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Speedboat action on the Derwent this Saturday

POWERBOAT racing on the River Derwent makes its return this weekend with the staging of the annual Dianas on the Derwent at the Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania’s Granton circuit. This annual event was relocated to the Derwent Valley some years ago, after the original location at Dianas Basin, near

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School holiday fun in the Derwent Valley

A WIDE range of school holiday activities is available this summer, including free activities at the New Norfolk Library and Mt Field National Park, and a full program hosted by Kids in the Valley. KIDS IN THE VALLEY PROGRAM: The following school holiday activities are free and available for children

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Granton man, 20, charged with murder

TASMANIA Police have charged a man with murder as part of the ongoing investigation into a firearms incident in Granton yesterday (Tuesday). The 20-year-old man from Granton remains in custody and will appear before the Hobart Magistrates Court at a later time. The police investigation is ongoing into the incident

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Lake Meadowbank to be lowered for dam upgrade

LAKE Meadowbank will soon be lowered two metres below its usual level to allow work to start on the replacement of nearly 60-year-old spillway gates on top of the Meadowbank Dam. Hydro Tasmania says this important maintenance work will ensure Meadowbank can continue to generate renewable energy, protect surrounding communities

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Education

GALLERY: Glenora school awards assembly

CONGRATULATIONS to all the award recipients and donors at the Glenora District School presentation assembly held in the last week of the school year. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news

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New Norfolk woman’s big win in Tatts

A NEW Norfolk resident is ready to launch into 2023 and realise some long-held dreams after scoring a $731,000 TattsLotto win before Christmas. The unidentified woman held one of the seven Division 1 wins in TattsLotto draw 4321, which was drawn on December 17. Each scored $731,407.21. Speaking to a TattsLotto

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Fatal firearms incident at Granton

POLICE are investigating the circumstances of a firearms incident at Granton early this morning (Tuesday) which resulted in the death of a 26-year-old man and a younger man being injured.  “Around 10.50pm last night, Tasmania Police were notified by the Tasmanian Prison Service that a man who was under a

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Severe thunderstorm warning for state’s southeast

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAILSTONES and HEAVY RAINFALL For people in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 236 pm Monday, 2 January 2023. Severe thunderstorms developing over southeast Tasmania Weather Situation: A trough of low

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Health

Medical centre’s recognition for dedicated doctors

THE signficiant contributions of two doctors to healthcare in the Derwent Valley have been honoured by the Derwent Valley Medical Centre. The main sections of the Burnett St building are now named the Dr Ralph Peters Wing and the Dr Annette Douglas Wing. Speaking at a ceremony to unveil the

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Warning of possible Monday thunderstorm

MONDAY UPDATE: The Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled its severe thunderstorm warning for today. Showers and a possible thunderstorm remain forecast this afternoon and evening for New Norfolk and Ouse. EARLIER: TASMANIANS have been urged to prepare for the possibility of severe thunderstorm activity across the state tomorrow (Monday). “Advice

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Man’s body located in Great Lake

POLICE divers this morning located the body of a man they believe had been missing since a boating incident near Liawenee yesterday, December 29. While the body has not yet been formally identified, police believe it is the 50-year-old Sheffield man reported missing yesterday.  A bystander alerted authorities at about 12.40pm

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – December 22-29

Thurs 29/12/2022 Twilight stableford – Div 1: D. Stevenson 21, G. Hack 20, W. Coleman 19; Div 2: G. Triffitt 22, K. Sturzaker 19, D. Hack 18 c/b; Div 3: S. Gray 19 c/b, R. Green 19 c/b, R. Oakley 19; Superpin: S. Gray; Overall twilight winners: Div 1: D.

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