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Night of wild weather

DESPITE only being on the edge of the area covered by last night’s severe weather warning, extreme winds brought down trees and powerlines in the Derwent Valley and closed a local school. Various roads were partially closed by fallen trees, including Lachlan Rd and Lower Swamp Rd at Lachlan, Millvale

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Severe weather warning for part of the Upper Derwent Valley

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in South East and parts of Western, Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:27 pm Monday, 6 September 2021. DAMAGING SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS TUESDAY MORNING. Weather Situation: A

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Scores from SFL Reserves first semi-final tonight

THE New Norfolk Reserves are playing Dodges Ferry in the SFL first semi-final at Anzac Park, Lindisfarne, this evening. The reserves side is the only Eagles team still in the finals. Final scores: New Norfolk 8.9 (57) d Dodges Ferry 6.11 (47)Three-quarter time: New Norfolk 6.7 (43) v Dodges Ferry

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Check-in app failing to connect at Bushy Park

THE notoriously bad mobile phone coverage at Bushy Park has come into sharp focus as people try to do the right thing by checking-in at local businesses and venues for COVID-19 tracing purposes. The town’s mobile phone reception has long been an issue, especially for those on the Telstra network.

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Sport

Reserves carrying the flag in the football finals

WITH the season now over for the New Norfolk Eagles seniors, colts and women’s teams, attention turns to the reserves side which will play Dodges Ferry at Anzac Park today (Saturday) in a must-win game to continue their finals campaign. The New Norfolk District Football Club wishes the reserves team

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Education

Magic egg was just the start of the story

THE next chapter in the story of Paint the Valley REaD has begun, following the long-awaited “hatching” of Ptunarra Child and Family Centre’s magic egg last week. From April to August, the egg grew bigger as it was read to, talked to, sung to and played with by students, teachers,

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – August 18-28

Pictured: Sunset at the New Norfolk Golf Club Saturday 28/8/2021 Stableford – A Grade: J. Wilton 36, G. Heron 34 c/b, D. Post 34; B Grade: M. Smith 36, A. Leitch 34 c/b, M. Woodhams 34 c/b; C Grade: K. Clark 33, P. Browning 32 c/b, T. Banks 32; NTPs:

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Still not enough snow for skiing at Mt Field

THE weather gods dashed any hopes that Mt Mawson at Mt Field National Park might have been the only ski resort open in Australasia this weekend. Southern Tasmanian Ski Association president Peter Davis said plenty of Tasmanians had been doing ‘snow dances’ to get the ski season under way, and

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Rough day for the Eagles

ALL four New Norfolk football teams suffered losses in today’s first round of SFL finals played at various grounds. The senior men, women and colts were defeated in their respective elimination finals and the reserves went down in their qualifying final. SENIORS – ELMINATION FINALDodges Ferry 5.4 12.10 17.13 21.16

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In the News: Ready to save lives

TODAY’S 18th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News helps to spread the word about the growing number of automatic defibrillators available in our community, charged and ready to be used to help people suffering sudden cardiac arrest. Download a copy of the paper here. Shiploads and the

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Eagles playing at home today

THE New Norfolk Eagles’ men’s teams are back home today with the Colts playing the Hobart Tigers, and the Reserves and Seniors playing Cygnet in the final round of the home-and-away season. SENIORS: Cygnet 22.12 (144) v New Norfolk 9.9 (63)RESERVES: New Norfolk 6.4 (44) d Cygnet 4.11 (35)COLTS: Hobart

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