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Today’s scores from the football finals at Boyer Oval

SENIORS – 1ST SEMI-FINAL: Lindisfarne 1.5 4.7 8.11 16.14 (110)New Norfolk 2.3 2.9 5.11 7.12 (54) Goals – Lindisfarne: S. Adams 4, D. Blazely 3, K. Baker 2, L. Polanowski 2, M. Cassidy 2, J. Young, T. Roberts, R. Martin; New Norfolk: T. Rainbird 3, J. Bearman 2, R. Heron,

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River Derwent on flood watch list

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Flood Watch for Tasmania Issued at 3:22 pm EST on Friday 2 October 2020 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor flooding is possible in the flood watch catchments from Sunday. A slow moving rain band will cross Tasmania during

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Health

State Government ‘still listening’ to health concerns

THE State Government says it is continuing to listen to community views about the level of health services in the Derwent Valley, following yesterday’s New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News report about the response to a local petition. Tabled in the House of Assembly on March 25, the petition called

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Another chance for the Eagles colts as the reserves bow out

THE Eagles Colts need to regroup and put together for quarters of football when they meet Dodges Ferry on Saturday, if they are to remain in the Southern Football League finals. After a poor performance against Sorell the week before, the boys travelled to Huonville last Sunday to do battle

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Health

Health petitioners ‘ignored’ after signing the wrong side

THE State Government has been urged to respect the views of 1400 petitioners who were disenfranchised by a strict interpretation of the rules about petitions. New Norfolk’s Bill Dermody collected signatures from 2200 people concerned about health services in the Derwent Valley, but was told only 880 were valid. Visiting

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Friday: severe weather warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of Western, North East and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 11:46 am Thursday, 1 October 2020. DAMAGING NORTHWESTERLY WINDS ACROSS EASTERN, SOUTHERN AND

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Sport

Eagles into SFL semi-final after loss to Cygnet

NEW Norfolk will face last year’s SFL premiers in a first semi-final match at Boyer Oval this Saturday after going down to Cygnet in the qualifying final at the weekend. The Eagles were gallant in defeat in front of a good crowd at Cygnet’s home ground on Saturday, going down

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Panthers still on top and undefeated after forfeit

THE New Norfolk Panthers remain undefeated after a forfeit by Brighton Storm ahead of the soccer match due to be played at Tynwald Park on Sunday. With only five matches left in the season, it’s looking good for the in-form Panthers and their hopes of finishing on top. The team’s

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Letters to the Editor

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jefferys Track feasibility study

RECENTLY I attended a presentation by Deloitte Access Economics in New Norfolk to discuss the Jefferys Track feasibility study. There has been talk over 100-plus years about a possible link road between Crabtreeand Lachlan via Jefferys Track, and the two councils have commissioned a study to determine once and for

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Police

Woman charged over council fraud allegations

FOLLOWING a long investigation by Tasmania Police and the Central Highlands Council, a woman has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of fraud. In a statement, Oatlands Police said the allegations related to events in period from 2013 until this year, involving property allegedly obtained from various suppliers of

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D’FAT welcomes new members and looks ahead

THE Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) is looking forward to big things in the coming year following a successful annual general meeting yesterday. The Derwent Valley Council’s youth advisory group welcomed a number of new members, with one of them being elected to the position of vice chairperson.

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Eagles into SFL qualifying final

AS the football season moves into finals, the New Norfolk District Football Club takes the opportunity to congratulate the Southern Football League (SFL) and its member clubs for their persistence and effort in working through all the issues COVID-19 presented and pushing for a successful return to grassroots football. “The league and all clubs

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