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LOCKDOWN: What’s open and closed in the Valley

REGULARLY UPDATING: HERE’S a list of what’s open and closed in the Derwent Valley during the three-day coronavirus lockdown. Please send contributions and updates to damian@newnorfolknews.com Banjos New Norfolk Market: October 17 event cancelled. Click for updates.Bushy Park Market: Closed on October 16, 17, 18. Click for updates. Derwent Valley

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LOCKDOWN: What you can and can’t do for the next three days

The below information applies to residents in southern Tasmania. See the list of municipalities currently in lockdown. If you are not in a lockdown area please continue to check in when out and about and avoid travelling into the lockdown area unless it is essential. See more about Travelling within Tasmania. CLICK

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Derwent Valley and Central Highlands in southern COVID-19 lockdown

THE Derwent Valley and Central Highlands municipalities are among the 12 southern Tasmanian municipalities involved in a three-day coronavirus lockdown from 6pm today (October 15). CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE LOCKDOWN. Premier Peter Gutwein said earlier today that the lockdown was needed to identify if there were

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Flood watch for Derwent, Ouse and Clyde catchments

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania This Flood Watch provides early advice of possible flooding within the specified catchments. Flood Watch for North and North East, Mersey, Huon, Derwent and South East catchments Issued at 12:50 pm on Thursday 14 October 2021 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number:

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Commonwealth cash for Corumbene’s community campus

DEPUTY prime minister Barnaby Joyce has announced a grant of more than $3.75 million to help Corumbene Care develop its Derwent Valley Health and Wellbeing Hub at New Norfolk. Mr Joyce said Corumbene would receive $3,785,511 from the fifth round of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund. With a

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Sport

Southern cricket season under way with T20 competition

The cricket season is BACK! On a weekend where Tasmania showcased four seasons in a day, most of the Southern Cricket Association T20 games were able to get under way and there were some absolute classics. Without further ado, here’s the first edition of the Cricket Chronicles by Josh Walsh.

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Community

In the News: Celebrating Pauline’s gift of giving

THIS week’s 21st print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of the Pauline Ackerly as the third recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. The October award is in recognition Mrs Ackerly’s 50 years of voluntary service with the St Vincent de Paul Society

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Corumbene celebrates 55 years of volunteer spirit

THE role of volunteers remained central to the successful operation of Corumbene Care at New Norfolk, chief executive Damien Jacobs said recently. Mr Jacobs was speaking at the unveiling of a silhouette artwork at the facility in Lower Rd, acknowledging 55 years of the Corumbene Auxiliary and other volunteers who

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Local roadside help when you need it

LACHLAN mechanic Nic Skeggs is the new operator of the RACT’s Roadside Assistance service in the Derwent Valley. Nic has operated NS Automotive Services at Lachlan on a part-time basis for nearly five years and took over the RACT contract at the start of July. The move prompted the former

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – September 22-October 2

Sat 2/10/2021 Petrusma Monthly Medal Stroke – A Grade gross: L. Post 70, A. Lowe 73, L. Griffith 74; Nett: G. Hack 76-10-66 c/b, B. Watt 74-8-66, J. Hall 75-7-68 c/b; B Grade gross: J. Stevenson 83, D. Armstrong 84, D. Hack 86; Nett: B. Hall 87-18-69, G. Hayden 87-17-70,

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Community

New Norfolk Lions Club news

MASKING-UP AT BASKERVILLE: THE Lions Club of New Norfolk was back at Baskerville from September 17-19, operating the entry gates, selling tickets, distributing programs and facilitating COVID-19 check-ins for the thousands of racing enthusiasts who attended the Hobart Sporting Car Club’s biggest annual event. The popular Baskerville Historics was once

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Education precinct proposed on former hospital site

THE Noble family has added to its property holdings at New Norfolk, recently acquiring the Derwent Valley Resort motel (pictured) and the Charles Brothers Social Centre. Both buildings form part of the former Royal Derwent Hospital site. The multi-storey motel was built as a nurses’ home in 1961 and the

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