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Monday: warning of icy and snow-covered roads

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, Western, Central Plateau and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:17pm on Sunday 11 September 2022. Icy and snow covered roads may make driving conditions dangerous during Monday morning in elevated parts above 200 metres of the Western, Central Plateau, Upper Derwent Valley and

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Sheep graziers’ warning

Warning to Sheep Graziers the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:58 pm EST on Sunday 11 September 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and westerly winds are expected during Monday. Areas likely to be affected include parts of the Midlands, Upper

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Sun sets on the Queen’s reign

THE sun has set on a day that for many will have been like no other. In the early hours of the day, Australia and the rest of the Commonwealth of Nations had a Queen, but as dawn broke so did the news that Elizabeth II had died, aged 96,

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“Dear Elizabeth, thank you”

FLAGS were lowered at government buildings and schools throughout the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands this morning, and floral tributes were placed at Arthur Square in New Norfolk as local communities acknowledged the death of Queen Elizabeth II. At Arthur Square, a simple note read “Dear Elizabeth, thank you.” The

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Queen’s death: council flags flying low

FOLLOWING the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II in Scotland overnight, the Derwent Valley Council has this morning lowered its flags to half-mast. Council compliance officer Ken Lyall performed the flag-lowering just before 9am today. Mr Lyall (pictured) said the flags would be flown at half-mast, in accordance

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In the News: Community Achiever Award for D’FAT

THE Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) is the latest recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award, announced in the September 9 print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. Now in its 20th year, D’FAT has had nearly 90 members over that time but hundreds more

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Charge your car at Waddamana

HYDRO Tasmania’s past, present, and future have converged at Waddamana in the Central Highlands where an electric vehicle charger has been installed at the site of Tasmania’s first power station. Located in Tasmania’s geographic centre, the charger will fill a gap for EV motorists driving between the north and the

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

Candidate statement: Michelle Dracoulis

THE mayor of the Derwent Valley Council will contest next month’s local government elections, seeking to be returned as a councillor and as mayor. Joining the council via by-election last February, Cr Dracoulis has provided the following candidate statement to New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News. “I was sworn in

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Business

Local hospitality training on the menu

WHEN Reggie Broderick lost her job three months ago after 16 years with the same employer, she looked to the industry where she got her start – hospitality – for job options. “I worked in cafes and restaurants 25 years ago in Hobart and thought it would be a good

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DV COUNCIL ELECTION

Candidate statement: Phillip Bingley

THE most-recently elected member of the Derwent Valley Council has today announced that he is nominating for re-election as a councillor in next month’s local government elections. Elected on a recount in March, Phillip Bingley has a long background in local government and said he would also be contesting the

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Tuesday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Issued at 5:09 pm on Monday 5 September 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Tuesday morning in parts of the Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. Please be aware: Temperatures at ground level

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Sport

Full list of awards from NNDFC best and fairest presentations

THE New Norfolk District Football Club’s Les Hepper Medal for the senior best-and-fairest winner was presented to Josh Clifford n Saturday night. Awards for all four grades of competition were presented at the club’s best-and-fairest count at The Valley Sports Bar. The Roydon Howard Medal for the reserves best and

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