A FIVE day event at Glen Derwent this week acknowledges and celebrates the women, both convicts and free settlers, of early Tasmania.
Open … a garden fit for a queen
NEW Norfolk has a new botanical attraction full of symbolism to mark the late Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years of service.
Dave’s ready for a noisy time
“WE knew it was coming,” says Dave Roberts. “The new one, it just had to happen. So we’ve been prepared for a long time.”
FIVE generations of first-born females from the Derwent Valley recently marked a genealogical milestone.
Our star’s big chance
IN his 16 years, Nayte Ackerley has heard most of it.
Couple take on challenge of country pub life
NATASHA Wood says she’s worked hard in previous jobs, including prisons, but that was before she knew the meaning of the word.
Julie’s got the drive to survive
JULIE Honner could nearly drive the 59km from Miena to Bothwell blindfolded.
Let the work begin
BRIGHTON High School is two shovels closer to being built, with construction officially starting last week.
Mechanics of 76 years’ lifting
WHILE the liftspan on the Bridgewater Bridge is getting a rest from this week, beginning March 1, it’s worth having a look at a mechanism that’s now 76 years of age.
Gazette pitches in for Autumn Festival
THE Derwent Valley Autumn Festival and the Derwent Valley Gazette have joined forces in a strategic partnership to support the iconic event.