Football

Eagle Women down Two Blues; Reserves match cut short

By VANESSA STEVENSON & TASH FARROW| AFTER a week off, the Lady Eagles were on the road to Anzac Park last Saturday to meet the Lindisfarne Two Blues. In a scrappy first quarter, the Lady Eagles kicked two goals and four behinds to the home side’s solitary behind. Despite this,

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Football

Blue day for the Eagles at Lindisfarne

By WAYNE WALKERTHE New Norfolk Eagles ran into a serious contender for the 2024 SFL flag in a fast–running, high scoring Lindisfarne Two Blues unit at Anzac Park on Saturday. SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY HERE The Two Blues found their forward targets with slick, clean ball movement from half-back to

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Upper Derwent Valley frost warning

Frost Warning for the Central North, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Issued at 4:53pm on Monday 6 May 2024. Frosts with temperatures down to around -1 degrees are forecast for Tuesday morning in parts of the Central North, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. Please be aware: Temperatures

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Police

Crash briefly closed Brooker Hwy at Granton

A TWO-VEHICLE collision briefly closed the Brooker Highway at Granton this evening (Monday). Tasmania Police said the crash near the Black Snake Rd turnoff had blocked the road. At 6.20pm, police advised that the vehicles were now off the road and traffic was flowing. No injuries were reported and motorists

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Fishing

Liawenee trout weekend cancelled

THE annual trout weekend at Liawenee has been cancelled due to dry conditions in the lakes area and a limited or uncertain rain forecast for the coming weeks. The event was to have taken place on May 18-19. “Cancellation of the trout weekend was not an easy decision and we

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News

Farewell from New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch

SADLY, this will be the final New Norfolk Neighbourhood Watch article. After six years of consistent work and dedication, we have decided to wind up the Watch. The reasons for doing so are explained below. We will always be very grateful to the New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News for

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Football

Gallery: New Norfolk v Lindisfarne, SFL Round 5, May 4

NEW NORFOLK NEWS photo gallery from the first quarter of the Senior match between New Norfolk and Lindisfarne at Anzac Park yesterday (Saturday). Check back tomorrow for the match report. PREVIOUS GALLERIES: New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News is a sponsor of the New Norfolk District Football Club. See more Derwent

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Football

Today’s scores from Anzac Park: SFL Round 5

THE New Norfolk women continued their domination of the SFLW Division 2 with a big win over Lindisfarne this morning (Saturday). The men’s sides were not so lucky, with the Reserves and Seniors going down to the Two Blues in this afternoon’s matches. | SENIORS: Lindisfarne 28.16 (184) d New Norfolk

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CH Council

Council dispute: ‘Waiting for help that never comes’

A BRIEF apology from mayor Loueen Triffitt published in two newspapers today had not gone far enough, Central Highlands councillor Robert Cassidy said this afternoon. Cr Cassidy said he was not the council’s spokesperson but from his perspective the apology was not satisfactory. In notices placed in today’s issues of

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News

How the 2024 State Election votes flowed locally

THE Tasmanian Electoral Commission has published first preference results, by polling place, recorded in the March 23 State Election. These make for interesting reading. The following assessments are based on votes cast at Bothwell, Dromedary, Glenora, Granton, Lachlan, Magra, Maydena, Molesworth, Miena, New Norfolk, Ouse and Westerway. Places such as

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Frost warning for the upper Derwent Valley

Frost Warning for the North West Coast, Central North, North East, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Issued at 11:18 am EST on Wednesday 1 May 2024. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Thursday morning in parts of the North West Coast, Central North,

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Football

Wayne Walker reviews the Eagles’ twin victories

SENIOR REPORT By WAYNE WALKER| The New Norfolk Eagles recorded a long-awaited victory over a re-building Hobart Tigers outfit by a massive 131 points at a sun-bathed Boyer Oval on Saturday. The Eagles could finally belt out the club song with gusto after a long 742-day drought since their last

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