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In the News: Celebrating Matt’s community contributions

THIS week’s 23rd print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News announces the selection of Matt Hill as the fourth recipient of the Derwent Valley Community Achiever Award. The November award is in recognition of Mr Hill’s years of voluntary service to the community. Most people probably know Matt

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Community support for Ouse housefire victim

THE Ouse community is rallying to support a local resident whose Water St house was destroyed in a $350,000 fire last Saturday night, October 30. Brigades from Ouse, Hamilton, Gretna and Ellendale attended the fire, which was deemed accidental. The Ouse Community Country Club is staging a benefit tonight (Thursday)

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Fatal ATV crash near Wayatinah this morning

POLICE are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of young man from Glenfern early this morning (Sunday). Bridgewater Police say an 18-year-old died at the scene near Wayatinah and a 25-year-old from Hamilton was taken to hospital. “At approximately 3.15am on Sunday, 31 October 2021, police and emergency

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Derwent flood warning lowered to minor level

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent including Ouse and Clyde rivers Issued at 3:32 pm on Saturday 30 October 2021 Flood Warning Number 6: MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING IN THE LOWER DERWENT RIVER Minor flooding is occurring along the Derwent River below Meadowbank Dam

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Saturday: major flood warning for River Derwent

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Major Flood Warning for the River Derwent including Ouse and Clyde Issued at 8:33pm on Friday 29 October 2021 Flood Warning Number 4: MAJOR FLOODING AT DERWENT BELOW MEADOWBANK. MODERATE FLOODING HAMILTON AND MACQUARIE PLAINS. MINOR FLOODING OUSE AND NEW NORFOLK A peak near

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, for the Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:16pm on Friday 29 October 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong southwesterly winds are expected during

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Road weather alert for Derwent Valley

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 4:04 am on Friday 29 October 2021. Reduced visibility in heavy rain and water over roads will make road conditions dangerous during Friday in

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News

Bronze gong for New Norfolk in national tourism stakes

NEW Norfolk has today been named the bronze prize winner in the Australian Tourism Industry Council’s Top Tourism Town Awards, after being named Tasmania’s top tourism town earlier this year. The Federal Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell MHR, said third-place on the national stage was a fitting recognition for one

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Minor flood warning for River Derwent, Ouse and Clyde

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent including Ouse and Clyde Issued at 4:26pm on Thursday 28 October 2021 Flood Warning Number 1: MINOR FLOODING MAY DEVELOP ALONG OUSE, CLYDE AND DERWENT BELOW MEADOWBANK DURING FRIDAY BASED ON FORECAST RAINFALL Minor flooding may develop

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Warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:53pm on Thursday 28 October 2021. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and strong southeasterly winds are expected during

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Weather

Flooding no longer expected

Final Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 12:22 pm on Monday 25 October 2021 Flood Warning Number 4: FLOODING NO LONGER EXPECTED IN RIVER DERWENT CATCHMENT In the 24 hours to 9:00 am Monday, rainfall totals of 1-5 mm were recorded across the River Derwent catchment. Since 9

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Minor flooding of Ouse and Clyde possible tonight

Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 7:27pm on Sunday 24 October 2021 Flood Warning Number 3: MINOR FLOODING POSSIBLE ALONG THE OUSE RIVER AND CLYDE RIVER SUNDAY EVENING Minor flooding may develop along the Ouse River at Ouse and Clyde River at Hamilton from Sunday evening. In

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