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Bridgewater lifting span closed for the duration

THE State Government has today announced that the Bridgewater Bridge lifting span will remain closed until after the completion of the new project in 2025. It says the lifting span has been closed since March, restricting river travel for taller vessels travelling past Bridgewater. “The existing bridge is at the

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Cricket

Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 8

DUE to the wet weather, all of Saturday’s games were deemed washouts with only the New Norfolk 6th Grade game being played on Sunday. In great conditions on Friday night, the Redcap ladies made it two wins from two games to start their season. Due to the limited number of

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Smoke alert for Molesworth and Collinsvale

Fuel Reduction Burn Smoke Alert – Collinsvale and Molesworth areas – Avoid smoke There is a Fuel Reduction Burn at Goat Hills, Collinsvale. There is no threat to communities. The smoke is expected to disperse within the next 4 – 6 Hours What to do: People at higher risk from the effects of smoke, including those with

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Smoke alert from Claremont burnoff

Fuel Reduction Burn Smoke Alert – Claremont, Granton and Surrounding Areas – Avoid smoke This is a smoke alert message for Claremont, Granton and Surrounding Areas – Avoid smoke. There is a Fuel Reduction Burn at the Russell Fire Trail, Claremont. There is no threat to communities. The smoke is

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Cricket

Junior cricket results – November 17-21

NEW NORFOLKUnder-14 Boys (Sunday, November 19): New Norfolk 7/211 (30 overs) defeated Clarence Maroon 8/94 (24.3 overs). The young Redcaps hosted one of the Clarence teams at Tynwald on Sunday morning. Batting first and knowing how to score runs at Tynwald, they put on 211 from their allocated 30 overs.

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Corumbene Radio Hour nears 10,000 requests

THE community radio show that connects residents of Corumbene Care with the wider world has a major milestone coming up. Tyga-FM Corumbene Radio Hour producer Bruce Lamb said the twice-weekly show would play its 10,000th request by the end of this year. The program has been so successful that it

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Cricket

Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 7

AFTER seeing all nine of our local senior teams secure wins in last week’s Southern Cricket Association games, it was all eyes on the teams this weekend to see who would keep up the winning streak up and who would be brought back to earth. This weekend also saw the

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Gallery: Molesworth v Old Beach at Boyer Oval

THE Molesworth Cricket Club hosted Old Beach at Boyer Oval in today’s Round 7 Southern Cricket Association Second Grade encounter. The visitors won the toss and elected to bowl. Read more in Justin Benson’s column during the week. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print

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No swimming at Bushy Park this summer

FREE transport from Bushy Park to the New Norfolk Swimming Pool will be offered on five occasions this summer. The free bus is intended to compensate for the Derwent Valley Council’s decision not to open the Bushy Park Pool this season. In a statement, mayor Michelle Dracoulis said the Department

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Obituary

Service of thanksgiving for teacher Christine

A SERVICE of thanksgiving will be held on Monday at St Matthew’s Anglican Church in New Norfolk to celebrate the life of respected local educator Christine Woolley. Mrs Woolley died at her home in New Norfolk on November 4 after a brief illness. The well-known teacher was one of the

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Sport

Junior cricket results – November 10-14

NEW NORFOLKUnder-14 Boys (Sunday, November 12): New Norfolk 3/241 (24.5 overs) defeated North Hobart Dees 4/237 (30 overs). The young Redcaps were at Queens Walk Oval on Sunday against North Hobart. The Dees batted first and on the small oval put on a good total of 237. Bowling, the Fraser

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New Eagles coach welcomed

THE selection of experienced footballer Dylan Ford to lead the Eagles in season 2024 has been described as a wonderful appointment by retiring coach Matthew Smith. Smith’s endorsement was among a flurry of supportive social media comments following the official announcement. Fellow Eagle stalwart and former senior women’s coach Dean

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