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Ladies leading local Lions Club

WOMEN are this year holding the top three leadership positions at the Lions Club of New Norfolk, a landmark event in the history of the club. As of July 1, Kerry Kievit holds the position of president, Margaret Bester is secretary and Denise Smith is the treasurer.Women have always been

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Warning of icy roads on Saturday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands and South East forecast districts. Issued at 9:01pm on Friday 10 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Saturday morning in parts of the Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent

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Community Market resumes next weekend

THE long-running Derwent Valley Community Market will be back in business next weekend following several months on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event is an initiative of the Derwent Valley Community House, which has named the date following its board meeting this week. The next market will be

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Friday road weather warning

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:17pm on Thursday 9 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Thursday and Friday in parts of the Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts. For

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Warning after bathroom fan sparked ceiling fire

A RECENT house fire in New Norfolk started when a ceiling fan overheated, causing $10,000 damage to the bathroom and roofspace, the Tasmania Fire Service said today. The fire was quickly brought under control, preventing further damage to the home.“Heat lamp globes are hot, and with a build up of

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Road weather warning

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 3:21 pm on Wednesday 8 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Wednesday and Thursday in parts of the Central

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Rosehaven actors Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade and Celia Paquola
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Rosehaven returns for season four

DERWENT Valley locations will again be front and centre in ABC-TV’s Rosehaven which returns tomorrow (Wednesday) for its fourth season. The popular comedy will screen on Wednesdays at 9pm on ABC-TV and ABC iView. Filmed around southern Tasmania, the production provided work for about 90 Tasmanian cast and crew members

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Three Victoria Cross recipients including New Norfolk's Wally Brown
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Anniversary of New Norfolk man’s Victoria Cross action

TODAY marks the 102nd anniversary of the act of heroism that earned New Norfolk-born Wally Brown the Victoria Cross. On July 6, 1918, Brown was serving with the Australian Army at Villers-Bretonneux, France, when he single-handedly decided to deal with an enemy sniper who was causing trouble. Discarding his rifle

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Michael Kievit painting a wall.
People

Lions Club news: Meet Michael Kievit

ALWAYS ready with a joke and a laugh, Michael Kievit is a lively and dedicated member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk. He is often seen selling raffle tickets, cooking at barbecues and helping out at Baskerville Raceway and club working bees. Michael also serves as the club’s bar

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Roadworks at the New Norfolk Bridge roundabout
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Working hours extended on roundabout roadworks

WORKING hours at the Montagu St roundabout near the New Norfolk Bridge will be extended from tomorrow (Monday) to take advantage of the school holiday period to try to complete the project in less time. The original plan to carry out the road surface repairs between 7am and 6pm was

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Sport

New Norfolk golf team takes the trophy

PUBLIC health restrictions due to COVID-19 meant that Tasmania’s Southern Country Golf Association Pennant competition could not be completed this year. As the New Norfolk Golf Club’s Division 5 team finished on top of the ladder, it was named the Division 5 champion. Well done to the team of Fred

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Back to the market place

TWO well-known Derwent Valley markets are back in business after several months in recess due to the coronavirus pandemic. The outdoor New Norfolk Market in High St resumes tomorrow (Saturday) from 8am-2pm, and the indoor Bushy Park Market reopens on Monday from 11am-2pm. The operators of both markets have asked

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