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Road closures and warnings

LOCAL roads have begun to be affected by flooding, leading to several closures and warnings. Roads closed: Bashan Rd, at Swinging Bridge Highland Lakes Rd, from Poatina Rd to Deloraine Lake Augusta Rd Victoria Valley Rd at Kenmere Creek Bridge Waddamana Rd from the Swinging Bridge Water on the road:

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Flooding in the River Ouse likely early on Friday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent for the River Ouse Issued at 8:56pm on Thursday 13 October 2022 Flood Warning Number: 2 MINOR FLOODING LIKELY TO DEVELOP IN THE RIVER OUSE FROM EARLY FRIDAY Rainfall totals of 30-80 mm in have been observed in

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, for the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:57pm on Thursday 13 October 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers and northwesterly winds are expected

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Minor flood warning for the Derwent catchment

Initial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent for the River Ouse from Thursday evening Issued at 9.06am on Thursday 13 October 2022 Flood Warning Number: 1 MINOR FLOODING LIKELY TO DEVELOP IN THE RIVER OUSE FROM THURSDAY EVENING Rainfall totals of 30-80 mm in have been observed in northern

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More than a third of council votes already cast

THURSDAY UPDATE: Statewide return rate as at 3.10pm: 43.21%. Central Highlands: 988 votes or 39.54%. Derwent Valley: 3398 votes or 40.66% returned. EARLIER: Last week saw Australia Post deliver more than 400,000 postal ballot packs across the state for this year’s local government election. As of this afternoon, almost 157,000

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River Derwent flood watch updated

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Flood Watch for North West, North and North East, and Derwent catchments Issued at 12:44pm on Wednesday 12 October 2022 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 2 WIDESPREAD FLOODING

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Much more than trolley ladies

A SUCCESSFUL year’s operations were reported at the recent annual general meeting of the New Norfolk District Hospital Auxiliary. New president Pam Legge said it had been a challenging year, with the hospital entering COVID-19 lockdowns on occasion. The auxiliary members could not hold meetings or do their kiosk trolley

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Initial minor flood watch for River Derwent

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Initial Flood Watch for North West, North and North East, and Derwent catchments Issued at 1:07pm on Tuesday 11 October 2022 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 WIDESPREAD

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Council election candidates urged to ‘keep it nice’

TASMANIA’S minister for Local Government says he is 500-plus candidates who have put their names forward in the hopes of being elected to serve their communities through this month’s council elections, which includes 18 candidates for the Derwent Valley Council and 11 for the Central Highlands Council. “These candidates should

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Body found in vehicle linked to wanted man

POLICE today found what they believe is the car of Robert Greig, who is wanted in connection with alleged shootings at Glenfern and New Norfolk last week. At about 11.45am, police received a report from a member of the public that the vehicle of interest – a blue/grey Holden Colorado

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New Norfolk Junior Football Club names its best and fairest

THE New Norfolk Junior Football Club held its Best and Fairest award night on October 8. In addition to the players’ prizes, Ann Burns and Tristan Triffett (pictured) were awarded life membership and Sebastian Farrow was named the 2022 Rising Star. UNDER 13 GIRLS’ BEST AND FAIREST – Winner: Elsie

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