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Friends step out against brain cancer

MORE than 60 people took part in a 5km walkathon on the New Norfolk waterfront earlier today (Sunday) to raise funds and awareness of brain cancer in the national Walk4BrainCancer event. The group (pictured on the New Norfolk Esplanade) were members and friends of Freedom Health and Wellness centre at

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Frost warning for the Derwent Valley

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:40pm on Saturday 25 September 2021. Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Sunday morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central North,

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Health

New chief appointed at Corumbene

FORMER parliamentarian Alison Standen (pictured) has been named as the new chief executive of Corumbene Care following the impending departure of Damien Jacobs after 12 years in the role. Board of management president Peter Rouleston said Mr Jacobs was leaving next month with the best wishes of the board and

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Weather

Snow on our mountain but little in the towns

SKIERS are celebrating a pleasing dumping of snow at Mt Field overnight but there is little to report on the ground in the Derwent Valley’s major towns. At best, some residents in elevated areas woke to light dustings this morning, but the forecast is for further snowfalls today at Mt

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Saturday: road weather alert

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:52am on Saturday 25 September 2021. Snow covered roads above 300 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Saturday in parts of the Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East

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Friday: Damaging winds, road weather warning and sheep grazier’s alert

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, North West Coast, Central North, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts.Issued at 9:57 pm Thursday, 23 September 2021. DAMAGING WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY

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Business

In the News: Backing local businesses

“GO Local First” is a national campaign urging Australians to buy from small businesses in their local communities. Small business is the engine room of the national economy and the heartbeat of local communities. New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News has backed local business since its first issue, and the

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Thursday: multiple weather warnings issued

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued multiple weather warnings affecting much of the state including the Derwent Valley for today and tomorrow (Thursday and Friday) as well as a statewide warning for severe winds tomorrow (Friday). The bureau has reissued its severe weather warning for damaging winds and a cold

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Deputy mayor hoping to fly the flag

A VOTE at the Derwent Valley Council meeting this week may see the Australian Aboriginal Flag flown at the council chambers in New Norfolk for the first time in 25 years. The council flew the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags for NAIDOC Week in 1996, but not since. Deputy

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Severe weather warning for Thursday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley and parts of Western, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:31 am Wednesday, 22 September 2021. DAMAGING WINDS WITH A COLD FRONT ON THURSDAY. Weather Situation: A

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – September 1-18

Saturday 18/9/2021 Stroke – A Grade gross: L. Post 71, L. Wardlaw 75, B. Watt 81; Nett: L. Griffith 76-6-70, J. Stevenson 84-12-72, D. Stevenson 78-5-73; B Grade gross: D. Armstrong 85, I. Manson 88, M. Woodhams 91; Nett: R. Hodge 92-18-74 c/b, L. Heron 89-15-74, D. Lowry 93-18-75; C

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Community

Tasmania’s bands remember Layton Hodgetts OAM

A MINUTE’S silence was observed in memory of the late Layton Hodgetts during the second day of the 2021 Tasmanian Band Championships in Devonport earlier this afternoon. Chief drum major Michael Mathers said the indoor ceremony had replaced a planned parade of bands in tribute to key members of the

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