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First win for Under 13 cricketers

THERE was much celebrating earlier tonight after the New Norfolk Cricket Club’s Under 13 Black won their first game since playing in Stage 2 for the last season and a half. The club reports that all of the members of the team have been training hard and their improvement has

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DV Council

Belcher bows out: ‘Some will be delighted to see me go’

THE Derwent Valley Council has lost a second councillor in only a week, with the resignation of Paul Belcher earlier today. In a Facebook post late this afternoon, Mr Belcher advised of his resignation and said it had been in the wind for six months. “It is not a decision

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Local councils holding their annual meetings this week

THE annual general meetings of the Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils will be held this week. A requirement of the Local Government Act, these meetings must be held prior to December 14 each year. The Local Government Act also requires councils to advertise these meetings in the daily press

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Sheep graziers warning
Alert

Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:49pm on Friday 3 December 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during Saturday morning. Areas likely to be affected include parts of the Upper Derwent Valley

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News

Lightning strikes rock New Norfolk and surrounds

A LIGHTNING strike is said to have caused a power pole fire and taken out electricity supplies in parts of New Norfolk during this afternoon’s thunderstorm. The New Norfolk Fire Brigade responded to the pole fire at about 6pm, and it has also been kept busy with alarm calls caused

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Warning of severe thunderstorm with large hailstones

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for LARGE HAILSTONES and HEAVY RAINFALL For people in Upper Derwent Valley and parts of South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 3:41pm Thursday, 2 December 2021: Severe Thunderstorms with large hail and heavy rainfall over southeastern Tasmania. Weather Situation: A trough

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DV Council

Three-strikes rule ousts former mayor

THE Tasmanian Electoral Commission will conduct a recount of votes from the 2018 council elections to find a replacement for former mayor Martyn Evans who has lost his seat on the Derwent Valley Council after being absent from three council meetings without having had leave granted. The TEC began contacting

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Community

More tickets for New Norfolk Christmas carols

THE unprecedented demand for tickets to the Lions Derwent Valley Carols in the Park event has led to the Lions Club making 500 more tickets available. Lions president Kerry Kievit is thrilled with the response from the community but the decision to increase the number of tickets was not taken

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Community

Free workshop for mentors in violence prevention

A WAITING list has been established for a free workshop for mentors in violence prevention which is being held at New Norfolk this week. The session is fully-booked but there is a waiting list in the event of any cancellations. The five-hour session will be held at the Ptunarra Child

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Golf at New Norfolk
Sport

New Norfolk golf results – November 6-27

Saturday 27/11/2021 Specialised Industrial Products four-man Ambrose – Division 1: Gross: A. Lowe-R. Dureau-C. Pridmore-M. Minton 57, A. Smith-R. Smith-R. Phillips-N. Yanabishion 58; Nett: A. Richardson-R. Rainbird-R. Collins-B. Withers 58-4 7/8- 53 1/8, L. Post-J. Miller-D. Barrett-D. Barrett 58- 4 6/8-53 2/8; Division 2 Gross: P. Rowbottom-L. Wagner-T. Early-R. Powell

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Health

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic at New Norfolk tomorrow

ANOTHER pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held in the Community Health Centre downstairs at the New Norfolk District Hospital tomorrow (Saturday). Access is via the lower-ground floor entry. Anyone over the age of 12 who wants to be vaccinated will be able to walk in, with no booking required.

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Community

In the News: Ouse embraces house fire victim

THIS week’s 24th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News details the response of the Ouse community following the recent fire that destroyed the house of local resident Wendy Hean (pictured above with friend Fran McDonald). The community quickly threw its arms around Wendy, who was away from

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