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Australia Day honour for local police officer

A WOMAN with strong Derwent Valley links has been awarded the Australian Police Medal in the Australia Day Honours List for 2023. Senior Constable Kelly Cordwell is the younger daughter of the late local historian Stan Cordwell and she grew up locally with her sister Maryanne. Senior Constable Cordwell joined

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Community

Trauma teddies to the rescue

THE Lions Club of New Norfolk has donated another eight “trauma teddies” to the New Norfolk Ambulance Station and six to the New Norfolk Police Station. They travel in our local ambulances and police vehicles at the ready, to comfort anyone in distress. Constable Mandy Ladson, who accepted the teddies

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Sport

Liam Lowe scores first 5fa in Week 14 of local cricket

NEW NORFOLK1st Grade 20/20 format – Round 2 (18/1/23): Last Wednesday evening saw the Redcaps 1st Grade team play their 2nd round 20/20 match against Rokeby.  Rokeby batted first and through a good display of fielding (eight catches and a run out) with great bowling, the Redcaps had Rokeby all

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Community

Derwent Valley Australia Day program

WHEN was the last time you threw a thong further than anyone else, or entered a sack race or an egg-and-spoon race? If you want to have a go at those and many more activities on Australia Day, head down to the New Norfolk Esplanade where there’ll be fun for

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Alert

Tonight: Severe thunderstorm warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Intense Rainfall For people in Upper Derwent Valley, Midlands and parts of Western, South East, East Coast, North West Coast, Central North and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 7:07 pm Monday, 23 January 2023: INTENSE RAINFALL WITH STORMS OVER SOUTHERN TASMANIA CLICK HERE FOR THE

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Missing man’s body recovered at New Norfolk

POLICE have this morning confirmed the recovery of human remains at New Norfolk last night (Sunday), in a car registered to Dale Nicholson who was reported missing in 2016. “Formal identification is yet to occur,” a Tasmania Police spokesperson told New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. “A report will be

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News

Fighting fire from the sky this bushfire season

TASMANIA’S firefighting aviation fleet has been officially been launched, with 12 specialised aircraft on hand to help fight fires from the sky this bushfire season. Each year, with support from the Australian Government, the National Aerial Firefighting Centre co-ordinates the leasing of a national fleet of firefighting aircraft to all

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Cenotaph restoration funded by federal government

THE 100-year-old New Norfolk Cenotaph will receive a $10,000 restoration under the federal government’s Saluting Their Service grants program. The funding was announced on Thursday morning by the Federal Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell MHR, alongside Derwent Valley Council mayor Michelle Dracoulis and New Norfolk RSL president Bernie Clifford and

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – Jan 11-21

Saturday 21/1/2023 Stroke – A Grade gross: J. Rainbird 69, B. Rainbird 71, L. Post 72; Nett: P. Rainbird 78-11-67 c/b, D. Zwart 78-11-67, J. Hastie 73-5-68 c/b; B Grade gross: G. Duggan 82, B. Hall 83, R. Hodge 88; Nett: P. Foster 80-14-66, M. Smith 82.14-68, D. Hack 85-13-72;

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Minister bags a tagged trout at Shannon Lagoon

WITH a lot of attention this year on the $2000 tagged trout released around Tasmania, government minister and Lyons MHA Guy Barnett was pleasantly surprised to catch a tagged trout in Shannon Lagoon over the Christmas break. However, instead of being worth some cash, State Development minister Barnett was pleasantly

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Community

Entries open for Hall of Home Industry at the Hamilton Show

THE Hamilton Agricultural Show is now only two months away. Last year the Hall of Home Industry made an appearance in the form of an exhibition from very talented locals after being absent due to COVID-19. The catalogue for this year’s Hall of Home Industry is available for anyone interested

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Community

In the News: Community Achiever George

SUNDAY mornings aren’t quite the same since George Springer retired from providing dog obedience lessons at the New Norfolk Esplanade late last year. Mr Springer, 87, started running the sessions in the 1980s and this dedication has earned him the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award for January. His award is

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