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VIDEO: Tributes flow for Dr Ralph Peters

HUNDREDS of tributes to Dr Ralph Peters OAM have been posted on social media in the week since his passing last Sunday afternoon. Messages of condolences and thanks have been publicly expressed, as well as memories and anecdotes from Dr Peters’ long life of community service in the Derwent Valley.

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VIDEO: New Norfolk Christmas Parade 2023

NEW NORFOLK NEWS video of the 2023 New Norfolk Christmas Parade held in High St, New Norfolk, on Saturday, December 9, with nearly 25 registered entries and a host of keen community participants. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition every second Friday.

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VIDEO: Community expresses concern about crime

ABOUT 30 people attended a community meeting on Sunday morning (October 14) in response to the current rate of crime in the Derwent Valley. The meeting was called by Labor parliamentarians Jen Butler MHA and Craig Farrell MLC and Tasmania Police was represented by Acting Inspector Tony Stewart of Bridgewater

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VIDEO: golf club original returns with a tribute

THE first mayor of the New Norfolk/Derwent Valley Council and past president of the New Norfolk Golf Club, Peter Howell, returned to the club to present a clock in memory of those who helped to establish the club at its present site. Read the full story in this Friday’s print

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VIDEO: Hamilton Show dog high jump

A BIG crowd watched the dog high jump contest at yesterday’s Hamilton Agricultural Show, cheering each successful jump and commiserating with each excluded dog. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news

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VIDEO: Community spirit on show at Relay for Life

NEARLY $20,000 was raised for cancer research, prevention and support during the Derwent Valley Relay For Life at the weekend, with other donations still to be counted. The fundraising website remains open for anyone still wanting to contribute. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news

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VIDEO: Model train show at New Norfolk

FOLLOWING a hiatus of three years, the British Railway Modellers Association – Southern Tasmanian Branch, held what can be best described as an extremely successful model railway exhibition at the New Norfolk PCYC facility last weekend. With more than 16 layouts of various sizes and model railway gauges, it was

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VIDEO: Meet the council election candidates

THERE was a good turnout for last Saturday’s council election candidate forum at The Valley Sports Bar in New Norfolk. Sixteen of the 18 candidates for the Derwent Valley Council took part. Master of ceremonies Steve Balmforth and timekeeper Pat Murray kept the proceedings flowing and batted away any inflammatory

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VIDEO: Queen’s Memorial Service at New Norfolk

ABOUT 100 people attended yesterday’s Memorial Service to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, held at the New Norfolk RSL Club on Australia’s National Day of Mourning. RSL vice-president Bernie Clifford was master of ceremonies and the service was conducted by the Reverend Celia Hooker. Barry Quinn from RSL Tasmania and

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VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Lachlan River flooding

SPORTS clubs are dismayed by the latest flooding of the Tynwald Park sportsground, which is likely to leave the venue closed for several days right when junior football at the ground is winding down and cricket is getting ready to take over for summer. Today’s flooding follows heavy overnight rain

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VIDEO: Today’s flooding at Tynwald Park/Lachlan River

TYNWALD Park at New Norfolk is likely to be closed for several days following extensive flooding overnight. A council spokesperson said early assessments indicated the damage was likely to be worse than the last flood in 2018. This New Norfolk News video shows the scene late this morning, May 6,

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