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DV Council

Hudson statue and master plan up to council this week

THE New Norfolk town centre master plan will be the subject of a special council meeting this week after a lack of councillors prevented a decision being made about it at the monthly meeting in December. With two councillors absent from the meeting and another two stepping out after declaring

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Police

Rider dies after Hollow Tree Rd crash

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash on Hollow Tree Rd earlier today. In a statement issued this evening, police said a man aged in his 50s had died as a result of the crash which occurred around 2.40pm today (Monday). “The man, who was was seriously injured and later

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – December 30-January 2

Saturday 2/1/2021 Petrusma Monthly Medal Stroke – A Grade gross: B. Rainbird 69, G. Heron 76, J. Raspin 77; Nett: A. Lowe 70-5-65, J. Hastie 75-6-69 c/b, S. Ackerley 79-10-69; B Grade gross: B. Hall 87, D. Hack 92, M. Smith 93 c/b; Nett: A. Watts 85-17-68, D. Lowry 90-17-73,

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Alert

Crash on Hollow Tree Rd

UPDATE 5PM: A motorcyclist is reported to be in a serious condition as a result of the crash earlier today. Hollow Tree Rd remains closed between the Lyell Hwy and Marked Tree Rd. The rider will be taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital for treatment. Motorists are asked to avoid

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Alert

Warning to Sheep Graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 1:38 pm on Sunday 27 December 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and showers, and westerly winds are expected during Sunday night and early Monday. Areas likely

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Donna Bratt
People

Fond farewell to ‘Dazzling Donna’

THE death notice for New Norfolk’s Donna Bratt said it all: “Dazzling Donna the diving damsel, golfer, gardener, cake decorator extraordinaire and a dab hand at poker.” Born at Hobart in 1929, Donna was the daughter of Olive and Keith Anders, and grew up at South Hobart and Sandy Bay.

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results: December 18-26

Saturday Stableford (December 26) – A Grade: J. Kinloch 41, D. Armstrong 40, T. Lowe 39; B Grade: M. Heron 37, D. Giles 35 c/b, T. Banks 35; C Grade: S. Gray 34 c/b, D. Vagg 34 c/b, R. Walters 34; NTP: 3rd M. Hay, 6/15th J. Miller, 8/17th B.

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Events

Have Christmas Day lunch with friends

ANYONE without plans for Christmas Day lunch is welcome to join in a picnic-style community feast at Arthur Square in central New Norfolk. A local tradition for about three decades, this free Christmas Day lunch is moving outdoors for the first time, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Provided by the

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Events

Santa gets a little help from his firey friends

THREE Derwent Valley fire brigades will be providing transport for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve as he makes a dash around the district to visit local children. NEW NORFOLK: The New Norfolk Fire Brigade has been helping Santa do the rounds of the town for about 30 years and it

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Police

Police seeking witnesses to Dromedary smash

POLICE are investigating a two-car crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary earlier today that left both cars wrecked and saw three people taken to hospital. Police and other emergency services were called to the scene around noon today, following a collision between a black BMW sedan and a red Toyota

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results: December 9-12

Wednesday 9/12/2020 Stroke – 18 hole: B. Crowley 98-32-66, D. Lowry 83-16-67, G. Smith 79-11-68 c/b, K. Sturzaker 82-14-68, I. Zwart 79-9-70; Birdie draw: I. Zwart; 9 hole: M. Williams 35-2-33 c/b, K. Sturzaker 40-7-33, D. Lowry 42-8-34 c/b, K. Clark 44-10-34 c/b, R. Collins 49-15-34 c/b; Birdie draw: L.

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Events

Outdoor Christmas church service on tonight

AN outdoor church service will be held on Arthur Square at New Norfolk tonight (Saturday) as St Matthew’s Anglican Church adapts its Christmas celebrations to suit the coronavirus year. The St Matthew’s Singers and the Derwent Valley Concert Band will be part of this service, known as the Festival of

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