St Matthew's Singers
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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Derwent Valley author Robert Moore
News

Author’s latest book harks home to Lachlan

A HOUSE pig from Lachlan is the star of the latest work by former Derwent Valley author Robert Moore. The picture book Esmeralda’s Nest is a tribute to life on a local farm where ‘Esmeralda’ was regarded as one of the family. Moore, who grew up on a hop and

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New Norfolk Market
Events

All ready for Christmas market this Saturday

MORE than 130 stalls are expected to fill High St this Saturday, December 19, for the Christmas edition of the Banjo’s New Norfolk Market, which will also be the final market for the year. The event, running from 8am until 2pm, will include the second week of a trial extension

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Sonic the Hedgehog
Events

See Sonic at Westerway this Saturday night

THE action-adventure comedy film Sonic the Hedgehog will be screened at Westerway this Saturday night. This will be the first movie night hosted by the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and most of the money raised will go to Cancer Council

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Doctors Ralph Peters and Micheil Sweet
People

Tribute books for messages to our retired medical men

A COMMUNITY-BASED campaign is under way to compile tribute books for two doctors who collectively provided more than a century of service to the people of the Derwent Valley. New Norfolk resident Anne Salt suggested to Derwent MLC Craig Farrell that tribute books might be a way for community members

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Golfer Leigh Post
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: December 2-5

Saturday 5/12/2020 Petrusma Monthly Medal Stroke – A Grade gross: A. Lowe 75, J. Rainbird 76, D. Stevenson 78; Nett: L. Post 60-+1-61, T. Lowe 77-9-68, W. Harris 77-7-70 c/b; B Grade gross: D. Armstrong 80, W. Wardlaw 86, P. Foster 87; Nett: J. Stevenson 79-17-62, M. Minton 88-17-71, D.

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The Mills New Norfolk
Business

Doors open at ‘The Mills’ information centre tomorrow

THE public will have an opportunity tomorrow (Saturday) to view the master plan for the proposed redevelopment of parts of the former Royal Derwent Hospital site at New Norfolk. Called “The Mills,” the project incorporates the Gateway Estate on the outskirts of town and includes more than 700 residential lots,

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New Norfolk News
News

Bumper issue of New Norfolk News for Christmas

THE sixth print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be a bumper 32-page issue packed with local news and all you need to know about Christmas in the Derwent Valley. There is even a voucher for a free Christmas tart from the New Norfolk Banjo’s Bakery Cafe.

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sheep
Alert

Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 4am on Sunday 6 December 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to

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severe weather warning
Alert

Wild and windy weather continuing into Wednesday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:22 pm Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

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Alert

Today: severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 12:30 pm Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

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Derwent Valley Community House
News

Government to fund Community House unification on one site

FUNDING will be provided to the Derwent Valley Community House to allow it to expand its Blair St campus in New Norfolk and consolidate its operations at one site. The community house was originally established in the former Royal Derwent Hospital School on The Avenue at Willow Court, and expanded

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