Warning to sheep graziers

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 9.33pm on Friday 31 March 2017. Sheep graziers are warned that colder temperatures, showers and strong west to southwesterly winds are expected during Saturday. Areas likely to be affected include parts

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Night works to close the Bridgewater Bridge

Detour map. Click image to enlarge. THE Bridgewater Bridge will be closed for night works this Saturday and Sunday to allow for maintenance on the deck which cannot be carried out while the bridge is carrying traffic. To allow for this essential maintenance work, the bridge will be closed to

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New Norfolk Junior Cricket report

Under 13s Rising Star Cameron McMaster with coach Adrian Eiszele. WITH another junior cricket season now over, it’s time to look back and reflect on the season that was for the New Norfolk club. Before the 2016/17 junior season started, the decision was made to disband the Under 16s side

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Annie gets the kids in2Cricket

The Glenora in2Cricket participants and leaders meetingCaptain Hurricane recently. FOR the last seven weeks, Annie McKenzie and her assistant Tash Farrow have run a Milo in2Cricket program at the Glenora District High School. The sessions were run each Sunday with the kids learning all the basic skills and fun activities

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It’s stumps for junior cricket

THE final matches for the Cricket Tasmania Youth League were played on Sunday. Throughout the season there was some great cricket played right across the four teams from the Derwent Valley. It goes to show that senior cricket has a lot of talent to come through the ranks in the

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Wade’s cricket finals tips – Week 2

HERE are local cricket writer Wade Gleeson’s tips for the second week of finals in the Southern Cricket Association. First Grade First Semi-Final – New Norfolk I v Claremont at Abbotsfield Park tomorrow at 10.30am: I’m tipping New Norfolk I to continue its run and make it eight wins in

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Four teams still in the cricket finals

Gretna Cricket Club president Peter Rainbirdwelcomed Guy Barnett MHA when he droppedin to the clubhouse during his fundraising bikeride for diabetes last weekend. AFTER Week 1 of the Southern Cricket Association Finals, four of the six local teams remain in contention. The New Norfolk club fared particularly well with two

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Artist gives skate park a new spark

The new mural alongside the New Norfolk Skate Park includesthe above reference to the name of the larger recreation ground. A STRIKING new mural has been painted on the Blair St wall of the State Emergency Service headquarters, alongside the New Norfolk Skate Park. Artist Joel Imber spent three days

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Governor’s hometown trip for Pollie Pedal

A final briefing for Pollie Pedal participants as they preparedto set off from New Norfolk this morning. THE 2017 Pollie Pedal set off from New Norfolk this morning, bound for the finish line at Government House in Hobart. The three-day road cycling event started at Hadspen in northern Tasmania on

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New Norfolk grass fire

AT about 5pm today a grass fire started at Poulters Rd, New Norfolk, and quickly took hold, fuelled by a strong northeast wind.  New Norfolk Fire Brigade was first on the scene, quickly assisted by neighbouring units from Magra and Lachlan followed by additional support from Bushy Park and Gretna

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Bushfire warning downgraded

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE   Bushfire Advice Message For New Norfolk   Issued At: 03/03/2017 6:11pm There is a bushfire at Poulters Rd, New Norfolk. There is no immediate threat. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do: People in New Norfolk should keep up to date by

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Bushfire warning for New Norfolk

A BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR NEW NORFOLK  TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE Issued At: 03/03/2017 5:19pm There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Poulters Rd, New Norfolk. This fire may put New Norfolk at high risk now. There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on New Norfolk and threaten your

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