Southern junior football – Round 1

Southern Tasmanian Junior Football LeagueRound 1 New Norfolk Under 8 played New Norfolk Eagles Under 8 at Tynwald Park on April 4. No scores available New Norfolk Under 9 played Lauderdale Jets Under 9 at Lauderdale on April 6. No scores available. New Norfolk Under 10 played Lauderdale Under 10 at

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Valley school invited to seek extension

GLENORA District High School has been invited to apply to be one of the first Tasmanian schools to be extended to Years 11 and 12 under the new State Government’s education reform proposals. “I have today written to all rural and regional high schools in Tasmania asking for formal expressions

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Planning scheme on the agenda tonight

ENDORSEMENT of a new planning scheme for the municipality will be considered at a special meeting of the Derwent Valley Council at the New Norfolk Courthouse at 6.30pm tonight. In a report to councillors which can be downloaded here, planning officer Martin McCance has recommended that the draft planning scheme

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Recognise any of these faces of ’66?

This fantastic photo of one of the New Norfolk High School Grade 7classes of 1965 or 66 has been posted on the popular “Our New Norfolk” page on Facebook. Click image to enlarge and click here to seethe original post and have a go at putting some names to the faces. 

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Cricketer of the year

CONGRATULATIONS to New Norfolk Cricket Club member Stewart Rice (pictured) who was named Division II player of the year at the Southern Cricket Association dinner on Monday night.

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Cricket final a local derby

Wade Gleeson sent in this photo from Facebook showing the banner madeby Tammy Hill to promote this weekend’s Southern Cricket Associationgrand final being played at Tynwald Park at 10am on Saturday when NewNorfolk will battle Molesworth for the Division II title.

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Statement by Tim Morris

Tim Morris Final statement from Tim MorrisThursday, March 27, 2014 The Tasmanian Greens today acknowledged that they had lost the Lyons seat that they had held since taking the seat from the Liberals in 2002. Former Greens Member for Lyons, Tim Morris, said that he was very disappointed that he

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Election finalised, finally

Election complete! Click image to enlarge or click hereto view original. IT’S taken 11 days and the polling place figures still aren’t available, but after 47 counts the Tasmanian Electoral Commission has tonight named the winners in the seat of Lyons following the March 15 State Election. Following the distribution of

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Gretna II into first southern final

GRETNA II will play its first Southern Cricket Association grand final after defeating Hobart by 58 runs last weekend. In a reduced 35 over match, Gretna had first hit and made the very good score of 184. Opener Bruce Emery who has been in great form of recent weeks and

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Molesworth into second-grade final

Gretna Cricket Club member Ben Shaw mops up the water around the Boyer Oval pitch before the preliminary finalbetween Molesworth I and Gretna I last Saturday. MOLESWORTH is into the Southern Cricket Association second-grade grand final after defeating Gretna I by three wickets in a close encounter and controversial preliminary

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Derwent Valley photo mystery

HYDRO Tasmania is seeking the public’s help to identify the students and teachers featured in an archival Derwent Valley school photo. The photo, which appears below, is believed to be of the class of 1935 at the Tarraleah State School. They would be the children of Hydro workers involved in

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Lyons latest – Morris rallies

The counting of votes from the March 15 State Election is creeping closer to a finalresult in the division of Lyons. With many candidates now excluded and theirpreferences distributed, all interest remains in the struggle between sitting memberTim Morris MHA and the former deputy premier David Llewellyn who lost his

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