Sport

Eyles sizzles in Week 13 of valley and highlands cricket

WEEK 13 of the current season of cricket in the valley and highlands saw some great team and individual efforts but one stand-out is Josh Eyles from the Bothwell Bucks. He’s avoided dismissal in the past three games and has knocked-up an incredible 327 runs in those games with scores

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Community

Shovels at the ready for Great Lake shed

THE ground has officially broken for a new community shed and solar-powered greenhouse at Great Lake in the Central Highlands. A “sod-turning” ceremony for project, which is co-funded by the Federal Government and the Tasmanian Community Fund, was held yesterday (Monday). In attendance were the Federal Member for Lyons Brian

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Alert

Crash near New Norfolk Bridge

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a two-car collision at the Rocks Rd approach to the New Norfolk Bridge. New Norfolk police, fire brigade and SES crews were quickly on the scene of the incident which occurred at about 6pm. The bridge remains open to traffic. See more Derwent

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Sport

Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 12

WEEK 12 cricket results – January 6-10: The 2022-23 Southern Cricket Association competition has resumed after a short break. NEW NORFOLK20/20 Grand final, 3rd Grade (10/1/23): Tuesday night saw the grand final of the 20/20 comp for the lower grades played at Sorell against a strong Sorell team. Batting first,

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Alert

TFS advice ahead of high fire danger weekend

THE Tasmania Fire Service is urging Tasmanians to check their properties this weekend, ahead of forecast high temperature and strengthening winds. “We’re expecting high temperatures paired with strengthening winds on Saturday which will increase the likelihood of fires becoming uncontrollable,” TFS deputy chief officer Bruce Byatt said. “There is also

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Sport

Sparkling day for Dianas on the Derwent

LAST Saturday’s “Dianas on the Derwent” powerboat race meeting started off really well with great weather. The first race was for the juniors, and Luke Barnes won. Next was the first heat of the 25 horsepower boats taken out by Brooke Flakemore, and the second by Lachlan McCall. Due to

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Community groups save Australia Day at New Norfolk

LOCAL community groups have stepped in to provide Australia Day activities at New Norfolk following the Derwent Valley Council’s abandoning of the national day. Last month’s council meeting heard that the council’s only plans were to present Australia Day Awards on January 25 rather than on January 26. Despite the

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News

Three now charged over Granton death

TASMANIA Police have announced murder charges against a further two men in relation to the death of 26-year-old Nicholas Scott at Granton on January 3. In a statement, police said a 44-year-old Moonah man and a 21-year-old man from Collinsvale had both been charged with murder and would appear before the

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News

Footy club raffle was a Christmas bonus

CHRISTMAS came early for the winner of the New Norfolk District’s Football Club’s major raffle winner on December 24. Peter Clarke, of Bagdad, was all smiles when he was announced as the recipient of the $2500 cash prize on Christmas Eve. The lucky winning ticket was sold by David Banks

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News

Police operation nabs highland speedsters

POLICE, transport safety and inland fisheries officers conducted a traffic operation at three locations in the Central Highlands on Saturday, conducting a range of traffic enforcement activities including vehicle and licence checks, and drug and alcohol tests. Police today issued the following statistics from the operation: ◼️ Infringements were issued

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News

Bushfire at Bonnet Bay, Lake Pedder

A BUSHFIRE is burning at Bonnet Bay on the shores of Lake Pedder in the South-West National Park. TasAlert advises that the fire started on January 6 as a result of lightning strikes. Parks and Wildlife Service crews are currently on-site, working to contain and bring the fire under control.

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – January 4-7

Saturday 7/1/2023 Petrusma Monthly Medal stroke – A Grade gross: A. Lowe 73, D. Stevenson 74 c/b, J. Rainbird 74; Nett: W. Coleman 76-11-65, I. Zwart 74-7-67 c/b, G. Smith 79-12-67; B Grade gross: G. Geard 81, G. Duggan 83 c/b, P. Marshall 83; Nett: L. Heron 83-16-67 c/b, A.

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