Police

Two police traffic operations at New Norfolk

POLICE have conducted two recent traffic operations at New Norfolk, focusing on random alcohol and drug testing and vehicle roadworthiness. The first, on December 19, resulted in one car was clamped and infringement noticed issued for nine defective vehicles and one disqualified driver. The second, on December 26, saw 150

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Cricket

Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – T20 final

T20 3RD GRADE GRAND FINAL – DECEMBER 21New Norfolk 9/119 (20 overs) was defeated by Derwent 3/120 (16.2 Overs) in the grand final of the 3rd Grade T20 roster at Tynwald Park on December 21. New Norfolk won the toss and chose to bat. Unfortunately they lost wickets at crucial

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Gallery: New Norfolk v Derwent at Tynwald Park

NEW Norfolk hosted Derwent in the grand final of the 3rd Grade T20 competition at Tynwald Park on December 21. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition every second Friday, including the best local cricket coverage.

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Fire

Magra fire being patrolled after Christmas Day drama

VOLUNTEER firefighters from Magra, New Norfolk and Gretna sacrificed their Christmas Day lunches to respond to a vegetation fire at Back River Rd, Magra. First reported at about 1.20pm, the fire was soon being fought by the local volunteers with the support of a fire-bombing helicopter. At about 1.35pm the

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Events

Fire brigades making joyful noise around the valley

IF you’re wondering what all the sirens are about, as some have already asked on social media, it’s the joyful noise of the New Norfolk and Lachlan fire brigades taking Santa Claus around the local area to drop off lollies to children. Gretna Fire Brigade did its rounds of the

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Fishing

Off to the lakes for the Christmas fishing

THE Christmas break will see many anglers and family groups heading to the highlands for their traditional annual fishing holidays. Holiday shacks at the popular lakes including Great Lake, Arthurs Lake, Brady’s Lake and Bronte Lagoon will be well patronised and most of our highland waters have a number of

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Christmas greetings from our advertisers

THANKS to the following advertisers who chose New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News as one of their ways of sending Christmas greetings this year. Click on any of the images for a larger view. Merry Christmas to all from New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. See more Derwent Valley and

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Events

Big Christmas lunch prepped and ready for the oven

A BIG group of volunteers spent much of this morning preparing food for the annual Christmas Day lunch at Arthur Square in New Norfolk. This will be the fourth time the lunch has been held on the square. Anyone without plans for Christmas Day lunch is welcome to join in

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Sport

Christmas rally wraps up horseriders’ year

WELL that’s a wrap for our Derwent Valley Horse Riders Association rallies this year. We had a lovely day for our Christmas Rally, perfect weather for riding. It was a little cool to start with but the sun made an appearance by lunch time. It was a small rally with

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GALLERY: New Norfolk Primary School presentation assembly

CONGRATULATIONS to all the award recipients and donors at the New Norfolk Primary School awards presentation assembly last week. Click on any of the photos below for a larger image. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition every second Friday.

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Cricket

Junior cricket results – December 15-19

NEW NORFOLKUnder-14 Boys (Sunday, December 17): New Norfolk 9/134 (24.5 overs) defeated UTAS Red -8/79 (19.3 overs). Back at Tynwald on Sunday, the Redcaps played UTAS Red and batted first, posting a good total of 134. Jude Bannister maintained his great start to the season with a fine 40 runs with Bobby

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December update from the Derwent Valley Council

THE Derwent Valley Council published a monthly report to the community in the December 8 issue of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. The text of the advertisement is repeated here. FROM THE MAYORThis has been a year of change for Derwent Valley Council. New executive leadership has seen a simplification

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