Bushfire advice for Ellendale

Bushfire Advice– Jones River Rd, Ellendale – Monitor Conditions This is a Bushfire Advice message for Jones River Rd and the Derwent River area, Ellendale – Monitor conditions. There is no immediate threat. The fire is travelling in a southwesterly direction. Tasmania Fire Serviceis attending. Conditions are expected to be

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Gallery: Westerway Primary School awards

CONGRATULATIONS to all the award recipients and donors at the Westerway Primary School awards presentation last month. Thank you to the school for providing there photos. Click on any of the photos below for a larger image. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition

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Crews responding to fire at Dromedary

1.15PM UPDATE: The vegetation fire incident at 397 Boyer Rd, Dromedary, is now reported as being in the process of being controlled. EARLIER: Tasmania Fire Service crews are responding to the report of a vegetation fire at Dromedary. The incident, on Boyer Rd, was reported at about 12.30pm today. Look

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T20 action for local 1st and 2nd Grade teams

T20 ACTION FOR 1ST AND 2ND GRADE – JANUARY 10 THIS week saw the start of the Southern Cricket Association 2nd Grade roster to complement the 1st Grade roster already under way. Playing on midweek evenings, it seems most of our Derwent Valley teams are struggling to get their best

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Allow more time when travelling to town

MOTORISTS have been urged to allow extra time when travelling to Hobart next week while night works are carried out on the Brooker Highway. Resurfacing work will be done on the stretch of highway between the Claremont Link Road overpass and the Berriedale overpass at night from 6.30pm to 6am

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Summer ranger program continues at Mt Field

THE Discovery Ranger Summer Program continues at many of the state’s national parks this week, including Mt Field National Park in the Derwent Valley. A Discovery Ranger will offer free fun and educational activities at various times. MT FIELD SUMMER RANGER PROGRAM Thursday 11 January 2024* 11am-1pm: Biology Lab Plant

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Tears and laughter as Tim & Di say goodbye

THERE were tears, laughter and many words of appreciation at a gathering of about 50 people last Saturday morning to farewell Captains Tim and Di Size of the Salvation Army’s Derwent Valley Corps. After eight years at New Norfolk, the couple has been posted to the coastal city of Geraldton

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Farewell to George Rumley after a life of service

A FUNERAL celebrating the life of George Rumley BEM will be held at The Valley Sports Bar in Norfolk at 11am this Wednesday (January 10). Born in 1934, Mr Rumley died on December 22, aged 89. Mr Rumley lived a life of service to the Derwent Valley, in particular in

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Derwent Valley and Highlands cricket results – Week 12

WEEK 12 RESULTS – JANUARY 6-7LAST Thursday evening saw the start of the T20 series for the 1st grade competition with New Norfolk fielding an undermanned team for the first outing. Roster games returned for the seniors but the juniors remain on the school holiday break for a few more

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Gallery: New Norfolk v Wellington at Tynwald Park

NEW Norfolk tonight (January 4) hosted Wellington in a Southern Cricket Association 1st Grade T20 match at Tynwald Park. Check back later for Justin Benson’s eyewitness report. See more Derwent Valley and Central Highlands news online and read our print edition every second Friday, including the best local cricket coverage.

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Community farewell for Tim and Di this weekend

THERE has been widespread regret in the community since it was announced that Salvation Army Captains Tim and Di Size had been posted to Western Australia. The general public will have a chance to farewell the pair this Saturday, January 6. In Letter to the Editor last month, the federal

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New Norfolk golf results – December

Saturday 30/12/2023 Stroke – A Grade gross: J. Rainbird 68, A. Lowe 74, D. Stevenson 76. Nett: L. Dittmann 76-12-64, J. Hastie 71-5-66, J. Wilton 74-7-67. B Grade gross: M. Smith 82, G. Harback 84 c/b, L. Heron 84. Nett: D. Hack 80-13-67 c/b, R. Walters 84-17-67, A. Watts 86-18-68

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