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Politics

Meet the candidates for Derwent

THREE candidates are contesting the Legislative Council seat of Derwent in the elections being held on May 1. The election is the first since revised Upper House electoral boundaries came into effect in 2017. The change means that Derwent once again incorporates the whole of the Central Highlands and Derwent

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – April 7-17

Saturday 17/4/2021 Stroke – A Grade gross: S. Eiszele 69, L. Post 70, A. Lowe 74; Nett: G. Heron 73-5-68 c/b, J. Rainbird 70-2-68, R. Dureau 80-11-69; B Grade gross: G. Triffitt 84, B. Hall 88 c/b, P. Foster 88; Nett: G. Bailey 78-13-65, M. Heron 81-18-73, M. Minton 87-13-74;

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Sport

New Norfolk v Hobart

THE New Norfolk District Football Club travelled to the TCA Ground in Hobart for three matches against Hobart in Round 3 of the Southern Football League today. The Eagles won their encounter with the Hobart reserves but lost the senior and colts games. SENIORS: Hobart 12.18 (90) d New Norfolk

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News

Liberals promise another boost for Glenora Rd rehabilitation

A RE-ELECTED Liberal government would allocate further funding to continue the upgrading of Glenora Rd, premier Peter Gutwein said while visiting New Norfolk last week. “The Derwent Valley is an iconic Tassie tourist destination, and a re-elected Gutwein Majority Liberal Government will facilitate the investment of $2 million for upgrades

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Alert

Warning for damaging winds tonight and tomorrow

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE BROADCAST Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:06 am Tuesday, 13 April

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Alert

Snow on elevated roads

POLICE have warned of snow-covered roads more than 700m above sea-level causing dangerous driving conditions today. They remind road-users to drive with caution on all roads and to be aware of road weather alerts. As of 12.20pm the Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field National Park is reported to be

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Alert

Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Issued at 9:23 am on Sunday 11 April 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, South East,

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Health

Millions promised for increased services at New Norfolk Hospital

A STATE Labor government would provide $197 million to provide emergency care services at regional facilities including the New Norfolk District Hospital, Labor leader Rebecca White announced in New Norfolk this morning. Ms White said the Labor Party’s election commitment included funding for capital improvements as well as staffing costs.

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DV Council

Mayoral nomination dominated special meeting

LAST night’s special meeting of the Derwent Valley Council spent longer discussing a plan to nominate mayor Ben Shaw to be president of the Local Government Association than it did to approve a subdivision, two planning scheme amendments and a development application. Held to deal with matters deferred from last

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DV Council

Deputy mayor standing in for a month

THE Derwent Valley Council will have its first female acting mayor, with Jessica Cosgrove tonight announcing that she would be standing in for mayor Ben Shaw for the next month. Posting on Facebook, Cr Cosgrove said Cr Shaw had been granted a leave of absence until May 3. As the

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News

The wait is over: here’s your April News

THE April print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be published tomorrow (Friday), with 32 pages and more than 60 articles. Taking pride of place on the front page are Jodie and Nigel Graham of New Norfolk’s Welcome Swallow brewery, who are looking forward to next week’s

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News

State Election candidates named

THE names of the candidates standing at the 2021 House of Assembly elections were announced today. The 19 candidates for Lyons, in the order announced by the Tasmanian Electoral Commission are: LIBERAL PARTYGuy Barnett, of Newstead, Member of ParliamentSue Bower, of Westbury, chief executive officerStephanie Cameron, of Chudleigh, electorate officerJustin

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