Cricket

Junior cricket results – February 9-13

NEW NORFOLKUnder-14 Boys (Sunday, Feb 11): New Norfolk 7/166 (30 overs) was defeated by North Hobart Red 3/269 (30 overs). Sunday morning saw the Under 14 Redcaps play North Hobart Red at the West Hobart Recreation Ground. The home team batted first and was hard to break through as it

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Premier to ask governor to call an election

AFTER weeks of toing and froing, Premier Jeremy Rockliff has this evening announced he will ask the governor to approve a state election. The Mercury newspaper tips the election will be held on March 23. “The Parliamentary Liberal Party this afternoon met to discuss the failure of former Liberal MPs

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GALLERY: Glenora Class of 2023 formal photos

THIS gallery of photos of some of last year’s Glenora District School Year 10 students is thanks to photographer Veronica Youd. The photos were taken as students arrived for their end-of-year formal which, following a long tradition, is held at the school. Family members are welcome to email damian@newnorfolknews.com for

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Cricket

Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 16

WEEK 16 RESULTS – FEBRUARY 10-11 NEW NORFOLK – 1st grade 50-Over format: New Norfolk 10/245 (49.3 overs) was defeated by Wellington 7/251 (47.5 overs). Another home game at Tynwald on Saturday saw the Redcaps 1 team host top-of-the-ladder Wellington. The home team batted first and saw in-form batters in Jason

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GALLERY: NNHS Class of 2023 formal photos

THANKS to photographer Veronica Youd we are pleased to present this gallery of photos of some of last year’s New Norfolk High School Year 10 students in their finery ahead of their end-of-year formal. Family members are welcome to email damian@newnorfolknews.com for a free high-resolution copy of their photos. Please

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Obituary

Rest easy sergeant: Farewell to Ken O’Brien OAM

HISTORIAN, businessman, serviceman, community worker and family man Ken O’Brien died this morning in his 101st year. Born at Oatlands in 1923, he came to New Norfolk as an infant and lived here his whole life other than his war service years and until moving into care two years ago.

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Events

Sunday’s festival will be the bee’s knees

ORGANISERS are putting the final touches to this Sunday’s inaugural Honeybee Festival at New Norfolk which they say will have something for everyone. Derwent Valley Beekeepers Association spokesperson Debra McArdle said everyone was invited to attend the festival at the New Norfolk Esplanade on February 11. “It’s not only for

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Cricket

Junior cricket results – February 2-6

OUR Derwent Valley junior cricketers are back in action after their Christmas break. NEW NORFOLKUnder-14 Boys (Sunday, Feb 4): New Norfolk 8/52 (14.5 overs) was defeated by Cranes Combined 7/347 (30 overs) on Sunday morning at the Eady Street Oval in Glenorchy. The home team batted first and what a

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Derwent Valley Council community event of the year

THE award for Community Event of the Year in the Derwent Valley municipality was given to the Derwent Valley Rotary Club for its staging of the 2023 Derwent Valley Autumn Festival. Presented by mayor Michelle Dracoulis during the council’s Australia Day observance on January 26, the award was accepted by

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Central Highlands Council community achievers

YOUNG Bronte Park resident Katelyn Nichols received an Appreciation Award from the Central Highlands Council at the municpality’s Australia Day celebration at the Bothwell Football Club on January 26. Presenting the award, deputy mayor Jim Allwright said the accolade was in appreciation for Katelyn’s contributions to the community including participation

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Multiple charges follow police crackdown at New Norfolk

POLICE have charged 25 people with more than 40 offences following an operation at New Norfolk in the past week. In a statement, Tasmania Police said “Taskforce Saturate” aimed to make communities safer by had targetting repeat offenders. “Over the past week, Taskforce Saturate, in collaboration with Bridgewater Police, New

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Shoobridge returns to council table

RETIRED businessman and former councillor Wayne Shoobridge has won a seat at the Derwent Valley Council table to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of former councillor Peter Binny. Mr Shoobridge, of New Norfolk, won the majority of Mr Binny’s votes in a recount conducted this afternoon by the

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