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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – March 31-April 3

Saturday 3/4/2021 Derwent Real Estate Pinehurst – Gross: J. Miller – D. Hack 73 c/b, I. Holthouse-D. Post 73, D. Stevenson-J. Stevenson 75; Nett: A. Bewley-J. Broadhead 87-24-63, F. Carmichael-S. Gray 78-14½-63½, L. McKenzie-D. Claxton 88-22½-65½; NTPs: 3rd M. Smith, 6/15th D. Hack, 8/17th M. Wardlaw; Superpin: D. Hack; Stableford:

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Alert

Saturday: fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warningfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:18pm on Friday 2 April 2021. Weather Situation Hot and strong west to northwesterly winds develop during Saturday afternoon and ease Saturday evening. During Saturday, Very High fire danger ratings are forecast across parts of the

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Police

Car flips on Boyer Rd

EMERGENCY services have this afternoon responded to a single-vehicle accident on Boyer Rd at Boyer. Police say a car had rolled onto its side and blocked one lane of traffic. Motorists were asked to avoid the area while emergency crews responded to the crash. The road was reported to be

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Sport

Today’s footy scores from Boyer Oval

THE Eagles played their first games of the 2021 footy season today, taking on Claremont at Boyer Oval. SENIORS: New Norfolk 39.27 (261) d Claremont 0.1 (1) RESERVES: New Norfolk 34.25 (229) d Claremont 0.0 (0) COLTS: New Norfolk 10.13 (73) d Sorell 4.4 (28) Under the Southern Football League’s

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Alert

Easter fires discouraged as weather warms up again

FORECASTS of warm and windy weather and a very high fire danger have prompted the Tasmania Fire Service to urge landowners and campers to avoid lighting fires this weekend. The TFS warns that the weather conditions will increase the likelihood of fires escaping. UPPER DERWENT VALLEY WEATHER FORECAST The warning

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Events

Easter church services in the Derwent Valley

TODAY – HOLY/MAUNDY THURSDAY: Anglican – St Matthew’s Church, New Norfolk (call 0408 399 209 for details) Catholic – 7pm service at St Peter’s Church, New Norfolk TOMORROW – GOOD FRIDAY: Anglican – 10am service at St Matthew’s Church, New Norfolk Anglican – 10am, St Peter’s Church, Hamilton Salvation Army

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News

Labor names its team for Lyons

STATE Labor leader and Lyons MHA Rebecca White has named the party’s candidates for the May 1 general election, including five candidates for the local division. Lyons will be contested by the two sitting members, Ms White and Jenna Butler, along with three additional candidates. Joining Ms White and Ms

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News

Final days for signing of tribute books

THE collecting of messages of thanks for the century of service by two local doctors is nearing its end but there are still several more opportunities to contribute. Initiated by New Norfolk’s Anne Salt late last year, the “tribute books” are a community-based effort to acknowledge the service and support

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – March 24-27

Saturday 27/3/2021 Derwent Valley Open – A Grade gross: B. Rainbird 67, L. Post 69, C. Pridmore 70; Nett: L. Wardlaw 68-3-65, M. Skelly 78-12-66, W. Coleman 76-9-67; B Grade gross: J. Stevenson 80, D. Post 84, G. Bailey 86; Nett: P. Foster 85-16-69, R. Hodge 87-17-70, M. Wardlaw 92-17-75;

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News

Local face in Liberals’ line-up for Lyons

BUSINESSMAN and former Derwent Valley Council citizen of the year Justin Derksen has been named as one of the Liberal Party’s six candidates for Lyons at the May 1 State Election. Mr Derksen, who also serves as an officer in the army cadets, will join sitting members Guy Barnett, Mark

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Alert

Crash closes Glenlusk Rd

1PM UPDATE: Glenlusk Rd has been reopened to traffic following the ealier crash. Police say there is no update on the condition of the driver. EARLIER: POLICE and emergency services are in attendance at a single vehicle crash on Glenlusk Rd, Glenlusk. Police say that the single occupant of the

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DV Council

Ex-mayor back in the chair

THE absence of three councillors including the mayor and deputy mayor resulted in former mayor Martyn Evans (pictured above) being selected to chair last night’s meeting of the Derwent Valley Council. The council has struggled to attract its full complement of councillors to its last few meetings. Three councillors were

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