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Council breaks its silence on child care centre

THE Derwent Valley Council has today broken its silence on the future of the Valley Children’s Centre at New Norfolk after months of closed-door discussions with a potential purchaser. The council last year voted to conduct exclusive negotiations to transfer the centre to a private operator but few details have

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Two highway crashes this morning

EMERGENCY services responded to two motor vehicle crashes at opposite ends of the Derwent Valley this morning (Tuesday). At about 6.30am there was an incident on the Brooker Highway involving multiple cars heading up the hill from Granton towards Claremont. One lane of traffic was blocked for about an hour

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Flooding no longer expected

Final Flood Watch for North East and South East catchments Issued at 11:44 am on Tuesday 16 August 2022 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 4 RIVER LEVELS EASING ACROSS THE FLOOD WATCH AREA DURING TUESDAY Showery conditions will continue during Tuesday as a low pressure system

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Highway lane closure at Granton

ONE of the southbound lanes of the Brooker Hwy between the Granton roundabout and Black Snake Rd overpass will be closed for about two weeks from 7pm today (August 15). One lane will remain open to traffic and a 60km/h speed limit will be in place while drilling work is

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VIDEO AND PHOTOS: Lachlan River flooding

SPORTS clubs are dismayed by the latest flooding of the Tynwald Park sportsground, which is likely to leave the venue closed for several days right when junior football at the ground is winding down and cricket is getting ready to take over for summer. Today’s flooding follows heavy overnight rain

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Derwent catchment remains on flood watch

Flood Watch for North East and South East catchments Issued at 11:42 am on Sunday 14 August 2022 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 3 MINOR FLOODING MAY DEVELOP IN THE FLOOD WATCH AREA DURING SUNDAY A low pressure system sits offshore, to the northeast of the

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Sunday: warning to sheep graziers

Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Upper Derwent Valley, Furneaux Islands, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 5:28pm on Saturday 13 August 2022. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, rain and southeasterly winds are expected during Sunday. Areas likely to be affected include the Midlands, East

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Results from today’s games at Boyer Oval

RESULTS from the games played at Boyer Oval today: | SENIOR WOMEN – SFLW SECOND SEMI-FINAL: New Norfolk 9.10 (64) d Brighton 3.0 (18)| RESERVES – SFL ROUND 18: New Norfolk 11.6 (72) d Sorell 4.5 (29)| SENIORS- SFL ROUND 18: Sorell 21.17 (143) v New Norfolk 8.6 (54) |

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Sunday: possible flooding in Derwent catchment

Flood Watch for North East, South East and Huon catchments Issued at 11:52am on Saturday 13 August 2022 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 2 MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING LIKELY FROM SUNDAY MORNING A low pressure system will be moving to the Northeast of Tasmania by Saturday

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Sunday: warning for heavy rain and damaging winds

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS and HEAVY RAINFALL For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast and parts of Western, North East, Midlands and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:40am Saturday, 13 August 2022. Heavy rainfall and damaging wind gusts to impact eastern Tasmania on Sunday

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Sunday: road weather alert

Road Weather Alert for Upper Derwent Valley, North East, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:10am on Saturday 13 August 2022. Reduced visibility in heavy rain will make road conditions dangerous during Sunday in parts of the North East, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South

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Arrests follow Bridgewater Bridge drama

POLICE have arrested two young men following a traffic incident that spanned both sides of the River Derwent at Granton and Bridgewater earlier today (Friday). “Around 12.45pm … a Toyota Corolla was stolen from Hopkins St, Moonah. The vehicle was seen by police a short time later, travelling on the

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