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Education

Something special is about to hatch at Ptunarra

THE magical red egg at the centre of the Paint the Valley REaD reading initiative has completed its circuit around Derwent Valley schools. Toward the end of its journey, the egg has travelled in style and safety, secured in a child’s seat in the back of the Ptunarra Derwent Valley

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Sport

Eagles win inaugural Browning Memorial Game

FOLLOWING a disappointing day at Boyer Oval against Dodges Ferry the week before, the New Norfolk Seniors and Reserves were on the road to Pontville Oval last Saturday. The Reserves were looking to get back on the winners list, while our injury-depleted Senior team was lining up against the improving

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Alert

Flooding no longer expected

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 10:57 am EST on Tuesday 17 August 2021 Flood Warning Number 3: FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE RIVER DERWENT CATCHMENT Flooding is no longer expected in the River Derwent catchment and flooding is not

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Alert

Minor flooding expected during Monday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 8:01pm on Sunday 15 August 2021 Flood Warning Number 1: MINOR FLOODING LIKELY TO DEVELOP IN THE RIVER DERWENT CATCHMENT DURING MONDAY Minor flooding likely to develop in the River Derwent at Below Meadowbank during

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Update to River Derwent flood watch

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Flood Watch for North, North Coastal, Northeast, Huon and Derwent Catchments. Issued at 10:51am on Sunday 15 August 2021 by the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – August 4-14

Saturday 14/8/2021 4BBB stableford: C. Youd-D. Armstrong 47, G. Bailey-G. Smith 46, A. Lowe-R. Dureau 45 c/b; NTP’s: 3RD J. Kinloch, 6/15th J. Miller, 8/17th P. Marshall, 11th P. Marshall; Superpin: P. Marshall. Wednesday 11/8/2021 Stableford – 18 hole: J. Hastie 38 c/b, T. Hardwick 38, J. Kinloch 36, D.

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Alert

Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:53 am EST on Sunday 15 August 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Sunday and Monday.

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Initial flood watch for the Derwent catchment

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for the Huon and Derwent Catchments Issued at 2:49 pm EST on Saturday 14 August 2021 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch

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Damaging winds forecast for Sunday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING, LOCALLY DESTRUCTIVE 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 9:12 am Saturday, 14 August 2021. DAMAGING,

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Business

In the News: First Community Achiever Award presented

TODAY’S 17th print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of New Norfolk man Tim Size as the first recipient of the new Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award which has been introduced by the newspaper in partnership with Banjo’s New Norfolk. While he is well known

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Alert

Flooding no longer expected

Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 2:35 pm EST on Thursday 12 August 2021 Flood Warning Number 2: FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED ALONG RIVER OUSE AND RIVER DERWENT River rises are occurring due to recorded rainfall but flooding is no longer expected in the River Derwent

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