PETER Norris doesn’t mince words. “The queens weren’t mated in time,” he says. “The Tasmanian natives, especially the blue gum and the prickly box, either came into flower late, or not at all.
COUNCILS in the Derwent Valley, Central Highlands, Southern Midlands and Brighton have established a successful cooperative model which they think other councils should consider adopting as part of the Local Government Review currently under way.
JOHN Schuts watches as the lacquer is carefully applied to the new wood floor by a man wearing woollen booties, then turns back to the kitchen where the chef is wondering why the shelves are yet to be mounted.
LOCAL tourism identity Rachel Power has hit out at the lack of federal election focus and commitments for National Parks, such as Mt Field.
NEW, custom-made protective padding has been added to the new goal posts at Tynwald Park, allowing the New Norfolk Junior Football club to safely play its home games there this season.
THE Dodges Ferry Sharks were right at home as they soaked up the heavy wet conditions to run out big winners by 90 points over a battling New Norfolk side at Shark Park on Saturday.
NEW Norfolk’s weekly market is home to an unusual enterprise that is part bird rescue, part an outlet for handmade bird toys and treats and, thirdly, a breeder of popular small birds like budgies and finches.
TYNWALD Park will be closed, most likely for weeks after rain, hail and high winds caused flash flooding last Friday.
The roar of high-powered engines and the accompanying crowd has faded for now, but at the Hobart Speedway, just south of New Norfolk, things are still humming.
New Norfolk’s Willow Court will soon be home to a virtual reality experience designed to breathe more life into the precinct.