Hamilton Inn, Tasmania
Events

Make a day of it at Hamilton this Sunday

THE historic upper Derwent Valley town of Hamilton will be turning it on for visitors this Sunday, with a display of locally-made quilts, dolls and bears, open gardens and a walk around the town. The Hamilton Inn and post office, in Tarleton St, will host the display of handmade bears,

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Business

Christmas treats on Circle Street

TO celebrate the first birthday of her flower shop in Circle St, New Norfolk, florist Malissa Dowling will today open a gift shop right next door. Willows Flowers at Shop 8, Circle St, will now be joined by Willows Gifts next door at Shop 6. Both are accessed via the

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New Norfolk Golf Club
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: November 18-21

Saturday 21/11/2020 Stroke – A Grade gross: B. Rainbird 72, A. Lowe 74, J. Rainbird 75 c/b; Nett: A. Richardson 79-11-68 c/b, W. Harris 75-7-68 c/b, W. Coleman 76-8-68 c/b; B Grade gross: G. Duggan 82 c/b, D. Armstrong 82, M. Wardlaw 85; Nett: M. Smith 79-14-65, P. Harriss 85-18-67

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News

Saturday: five fires in the Derwent Valley

THE Tasmania Fire Service is attending to five vegetation fires in the Derwent Valley this evening, with one at Advice level. COLLINSVALE: A 6ha vegetation fire at Mt Hull Rd was first reported at 3.33pm and is at Advice level, with three light tankers, a heavy tanker, medium tanker and

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Alert

Bushfire advice for Collinsvale

A BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR COLLINSVALEIssued At: 21/11/2020 5:17pmThere is a bushfire at Mount Hull Road, Collinsvale.There is no immediate threat.Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do:People in Collinsvale should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.Well prepared homes are defendable in these

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Police

Police seek witnesses to pedestrian death at Granton

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash at Granton that resulted in the death of a man believed to have been walking along the Brooker Highway last night. Sergeant Andrew Sulman of Bellerive Police said it was believed that a man walking south on the highway had been struck

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Derwent Valley Horse Riders Association
Events

Valley horseriders celebrating 30 years in the saddle

THE call has gone out for all past and present members of the Derwent Valley Horse Riders Association to rally around to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary on November 28. Formed in 1990 in response to the closure of tracks around Tynwald Park to horse riders, the club initially organised

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international survivors of suicide loss day
Events

Local event supports those touched by suicide loss

THE local event marking International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day will this year be streamed on Facebook for the first time. This Saturday’s event at Arthur Square in New Norfolk will be the fourth held by the Derwent Valley Suicide Awareness Group. Starting at 11am near the bottom corner of

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St Paul's Uniting Church, New Norfolk
News

It’s amen for St Paul’s Church, New Norfolk

ST PAUL’S Uniting Church at New Norfolk has long been Australia’s oldest former Methodist Church still in use, but from this weekend the mantle will pass to another chapel elsewhere. After nearly 185 years, the church will host its final religious service this Sunday, with the congregation already having had

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Kensington Park redevelopment proposal
News

Mayor backs a new horse in sportsground redevelopment

DERWENT Valley mayor Ben Shaw appears to be backing a new horse in a personal campaign to redevelop one of New Norfolk’s sporting facilities. Having long endorsed Boyer Oval for a major upgrade, Cr Shaw will this week ask councillors to get on board his idea to convert the Kensington

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Remembrance Day at New Norfolk
News

Students join in remembering those who served

A CONTINGENT of students from Fairview Primary School bolstered the numbers at the Derwent Valley’s main Remembrance Day service last Wednesday. The brief service was held in near 30 degree heat in front of the New Norfolk Cenotaph in Circle St. Similar events were held elsewhere, including the Molesworth and

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