Monthly Archives: July 2014

New opening time proposed

The Derwent Valley Council have proposed new (revised) dates for the opening of the Heritage Precinct of Willow Court. After being informed about possible dates and then having them changed a number of times, it is great to see that … Continue reading

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Specialist to investigate tunnel in February 2015

Mayor Martyn Evans announces that there will be an investigation into the tunnel that runs between Willow Court and the Derwent River. The investigation will be conducted by Associate Professor Heather Burke who teaches a range of archaeology subjects¬†at Flinders … Continue reading

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Current reading

Currently reading Dr G. M Cragge’s History of Lachlan Park and hoping that we will have permission to share this writing with all that are interested in Willow Court’s history soon. FOREWORD The form and concept of this paper present … Continue reading

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Progress on Bronte

Bronte Ward has had some significant works done, with the old toilet block removed and some start made on the full restoration of the old veranda as it was in the original building. (above). There is some roof work still … Continue reading

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Large sign of things to come?

A large sign of things to come and a gem from the past, this stored sign is one of the artifacts ready for display in a new museum at the Barracks of Willow Court. While the community wait for the … Continue reading

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Private tour for Premier Will Hodgeman

New Norfolk News article Last Friday the current Derwent Valley Council Mayor, Martyn Evans gave a¬†personal tour of the council-owned section of the Willow Court historic site to the Premier Will Hodgeman. According to this article he also is seeking … Continue reading

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