New homes being built at New Norfolk
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New housing and employment provider picks the Valley

A NEW provider of affordable housing has chosen the Derwent Valley as the location of its first project. Nine units now under construction in Graham Court, New Norfolk, represent the maiden project of St Joseph Affordable Homes. Another 15 units are scheduled to be built in nearby McLeod St. St

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New Norfolk footballer
Sport

Eagles flying high at top of the ladder

NEW NORFOLK’S senior football team remains on top of the SFL ladder after a hard-fought win over the Hobart Tigers at the TCA Ground on Saturday, running out winners by 18 points. The Eagles had the edge over the Tigers for most of the afternoon, but the home side kept

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Police

Several in custody after New Norfolk incidents

A MAN was taken into police custody earlier today following reports of a firearm being discharged in the area of Benjamin Terrace at New Norfolk. A helicopter was used to locate one of the people involved, who was later found at a property in nearby Back River Rd. No-one was

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New Norfolk Junior Football Club Under 15 players
Sport

Junior footballers’ playing records celebrated

THE playing records of 15 of New Norfolk’s junior footballers were celebrated at the weekend, with the awarding of certificates for various milestones. In the Under 15C team, certificates for 50 club games were presented to Max Marriott and Brodie Browning, and 75 club game certificates were awarded to Riley

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New Norfolk soccer player Martin Cairns
Sport

Panthers undefeated after goal spree at Tynwald

THE New Norfolk Panthers remain undefeated at the top of the table after a thrilling 10-3 win against the Phoenix Rovers at Tynwald Park today (Sunday). Despite the wet conditions, the Panthers started as they meant to go on, with the first goal Scored within a minute of the match

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New Norfolk Cricket Club 2019-20 trophy winners
Sport

New Norfolk Cricket Club celebrates its annual trophy night

THE New Norfolk Cricket Club celebrated its 2019-20 trophy presentation night at the New Norfolk RSL Club on Saturday night last week, with a long list of awards presented in first, second and fifth grades as well as for the women’s competition team. FIRST GRADEBatting Average: Jason Rigby (55.75).Batting Aggregate:

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Sport

Today’s scores from the TCA: SFL Round 5

TODAY’S scores from the TCA Ground in Hobart, where New Norfolk is playing Hobart. SENIORS: New Norfolk 14.15 (99) d Hobart 11.14 (81) New Norfolk 9.9 (63) v Hobart 8.12 60) at three-quarter time. New Norfolk 3.4 (22) v Hobart 1.3 (9) at quarter time. RESERVES: Hobart 12.5 (77) d

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Football being played at Boyer Oval
Sport

Eagles on top of the ladder

IN a shortened local football season, with much uncertainty and a delayed start due to the coronavirus pandemic, supporters have voted with their feet to clearly demonstrate that community football is alive and well in the Derwent Valley. With crowd numbers limited to 500 people as a public health precaution,

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Sharland Avenue residents Kerry and Jan Rhodes with Veronica Youd.
DV Council

Sharland Ave residents still shovelling gravel after 50 years

AFTER nearly every heavy rain in the last 50 years, Kerry Rhodes has had to scrape away the gravel that washes down from the unsealed section of Sharland Ave, and the steep bank opposite. The runoff is substantial. “At times it sounds like we live next to a waterfall,” Kerry’s

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Commentary

LET US THINK: Partnership prospects

LET US THINK about words and meaning when spending ratepayers’ money. Prospectus, partnership, subsidy, landlord, ownership and preposition… The starting point would be: the Willow Court Partnership Prospectus was a tentative proposal intended to ascertain someone’s attitude or opinion. To break this down: a feeler, overture, hint, sample, tentative inquiry,

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Cover page of Willow Court prospectus
DV Council

Prospectus to aid Willow Court partner and funding search

A PROSPECTUS aimed at promoting opportunities at the Willow Court historic site will be put to this week’s Derwent Valley Council meeting for approval by councillors. Already made public at the recent opening of the New Norfolk Distillery, the 24-page Willow Court Partnership Prospectus provides an overview of the developments

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