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New Norfolk link in Risdon Vale arrests

ITEMS stolen from New Norfolk were allegedly among property seized during a police search at Risdon Vale last week. Following the search, two Two Risdon Vale men were charged with multiple offences. “Police executed search warrants at three addresses in Risdon Vale, seizing a stolen firearm, firearm parts, a substantial

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New Norfolk golf results – September 27-30

Saturday 30/9/2023 4BBB Stableford – F. Carmichael-S. Marriott 47, M. Ashton-G. Geard 46, T. Lowe-D. Hack 45. NTPs: 3rd P. Foster, 6/15th J. Hastie, 8/17th D. Armstrong, 11th B. Watt. Superpin: J. Hastie. Wednesday 27/9/2023 Stroke – 18 hole: David Claxton 103-36-67, Geoff Hack 78-9-69 c/b, Aaron Papera 73-4-69. Birdie

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Legacy Torch Relay reaches Ouse mid-week

THE Legacy Torch Relay reaches Tasmania tomorrow (October 3), as part of its journey to commemorate Legacy’s Centenary. While in the state it is heading to Ouse in the upper Derwent Valley, which is the birthplace of Legacy founder General Sir John Gellibrand. The Ouse program this Wednesday (October 4)

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Have a cuppa with Colleen and her radio guests

TYGA-FM’s Colleen Monk will debut a special segment of her local radio show later today (October 2). Over five Mondays at 1pm, in the “Cuppa with Colleen” segment she will interview seven local residents, with support from the Centacare Evolve Housing “Inspiring Future Leaders” program. A New Norfolk resident for

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Weather

Severe weather warning cancelled

Cancellation of Severe Weather Warning For people in Western, Upper Derwent Valley, South East, Central Plateau and Midlands Forecast Districts. Issued at 4:45 am Friday, 29 September 2023. The immediate threat of damaging wind gusts has passed. Weather Situation: An approaching cold front was resulting in a vigorous westerly flow

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Two heritage properties open for a Spring Fair this Sunday

TWO landmark local properties will open their gates this Sunday, October 1, to celebrate spring. The venues are Glen Derwent at 88 Hamilton Rd and Valleyfield at 120 Hamilton Rd, New Norfolk. Both will open from 10am-4pm, with free admission to Glen Derwent. Valleyfield will open its garden with entry

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Council keen to offload Kensington Park for housing

THE Derwent Valley Council has tonight (Thursday) declared its intent to sell New Norfolk’s disused Kensington Park Racecourse to the State Government for a housing development. While some councillors were at pains to tell tonight’s council meeting this was not a “done deal” they then unanimously voted to start the

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Thursday/Friday: severe weather warning

Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, South East and parts of Western, Midlands and Central Plateau Forecast Districts. Issued at 6:10 pm Wednesday, 27 September 2023.Damaging wind gusts developing Thursday afternoon.CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST UPDATE TO THIS WARNING Weather Situation: An approaching cold

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$250m Derwent Water Supply upgrade opened

THE Derwent Valley will continue to supply drinking water to greater Hobart for generations to come, following the official opening of the $250m upgrade to the Bryn Estyn Water Treatment Plant just outside New Norfolk. Doing the honours last Friday, state premier Jeremy Rockliff said the monumental project had been

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Business

Plans unveiled for $15m organic waste facility at Boyer

A FORMER veneer plant next to the Boyer paper mill is to be redeveloped as a $15 million organic waste processing site. Local family business Barwick’s Landscape Supplies bought the fomer Gunns Veneer plant some years ago to house its existing pine bark processing facility. Barwick’s is now in the

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Crews responding to vegetation fire at Plenty

7PM UPDATE: This fire is now downgraded to “patrol” status. 5.20PM UPDATE: The Tasmania Fire Service advises that this fire is being controlled. EARLIER: Crews from local fire brigades are responding to a reported bushfire at Plenty, just outside New Norfolk. The incident was first reported at about 4.15pm, on

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Pauly calls time on pizza career

THE Derwent Valley’s most popular pizza-maker has tonight (Saturday) baked his last pies and closed the door of his New Norfolk pizzeria for the final time. After more than four years in business, Paul Belcher has sold Pauly’s Pizza to a new owner. Mr Belcher was working as a disability

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