New Norfolk Cricket Club 2019-20 trophy winners
Sport

New Norfolk Cricket Club celebrates its annual trophy night

THE New Norfolk Cricket Club celebrated its 2019-20 trophy presentation night at the New Norfolk RSL Club on Saturday night last week, with a long list of awards presented in first, second and fifth grades as well as for the women’s competition team. FIRST GRADEBatting Average: Jason Rigby (55.75).Batting Aggregate:

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Sport

Today’s scores from the TCA: SFL Round 5

TODAY’S scores from the TCA Ground in Hobart, where New Norfolk is playing Hobart. SENIORS: New Norfolk 14.15 (99) d Hobart 11.14 (81) New Norfolk 9.9 (63) v Hobart 8.12 60) at three-quarter time. New Norfolk 3.4 (22) v Hobart 1.3 (9) at quarter time. RESERVES: Hobart 12.5 (77) d

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Football being played at Boyer Oval
Sport

Eagles on top of the ladder

IN a shortened local football season, with much uncertainty and a delayed start due to the coronavirus pandemic, supporters have voted with their feet to clearly demonstrate that community football is alive and well in the Derwent Valley. With crowd numbers limited to 500 people as a public health precaution,

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Sharland Avenue residents Kerry and Jan Rhodes with Veronica Youd.
DV Council

Sharland Ave residents still shovelling gravel after 50 years

AFTER nearly every heavy rain in the last 50 years, Kerry Rhodes has had to scrape away the gravel that washes down from the unsealed section of Sharland Ave, and the steep bank opposite. The runoff is substantial. “At times it sounds like we live next to a waterfall,” Kerry’s

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Commentary

LET US THINK: Partnership prospects

LET US THINK about words and meaning when spending ratepayers’ money. Prospectus, partnership, subsidy, landlord, ownership and preposition… The starting point would be: the Willow Court Partnership Prospectus was a tentative proposal intended to ascertain someone’s attitude or opinion. To break this down: a feeler, overture, hint, sample, tentative inquiry,

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DV Council

Prospectus to aid Willow Court partner and funding search

A PROSPECTUS aimed at promoting opportunities at the Willow Court historic site will be put to this week’s Derwent Valley Council meeting for approval by councillors. Already made public at the recent opening of the New Norfolk Distillery, the 24-page Willow Court Partnership Prospectus provides an overview of the developments

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The late Len Blaclwell
People

Obituary: Len Blackwell lived life to the full

THE Jimmy Barnes anthem Working Class Man played at the funeral of Len Blackwell, perfectly summing up the life and times of the well-known New Norfolk man. The former businessman and councillor had lived life to the full, finally succumbing to injuries sustained in a bush accident. At the funeral

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New Norfolk cricketer Jamie Hills
Sport

Best clubman award to Jamie Hill

LONG-SERVING president Jamie Hill was named best clubman at the New Norfolk Cricket Club’s trophy presentations at the New Norfolk RSL on Saturday night. Hill has led the club for nearly a decade and its successful position today is attributed to his passion and drive. Hill’s nominator for the Charles

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New Norfolk footballers
Sport

Waterlogged Boyer no haven for the Sharks

IN wet, slippery, and overcast conditions, the Eagles senior team triumphed over the Dodges Ferry Sharks at the big Boyer Oval on Saturday. The home side booted 10 last-half goals to one to run out convincing 76-point victors and go to the top of the SFL ladder. The Eagles were

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Weather

Flood watch ends as river levels drop

THE Bureau of Meteorology issued a Final Flood Watch this afternoon for the Derwent, Huon, North, North East, East Coastal and South East catchments. Flooding is no longer expected in the Derwent, Ouse and Clyde rivers. Issued at 11:59am on Monday 17 August 2020 Flood Watch Number: 4 River levels

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Sport

Panthers victorious in surprise home game

THE New Norfolk Panthers senior division 5 soccer team, currently sitting on top of the ladder, played an evenly matched and exciting game against third-placed Uni Wanderers yesterday, coming away with a 2-1 win. The Panthers/Uni game was originally slated to be played at Olinda Grove but that ground closure

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