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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – February 10-13

Wednesday 10/2/2021 Stableford – 18 hole: C. Youd 39, A. Bewley 38 c/b, K. Horne 38 c/b, W. Hodge 38, I. Zwart 36; Birdie draw: D. Post; 9 hole: A. Bewley 21, P. Foster 20 c/b, D. Watts 20, C. Youd 18 c/b, K. Horne 18 c/b; Birdie draw: M.

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DV Council

Letter to the editor: annual report unavailable

I CRUISED into the council offices on Friday, February 12, hoping to get an early St Valentines Day gift, but it was not to be. There was no Derwent Valley Council annual report to be found. I’m sure that a case for delay can be presented within the context of

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News

Council grant funds crafty long weekend

TWELVE people took part in the Valley Craft Group’s Renaissance Retreat over the Hobart Regatta Day long weekend. Held annually at the Riverfront Motel at Rosetta, the retreat was postponed from July due to the coronavirus pandemic. Formerly known as the Lachlan Craft Circle, the group was awarded $620 in

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Business

New salons enhance local beauty shop options

THE latest addition to the growing number of beauty shops in High St, New Norfolk, was officially opened on February 1 by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Sue Hickey. The venture, AM’s Body Art, is an expansion of the successful Moonah-based business of the same name which offers

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News

Documentary planned as D’FAT enters 20th year

A DOCUMENTARY film is being planned for next year’s 20th anniversary of the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT). The peak organisation for local youth turns 19 on February 13 and thoughts have already turned to next year’s landmark anniversary. “Next year will be extra special as D’FAT will

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – February 3-4

Wednesday 3/2/2021 Stroke – 18 hole: K. Clark 86-21-65, W. Hodge 90-20-70, A. Leitch 89-18-71, R. Collins 101-29-72 c/b, B. Rice 96-24-72 c/b; Birdie draw: J. Rainbird; 9 hole: W. Hodge 45-10-35, G. Hack 39-3 ½-35 ½, J. Kinloch 41-5-36 c/b, P. Foster 43-7-36, C. Youd 39-2-37 c/b; Birdie draw:

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Alert

Wild weather knocks Tyga-FM off the air

2PM UPDATE: Tyga-FM is now back on the air on reduced power after this morning’s outage. Anyone having trouble receiving the radio broadcast can try the internet stream. EARLIER: LAST night’s heavy rainfall is suspected to be the cause of community radio station Tyga-FM going off-air early this morning. Station

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Events

Saturday: free concert at The Valley Sports Bar

A FREE concert originally scheduled for New Norfolk’s town centre tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) has been relocated to The Valley Sports Bar due to forecast heavy rain. The Valley Sports Bar (former New Norfolk District Football Clubrooms) is located at 21 Back River Rd. The performance by rock tribute band Australian

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Health

Community meetings to plan new health petition

UPDATE: These meetings will now be held at the New Norfolk RSL Club function room in Tank St, New Norfolk. A RENEWED effort is being planned in the ongoing campaign to convince the State Government of the need for improved medical services in the Derwent Valley. Four public information sessions

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News

In the February News: Boyer’s big anniversary

MORE than 50 individual news items have been assembled into the February print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, with the additional content taking this issue up to 32 pages. The paper will be in the shops from tomorrow (February 5). This month’s paper celebrates the 80th anniversary

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – January 27-30

Wednesday 27/1/2021 Stableford – 18 hole: B. Rice 37 c/b, R. Collins 37, D. Claxton 36 c/b, L. McKenzie 36, D. Post 35; Birdie draw: G. Hack; 9 hole: B. Crowley 19 c/b, D. Claxton 19 c/b, L. McKenzie 19 c/b, P. Foster 19 c/b, K. Sturzaker 19; Birdie draw:

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DV Council

Council meetings back in the open

ABOUT 15 members of the public took the opportunity to attend the first open meeting of the Derwent Valley Council since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The council has been meeting behind closed doors since last March and is one of the last to return to public sessions. Under

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