Great to see another group finally conducting tours over in Willow Court. After Dark Night Tours have been conducting their tours on site for nearly 2 years and raising thousands for the site. We wish them well in their endeavour. I wonder how their tours will be affected by the
GO-SLOW URGED FOR WILLOW COURT PLANS EXPANSION Plans at the historic Willow Court site may have hit a hurdle with the Derwent Valley Council being urged to delay decisions about the precinct’s future. This week’s Derwent Valley Council meeting agenda reveals plans by the multi-award-winning Agrarian Kitchen to
Courtesy of New Norfolk News http://www.newsnn.net/2018/09/new-3m-proposal-for-willow-court-site.html Local construction firm Crusader Homes, owned by Justin Derksen, today announced its plan to develop a $3 million distillery and cellar door at Willow Court. The business says it is working with Heritage Tasmania to ensure its
On the 6th of September 2018 around midday Ward G was set ablaze. It didn't take long for the Ward to succumb to the flames and subsequently demolished a few hours later. Ward G was a personal favorite of mine, it was the first Ward I went into on the
A few months ago I mentioned a developer was looking to buy the Oval Ward Precinct, well today things became a lot more public. A piece was aired on Win TV News tonight, stating the site is set for a $25 million dollar redevelopment by a international investor. Link to
Part III of the relics and artifacts showcases a Derwent House (Ward D) Requisition for Dispensary Supplies book with the earliest entry dated 1985. The person filling out the book would list the item, quantity required, quantity issued and leader reference. It was then approved by the Sister in Charge.
As part of the 2018 Australian Heritage Festival Freascati will throw open its doors this Sunday 20 May 2018 from 11am - 2pm. Entry is $5 per adult or $10 per family which goes towards future restoration projects. They will be showing some never-before-seen photos of Frascati from the 1940s