Fiona Cardwell
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Lions Club news: Meet Fiona Cardwell

FIONA Cardwell is a familiar face around New Norfolk and Bushy Park. A keen volunteer, she is often seen selling raffle tickets, helping at barbecues, spinning the Lions Club chocolate wheel and presenting Lions Club prizes at end-of-year school functions. Fiona also has special projects to keep her busy. Through

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Opening of the New Norfolk Distillery
Business

Deputy mayor’s praise for new distillery

THE New Norfolk Distillery was officially opened earlier tonight at a private event attended by guests including Tasmanian premier Peter Gutwein. The landmark event was praised by Derwent Valley Council deputy mayor Jessica Cosgrove, who congratulated the Derksen family on the opportunities it had created in the region. As well

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Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Alert

Road weather warning continues

A ROAD weather alert for the Derwent Valley remains in place and police continue to warn motorists to drive with extreme caution on elevated roads as a wintry blast persists across Tasmania. In an alert issued at 9.57 tonight (Wednesday), the Bureau of Meteorology advises that icy and snow-covered roads

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Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
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Snow closes local roads and schools

SEVERAL Derwent Valley schools are closed today due to road conditions making travel unsafe. Bothwell District High, Collinsvale Primary and Molesworth Primary are among the 12 schools closed statewide. Police warn motorists to use caution when driving on elevated roads which have the potential to be affected by the current

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Alert

Wednesday weather warnings

TWO Bureau of Meteorology weather warnings have been issued for the Derwent Valley. A road weather alert for the region is now in its fourth day, and a warning to sheep graziers continues. Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central

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Golf at New Norfolk
Sport

New Norfolk golf results – July 25-August 1

NEW NORFOLK GOLF CLUB RESULTS Saturday 1/8/2020 Petrusma Property Monthly Medal Stroke: A Grade gross: L. Post 69, L. Wardlaw 75, L. Griffith 77; Nett: J. Rainbird 74-4-70, G. Smith 83-12-71 c/b, F. Carmichael 78-7-71. B Grade gross: A. Watts 86 c/b, D. Post 86, A. Smith 89; Nett: L.

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Snow in the hills above New Norfolk
Weather

Snowy scenes surround New Norfolk

TEMPERATURES plummeted in New Norfolk this afternoon as snow fell in the hills surrounding the town. Snow also fell in the town centre around 3.30pm but rain beforehand and afterwards prevented it from settling. Roads in higher areas have been closed to traffic and the Bureau of Meteorology has extended

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Weather

Initial flood watch issued for Derwent catchment

AN initial flood watch has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania, for several catchment areas including the River Derwent. This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for Derwent, Huon, South East, East Coastal and North

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Snow at Lachlan
Alert

Tuesday: warning of snowy, icy roads

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 9:45pm on Monday, August 3, 2020. Icy and snow covered roads will make driving conditions dangerous during

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Alert

Warning to sheep graziers – Monday and Tuesday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 4:02 am on Monday, August 3, 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are

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Alert

Road weather warning for Monday afternoon and evening

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, Western and South East forecast districts. Issued at 4:04pm on Sunday August 1, 2020. Snow-covered roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Monday afternoon and evening in parts of the Western, Upper Derwent Valley and

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New Norfolk soccer player Chris Driver in action
Sport

New Norfolk pipped at the post in soccer tussle

THE New Norfolk Panthers were defeated by Clarence Zebras 5-4 in an intense and ultimately very close Southern League 5 Cup match at Tynwald Park today.  The first half was marked by a strong start by the Panthers. A domination of the opposition’s backline led to a brilliant goal, but

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