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Family activities at New Norfolk this Easter long weekend

Family breakfast EASTER SUNDAY: Family breakfast at the Lions Club of New Norfolk with poached or scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, tomato, hash browns, mushrooms, baked beans, toast and sauces. Tea, coffee and juice will be included, all in the price of $15 for a full serve or $8 for a

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New Norfolk Lions pay tribute to the late Sam Wilton

A GRAVESIDE service will be held at the Malbina Cemetery tomorrow (Thursday) to farewell former New Norfolk resident Sam Wilton who has died in his 96th year. He was a long-time member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk, which has extended its condolences to his family. David “Sam” Wilton

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Huge win for Lady Eagles in the second week of SFL competition

ROUND 2 v CYGNETALL Eagle teams were at home on Boyer Oval last Saturday in glorious sunny conditions, which saw players applying sunscreen prior to games. The new-look Lady Eagles were first up against South-East Suns and what a fantastic game it turned out to be with the home side

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Federal election called: Who’s running in Lyons

SIX candidates are already known to be contesting the seat of Lyons in the Federal Election which has been called for Saturday, May 21. Prime Minister Scott Morrison this morning asked the Governor-General to issue writs for a House of Representatives and half-Senate election. The following are the known candidates

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Jeremy Rockliff’s speech on being elected premier of Tasmania

MEMBERS of Tasmania’s Parliamentary Liberal Party met on Friday morning to elect a new premier and deputy premier. The only candidates were Jeremy Rockliff MHA for premier and Michael Ferguson MHA for deputy premier. Mr Rockliff later gave the following speech: “I am honoured and excited to be elected today

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New Norfolk v Cygnet at Boyer Oval, April 9

SENIORS: Cygnet 19.11 (125) d New Norfolk 5.4 (34)RESERVES: Cygnet 7.8 (50) d New Norfolk 7.6 (48)COLTS: Southern Storm 13.8 (86) d New Norfolk 14.1 (85)WOMEN: New Norfolk 19.14 (128) d South East Suns 0.0 (0)

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Students put pen to paper for writers’ festival

CHILDREN’S storywriting workshops are being held in the lead-up to the inaugural Derwent Valley Writers’ Festival next month. Classes from Glenora District School and Molesworth Primary School took part in workshops earlier this week, and two public sessions will be held as school holiday activities later this month. Sophie Reid

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Sport

Hard day at home for the Eagles in SFL Round 1

ROUND 1 v LINDISFARNE 2022OUR three men’s teams were at home on the big Boyer Oval last Saturday for the first game of the 2022 season. A new-look Seniors side, under first-season coach Tim Butterworth, faced a daunting task against one of the SFL’s leading premiership contenders, Lindisfarne. With the

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New Norfolk golf results – March 16-April 6

Wednesday 6/4/2022 stableford – 18 hole: B. Rice 41, C. Simpson 38, G. Smith 36, J. Hastie 35, K. Sturzaker 34 c/b; Birdie draw: J. Hastie; 9 hole: B. Rice 22 c/b, G. Smith 22 c/b, K. Sturzaker 22, C. Simpson 21; Birdie draw: D. Post; Superpin: J. Hastie. Saturday

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Vegetation fire on Saddle Rd, Magra

THE Tasmania Fire Service is responding to a vegetation fire on Saddle Rd, Magra. The fire was first reported at 1.16pm and smoke can be seen from New Norfolk. A heavy tanker, medium tanker and two light tankers have been sent to the scene. UPDATE: This fire was reported as

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Premier Peter Gutwein resigns from parliament

TASMANIAN premier Peter Gutwein has today announced his intention to resign as premier of Tasmania and as a member of parliament. Mr Gutwein said that after the “unforeseen challenges” of the last two years, it was time to focus on his family. State Opposition Leader and Member for Lyons, Rebecca

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