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Rundown for Australia Day activities in the Derwent Valley

THE Central Highlands and Derwent Valley councils are both hosting events in celebration of Australia Day tomorrow. Program – January 26, 2021 At the Derwent Esplanade, New NorfolkFrom 10am 10am Event begins – mayor’s welcome 10:15am: Singer Bridget Pross performs on the main stage 11am Derwent Valley Concert Band Community

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Doors open at ‘The Mills’ information centre tomorrow

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,

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Bumper issue of New Norfolk News for Christmas

THE sixth print edition of New Norfolk and Derwent Valley News will be a bumper 32-page issue packed with local news and all you need to know about Christmas in the Derwent Valley. There is even a voucher for a free Christmas tart from the New Norfolk Banjo’s Bakery Cafe.

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Wild and windy weather continuing into Wednesday

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Severe Weather Warning for DAMAGING WINDS For people in Upper Derwent Valley, King Island, Furneaux Islands, Western, South East, North East, East Coast, Central Plateau, Midlands and parts of North West Coast and Central North Forecast Districts. Issued at 10:22 pm Tuesday, 1 December 2020.

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Derwent Valley Community House

Government to fund Community House unification on one site

FUNDING will be provided to the Derwent Valley Community House to allow it to expand its Blair St campus in New Norfolk and consolidate its operations at one site. The community house was originally established in the former Royal Derwent Hospital School on The Avenue at Willow Court, and expanded

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Television drama filming in New Norfolk

THERE will be a lot of local location spotting going on when the Foxtel television drama The Kettering Incident screens on pay-tv next year. While primarily set in the Channel region, filming has also been taking place in the Derwent Valley. Part of the privately-owned sector of Willow Court was

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