New Norfolk Golf Course
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: November 25-28

Saturday 28/11/2020 Specialised Industries Products 4-Man Ambrose – Division 1 gross: D. Stevenson-W. Harris-J. Hall-W. Coleman 55 c/b, L. Post-B. Rainbird-J. Miller-J. Rainbird 55; Nett: J. Raspin-J. Smith-P. Marshall-E. Savil 53-2 3/8-50 5/8, A. Smith-R. Smith-N. Yakka-A. Phillips 56-4 7/8-51 1/8; Division 2 gross: B. Hall-W. Hodge-L. McKenzie-T. Banks 66

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Alert

Crash on Lachlan Road

EMERGENCY Services are responding to a single vehicle crash on Lachlan Rd at Lachlan. As at 4pm, police say Lachlan Rd is closed between Ringwood and Illabrook roads. 4.15PM UPDATE: Police report that Lachlan Rd has been reopened to traffic.

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Politics

Federal member’s praise for volunteers in Lyons

VOLUNTEERS were the lifeblood of the Lyons electorate, Labor member Brian Mitchell said in Federal Parliament earlier this month. Speaking in the House of Representatives on November 10, Mr Mitchell said volunteerism had been to the fore during the coronavirus pandemic and would continue over summer. “Volunteers come in all

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Police

Seven taken to hospital after Boyer Road smash

SEVEN people were taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital following a two-car crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary last night. Sergeant Garth Hossack of Tasmania Police said the crash was the result of a head-on collision between a red Ford Fairmont driving towards Bridgewater and a purple Holden Commodore heading

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Alert

Crash closes Boyer Road

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary. Police say a crash occurred between two vehicles a short time ago this evening, on Boyer Rd between Tongatabu and Millvale roads, Dromedary. Serious injuries have been reported and members of the public are asked to

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Events

The closing of Willow Court remembered 20 years on

A TWO-DAY program of events this weekend will mark the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Willow Court Centre at New Norfolk. After 173 years, the site officially closed on November 17, 2000, marking the end of a decade-long process of de-institutionalisation for the clients of the facility that

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Hamilton Inn, Tasmania
Events

Make a day of it at Hamilton this Sunday

THE historic upper Derwent Valley town of Hamilton will be turning it on for visitors this Sunday, with a display of locally-made quilts, dolls and bears, open gardens and a walk around the town. The Hamilton Inn and post office, in Tarleton St, will host the display of handmade bears,

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Business

Christmas treats on Circle Street

TO celebrate the first birthday of her flower shop in Circle St, New Norfolk, florist Malissa Dowling will today open a gift shop right next door. Willows Flowers at Shop 8, Circle St, will now be joined by Willows Gifts next door at Shop 6. Both are accessed via the

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New Norfolk Golf Club
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: November 18-21

Saturday 21/11/2020 Stroke – A Grade gross: B. Rainbird 72, A. Lowe 74, J. Rainbird 75 c/b; Nett: A. Richardson 79-11-68 c/b, W. Harris 75-7-68 c/b, W. Coleman 76-8-68 c/b; B Grade gross: G. Duggan 82 c/b, D. Armstrong 82, M. Wardlaw 85; Nett: M. Smith 79-14-65, P. Harriss 85-18-67

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News

Saturday: five fires in the Derwent Valley

THE Tasmania Fire Service is attending to five vegetation fires in the Derwent Valley this evening, with one at Advice level. COLLINSVALE: A 6ha vegetation fire at Mt Hull Rd was first reported at 3.33pm and is at Advice level, with three light tankers, a heavy tanker, medium tanker and

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Alert

Bushfire advice for Collinsvale

A BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR COLLINSVALEIssued At: 21/11/2020 5:17pmThere is a bushfire at Mount Hull Road, Collinsvale.There is no immediate threat.Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do:People in Collinsvale should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.Well prepared homes are defendable in these

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Police

Police seek witnesses to pedestrian death at Granton

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a fatal crash at Granton that resulted in the death of a man believed to have been walking along the Brooker Highway last night. Sergeant Andrew Sulman of Bellerive Police said it was believed that a man walking south on the highway had been struck

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