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Police seize firearms, drugs and cash

POLICE have charged a 23-year-old man with drug and firearms offences following a search in New Norfolk yesterday. The operation is alleged to have resulted in the seizure of four illegal firearms, two of which are confirmed as stolen, and a significant quantity of ammunition, as well as illicit drugs

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Frost warning for Thursday morning

Frost Warningfor the Upper Derwent Valley forecast districtIssued at 4:02pm on Wednesday 25 May 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -1 degrees are forecast for Thursday morning in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley forecast district. Please be aware: Temperatures at ground level can be many degrees lower than those

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Thursday: road weather alert

Road Weather Alert for the Upper Derwent Valley, North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 4:02pm on Wednesday 25 May 2022. Slippery roads, following a dry spell, will make driving conditions potentially dangerous on susceptible roads during

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Eagle women cement top spot

SFL ROUND 8 Women’s Report by – Chris Lovell LAST Saturday the NNDFC’s much-improved senior women’s team travelled to Abbotsfield Park to play Claremont for the second time this season. The Eagles were looking to continue their winning streak to maintain top spot on the SFLW Division 3 ladder. After

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Wednesday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley,Central North, Midlands and South East forecast districts Issued at 3:20pm on Tuesday 24 May 2022. Please be awareTemperatures at ground level can be many degrees lower than those recorded by standard weather stations, especially in calm conditions with clear skies. Frosts with temperatures

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Granton man charged after Sunday drive

POLICE have charged a 42-year-old Granton man and suspended his driver licence  after he was allegedly caught drink-driving well over the legal limit on Sunday afternoon. Police say the man was intercepted on Pioneer Ave, New Norfolk about 2.45pm on Sunday. He was breath-tested and was said to have returned a reading of

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Tuesday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North and Midlands forecast districts Issued at 3:53pm on Monday 23 May 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Tuesday morning in parts of the Central North, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. Please be aware: Temperatures at

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Federal election: Lyons still hanging in the balance

THE counting of 3999 postal votes today made only a marginal change in the race to see who will be the Member for Lyons in the next federal Parliament. With 100 of those votes rejected as informal, 3889 were distributed among the eight candidates and sitting member Brian Mitchell benefitted

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Monday morning frost warning

Frost Warning the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North and Midlands forecast districts Issued at 10pm on Sunday 22 May 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Monday morning in parts of the Central North, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. Please be aware: Temperatures at

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Too close to call: Lyons swings back to the Libs

THE identity of the federal member for Lyons looks likely to come down to postal votes and the distribution of preferences following an apparent swing back to the Liberal Party in today’s federal election. At the close of counting tonight, a minority Labor government is all but certain, but Labor’s

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Sunday morning frost warning

Frost Warning for the Upper Derwent Valley, Central North, Midlands and East Coast forecast districts Issued at 10pm on Saturday 21 May 2022. Frosts with temperatures down to -2 degrees are forecast for Sunday morning in parts of the Central North, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. Please

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Full closure of Bridgewater Bridge for repairs later next week

A 40km/h speed limit has been put in place on the Bridgewater Bridge for the foreseeable future, ahead of a full closure for essential maintenance next weekend. The Department of State Growth has today announced that the bridge will be closed to all traffic from 8pm on Friday, May 27,

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