Scouts ready for return to New Norfolk

AFTER an absence of about seven years, the scouting movement will return to New Norfolk this week with a month of “come and try” nights for potential meetings. Starting this Wednesday, May 31, there will be four Wednesdays of “all-in” sessions for prospective Joeys, Cubs and Scouts. Children aged 5-11

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Delay on council merger information packages

INFORMATION from the State Government to assist councils and communities in their response to proposed Local Government reform was now overdue, the State Opposition said last week. “People from across Local Government were expecting their ‘consultation packs’ as part of the Liberals Local Government Review on Monday [last week],” Opposition

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Colts and Women fought hard for Eagle pride

ROUND 8 – NEW NORFOLK v CYGNET DUE due to a significant number of injuries within the three men’s squads and many players suffering from Covid-19, the New Norfolk District Football Club was not in a position to field a full complement of teams on Saturday. In consultation with the

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Big day of chamber music in the valley

THIS year’s Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival will kick off with a day-long fringe event at New Norfolk on October 14. It was announced earlier today that the program had been designed to be accessible for the whole community. The day will begin with a concert by the Sequenza Trio, joined

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Today’s scores at Snug

NEW Norfolk played two fewer games than scheduled today, with the Seniors and Reserves matches cancelled due to illness and injury in their Eagle ranks. The SFL roster shows these games now scheduled for night matches on June 9 at Snug. | SENIORS: Cygnet v New Norfolk (not played –

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NNDFC game day notes – Round 8, May 27

NEW NORFOLK DISTRICT FOOTBALL CLUBCLUB NOTES – MAY 27 TODAY’S four games against Cygnet teams at Snug have been reduced to two due to illness and injuries severely depleting the senior and reserves teams. Read more about that here. Despite those two games being postponed to a future date, the

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Gallery: 1953 Coronation parade at New Norfolk

WHEN Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in June 1953, television had not yet arrived in Australia and it took a week for the first newsreel films to arrive downunder for screening in cinemas. On the day of the coronation, celebrations were held around the country in the form of parades,

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Breaking: Injury and illness lays low Eagle seniors and reserves

THE New Norfolk District Football Club has been forced to cancel its participation in tomorrow’s rostered Senior and Reserves games against Cygnet at Snug* tomorrow (Saturday). “A decision has been made, after exploring a number of options, that we are not on a position to field a Seniors and a

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In the News: Steve cooks up an Achiever Award

MOLESWORTH’S Steve Foley thought he was volunteering as a driver with the Salvation Army five years ago but ended up being one of their leading cooks. For his great work in this area, he has been named this month’s recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. Despite the early

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No decision on Distillery’s purchase offer

AFTER nearly an hour’s debate including multiple motions and amendments, tonight’s Derwent Valley Council meeting was unable to reach a decision on the New Norfolk Distillery’s offer to buy two buildings at the Willow Court historic site for $450,000 to expand its operations. In a pressure-cooker atmosphere with more than

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Severe weather warning cancelled

AFTER a night of high winds throughout the state, the Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled the weather warning that had been in place in much of the state including the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands. “Severe weather is no longer occurring in the King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent

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Thursday: warning of damaging winds

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:57pm Wednesday, 24 May 2023.Damaging winds expected during Thursday. Weather Situation:A vigorous northwesterly airstream

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