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Flood watch update: minor flooding possible overnight

Flood Watch for South East, Huon, Derwent, North and North East catchments Issued at 1:52pm on Thursday 5 May 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number 2: Minor to moderate flooding is possible from overnight Thursday into Friday. A low pressure system is expected to bring heavy

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:42am on Thursday 5 May 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers and southerly winds are expected late on Thursday and during Friday. Areas likely to be

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Thursday afternoon: Warning for heavy rain and wind

Severe Weather Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL and DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Midlands and parts of Western, North East and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:51pm Wednesday, 4 May 2022. Damaging southeasterly wind gusts and heavy rainfall to develop over eastern and

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Initial Flood Watch for River Derwent

Initial Flood Watch for South East, Huon, Derwent, North and North East catchments. Issued at 1.54pm on Wednesday 4 May 2022, by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number 1: Minor to moderate flooding is possible from overnight Thursday into Friday. A low pressure system is expected to bring

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – April 20-30

Saturday 30/4/2022 Stroke – A Grade gross: J. Rainbird 74, J. Hall 76 c/b, A. Lowe 76 c/b; Nett: W. Coleman 74-10-64, S. Ackerley 77-10-67, R. Dureau 80-12-68; B Grade gross: A. Watts 85 c/b, B. Hall 85, G. Bailey 87; Nett: M. Smith 80-16-64, D. Vagg 86-17-69, P. Browning

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Events

Targa Tasmania in the town today

CARS and crews participating in the 30th anniversary Targa Tasmania are making their way through the Derwent Valley today (Sunday), including a lunch stop at the PCYC in Derwent Terrace, New Norfolk, where the vehicles can be seen up-close from approximately 12.18pm until about 2.03pm. After leaving New Norfolk, the

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New Norfolk v Huonville at Boyer Oval

SENIORS: Huonville 12.12 (84) defeated New Norfolk 5.8 (38)RESERVES: New Norfolk 6.10 (46) defeated Huonville 4.2 (26)COLTS: Huonville 10.8 (68) defeated New Norfolk 2.10 (22)WOMEN: New Norfolk 12.13 (85) defeated OHA 0.0 (0)

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Politics

Labor pitches $5m sports deal for the Derwent Valley

A LABOR government would provide a $5m sports package for the Derwent Valley if elected to office in next month’s federal election, Lyons MHR Brian Mitchell said today (Friday). Mr Mitchell, who is defending his seat against seven challengers, said the funding had no strings attached. He said the funding

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Smoke blanketing the Derwent Valley today

SMOKE from several fuel-reduction and forest regeneration burns is blanketing New Norfolk and much of the Derwent Valley this morning. A fuel-reduction burn in the Florentine is reported as partially-completed, while others in the area are being patrolled. Click here for a map and more information on the Tasmania Fire

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Community

Anzac Day 2022 at New Norfolk in pictures

A BIG crowd turned out on Monday to witness New Norfolk’s first public Anzac Day parade in three years. Master of ceremonies Rodney Bester said it was one of the biggest attendances in recent years.

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Maydena remembers on Anzac Day

ABOUT 70 people attended yesterday’s Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Maydena RSL following a short street march along Kallista Rd. The Maydena RSL Club was particularly pleased with the participation of a number of children. Kayden Cunningham served as the flag bearer and leader of the march and his

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Sport

Eagles men lose to hot Pies, but another victory for the women

SFL – ROUND 4 – CLAREMONT V NEW NORFOLK Senior Report – Wayne Walker A FIRST-QUARTER five-goal blitz by Claremont put New Norfolk on the back foot for the remaining three quarters of the contest at Abbotsfield Park on Saturday, with the Magpies running out 25-point victors. The Magpies were

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