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VIDEO: Model train show at New Norfolk

FOLLOWING a hiatus of three years, the British Railway Modellers Association – Southern Tasmanian Branch, held what can be best described as an extremely successful model railway exhibition at the New Norfolk PCYC facility last weekend. With more than 16 layouts of various sizes and model railway gauges, it was

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In the News: Community Achiever Jett plays by the rules

A HIGHLY-REGARDED young football umpire is the latest recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award, announced in the October 21 issue of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. Jett Benson, 15, has been umpiring for about five years with the New Norfolk Junior Football Club and two years with

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Restoring the windows of St Matthew’s Church

A SPECTACULAR stained-glass window from St Matthew’s Anglican Church in New Norfolk has been fully restored and is set to be reinstalled next month. Stained-glass conservators Gavin Merrington and Jarrad Robinson have spent the past three months painstakingly refurbishing the chancel window and anticipate the impressive glasswork will be back

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More than half of Derwent Valley and Central Highlands votes now in

MORE than half of the enrolled voters in the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands municipalities have now cast their vote in this month’s local government elections. Figures released this afternoon by the Tasmanian Electoral Commission show that 1444 Central Highlands voters and 4721 Derwent Valley voters have returned their postal

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Tuesday morning frost warning

Frost Warningfor the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Issued at 12:18pm on Monday 17 October 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Tuesday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district. The Frost Warning for the Midlands and South East forecast districts has been cancelled.

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Community Christmas carols need cash

UNCERTAINTY over the funding for this year’s Christmas carols at New Norfolk has prompted the organisers to seek corporate and community support. Lions Club of New Norfolk president Kerry Kievit said Derwent Valley Council funding for the carols would not be confirmed until later this month. The club has been

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Sunday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 5:24pm on Saturday 15 October 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Sunday morning in parts of the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Please be aware: Temperatures at

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No further flooding expected in rivers Ouse and Derwent

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 11:32 am on Saturday 15 October 2022 Flood Warning Number: 9 NO FURTHER FLOODING EXPECTED IN THE RIVER OUSE AND AT RIVER DERWENT BELOW MEADOWBANK DAM No further flooding is expected along the River Ouse and

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Ouse threat downgraded to Advice level

A Flood Advice – Reduced Threat has been issued for Ouse and surrounds by Tasmania SES. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued that no further flooding is expected in the River Ouse. Locations likely to be impacted are: Ouse and surrounds. SES advises people in these areas that river levels

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Minor flooding in the rivers Ouse and Derwent

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 9:44pm on Friday 14 October 2022 Flood Warning Number: 8 MINOR FLOODING IS CONTINUING TO EASE IN THE RIVER OUSE A MINOR FLOODING PEAK OF 5.60 METRES WAS RECORDED AT MEADOWBANK DAM IN THE RIVER DERWENT

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Flood Watch and Act message for Ouse and surrounds

A Flood Watch and Act – Monitor conditions as they are changing has been issued for Ouse and surrounds by Tasmania SES. The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a moderate flood warning for the River Ouse. Locations likely to be impacted are Ouse and surrounds During the next few days:

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