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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:46pm on Sunday 19 July 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Monday. Areas likely to be affected include parts

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Lions Club news: Meet Craig Waterhouse

CRAIG WATERHOUSE is a dedicated, passionate New Norfolk Lions Club member and an engaging storyteller who has brought humour and entertainment to meetings and activities for nearly 40 years. He has been on the board of directors for 13 years. Growing up in Devonport, Craig has fond memories of spending

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Fire incident at former hospital site

POLICE and several fire brigade crews attended a structure fire in the building known as Ward 10 at the former Royal Derwent Hospital site in New Norfolk tonight. One of only two original Royal Derwent Hospital wards still standing, the building off Glebe Rd appeared to have had a fire

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Saturday road weather warning

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 9:47pm on Friday 17 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Saturday in parts of the Central Plateau, Midlands, East

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$300,000 Fentonbury house fire

A HOUSE fire at Fentonbury earlier this week has been declared an accident. Fire crews from Westerway, Ellendale, Bushy Park and Gretna arrived at the scene just after 10pm on July 12, finding the three-bedroom house well alight. Fire investigator Adam Doran said the fire had started when a chair

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Icy roads alert

Issued by the Bureau of Meteorology at 4:48 am on Friday 17 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Friday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. For information on any

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New paper hits the streets tomorrow

A BRAND new newspaper for the Derwent Valley will be published for the first time tomorrow (Friday). The first issue of a monthly print edition of the New Norfolk News will be delivered to New Norfolk homes and distributed via shops throughout the wider valley. The New Norfolk Newsagency’s delivery

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Hazardous highland road conditions

POLICE have warned of hazardous road conditions in the Central Highlands and upper Derwent Valley this morning due to frost and ice. Highland Lakes Rd (Lake Hwy): Light ice Marlborough Rd: Frost and ice throughout Motorists are asked to take extreme care in these areas. For updates visit the Tasmania

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Ladies leading local Lions Club

WOMEN are this year holding the top three leadership positions at the Lions Club of New Norfolk, a landmark event in the history of the club. As of July 1, Kerry Kievit holds the position of president, Margaret Bester is secretary and Denise Smith is the treasurer.Women have always been

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Warning of icy roads on Saturday

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands and South East forecast districts. Issued at 9:01pm on Friday 10 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Saturday morning in parts of the Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent

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Community Market resumes next weekend

THE long-running Derwent Valley Community Market will be back in business next weekend following several months on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event is an initiative of the Derwent Valley Community House, which has named the date following its board meeting this week. The next market will be

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Friday road weather warning

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:17pm on Thursday 9 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Thursday and Friday in parts of the Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts. For

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Warning after bathroom fan sparked ceiling fire

A RECENT house fire in New Norfolk started when a ceiling fan overheated, causing $10,000 damage to the bathroom and roofspace, the Tasmania Fire Service said today. The fire was quickly brought under control, preventing further damage to the home.“Heat lamp globes are hot, and with a build up of

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Road weather warning

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a Road Weather Alert for Tasmania’s Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts. Issued at 3:21 pm on Wednesday 8 July 2020. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Wednesday and Thursday in parts of the Central

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Rosehaven returns for season four

DERWENT Valley locations will again be front and centre in ABC-TV’s Rosehaven which returns tomorrow (Wednesday) for its fourth season. The popular comedy will screen on Wednesdays at 9pm on ABC-TV and ABC iView. Filmed around southern Tasmania, the production provided work for about 90 Tasmanian cast and crew members

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