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DUFF-TV is broadcasting today’s SFL clash between New Norfolk and Lindisfarne at Lindisfarne. The broadcaster is providing vision of the reserves game, while the senior match will also feature commentary. TODAY’S SCORES SENIORS: Lindisfarne 22.7 (139) d New Norfolk 11.9 (75) RESERVES: Lindisfarne 14.11 (95) d New Norfolk 4.4 (28)

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Lions Club news: Meet Craig Farrell

CRAIG Farrell is a well-known member of the Lions Club of New Norfolk and the Derwent Valley community. The club’s Chocolate Wheel would not be the same without his engaging, lively, and often cheeky, spruiking skills. Although Craig has spent most of his adult life in the Derwent Valley, he

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Power outage closes Collinsvale school for the day

COLLINSVALE traffic was diverted via Molesworth this morning while emergency services attended to a power pole fire near Collinsvale Primary School. Nearly 20 properties including the school are expected to be without power until 6pm. Collinsvale Rd was closed to all traffic for some time, and motorists seeking to enter

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Two cars in Boyer Rd crash

TWO cars were involved in a crash on Boyer Rd at New Norfolk earlier tonight. The road was blocked in both directions for over an hour, with traffic being turned around near Pulpit Rock Rd. The crash was reported around 5.45pm, with the emergency services soon on the scene. Police

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Eagles suffer first loss of the season

THE Eagles’ senior side suffered its first loss for season 2020 at the hands of an improving Cygnet on Saturday. The visitors were led by key forward Josh Fox who bagged five goals and had aclear advantage in the big-man stakes. With Cygnet’s taller brigade of players on the big

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Sheep graziers’ warning for Sunday night and Monday morning

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districtsIssued at 3:54 pm on Sunday 30 August 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that showers and a cold, strong and gusty southwesterly wind change are expected during Sunday evening and early Monday

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Sam Wilton
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Lions Club news: Meet Sam Wilton

DAVID “Sam” Wilton has been a life member of the New Norfolk Lions Club since 2004. He is a devoted family man and, until recent years, has long been a very active member of the club. For 34 years, Sam’s energy and commitment to community service were drivers for his

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Helicopter rescue in the upper Derwent Valley

A MALE motorbike rider was flown by helicopter to the Royal Hobart Hospital following a single-vehicle accident at Karanja late this morning. The incident occurred on Styx Rd at Karanja, which is mid-way between Bushy Park and Westerway. Police said the rider was transported to hospital in the Westpac Rescue

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Young man sets new D’FAT membership record

A NEW record has been set for the longest period of membership of the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT). At the group’s meeting last month, it was announced that Adam Pearce had been a member for more than 11 years when he reached the age limit last year.

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