Matters Arising from Interruption to Power Supply Whilst we did not experience any threat from fire, the other night we lost power in Stanley as a result of lightning strikes. The power was out from evening on the Wednesday until 1:30pm the following day, and I encountered a few experiences that are relevant to a […]Read the whole story!
What a wonderful summer for growing all we do and don’t want in Stanley, desirable plants and weeds! Your Landcare Group has been steadily chipping away at our projects, with the main push being weed control in our areas of responsibility. In the near future we will provide more picnic tables in Spring Ditch Park […]Read the whole story!
Uniting Church Our Minister, Rev. Caro Field, made a welcome return to Stanley for the evening service on 8 February, with John Purkis from Beechworth providing the musical accompaniment on his clarinet, and a good-sized congregation enjoyed the abundant supper. Regular lay preacher, Peter Bluck, took the Sunday 22 February morning service with a total […]Read the whole story!
Next month, March, is “Red Cross Calling” month. Stanley is noted for its generous support of this very worthwhile organisation, however, over the past few years, some of our very busy and long-serving collection volunteers have decided to take a break. Please support the “Red Cross Calling” collection in Stanley by volunteering a small portion […]Read the whole story!
We need to raise money to support the activities of the Stanley Post Office and Primary School. Sometime in the next few months we hope to move the post office into the school. That project is currently under negotiation with the Council and Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The outcome looks promising. The […]Read the whole story!
UPDATE: Now Being Held On Saturday 28th March! The first Annual Stanley Village Fair, will be held in the grounds of the Stanley School from 9.30am until around 4pm on Saturday 28th March 2015 to celebrate the 4th anniversary of the opening of the Stanley PO.. This is an event for everyone! The Fair is being […]Read the whole story!
Fire Danger Rating Sign A new fire danger sign has been erected outside the Stanley Community Post Office. This is a manual sign that will be checked daily and the rating altered if and when required. Fire Restrictions Fire Restrictions are now in force for the shire of Indigo. For details of activities permitted during […]Read the whole story!
This Nine Mile News edition brings two Stanley bushfire anniversaries. They are: 2003 – January 21st: This bushfire swept from the lower Buckland Gap over the Dingle Range, destroying a weekender cottage in the pines above the Stanley cemetery. Then it spotted over the cemetery & the Beechworth-Stanley Road roaring on towards Yackandandah, going as […]Read the whole story!
An exhibition of recent artworks by Marija Patterson at George Kerford Hotel, Beechworth Small upright figures, twenty-five of them, gaze out from their internal world. Three women: the artist, her mother and her daughter, are placed in groups or stand-alone. They look alike except for anomalies in the process, in the making. They are modelled on […]Read the whole story!
Some people enjoy train-spotting, whilst others enjoy post office spotting. The Fort Kochi Post Office in Kerala, India, is inspiring. It is architecturally beautiful, not dissimilar to the lines of the Beechworth Post Office, although it is painted red and white, and is set in tropical gardens. Like the Stanley Postal Agency, it has a […]Read the whole story!