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Premier Peter Gutwein resigns from parliament

TASMANIAN premier Peter Gutwein has today announced his intention to resign as premier of Tasmania and as a member of parliament. Mr Gutwein said that after the “unforeseen challenges” of the last two years, it was time to focus on his family. State Opposition Leader and Member for Lyons, Rebecca

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New Norfolk v Lindisfarne at Boyer Oval, April 2

SENIORS – Lindisfarne 16.15 (123) d New Norfolk 9.2 (56)RESERVES – Lindisfarne 20.13 (133) d New Norfolk 4.0 (24)UNDER 19 COLTS – Lindisfarne 9.11 (65) d New Norfolk 8.8 (56) NEXT GAMES – APRIL 9: New Norfolk Women v South East Suns at Boyer Oval at 9am; New Norfolk Colts

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Community

First Derwent Valley Youth Easter Festival on tomorrow

THE Derwent Valley’s first Youth Easter Festival will be held on the New Norfolk Esplanade from 2.30-4.30pm tomorrow (April 2), offering free fun, games, activities and demonstrations. Presented by the Derwent Valley Family and Youth Action Network , the event will close with a colour run at the end. The

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Community

Gretna Red Cross morning tea provides power for humanity

THE decades-old tradition of the Gretna Red Cross morning tea continues next week with a special event raising funds for victims of the Queensland and New South Wales floods and the war in Ukraine. Branch president Nichola Ball said this “At Home and Abroad” fundraiser would be held at 10am

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Health

Labor calls for better use of New Norfolk’s district hospital

THE New Norfolk Hospital and others like it around the state could be better used to provide emergency services and take pressure off the Royal Hobart Hospital, state Opposition Leader Rebecca White said in New Norfolk earlier today. “The New Norfolk Hospital, like many regional hospitals across Tasmania, could be

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Local petrol prices dip back below $2

THE price of petrol has dropped back below $2 mark at most New Norfolk outlets, following the Federal Government’s decision to halve the fuel excise for the next six months, effectively cutting the price of petrol by 22c per litre. After sitting above $2 for the last month, the price

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In the News: Paying tribute to Colin Triffitt

ON the front page of the next issue of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News we pay tribute to Colin Triffitt who has retired after many years as New Norfolk’s fire chief and we congratulate Mark Lusted on being elected to follow in Colin’s footsteps. Colin has retired from the

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Sport

Valley cricketers named among the southern league’s best

DERWENT Valley cricketers featured prominently in the Southern Cricket Association annual awards night last Wednesday. From the New Norfolk Cricket Club, Jye Lester won First Grade player of the year and the best bowling average in first grade, with an average of 8.71 and 38 wickets. He has had an

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – March 16-19

Saturday 19/3/2022 Tony Henricks Memorial stableford – A Grade: J. Hall 40, T. Lowe 39, J. Kinloch 38, D. Armstrong 37, M. Tangata 36; B Grade: L. Heron 40, P. Foster 39 c/b, G. Bailey 39, M. Minton 36 c/b, P. Browning 36; C Grade: B. Rice 36, K. Clark

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Alert

Brief closures on the Bridgewater Bridge this weekend

COMPLETE closure of the Bridgewater Bridge will occur at multiple times this weekend while additional steel beams are installed as part of ongoing maintenance. The Department of State Growth advises there will be short closures for up to 15 minutes between 7am and 5pm today (Saturday) and tomorrow. Between these

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Sport

New Norfolk golf results – March 9-12

Saturday 12/3/2022 Final round club championship stroke – A Grade gross: B. Rainbird 71, c. Youd 73 c/b, L. Post 73; Nett: I. Holthouse 78-10-68, M. Williams 75-6-69 c/b, C. Youd 73-4-69 c/b; B Grade gross: G. Duggan 84 c/b, P. Foster 84, B. Hall 85; Nett: P. Foster 84-17-67,

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Results of traffic operation of concern to police

POLICE have urged motorists to do the right thing following a recent traffic operation at New Norfolk where several drivers were allegedly found breaking the road rules. Inspector Philippa Burk said Tasmania Police had conducted a high-visibility traffic operation in New Norfolk on February 23, using multiple resources including a

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