The 2023 Autumn Festival, now a little more than three weeks away, has drawn a terrific assortment of food and beverage producers from across the Derwent Valley and Central Highlands
THIS month’s unveiling of a pictorial history of Brighton its origins as an Aboriginal home, through its eras as an airport, an army camp and a critically, a refuge for POWs, evacuees from the 1967 fires and from war-torn Serbia is also showing off the special talents of a designer, and farmer, from the Derwent Valley.
THE Derwent Valley Council is again on the hunt for a new general manager after Dean Griggs quit suddenly last week, part way through his four-year contract.
MAYDENA has been put on the world map of mountain biking with the outstanding success of the UCI Enduro Mountain Bike World Series at the weekend.
THE Derwent Valley can claim to be the most recognised area for autumn beauty in southern Tasmania with up to five mentioned in a top 10 seasonal tourism review.
THE roar of more than 230 motorbikes leaving Campbell Town on Sunday morning not only let everybody know they were in town, but reverberated an important message to all who witnessed the 11th annual Black Dog Ride Tasmania.
“I DIDN’T start out to do this,” says Matthew Bissett, who’d been trained as a chef.
DERWENT MLC Craig Farrell was elected chair of the Derwent Valley Railway at the weekend in a move designed to take the organisation forward.
CROSSING the Derwent at the moment provides a first-class view of a key piece of the machinery being brought to bear on the new Bridgewater Bridge.
FOR Sharmaine Mansfield, this is personal. “In 2015, I saw something at the Willow Court asylum that couldn’t be explained, then or even now,” she recalls.