Opening of Sustainable Forest Management office at New Norfolk
Business

Broad support for new forestry venture centred in New Norfolk

THE Tasmanian company now managing the former Norske Skog forests has today celebrated the official opening of its office in High St, New Norfolk. Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) has been engaged to manage the plantations which were transferred to international investor New Forests earlier this year. With 28 full-time-equivalent workers

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Victorious New Norfolk soccer team
Sport

New Norfolk victorious after short soccer season

THE New Norfolk Soccer Club’s senior men’s team wrapped up a wonderful year with a dominant win over Clarence Zebras 6-0 at Tynwald Park on Sunday, to claim the Division 5 premiership. After the game the team members were presented with their premiership medallions and cup. It has been a

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New Norfolk Golf Course
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: October 21-24

Saturday 24/10/2020 Stableford – A Grade: L. McKenzie 38, D. Williams 35 c/b, L. Post 35 c/b; B Grade: D. Armstrong 38, G. Duggan 36 c/b, P. Foster 36; C Grade: W. Wyker 40, D. Jenkins 35, R. Heron 32 c/b; NTPs: 3rd D. Martin, 6/15th D. Williams, 8/17th D.

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Police

Car seized from Molesworth driver

POLICE have confiscated the car of a 19-year -old Molesworth driver in response to alleged offences on the Midland Highway last night (Saturday). Acting Sergeant Gavin Spencer of Tasmania Police said the young man’s vehicle was confiscated after he allegedly evading police at high speed on the Midland Hwy at

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Elsie Rayner
People

Elsie Rayner fought the good fight

FAMILY and friends have recently celebrated the life of one of the Derwent Valley’s leading campaigners in the fight against cancer. Elsie Rayner spent several decades raising funds for the Cancer Council, through Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea and the Relay for Life. She was also a stalwart of the local

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Reg Watson
People

New Norfolk woman’s place in Australian history

TASMANIAN historian Reg Watson has produced an engaging YouTube video telling to story of Betty King, who is believed to be the first white woman to set foot in Australia when the First Fleet arrived from England in 1788. Published last week, the video was filmed at the Back River

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Police

Tarraleah ‘firearm’ incident draws a blank

A POLICE investigation into an alleged firearms discharge at Tarraleah this morning has drawn a blank, with officers now suspecting it may have been a motor vehicle backfiring as opposed to a firearm incident. It was initially reported that a firearm had been discharged at about 8.30 this morning in

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Barry McDougall with Lions Club Christmas cakes
News

Lions Club Christmas cakes available now

CHRISTMAS might be different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but some things will be the same, including the traditional Lions Club Christmas cakes and puddings as usual which are available now from the New Norfolk Guardian and Amcal pharmacies as well as at the Derwent Valley Council. The

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Police

Derwent Valley rider charged with traffic offences

A MOOGARA man has been charged with multiple traffic offences and had his motorcycle seized following allegations of serious traffic offences at Brighton yesterday. Police say they saw a black Suzuki GSXR 1000 motorcycle overtaking on a corner on Tea Tree Rd with double white lines at about 4.40pm. “The

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New Norfolk Golf Club
Sport

New Norfolk golf results: September 23 – October 17

THE first two weekly winners in the New Norfolk Golf Club’s Christmas casket raffle have been drawn, with eight weeks remaining until the big draw in December. Tickets cost $50 each and are limited to 200. There is a weekly draw for a $50 prize, with the major prizes to

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New Norfolk Rowing Club members
Sport

Two wins for New Norfolk in rowing’s Kirby Cup

THERE has been a lot of activity at the New Norfolk Rowing Club over recent weeks. Rowers have enjoyed using their new site on the Esplanade and safer access to the river in the training leading up to the 2020-21 season. “It’s great that we no longer have to dodge

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News

Here is the news: Your favourite newspaper is out tomorrow

THE fourth issue of the print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be available tomorrow, Friday, October 16. The wait has been a little longer since the September issue, due to there being five Fridays in October. A growing number of Northern Suburbs newsagencies is now selling the paper,

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