Bridge works: Lyell Hwy extension to start soon

CHANGES to traffic conditions on Black Snake Rd and the Brooker Hwy northbound on and off ramps at Granton will start from mid-week as major construction continues on the new Bridgewater Bridge. Starting from Wednesday, August 30, motorists will be directed onto a new temporary section of Black Snake Rd

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Loved community members farewelled

THE Derwent Valley is a poorer place following the deaths of a number of citizens in the last fortnight. Significant losses have been experienced across the community. New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News also acknowledges the passing of others not named here. We extend our sympathies to bereaved family and

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Mascot stolen as thieves hit Tynwald Park clubrooms again

THEFT and damage amounting to thousands of dollars has occurred at the Tynwald Park sportsground for the second time in two months. The New Norfolk Junior Football Club and New Norfolk Cricket Club had barely recovered from a major burglary at their shared clubhouse in June when thieves paid a

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Council scotches talk of caravan park closure

RUMOURS about the impending closure of the New Norfolk Caravan Park were put to bed during councillor question time at tonight’s Derwent Valley Council meeting (August 24). Cr Matt Hill said he had already had the question answered privately and he was now putting it on the public record. The

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Brass ensemble’s debut to aid church restoration fund

THE Derwent Valley Concert Band’s new brass ensemble’s debut performance this Sunday afternoon will benefit the St Matthew’s Church restoration fund. The ensemble has 11 players, mostly from the concert band, with special guests Marty Smith (trombone) and Carla Ward (trumpet) from the Glenorchy City Brass. Nic Courto will conduct

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New Norfolk junior football roundup – finals

STJFL FINALS – U18 and U14 Girls – August 20 UNDER-18 GIRLS: Up against a quality opponent which benefited from some state Devils squad players returning to the team, our Under-18 girls knew their elimination final last Sunday would be a tough gig. But to the credit of every player

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Corumbene Health Hub taking shape, cafe signs on

IT’S starting to get real at the Corumbene Health Hub development site on The Avenue at New Norfolk. While extensive works have been carried out inside the two former Royal Derwent Hospital wards known as Derwent and Esperance houses, the action has now moved outdoors. This week, a large steel

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Process operator vacancies at Norske Skog Boyer

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Eagles defeated: Tough season over

ROUND 18 – NEW NORFOLK v DODGES FERRY and HUTCHINS – AUGUST 19 ALL New Norfolk teams were on the road last Saturday for the final roster games of the season. The Lady Eagles travelled to Queenborough Oval to try to keep their slim finals hopes alive against a strong

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Gallery: Photos from August 19 women’s game at Queenborough

NEW NORFOLK NEWS photo gallery from the second half of the Senior Women’s game between New Norfolk and Hutchins at Queenborough on Saturday. PREVIOUS GALLERIES: More local sport. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition every second Friday.

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Eagles call time on a tough season

THE SFL and SFLW seasons have ended for the New Norfolk District Football Club. The final roster matches were played today and the Eagles will not be contesting the finals series. The Senior Women met Hutchins at Queenborough this morning and the Senior Men and Reserves played Dodges Ferry at

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In the News: Award for Neighbourhood Watch

THE New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch is named as the latest recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award in the next print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, out tomorrow (August 18). They are a dedicated group of volunteers on a mission to make our community a safer

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