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Initial Minor Flood Warning for River Derwent and Clyde

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Initial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent including for the River Clyde Issued at 9:55 am EDT on Friday 28 October 2022 Flood Warning Number: 1 MINOR FLOODING LIKELY ALONG THE RIVER CLYDE AT HAMILTON FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLE ALONG RIVER DERWENT AT

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Luke Browning snags deputy mayoral role

WITH a strong flow of preferences from excluded candidates, Luke Browning of Lawitta will be the new deputy mayor of the Derwent Valley Council. Figures from the Tasmanian Electoral Commission show that Cr Browning has finished with 55.7 per cent of the vote, ousting Jessica Cosgrove who has been deputy

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Jim Allwright retains deputy role in Highlands

OUSE farmer Jim Allwright looks to have retained his role as deputy mayor of the Central Highlands Council after outpolling his opponent, retired Bothwell pilot Robert Cassidy. Of the 2010 votes cast, 1354 or 67.36% went to Cr Allwright and 656 votes or 32.64% went to Cr Cassidy. Central Highlands

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Cosgrove’s narrow lead in deputy poll

DERWENT Valley Council deputy mayor Jessica Cosgrove holds a narrow lead at the end of counting of primary votes in the election to decide who will serve as deputy mayor for the next four years. With 6337 votes counted, the first preference spread looks like this: Jessica Cosgrove 1725 votes,

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Flood watch remains for Derwent catchment

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Flood Watch for the Huon, Derwent and South East Catchments Issued at 12:44 pm EDT on Thursday 27 October 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

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Electoral Commission predicts three new Derwent Valley councillors

EARLY figures from the counting of votes in the Derwent Valley Council election suggest there will be at least three new councillors. With 20% of the votes counted as of 6.22pm, Michelle Dracoulis looks to be confirmed as mayor and councillor with a strong personal vote. Luke Browning is also

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Three new faces likely for Central Highlands Council

CENTRAL Highlands Council looks set to have three new councillors as counting continues in the statewide local government elections. Two councillors have retired and a third looks likely to lose his seat, with half of the local votes counted. Councillors Jim Poore and Anita Campbell, of both of Bothwell, did

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Peter Binny concedes mayoral election to Michelle Dracoulis

GRANTON’S Peter Binny has congratulated Michelle Dracoulis on being re-elected as mayor of the Derwent Valley Council. While the result has not been publicly declared at the time of writing, Mr Binny said his scrutineer had reported a convincing victory for Ms Dracoulis, of New Norfolk, who has been mayor

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Update to Derwent catchment flood watch

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Flood Watch for the North, North East, Derwent and South East Catchments Issued at 12:57pm on Wednesday 26 October 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.

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Delay in counting of council election votes

COUNTING of the votes in Tasmania’s 29 council elections has been delayed due to the number of last-minute ballots returned in this first compulsory election. The Tasmanian Electoral Commission last night announced it had not been able to do the initial work it had planned. “Prior to the close of

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Public invited to vote for top photos

IMAGES selected as the best from the Derwent Valley Council’s recent photo competition have gone on display at the New Norfolk Library for public voting until next Monday, October 31. The photos selected as finalists will remain on display at the library until November 11 when the winners will be

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Brian bags a $5m sports boost for New Norfolk

THE New Norfolk District Football Club says it is ‘over the moon’ with tonight’s announcement that will see much-needed upgrades to facilities at Boyer Oval and Tynwald Park. “It’s been a very long time coming, but now it’s a reality and we will finally get the facilities we need,” NNDFC

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