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Severe thunderstorm warning for Derwent Valley

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Thunderstorm Warning for HEAVY RAINFALL For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and parts of Western, East Coast, North West Coast and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 5:06 pm Friday, 7 January 2022. HEAVY RAINFALL LIKELY IN A LINE OF SHOWERS

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River Derwent on flood watch

Flood Watch for North West, North and North East, Huon, Derwent, and South East catchments Issued at 11:52 am on Friday 7 January 2022 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart.Flood Watch Number: 3 Isolated minor flooding is possible in the Huon, Derwent, and South East catchments from Saturday morning. A

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DV Council

Information session next week for potential council candidates

AN information session will be held next week for people who may be considering running as a candidate in next month’s Derwent Valley Council by-elections. The dual by-election will elect a new mayor and councillor. Derwent Valley Council general manager Dean Griggs will conduct the information session at 6pm on

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New Norfolk golf results – December 26-January 1

Saturday 1/1/2021 Stableford – A grade: D. Williams 43, A. Lowe 38, P. Wilton 37 c/b; B grade: G. Duggan 37, K. Sturzaker 35, L. Heron 34 c/b; C grade: R. Hoare 41, T. Banks 37, S. Gray 34; NTP: 3rd J. Miller, 6/15th A. Lowe, 8/17th L Heron, 11th

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DV Council

First two mayoral candidates out of the blocks

A FORMER deputy mayor and a local artist are the first two intending candidates for the vacant position of mayor of the Derwent Valley Council. Nominations for the vacancy open next Monday and a by-election will be held via postal voting between January 25 and February 22. Photographer and art

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Latest COVID-19 community updates

ARCHIVED ON FEBRUARY 7: Regularly updating from January 4: THE Derwent Valley and Central Highlands continue to adapt to the ever-changing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the rapid increase in confirmed cases of coronavirus around the state, local businesses and services have been keeping pace with the changes. The

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DV Council

High St upgrade starts this week

A SIX-MONTH program to improve the streetscape at the top end of New Norfolk’s main street is expected to start this week. The Derwent Valley Council has appointed local business MSD Constructions to carry out this first stage of the High St improvement works. The council has advised that temporary

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Discovery Rangers return to Mt Field

DISCOVERY Rangers are back on duty at Mt Field and other Tasmanian National Parks, providing a program of free activities as well as enhancing the visitor experience for locals and visitors. Ten Discovery Rangers and 12 Wilderness Rangers recently completed four days of training ahead of their deployment to support

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Fatal accident on Boyer Rd

POLICE have advised that a man has died following a single-vehicle crash on Boyer Rd near Dromedary earlier tonight (Thursday). Volunteers from the New Norfolk Fire Brigade and Derwent Valley State Emergency Service joined police and ambulance officers in responding to the accident, which occurred around 7.30pm. The road was

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Total Fire Ban for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

WITH local temperatures predicted to reach the low 30s tomorrow and Saturday, the Tasmania Fire Service has declared a Day of Total Fire Ban for the while state, coupled with a fire weather warning from the Bureau of Meteorology. No fires may be lit or allowed to remain alight in

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Fire weather warning for Derwent Valley

Fire Weather Warningfor the Central North, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Issued at 3:54pm on Thursday 30 December 2021. Weather Situation Very High fire danger is forecast for the Central North, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley districts during Friday, with northwesterly winds of 30 to 45 km/h, temperatures reaching

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Sport

Age no barrier for golf club veteran

JOHN Kinloch again proved age is no barrier as he returned a score less than his age (83 years young) in last week’s Wednesday 18 hole stroke competition at the New Norfolk Golf Club. His fine 79-11-68 was good enough to hold out Gavin Smith also with 79-11-68 on a

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