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Big 11-0 win for New Norfolk’s soccer team away from home

SUCCESS seems to be following the New Norfolk Panthers wherever they go, with the hallowed home grounds of Metro FC being no exception after a well-deserved 11-0 win for the Derwent Valley’s soccer side on Friday night. The “wall” is starting to make a name for itself among opposition sides

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River Derwent flood warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, TasmaniaInitial Minor Flood Warning for the River DerwentIssued at 9pm on Sunday 4 October 2020 Flood Warning Number: 1 MINOR FLOODING MAY DEVELOP IN THE RIVERS OUSE AND DERWENT DURING MONDAY River rises are also occurring in the lower Derwent tributaries, including Tyenna and Styx

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Hand-made bonnets to honour New Norfolk’s convict women

SEWING sessions will be held in New Norfolk over the next two months to make bonnets in memory of female convicts who spent time in the New Norfolk Asylum, now known as Willow Court, during its time as a convict hospital in colonial times. In support of the larger “Roses

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Larger-than-life exhibition at Black Swan cafe-bookshop

AN exhibition of works by local artist Duncan Rush has just over a week to run at the Black Swan cafe-bookshop in New Norfolk. An official opening was held on September 25 and the works – described by host Alexander Okenyo as playfully large sculptures – can be seen until

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Lions Club news: Meet Wayne Hodge

NEW Norfolk Lions Club member Wayne Hodge has been involved with local volunteer organisations for decades. He was born at the Royal Hobart Hospital and his family lived at Dromedary until his father began working for Australian Newsprint Mills when Wayne was five years old. The family then moved to

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Today’s scores from the football finals at Boyer Oval

SENIORS – 1ST SEMI-FINAL: Lindisfarne 1.5 4.7 8.11 16.14 (110)New Norfolk 2.3 2.9 5.11 7.12 (54) Goals – Lindisfarne: S. Adams 4, D. Blazely 3, K. Baker 2, L. Polanowski 2, M. Cassidy 2, J. Young, T. Roberts, R. Martin; New Norfolk: T. Rainbird 3, J. Bearman 2, R. Heron,

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River Derwent on flood watch list

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Flood Watch for Tasmania Issued at 3:22 pm EST on Friday 2 October 2020 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor flooding is possible in the flood watch catchments from Sunday. A slow moving rain band will cross Tasmania during

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State Government ‘still listening’ to health concerns

THE State Government says it is continuing to listen to community views about the level of health services in the Derwent Valley, following yesterday’s New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News report about the response to a local petition. Tabled in the House of Assembly on March 25, the petition called

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Another chance for the Eagles colts as the reserves bow out

THE Eagles Colts need to regroup and put together for quarters of football when they meet Dodges Ferry on Saturday, if they are to remain in the Southern Football League finals. After a poor performance against Sorell the week before, the boys travelled to Huonville last Sunday to do battle

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Health

Health petitioners ‘ignored’ after signing the wrong side

THE State Government has been urged to respect the views of 1400 petitioners who were disenfranchised by a strict interpretation of the rules about petitions. New Norfolk’s Bill Dermody collected signatures from 2200 people concerned about health services in the Derwent Valley, but was told only 880 were valid. Visiting

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Friday: severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of Western, North East and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 11:46 am Thursday, 1 October 2020. DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS EASTERN, SOUTHERN AND

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Eagles into SFL semi-final after loss to Cygnet

NEW Norfolk will face last year’s SFL premiers in a first semi-final match at Boyer Oval this Saturday after going down to Cygnet in the qualifying final at the weekend. The Eagles were gallant in defeat in front of a good crowd at Cygnet’s home ground on Saturday, going down

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