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Two cars in Boyer Rd crash

TWO cars were involved in a crash on Boyer Rd at New Norfolk earlier tonight. The road was blocked in both directions for over an hour, with traffic being turned around near Pulpit Rock Rd. The crash was reported around 5.45pm, with the emergency services soon on the scene. Police

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New Norfolk football senior game report
Sport

Eagles suffer first loss of the season

THE Eagles’ senior side suffered its first loss for season 2020 at the hands of an improving Cygnet on Saturday. The visitors were led by key forward Josh Fox who bagged five goals and had aclear advantage in the big-man stakes. With Cygnet’s taller brigade of players on the big

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Sheep graziers warning
Alert

Sheep graziers’ warning for Sunday night and Monday morning

Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districtsIssued at 3:54 pm on Sunday 30 August 2020. Sheep graziers are warned that showers and a cold, strong and gusty southwesterly wind change are expected during Sunday evening and early Monday

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People

Lions Club news: Meet Sam Wilton

DAVID “Sam” Wilton has been a life member of the New Norfolk Lions Club since 2004. He is a devoted family man and, until recent years, has long been a very active member of the club. For 34 years, Sam’s energy and commitment to community service were drivers for his

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News

Helicopter rescue in the upper Derwent Valley

A MALE motorbike rider was flown by helicopter to the Royal Hobart Hospital following a single-vehicle accident at Karanja late this morning. The incident occurred on Styx Rd at Karanja, which is mid-way between Bushy Park and Westerway. Police said the rider was transported to hospital in the Westpac Rescue

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People

Young man sets new D’FAT membership record

A NEW record has been set for the longest period of membership of the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT). At the group’s meeting last month, it was announced that Adam Pearce had been a member for more than 11 years when he reached the age limit last year.

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severe weather warning for damaging winds
Alert

Sunday severe weather warning

Severe Weather Warning for damaging 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 4:22 pm Saturday, 29 August 2020. DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS TASMANIA DURING SUNDAY Weather Situation:

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Women operating Daffodil Day stall at New Norfolk
News

Spare some change for Daffodil Day today

LOCAL women Denise Burns, Ngaire Glover and Jan Simpson are running a stall for Daffodil Day at Woolworths New Norfolk today (Thursday) from 10am. Cancer Council Tasmania chief executive Penny Egan said that while many lives had been put on hold due to COVID-19, cancer doesn’t rest and the Cancer

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Charges laid over incidents at New Norfolk and Magra

POLICE have laid charges against three men and a woman in relation to incidents at New Norfolk and Magra, and held the four people in custody until a court appearance today. In relation to the alleged discharge of a firearm at Benjamin Tce, New Norfolk, a 31-year-old man has been

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