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Flood watch for rivers Derwent, Ouse, Clyde

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology | This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Flood Watch for the South East, East Coastal, Huon and Derwent Catchments Issued at 12:24 pm on Monday 14 November 2022 By the Bureau of

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 10.57am on Monday 14 November 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain, showers and southwesterly winds are expected during Tuesday. Areas likely to be affected

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Robotics success for Derwent Valley teams

TWO teams from the Derwent Valley and a local coach received awards at the Hobart regional First Lego League competition held at the weekend. The Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) and Molesworth Primary School entered teams in the annual contest, which was held at Sacred Heart College in

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Business

Chimney stack’s days are numbered

THE demolition of a New Norfolk landmark on the former Royal Derwent Hospital site is likely, with a development application to remove the Boiler House chimney stack on The Avenue being assessed by the Derwent Valley Council. Engineers recently inspected the 25m chimney, the Boiler House and other infrastructure on

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Community

Remembrance Day this Friday

THE New Norfolk Cenotaph in Circle St will be the location of the Derwent Valley’s Remembrance Day service at 10.45am this Friday, November 11. The Reverend Celia Hooker will speak and a bugler from the Derwent Valley Concert Band will sound the Last Post. This service is relatively brief when

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New Derwent Valley Councillors sworn-in

SEVEN of the eight members of the incoming Derwent Valley Council were sworn-in during a public ceremony outside the council chambers in New Norfolk last night. The event began with an aboriginal welcome to country and smoking ceremony. Councillors Phillip Bingley, Peter Binny, Matthew Hill, Justin Derksen and Jessica Cosgrove

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Arson attack causes $250,000 damage to house

POLICE are seeking information that may lead to the identity of those responsible for a deliberately-lit house fire at New Norfolk last week. Tasmania Fire Service investigators have determined that arson was the cause of a fire that extensively damaged a house in Terry Circle at Fairview late last Wednesday

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Bushy Park roadworks well under way

WORK has started on improvements to a major intersection in Bushy Park that will improve safetyand traffic flow in the area. The near $760,000 project is being funded under the Australian Government’s Road Safety Program. The project will create a right-turn lane from Gordon River Rd into Glenora Rd. This

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Sport

Junior Redcaps Report – Round 3

OUR two New Norfolk Cricket Club junior boys’ teams played a couple of away games at the weekend and finally experienced some decent weather following the cancellation of Round 2. We had a Friday night game and Sunday afternoon game against two quality sides and our boys worked hard to

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New Norfolk golf results – Oct 12-29

Sat 29/10/2022 Ben Rainbird Precision Glass 2-man Ambrose – Gross: L. Wardlaw-J. Wessing 63 c/b, L. Post-J. Britten 63, J. Stevenson-I. Mason 65; Nett: A. Lowe-M. Minton 64- 4¼ -59¼, D. Armstrong-D. Drew 68- 7½-60½, J. Wilton-D. Smith 66- 4¼-61¾; NTP: 3rd J. Hall, 6/15th A. Lowe, 8/17th A. Watts,

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House fire at New Norfolk overnight

CREWS from the New Norfolk Fire Brigade responded to reports of a structure fire in Terry Circle, New Norfolk, early this morning (Thursday). Upon arrival they found smoke issuing from the building, with approximately 70 per cent of the structure sustaining damage. The Tasmania Fire Service advises that an investigation

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Sheep graziers warning
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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:38am on Wednesday 2 November 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected during Wednesday and early on Thursday. Areas likely to be affected include

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