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Drivers pinged in Granton roadworks zone

TASMANIA police today (Wednesday) conducted traffic speed checks on the Brooker Hwy at Granton where there is a reduced speed zone due to the preliminary construction works for the new Bridgewater Bridge. In a period of 2.5 hours, 25 motorists were detected well in excess of the signposted 60 km/h

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Warning for snowy roads tonight and tomorrow

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:05am on Monday 22 August 2022. Snow covered roads above 300 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Monday night and early Tuesday

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Plenty on Peron’s mind ahead of 1927 gig

LOCAL rock ‘n’ roll success story Peron Lan is looking forward to catching up with his Derwent Valley family and friends this week when popular Australian band 1927 tours Tasmania. The 44-year-old guitarist has fond memories of the region, and the family farm on Plenty Valley Rd is never far

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Police

Arson investigation into Circle St coffee shop fire

DETECTIVES from the Glenorchy Criminal Investigation Branch are investigating the fire that gutted the Circle Coffee House at New Norfolk yesterday evening (August 20). Addressing a media conference this afternoon, Acting Inspector Darren Latham said the incident was being treated as suspicious. The Tasmania Fire Service was called to the

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Crash blocks Granton roundabout

POLICE and emergency services are attending a serious single vehicle crash at the Granton roundabout. As a 8.45pm police advise that the roundabout is currently and motorists are asked to avoid the area.

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Sport

Reserves and Colts scores

| SFL RESERVES ELIMINATION FINAL: Huonville 8.6 (54) d New Norfolk 6.11 (47) at Dodges Ferry| SFL COLTS ROUND 18: Southern Storm 15.12 (102) d New Norfolk 6.8 (44) at Kermandie

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Business

Fire guts Circle Coffee House

UPDATED AT 9.45PM: A FIRE investigator will tomorrow (Sunday) attend the scene of the Circle Coffee House blaze to try to determine the cause of the incident. A police spokesman said the Circle St cafe was ablaze when emergency services arrived, and adjacent businesses had also suffered significant damage. “The

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Sport

Gallery: New Norfolk women win second semi-final

THE New Norfolk senior women’s football team was catapulted straight into the SFLW Division 3 grand final by defeating Brighton in the second semi-final played at Boyer Oval last Saturday, August 13. The side has a week’s rest before the big dance at North Hobart Oval at 10am on August

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Travel assistance for Ouse medical centre patients

THE State Government has introduced financial assistance for patients of the closed GP clinic at Ouse to help with travel costs to attend a GP out of the local area. This was an issue raised by members of the public at a recent community meeting at Ellendale. “To be eligible

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Women into grand final; end of the road for senior men

IT was a day of contrasts at Boyer Oval last Saturday with New Norfolk’s senior women’s side winning through to the SFLW grand final while the senior men’s side saw their season come to a sudden end. The reserves have made their way into the finals and the colts play

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Reserves stretch their legs

THE New Norfolk Reserves had a convincing win over Sorell in their final roster game of the season last weekend and will now meet Huonville in the reserves elimination final at Dodges Ferry at 11am this Saturday. New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News snapped these few images of the team

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New Norfolk man injured in bike and bus crash

A NEW Norfolk man was hospitalised earlier tonight after being involved in a motor vehicle accident in Hobart around 5.15pm. A Tasmania Police spokesman said the man was riding a bicycle that collided with a bus at the intersection of Liverpool and Barrack streets. Police say the Metro bus was

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