Badly affected by fire last year, the Arthurs Flume subpopulation of Miena cider gum has had a bad run. But this shot of a single tree protected with a tree band and a cage is evidence that management interventions can make a difference. Supported by Hydro Tasmania ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Connecting Derwent Valley for sharing!
If you like running for a cause, bling or to help out our wildlife, in this case the beautiful Wombat, check us out. Brand new business, series 1/ run 1. We are small but still trying to make a difference. We have guaranteed Wombat Rescue Tasmania a $2000 donation whatever happens, but the more people that enter, the bigger the donation. www.facebook.com/virtualrunsaus
Christmas this year may be very different but some things will be the same. You can enjoy Lions Club Christmas Cakes and Puddings as usual.
These delicious festive season delights are now for sale at Derwent Valley Council, the Guardian Chemist and the Amcal Chemist in New Norfolk. They can also be purchased by phoning Lion Greg Hudson on 0418 127 439.
Our 1.5kg Christmas Cake is priced at $17, our 1kg Christmas Cake at $13 and our 900gm Christmas Pudding at $13.
The Lions Christmas Cake and Pudding program has been a major fund-raising project of Lions Australia since 1965.
For fifty-five years, our cakes and puddings have been baked by Australia’s leading food companies. These have included Big Sister, Gartrell White, Arnotts, Sarah Lee, and by the current manufacturer since 1983, Top Taste, (the baking division of George Weston Foods Limited). All cakes and puddings are baked to our special recipes ensuring uniform, high quality products.
Rest assured that if you buy one of our delicious cakes or puddings, the proceeds will be put to good use. In recent years annual sales across Australia have raised approximately $2,000,000 to contribute to health, welfare and humanitarian projects run by districts and clubs.
Locally, funds raised from sales are used for our many New Norfolk Lions Club projects and on state and national causes. These include Give Me 5 for Kids, Clown Doctors Tasmania, St John’s Ambulance, Diabetes Tasmania, Lions medical research, Lions Children’s Mobility Foundation, Lions Eye Health Program, Lions Hearing Dogs and disaster relief.
Lions Australia. We serve (more than sausages).
In the photograph Lion Ricky Jackson and Chloe Ackerley show the Lions Christmas cake and pudding display at the Amcal Chemist in High Street. ... See MoreSee Less
We're looking for people to help us treat wombats.
There are a few places in Tasmania where we do not have nearby treaters, but we are receiving reports of wombats with mange:
Current priority locations are: - Rossarden - Blessington - Deddington - Mathinna - Dunalley - Sheffield - Orielton - St Helens - Sorell - East Coast
We are also accepting any volunteers from anywhere else in the state.
Volunteering as a treater is not easy. It requires dedication, hard work, and emotional strength, but it is also very rewarding.
As a volunteer you will need to be able to be available at least one day a week, but that day is entirely up to you (although the wombat's behavior usually dictate when we go out). We will provide you with training, resources and support. All you need to do is put your hand up ✋.
If you would like to help out but maybe not in the field, there are plenty of other volunteer positions available "behind the scenes", such as fundraising, holding market stalls, admin, transporting treatment kits etc...
If you think you can help us, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. ... See MoreSee Less
📢 HAVE YOUR SAY - NEW NORFOLK HIGH STREET MASTERPLAN 📢
A more vibrant, greener and pedestrian friendly town centre has been proposed in the Draft New Norfolk Draft Concept Urban Design Plans. We've developed a draft concept that includes things like public playspaces, more trees and landscaping to create leafy shade, enriched pedestrian connections between spaces and better activation of the space for local businesses.
The Draft plans can be viewed on Council's website at the link below.
We'd love to hear your thoughts on the concept. Written comments are invited to Dvcouncil@dvc.tas.gov.au up until 5:00pm Monday 16 November 2020. Please include 'High Street Masterplan feedback' in the email subject line.
The community will also have an opportunity to discuss the plans in detail with the consultants in the coming weeks. More info to come once details have been finalised.
The Banjo’s New Norfolk Market will have a wonderful selection of the freshest Tassie produce and essential food staples on offer this Saturday October 17!!! Nourish yourself with artisan breads, free range meats, fruit & veg, eggs, honey, jams & preserves, and seafoods! Sooo much locally & organically grown/sourced goodness is up for grabs, so bring your bag or basket and support our following Tassie producers:
+ Black Mountain Gourmet + Clucking Good Free Range Eggs + Lenah Valley Honey + Long Name Farm + Bruny Island Oysters + Stoney Banks Orchard + George Town Seafoods + Henri’s Honey & Eggs + Richmond Farm Fresh + K and D Family Farm +Rachel’s Relishes, Sauces & Jams + Lil Lizzies Kitchen (Jams & Preserves) ... See MoreSee Less