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Central Highlands Council citizen of the year

TINA Horne, of Bothwell, was named the Central Highlands Council’s Australia Day Citizen of the Year during an event at the Bothwell Football Club on January 26. Tina is captain of the Bothwell Bunnies Relay for Life team, which has raised more than $85,000 for cancer research since forming in

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Derwent Valley Council senior citizen of the year

MORE than a decade of community volunteering by New Norfolk resident Irene Barnes has been acknowledged in her being named the Derwent Valley Council’s Australia Day Senior Citizen of the Year for 2024. Mrs Barnes has volunteered with the Corumbene Auxiliary for 15 years and has been its president for

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Cricket

New Norfolk fields a band of brothers

IT was a special day for New Norfolk’s Under-14 cricket team today when it took to the field with four sets of brothers in the one side. Co-coach Craig Jones said the team had played with three pairs of brothers for most of the season but today’s squad took it

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Cricket

Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 15

WEEK 15 RESULTS – FEBRUARY 3-4 NEW NORFOLK – 1st grade 50-Over format: New Norfolk 1/190 (21.1 overs) defeated St Aidan’s 10/185 (44.1 overs). Hosting St Aidan’s at Tynwald on Saturday, the Redcaps 1 team bowled first and didn’t get a breakthrough with the opening bowlers. On came Josh Walsh who began

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Cricket

Gallery: New Norfolk v St Aidan’s

New Norfolk Cricket Club hosted St Aidan’s in yesterday’s (Saturday) Southern Cricket Association 1st Grade encounter at Boyer Oval, winning by five runs. Check back later for Justin Benson’s weekly roundup. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition every second Friday, including the best

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Golf

New Norfolk golf results – January

Wednesday 31/1/2024 Stroke – 18 hole: Allan Broadhead 99-32-67, Gavin Smith 78-10-68, Geoff Hack 76-7-69. Birdie draw: Alan Leitch. 9 hole: Alan Leitch 42-8½-33½, Mike Smith 41- 6½-34½ c/b, Geoff Hack 38-3½-34½. Birdie draw: Geoff Bailey. Superpin: John Kinloch. Saturday 27/1/2024 Stableford – A Grade: Jack Stevenson 41 c/b, Dale

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DV Council

New GM: No surprises, it’s Sanderson

AHEAD of an anticipated formal announcement tomorrow, Derwent Valley Council mayor Michelle Dracoulis took to social media earlier tonight to announce that acting general manager Ron Sanderson has been appointed as the council’s new chief executive. The Facebook post at about 6pm confirmed the information that been circulating locally in

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Fire

TFS update on Osterley bushfire

TASMANIA Fire Service crews are actively responding to a bushfire in the Upper Derwent Valley at Wellwood Rd, Osterley, this afternoon (Thursday). Incident Controller Jason Vinen said the Osterley village was not currently not under immediate threat but the TFS advised that awareness and vigilance should be maintained. TFS ADVICE

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Bushfire advice for Osterley – monitor conditions

Bushfire Advice– Wellwood Road, Osterley– Avoid the area and Monitor Conditions This is a Tasmania Fire Service Bushfire Advice message for Wellwood Rd and Surrounding Areas – Avoid the area and Monitor Conditions. There is no immediate threat. The fire is travelling towards the Ouse River. Tasmania Fire Service is

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Police

New Norfolk man on driving and stealing charges

A 33-year-old New Norfolk man has been arrested and charged with a number of offences alleged to have been committed recently in the Hobart and New Norfolk areas, Tasmania Police has announced. After an investigation, the man was charged yesterday (Wednesday) with the following offences: “The man was detained and

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Warning for damaging winds today and tomorrow

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in South East, Central Plateau and parts of Western, Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 11:11 am Thursday, 1 February 2024: Damaging wind gusts developing this afternoon and persisting into Friday. CLICK HERE FOR

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News

Veronica’s brief rest after big win at St Helens carnival

VERONICA Youd is relishing a quick break after taking out a woodchopping title at the St Helens Athletics Carnival. However, the New Norfolk resident won’t have much time to rest on her laurels – or her sashes. Mrs Youd, who married into chopping royalty and has assumed that role quite

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