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Western Wilds coming our way.

The Western Wilds Project is a major initiative of Tasmanian State and Local Government. Tourism Industry Council Tasmania (TICT) has coordinated the project with Destination Southern Tasmania and the Cradle Coast Authority.  These two Regional Tourism Organisations cover this part…

Market gets DVC tick of approval.

At the April sitting of Derwent Valley Council (DVC), all councillors voted ‘Yes’ on the proposal for the continuation of the High Street Markets. The decision was vindication for the small group of volunteers who believed that the Saturday morning outdoor…

Targa’s in town

On Friday 20 April, the Derwent Valley PCYC in Derwent Crescent will be hosting the Targa Tasmania vehicles, their drivers and crew. The competitors will take their lunch break there as part of Stage 26 of the annual event. Our local…

Autumn Festival Sunday 15 APR

All’s quiet now but on Sunday things will be rocking.   Preparations for the 2018 Derwent Valley Autumn Festival are underway with stallholders preparing off-site and entertainers no doubt practising their routines ahead of the big day.  Derwent Valley Council…

Getting where you need to go

Over the past 6 months, Tasmania Council of Social Services (TasCOSS) has been gathering thoughts and ideas from local residents about transport issues. The purpose is to come up with a list of the hot-button topics that our community believe…

[Survey] Saturday Street Markets

Derwent Valley Council (DVC) is seeking public submissions on the subject of the Saturday Street Markets. Stallholders and the community can complete an online survey at the completion of the trial street market period which represents the council’s commitment to…

Derwent Valley Autumn Festival 2018

The date for this years Derwent Valley Autumn Festival has been confirmed. Tell all family and friends to block out Sunday 15 April 2018 and make plans to visit New Norfolk to join in the fun.   The organisers are…

[Election] Voting in Lyons 3 March

New Norfolk residents are reminded that the State Election will be held on Saturday 3 March 2018. The Tasmanian Electoral Commission confirmed the name of the candidates a few weeks ago, but here is a reminder in the last days…

Support for local business

The Department of State Growth is holding a free event to assist small businesses. The focus of the event will be: find out how Business Tasmania can help you to start, run or grow your business in Tasmania. meet your…
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