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ANYONE without plans for Christmas Day lunch is welcome to join in a picnic-style community feast at Arthur Square in central New Norfolk. A local tradition for about three decades, this free Christmas Day lunch is moving outdoors for the first time, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Provided by the
THREE Derwent Valley fire brigades will be providing transport for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve as he makes a dash around the district to visit local children. NEW NORFOLK: The New Norfolk Fire Brigade has been helping Santa do the rounds of the town for about 30 years and it
POLICE are investigating a two-car crash on Boyer Rd at Dromedary earlier today that left both cars wrecked and saw three people taken to hospital. Police and other emergency services were called to the scene around noon today, following a collision between a black BMW sedan and a red Toyota
Wednesday 9/12/2020 Stroke – 18 hole: B. Crowley 98-32-66, D. Lowry 83-16-67, G. Smith 79-11-68 c/b, K. Sturzaker 82-14-68, I. Zwart 79-9-70; Birdie draw: I. Zwart; 9 hole: M. Williams 35-2-33 c/b, K. Sturzaker 40-7-33, D. Lowry 42-8-34 c/b, K. Clark 44-10-34 c/b, R. Collins 49-15-34 c/b; Birdie draw: L.
AN outdoor church service will be held on Arthur Square at New Norfolk tonight (Saturday) as St Matthew’s Anglican Church adapts its Christmas celebrations to suit the coronavirus year. The St Matthew’s Singers and the Derwent Valley Concert Band will be part of this service, known as the Festival of
A HOUSE pig from Lachlan is the star of the latest work by former Derwent Valley author Robert Moore. The picture book Esmeralda’s Nest is a tribute to life on a local farm where ‘Esmeralda’ was regarded as one of the family. Moore, who grew up on a hop and
MORE than 130 stalls are expected to fill High St this Saturday, December 19, for the Christmas edition of the Banjo’s New Norfolk Market, which will also be the final market for the year. The event, running from 8am until 2pm, will include the second week of a trial extension
THE action-adventure comedy film Sonic the Hedgehog will be screened at Westerway this Saturday night. This will be the first movie night hosted by the Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and most of the money raised will go to Cancer Council
A COMMUNITY-BASED campaign is under way to compile tribute books for two doctors who collectively provided more than a century of service to the people of the Derwent Valley. New Norfolk resident Anne Salt suggested to Derwent MLC Craig Farrell that tribute books might be a way for community members
Saturday 5/12/2020 Petrusma Monthly Medal Stroke – A Grade gross: A. Lowe 75, J. Rainbird 76, D. Stevenson 78; Nett: L. Post 60-+1-61, T. Lowe 77-9-68, W. Harris 77-7-70 c/b; B Grade gross: D. Armstrong 80, W. Wardlaw 86, P. Foster 87; Nett: J. Stevenson 79-17-62, M. Minton 88-17-71, D.
THE public will have an opportunity tomorrow (Saturday) to view the master plan for the proposed redevelopment of parts of the former Royal Derwent Hospital site at New Norfolk. Called “The Mills,” the project incorporates the Gateway Estate on the outskirts of town and includes more than 700 residential lots,