Citizens of the Year for 2017

Lexia Brown COMMUNITY worker Lexia Brown has been named the Derwent Valley Council’s Citizen of the Year for 2017. The award was announced by mayor Martyn Evans at the local Australia Day celebration at the Derwent Esplanade yesterday. “As a co-ordinator for the Derwent Valley Community House, Lexia has worked

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Youth League cricket

Youth League CricketRound 9 Under 13Glenorchy 6-191 off 30 overs d Gretna 8-93 off 16 overs at Glenora District School. Batting: Sam Jackson 22 (3x4s), Jorden Conley 15, Connor Gittus 11 (1×4), Brodie Scanlon 10 (1×6). Bowling: Kane Lovell 2-24 (4), Connor Gittus 1-16 (4), Brodie Scanlon 1-23 (3), Byron

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Locals selected for representative match

CONGRATULATIONS to Cody Neads of the New Norfolk Cricket Club and Josh Ransley of the Molesworth Cricket Club on being selected for the Southern Cricket Association Under 23 team that will play the Huon Channel Association at the Kingston Beach Oval tomorrow (Saturday). Josh Rowlands and Jason Rigby of the

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Southern cricket – round 10

SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSOCIATIONRound10FIRST GRADEFOR the second week in a row, New Norfolk I prevailed as winners from the final over of the match. With just an over remaining and needing three runs to topple ladder leaders Wellington, the bottom-placed Red Caps showed great fight to finish 9-180 with just three

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Order of Australia Medal for Ricky Hanlon

Rick Hanlon. CHAMPION New Norfolk footballer Ricky Hanlon has been recognised for his service to Australian Rules Football in the Australia Day honours list today. Hanlon, now living in Queensland, has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. The Tasmanian Football Hall of Fame member started his playing

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Australia Day honour for Kerry Murtagh

A FORMER Derwent Valley man has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to veterans and their families. Originally from Maydena but now living in Queensland, Mr Murtagh served with the Australian Army in Vietnam and has dedicated several decades to the welfare of his

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Australia Day 2017

Mayor Martyn Evans and some of the award recipients. THE sun shone on this year’s Australia Day observance on the Esplanade at New Norfolk earlier today. A slightly larger than usual crowd was in attendance, perhaps attracted by an unofficial raft race on the river. The annual fun run and

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New honour for New Norfolk’s governor

Kate Warner. FOR her eminent service to the people of Tasmania over many years, state governor and former New Norfolk woman Kate Warner has received the nation’s highest civilian award in today’s Australia Day Honours List. Professor Warner is one of just 10 new Companions of the Order of Australia.

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Last days for discovery ranger program

THE discovery ranger program at Mt Field National Park is entering its last days for this summer season. The final roster runs from Australia Day tomorrow (Thursday), until Sunday, January 29 PLEASE NOTE: All activities are free. Please bring sun and rain protection to activities. Activities may be cancelled in

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Home-grown Australia Day Ambassador

Dana Faletic. OLYMPIAN Dana Faletic is this year’s Australia Day Ambassador for the Derwent Valley. Tasmanian-born Faletic grew up in the municipality, attended local schools and started her rowing career on the River Derwent. As well as winning a rowing world championship gold medal in 2003, Faletic is a two-time

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School holiday activities in New Norfolk

A SCHEDULE of school holiday activities for children aged 6-12 is under way in New Norfolk, organised by the Communities for Children program involving the Salvation Army and local schools. All activities are free of charge with no costs involved to families thanks to funding from the Federal Government. Bookings

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Rundown for Australia Day this Thursday

THE local Australia Day observance in New Norfolk will be held on the Derwent Esplanade this Thursday, January 26. The day kicks off at 10am when the annual fun run and walk gets under way. Entries will be accepted until 9.30am. The rest of the program includes music by the

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