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Documentary planned as D’FAT enters 20th year

A DOCUMENTARY film is being planned for next year’s 20th anniversary of the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT). The peak organisation for local youth turns 19 on February 13 and thoughts have already turned to next year’s landmark anniversary. “Next year will be extra special as D’FAT will

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – February 3-4

Wednesday 3/2/2021 Stroke – 18 hole: K. Clark 86-21-65, W. Hodge 90-20-70, A. Leitch 89-18-71, R. Collins 101-29-72 c/b, B. Rice 96-24-72 c/b; Birdie draw: J. Rainbird; 9 hole: W. Hodge 45-10-35, G. Hack 39-3 ½-35 ½, J. Kinloch 41-5-36 c/b, P. Foster 43-7-36, C. Youd 39-2-37 c/b; Birdie draw:

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Alert

Wild weather knocks Tyga-FM off the air

2PM UPDATE: Tyga-FM is now back on the air on reduced power after this morning’s outage. Anyone having trouble receiving the radio broadcast can try the internet stream. EARLIER: LAST night’s heavy rainfall is suspected to be the cause of community radio station Tyga-FM going off-air early this morning. Station

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Events

Saturday: free concert at The Valley Sports Bar

A FREE concert originally scheduled for New Norfolk’s town centre tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) has been relocated to The Valley Sports Bar due to forecast heavy rain. The Valley Sports Bar (former New Norfolk District Football Clubrooms) is located at 21 Back River Rd. The performance by rock tribute band Australian

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Health

Community meetings to plan new health petition

UPDATE: These meetings will now be held at the New Norfolk RSL Club function room in Tank St, New Norfolk. A RENEWED effort is being planned in the ongoing campaign to convince the State Government of the need for improved medical services in the Derwent Valley. Four public information sessions

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News

In the February News: Boyer’s big anniversary

MORE than 50 individual news items have been assembled into the February print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News, with the additional content taking this issue up to 32 pages. The paper will be in the shops from tomorrow (February 5). This month’s paper celebrates the 80th anniversary

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – January 27-30

Wednesday 27/1/2021 Stableford – 18 hole: B. Rice 37 c/b, R. Collins 37, D. Claxton 36 c/b, L. McKenzie 36, D. Post 35; Birdie draw: G. Hack; 9 hole: B. Crowley 19 c/b, D. Claxton 19 c/b, L. McKenzie 19 c/b, P. Foster 19 c/b, K. Sturzaker 19; Birdie draw:

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DV Council

Council meetings back in the open

ABOUT 15 members of the public took the opportunity to attend the first open meeting of the Derwent Valley Council since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The council has been meeting behind closed doors since last March and is one of the last to return to public sessions. Under

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Events

GALLERY: Australia Day in the Derwent Valley

ABOUT 300 people enjoyed mostly fine conditions for the Australia Day celebrations at the New Norfolk Esplanade today. A light shower of rain late in the morning did little to dampen the enthusiasm of those present. Children’s activities were provided, and the musical entertainment included Fentonbury singer Bridget Pross as

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News

Australia Day honours for Sally Wise and Jason Lawrence

TWO Derwent Valley residents have been named in this year’s Australia Day Honours List, with an OAM to be awarded to Molesworth’s Sally Wise and an Emergency Services Medal for Jason Lawrence, of Lachlan. Mrs Wise will receive the Medal of the Order of Australia for her service to the

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Events

Rundown for Australia Day activities in the Derwent Valley

THE Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils are both hosting events in celebration of Australia Day tomorrow. Program – January 26, 2021 At the Derwent Esplanade, New NorfolkFrom 10am 10am Event begins – mayor’s welcome 10:15am: Singer Bridget Pross performs on the main stage 11am Derwent Valley Concert Band Community

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Alert

Bushfire on Plenty Link Road

3PM UPDATE: Management of the one-hectare fire at Plenty Link Rd has been handed over to the property owner, SFM Environmental Solutions, whose crews are on site and will continue to monitor for the remainder for the day and tomorrow. Temperature conditions have dropped. The vegetation fire at Collins Cap

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