New Norfolk District Football Club trophy winners
Sport

Bearman bags Eagles’ best and fairest for season 2020

THE New Norfolk District Football Club’s Les Hepper Medal for the senior best-and-fairest winner was presented to Jye Bearman on Saturday night. Awards for all four grades of competition were presented at the club’s Red White and Black Ball, which was held at the Wrest Point Casino for the first

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Layton Hodgetts and family
People

From farm boy to internationally recognised music educator

THE remarkable life and achievements of New Norfolk’s Layton Hodgetts OAM were celebrated at a special gathering last week. About 200 people attended the function which was hosted by Black Swan, the business operated by Layton’s daughter Sarah and her husband Alexander Okenyo. Sarah said the event was a chance

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News

Security cameras to boost public safety in the streets

ADDITIONAL security cameras have been installed in New Norfolk’s town centre, funded by an election commitment from the State Government. “The safety of the New Norfolk community has been boosted with the completion of CCTV cameras in New Norfolk, thanks to a $50,000 investment from the Tasmanian Government,” Lyons Liberal

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New Norfolk Golf Course
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: October 28-31

Saturday 31/10/2020 Tim Lowe/Gilbert Automotive Club Foursome Championship – Division. 1 Gross: L. Post-G. Heron 71, M. Williams-C. Youd c/b, B. Rainbird-P. Marshall 76; Nett: L. Post-G. Heron 71-2½- 68½ , M. Williams-C. Youd 76-6-70, A. Watts-D. Hack 84-14-70; Division 2 Gross: A. Leitch-G. Duggan 87, S. Ackerly-S. Gray 90,

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Brodie Clark of RE Clark and Son Butchers
News

Lions Christmas raffle adds online option

SPONSORS have been thanked for their ongoing generous support of the Lions Club of New Norfolk’s annual end-of-year raffle. “At the end of a fairly challenging year, big-hearted local sponsors have once again made wonderful contributions to the prize pool for the Lions Club Christmas raffle,” club president Kerry Kievit

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Opening of Sustainable Forest Management office at New Norfolk
Business

Broad support for new forestry venture centred in New Norfolk

THE Tasmanian company now managing the former Norske Skog forests has today celebrated the official opening of its office in High St, New Norfolk. Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) has been engaged to manage the plantations which were transferred to international investor New Forests earlier this year. With 28 full-time-equivalent workers

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Victorious New Norfolk soccer team
Sport

New Norfolk victorious after short soccer season

THE New Norfolk Soccer Club’s senior men’s team wrapped up a wonderful year with a dominant win over Clarence Zebras 6-0 at Tynwald Park on Sunday, to claim the Division 5 premiership. After the game the team members were presented with their premiership medallions and cup. It has been a

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New Norfolk Golf Course
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: October 21-24

Saturday 24/10/2020 Stableford – A Grade: L. McKenzie 38, D. Williams 35 c/b, L. Post 35 c/b; B Grade: D. Armstrong 38, G. Duggan 36 c/b, P. Foster 36; C Grade: W. Wyker 40, D. Jenkins 35, R. Heron 32 c/b; NTPs: 3rd D. Martin, 6/15th D. Williams, 8/17th D.

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Tasmania police flag
Police

Car seized from Molesworth driver

POLICE have confiscated the car of a 19-year -old Molesworth driver in response to alleged offences on the Midland Highway last night (Saturday). Acting Sergeant Gavin Spencer of Tasmania Police said the young man’s vehicle was confiscated after he allegedly evading police at high speed on the Midland Hwy at

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Elsie Rayner
People

Elsie Rayner fought the good fight

FAMILY and friends have recently celebrated the life of one of the Derwent Valley’s leading campaigners in the fight against cancer. Elsie Rayner spent several decades raising funds for the Cancer Council, through Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea and the Relay for Life. She was also a stalwart of the local

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Reg Watson
People

New Norfolk woman’s place in Australian history

TASMANIAN historian Reg Watson has produced an engaging YouTube video telling to story of Betty King, who is believed to be the first white woman to set foot in Australia when the First Fleet arrived from England in 1788. Published last week, the video was filmed at the Back River

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Tasmania police flag
Police

Tarraleah ‘firearm’ incident draws a blank

A POLICE investigation into an alleged firearms discharge at Tarraleah this morning has drawn a blank, with officers now suspecting it may have been a motor vehicle backfiring as opposed to a firearm incident. It was initially reported that a firearm had been discharged at about 8.30 this morning in

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