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New pipes and fire hydrants for Maydena

WORKS to renew the town water main at Maydena are expected to be completed next month, TasWater’s Capital Delivery Office announced today. The town received a new water treatment plant several years ago under TasWater’s 24 Glasses Regional Towns Water Supply Program, which removed public health alerts from 29 Tasmanian

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New Norfolk golf results – January 6-9

Wednesday 6/1/2021 Stroke – 18 hole: B. Crowley 97-32-65, D. Lowry 82-16-66, D. Watts 86-19-67 c/b, P. Browning 88-21-67 c/b, C. Youd 72-5-67; Birdie draw: L. Griffith; 9 hole: G. Heron 34-2-32, K. Metcalfe 37-4½-32½, D. Lowry 41-8-33 c/b, R. Collins 48-15-33, C. Youd 36-2½-33½; Birdie draw: D. Lowry. Thursday

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Monday: day of total fire ban in the south

JANUARY 11 has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban in the state’s south, including the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands municipalities. “This is due to a significant warming event and the associated conditions of low humidity and increasing winds,” Tasmania Fire Service acting regional chief officer Ian Bounds

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Council approval for statue and streetscape plan

A PROPOSAL to defer a decision on the placement of the proposed Peter Hudson statue was defeated 3-2 at Wednesday night’s special meeting of the Derwent Valley Council. The meeting was called after the December meeting lacked a quorum on this subject. At the start of Wednesday night’s meeting, Councillors

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First in 2021: Get the latest New Norfolk and valley news

ANOTHER 28 pages of purely local news is on offer in the seventh print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News which hits the streets tomorrow. Packed with about 50 items, the local interest starts on the front page with a family sharing the story of the safe arrival

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Sport

Glenora juniors had a blast with cricket

PARTICIPANTS in the Woolworths Junior Blast Cricket program at Glenora were presented with medallions and certificates at their final session last month. “After eight weeks of skill-building, making new friends and having fun, participants along with their parents played a game of cricket during their last session,” co-ordinator Annie McKenzie

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DV Council

Hudson statue and master plan up to council this week

THE New Norfolk town centre master plan will be the subject of a special council meeting this week after a lack of councillors prevented a decision being made about it at the monthly meeting in December. With two councillors absent from the meeting and another two stepping out after declaring

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Police

Rider dies after Hollow Tree Rd crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash on Hollow Tree Rd earlier today. In a statement issued this evening, police said a man aged in his 50s had died as a result of the crash which occurred around 2.40pm today (Monday). “The man, who was was seriously injured and later

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New Norfolk golf results – December 30-January 2

Saturday 2/1/2021 Petrusma Monthly Medal Stroke – A Grade gross: B. Rainbird 69, G. Heron 76, J. Raspin 77; Nett: A. Lowe 70-5-65, J. Hastie 75-6-69 c/b, S. Ackerley 79-10-69; B Grade gross: B. Hall 87, D. Hack 92, M. Smith 93 c/b; Nett: A. Watts 85-17-68, D. Lowry 90-17-73,

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Crash on Hollow Tree Rd

UPDATE 5PM: A motorcyclist is reported to be in a serious condition as a result of the crash earlier today. Hollow Tree Rd remains closed between the Lyell Hwy and Marked Tree Rd. The rider will be taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital for treatment. Motorists are asked to avoid

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Warning to Sheep Graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 1:38 pm on Sunday 27 December 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers, and westerly winds are expected during Sunday night and early Monday. Areas likely

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Fond farewell to ‘Dazzling Donna’

THE death notice for New Norfolk’s Donna Bratt said it all: “Dazzling Donna the diving damsel, golfer, gardener, cake decorator extraordinaire and a dab hand at poker.” Born at Hobart in 1929, Donna was the daughter of Olive and Keith Anders, and grew up at South Hobart and Sandy Bay.

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