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Cautious council cancels meetings, citing Covid concerns

THE July 22 Derwent Valley Council meeting has been cancelled due to the unavailability of two senior staff members and an elected member who are isolating themselves due to COVID-19 concerns. In a video posted online this afternoon, mayor Ben Shaw said the trio did not have COVID-19 but were

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Player milestones lift Eagles on tough day at the office

IT was a long day at Boyer Oval on Saturday with four games on the program. The women kicked the dew off the ground with an early start at 9am against the undefeated Hutchins women. All three men’s teams followed against the Huonville Lions. The Colts faced a tough assignment

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Police seek witnesses to town centre mugging

POLICE are investigating the aggravated robbery of a 66-year-old man in Charles St, New Norfolk, on Sunday evening. A police spokesperson said the New Norfolk man was walking in Charles St at about 7.10pm. “The male was walking on Charles St, New Norfolk, when he was approached by two male

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Yesterday’s scores from Boyer Oval

WOMENHutchins 3.4 8.8 9.14 10.16 (76)New Norfolk 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (0)Best – Hutchins: G. Crawford, M. Purdon, G. Morris, G. Abel, M. Blackman, K. Hughes ; New Norfolk: T. Walker, S. Farrow , J. Franklin, D. Clifford, T. Tangata, M. Temple.Goals – Hutchins: G. Abel 4, D. Murphy 2,

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In the News: Happy birthday and merry Christmas in July

IT’S happy birthday and merry Christmas in the 15th print edition of the New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, which is on sale today. The birthday is ours, and it’s Christmas in July at The Valley Sports Bar. Host Liam Triffett is pictured above. Today marks the first anniversary of

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Business

Cafe in the clear and back in business

MAYDENA’S only cafe and general store is back in business today after closing temporarily when it was named as a precautionary exposure site for COVID-19. Owner-operator Jeanette Callow closed on Saturday morning when she learned that the cafe had been visited by a person who later tested positive for the

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Derwent Valley businesses on precautionary COVID-19 list

UPDATED: Several Derwent Valley businesses have been named as “precautionary exposure sites” after having been visited by a healthcare worker who has since been diagnosed with COVID-19. The Tasmanian Public Health Service says there is no evidence that the person was infectious while in Tasmania, but precautions are being taken.

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Sub-zero until lunchtime

NEW Norfolk and much of the Derwent Valley has had its third night of sub-zero temperatures, with low-lying fog keeping thermometers below zero until lunchtime today (Friday). The Tyga-FM weather station recorded the late leap from -0.3 degrees to 1.3 degrees between 11.50am and noon. The community radio also recorded

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Road weather alert heads into third day

Bureau of MeteorologyRoad Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4pm on Thursday 8 July 2021. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Friday morning in parts of the

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Business

Local businesses take their message to the streets

THE New Norfolk Business Alliance is ramping up its marketing efforts in a renewed campaign to encourage people to shop at New Norfolk. The group, which consists of levy-paying local businesses, has partnered with O’Driscoll’s Derwent Valley Link and New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News to spread the “Shop New

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Ice warning after second sub-zero night

AFTER a second night of sub-zero temperatures, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a warning for icy conditions on roads in the Upper Derwent Valley and most of the state. The Tyga-FM weather station in New Norfolk recorded a temperate of -1.3 degrees at 8am. Check the community radio station’s

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Sport

Trevor Leo Cup stays on New Norfolk’s shelf

IT was a big day at Boyer Oval on Saturday with all three men’s teams at home to the Hobart Tigers while the women were away at Abbotsfield Park against Claremont White on Sunday. The Eagle Colts faced a tough assignment against a strong Hobart Tigers outfit, while the Reserves

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