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Kellys make history on the footy field

HISTORY was created for the New Norfolk District Football Club last Saturday, May 7, when father and son Josh and Zayden Kelly ran out for the Eagle seniors against the Dodges Ferry Sharks at Shark Park. In our recorded history, this is the first time this has occurred at Senior

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Business

$3m boost for Barwick’s business at Boyer

A DERWENT Valley business has been selected as the successful applicant to establish an organic waste processing facility. Environment minister Roger Jaensch MHA today said B.G. & J.M. Barwick Pty Ltd would receive seed funding of $3 million to establish a regional organic waste processing facility near New Norfolk. Mr

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Sport

New padding provides extra bounce for junior football goalposts

NEW Norfolk’s junior footballers can look forward to playing with increased safety when they return to Tynwald Park following last week’s flooding. While the ground is presently out of bounds, the New Norfolk Junior Football Club has received the donation of custom-made protective padding for the goal posts. NNJFC registrar

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Frost warning for Wednesday morning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Issued at 12:18pm on Tuesday 10 May 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Wednesday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district Please be aware: Temperatures at ground level can be many degrees lower than

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Sport

Wins to the Eagle Colts and Women’s teams

SFL ROUND 6 – DODGES FERRY v NEW NORFOLK Senior Report – by Wayne Walker THE Dodges Ferry Sharks were right at home as they soaked up the heavy wet conditions to run out big winners by 90 points over a battling New Norfolk side at Shark Park on Saturday.

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Tuesday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:53pm on Monday 9 May 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Tuesday morning in parts of the Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Please

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Sport

All go for Auskick this week despite football ground flood

THE annual Auskick program will kick off in New Norfolk later this week, with a new venue to be announced following last week’s extensive flooding of the New Norfolk Junior Football Club’s home ground at Tynwald Park. The NNJFC will once again run the Auskick program, which is designed to

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Bipartisan election boost for Boyer

THE federal Labor and Liberal parties have both committed up to $2 million to support upgrades at the Norske Skog paper mill at Boyer. This funding supports a further $2m from the State Government and $2.9m from the papermaker itself. “Labor supports Norske Skog’s Boyer Mill both as an important

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – May 5-7

Saturday 7/5/2022 Stableford – A Grade: D. Stevenson 37 c/b, G. Hack 37, T. Jenkins 36; B Grade: L. Heron 36 c/b, A. Hepburn 36, A. Bewley 35 c/b; C Grade: K. Clark 29, J. Broadhead 26; NTP: 3rd J. Wilton, 6/15th A. Bewley, 8/17th B. Hall, 11th D. Stevenson.

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Weather

No further flooding expected

Final Flood Warning for the tributaries of the lower River Derwent including Styx, Tyenna and Plenty rivers Issued at 9:40 am EST on Saturday 7 May 2022 Flood Warning Number: 3 FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED IN THE TRIBUTARIES OF THE LOWER RIVER DERWENT  River levels are easing in the

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GALLERY: Derwent Valley flooding

FLOODING in the tributaries of the River Derwent caused property damage throughout the Derwent Valley today, most notably at Tynwald Park in New Norfolk, but also to rural roads and properties at Molesworth and Lachlan. Readers are welcome to contribute their own photos to this gallery by emailing damian@newnorfolknews.com.

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