s Betty Beament and her late husband Les. Mrs Beament grew up in Belgium during World War II when the country was occupied by the Nazis. Mr Beament

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Men missing at Waddamana

TASMANIA POLICE MEDIA RELEASE CONCERN FOR WELFARE OF THREE MEN IN WADDAMANA AREA On the 6th of June 2014, police were alerted that four men staying in bushland in the Waddamana area, near Bothwell were overdue and may have become lost. Whilst one male has since been located, alive and well,

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