New Norfolk Christmas Parade

HUNDREDS turned out to watch the New Norfolk Christmas Parade earlier today. Held in brilliant sunshine, the annual pageant had a terrific range of entries and each run of High St took about 20 minutes. The event concluded with Santa Claus riding along High St in the Lions Club train

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Here comes the parade

THE New Norfolk Christmas Parade will set off down High St at noon today. The pageant will complete two laps of High St, starting and ending at the council chambers in Circle St.High St will be closed from 11.30am until 1pm and everyone in the area is asked to observe

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Total fire ban today

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICETOTAL FIRE BAN Today Saturday, 8 December 2012 has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban for the Southern Region No fires may be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air until 11.59pm, Saturday, 8 December 2012. General Advice on a Day of

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Fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology Fire Weather Warningfor the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 7:32 am EDT on Saturday 8 December 2012. Weather SituationFor the rest of Saturday 8 December: Very High Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:Upper Derwent Valley and South East Temperatures

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ABC investigates hospital sale

THE slow-burning issue of the value of the Royal Derwent Hospital/Willow Court hospital site at the time of its sale, will be aired on ABC TV tonight. The Tasmanian edition of the 7.30 program claims that the vast property in New Norfolk was valued at $45 million when it was sold

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Parade ready to roll

Participants in last year’s parade NEARLY 40 entries have been received for this year’s New Norfolk Christmas Parade, which will set off down High St at noon this Saturday. As always, the pageant will complete two laps of High St. High St will be closed from 11.30am until 1pm and

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Speedweek set to excite

TASMANIAN motorsport fans are set for thrills early next year, when speedway’s version of V8 supercars come together for the inaugural Speedweek Spectacular, combining two of the state’s premier blue-riband events. The week-long celebration will combine two of the state’s longest running speedway feature events, continuing a 40-year history of hosting

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Banjos back and baking

BANJO’S Bakery Cafe reopens in New Norfolk at its new premises at 20 High St at 6am tomorrow. The new location in the former GN Electrical Retravision store is just a few doors down from its original spot on the corner of High and Burnett Sts, destroyed by fire earlier

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Quiz night success

MAGRA Fire Brigade’s annual quiz night on November 30 attracted more than 140 people including Rebecca White MHA. The event had sponsorship from more than 50 local businesses, organisations and individuals and raised nearly $2500. While some of the proceeds will be used by the brigade, much will be donated

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Junior footy meeting correction

THE annual general meeting of the New Norfolk Junior Football Club will be held at 7pm on December 13, not January 25 as published in today’s press. The meeting will be held at the clubrooms.

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Southern cricket

Shaun Fenton SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSSOCIATIONRound 7 MOLESWORTH I went one better than their tie of last week by defeating Gretna I at Boyer Oval on Sunday. In a match that could have gone either way, Molesworth won the toss and having first hit made a defendable total of 150. Nick

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Junior cricket

Dakoda Smith made 91 for Molesworth YOUTH LEAGUE CRICKETRound 6 UNDER 13: Gretna  5 for 145 off 20 overs d New Norfolk 5 for 100 off 20 overs at Gretna. Gretna batting first: Ryan Emery smashed 38 runs before retiring (five 4s, one 6), Sam Booth 21 retired (three 4s),

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