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Bushfire advice for Collinsvale

A BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR COLLINSVALEIssued At: 21/11/2020 5:17pmThere is a bushfire at Mount Hull Road, Collinsvale.There is no immediate threat.Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do:People in Collinsvale should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.Well prepared homes are defendable in these

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Police seek witnesses to pedestrian death at Granton

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash at Granton that resulted in the death of a man believed to have been walking along the Brooker Highway last night. Sergeant Andrew Sulman of Bellerive Police said it was believed that a man walking south on the highway had been struck

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Derwent Valley Horse Riders Association

Valley horseriders celebrating 30 years in the saddle

THE call has gone out for all past and present members of the Derwent Valley Horse Riders Association to rally around to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary on November 28. Formed in 1990 in response to the closure of tracks around Tynwald Park to horse riders, the club initially organised

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international survivors of suicide loss day

Local event supports those touched by suicide loss

THE local event marking International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day will this year be streamed on Facebook for the first time. This Saturday’s event at Arthur Square in New Norfolk will be the fourth held by the Derwent Valley Suicide Awareness Group. Starting at 11am near the bottom corner of

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It’s amen for St Paul’s Church, New Norfolk

ST PAUL’S Uniting Church at New Norfolk has long been Australia’s oldest former Methodist Church still in use, but from this weekend the mantle will pass to another chapel elsewhere. After nearly 185 years, the church will host its final religious service this Sunday, with the congregation already having had

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Mayor backs a new horse in sportsground redevelopment

DERWENT Valley mayor Ben Shaw appears to be backing a new horse in a personal campaign to redevelop one of New Norfolk’s sporting facilities. Having long endorsed Boyer Oval for a major upgrade, Cr Shaw will this week ask councillors to get on board his idea to convert the Kensington

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Remembrance Day at New Norfolk

Students join in remembering those who served

A CONTINGENT of students from Fairview Primary School bolstered the numbers at the Derwent Valley’s main Remembrance Day service last Wednesday. The brief service was held in near 30 degree heat in front of the New Norfolk Cenotaph in Circle St. Similar events were held elsewhere, including the Molesworth and

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New Norfolk golf results: November 11-14

Saturday 14/11/20 2 man Ambrose – Gross: L. Post-M. Heron 64 c/b, J. Wilton-T. Lowe 64, J. Hall-G. Hack 65; Nett: G. Bailey-G. Smith 62-6-56, L. Wardlaw-D. Williams 63-3 ½ -59 ½, P. Browning-K. Sturzaker 70-9-61; Stableford: K. Horne 35, L. Dittmann 28. Thursday 12/11/2020 Twilight stableford – Division 1:

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Fifth issue of New Norfolk News hits the shops tomorrow

ANOTHER 28-page issue of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be published tomorrow, November 13, packed with purely local news. The November issue is the fifth print edition since publication started in July and it contains another 50+ news items, two pages of letters, a double-page picture spread from

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Friday: Funeral procession to honour Layton Hodgetts

A FUNERAL procession will be held in High St, New Norfolk, at noon this Friday to pay tribute to the late Layton Hodgetts. Members of the public are invited to gather along High St to pay their respects to the former teacher, musician, and founder of the Derwent Valley Concert

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