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Gallery: New Norfolk v Molesworth last week

THE final roster round of the Southern Cricket Association last weekend saw local teams New Norfolk and Molesworth meet in a 6th Grade encounter at Boyer Oval last Sunday, February 25. The Redcaps gained the win with five overs and six wickets in hand. See Justin Benson’s match report here.

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Kline bags second Redcaps best and fairest

ALL-ROUNDER Beau Kline was last night named the winner of the Adrian Eiszele Medal for the New Norfolk Cricket Club’s best and fairest player of season 2023-24. It was Kline’s second Adrian Eiszele Medal, having been in a four-way tie for the same award last year. In the women’s division,

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Sunday: warning of damaging winds

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING, LOCALLY DESTRUCTIVE WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of Western, North East, East Coast, North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:46 pm Saturday, 2 March 2024. Weather Situation: A vigorous cold front will

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SUNDAY: Total Fire Ban for southern Tasmania

THE Tasmania Fire Service has declared a Total Fire Ban from 2am tomorrow, March 3, until 2am on Monday for the southern region of the state. The Total Fire Ban applies to the municipalities of: Derwent Valley Central Highlands, Brighton Clarence, Derwent Valley, Glamorgan Spring Bay, Glenorchy, Hobart, Huon Valley,

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SES advice: Prepare for damaging winds on Sunday

THE Tasmania State Emergency Service is working with the Bureau of Meteorology monitoring weather forecasts and has called on the community to prepare and be safe during periods of damaging winds tomorrow. “A severe weather warning is in place for damaging and destructive winds in excess of 125km/hr over large

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Lakes bushfire update ahead of Total Fire Ban

ALTHOUGH the bushfires in the Upper Derwent Valley/Central Highlands are now contained, the Tasmania Fire Service is urging vigilance as strong winds are expected this afternoon and tomorrow (Sunday). Incident controller Mark Klop said about 150 firefighters from Tasmania Fire Service, Parks and Wildlife Service and Sustainable Timber Tasmania continue

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TFS advice: avoid the lakes bushfire area if you can

AS of 5pm today, there remains four bushfires in the Bradys Lake and Dee Lagoon area (two fires have merged), covering about 5640 hectares at Mentmore Tier (Dee), Lyell Hwy and Portal Rd (Bradys Lake), Lanes Tier (Ouse) and Snake Tier (Tarraleah).  The Tasmania Fire Service reports that favourable conditions

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Events

Head to the show for bushfire recovery information

THE volunteers of the Hamilton Agricultural Show Society are busy making the final preparations for the running of the 71st Hamilton Show tomorrow, March 2. The official opening by Mark Shelton MHA will be at 10am but the program of events will already be well under way, with most activities

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Preparing for a high fire danger weekend

THE Tasmania Fire Service is preparing for extreme fire danger in some parts of the state this weekend, and with strong winds forecast, a Total Fire Ban has been declared for southern Tasmania on Sunday. Acting southern regional chief officer Phil Smith said a fire permit suspension in southern Tasmania

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Politics

Highlands mayor nominates for state election

THE Central Highlands Council’s mayor is a late addition to the list of candidates for this month’s state election. Cr Loueen Triffitt today told New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News that she had nominated as an independent candidate for the seat of Lyons. A councillor for nearly 20 years and

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Junior cricket results – February 23-27

NEW NORFOLKUnder-14 Boys (Sunday, Feb 25): New Norfolk 7/100 (30 overs) lost to Lindisfarne 6/200. The Redcaps were at Lindisfarne on Sunday, taking on Lindisfarne. Bowling first, the Redcaps saw Lindisfarne bat out the full 30 overs and put on a score of 200. Reuben Topping picked up three wickets

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