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!
We have been asked to write about the wedding we recently attended in the state of Kerala in India in November, 2014. The invitation came from an Indian teacher exchangee friend to come to her third son’s wedding in Kottayam, Kerala, by the famous ‘backwaters’. This teacher, Susan Thomas, stayed with our family in Stanley […]Read the whole story!
TENNIS IN STANLEY DO YOU PLAY TENNIS? A SMALL FRIENDLY GROUP GETS TOGETHER ON MONDAY EVENINGS AT THE RECREATION RESERVE COURT FROM ABOUT 5.30PM EVERY MONDAY FOR A SOCIAL HIT AND WE’D LOVE TO SEE SOME NEW PLAYERS! SO COME ALONG & SEE WHAT YOU THINK THE COURT HAS EXCELLENT FLOODLIGHTING SO WE ARE ABLE […]Read the whole story!
Thank you very much to all who supported the first Stanley Produce Swap of the year. It was very well attended, as you can see. and all of us had a delicious morning tea (many thanks to Gerri, Amber and the nameless muffins) whilst also being able to catch up with friends, neighbours and community […]Read the whole story!
VALE DR Meg Warren Dr Meg Warren will be sadly missed by the Stanley community. Apart from being the GP of many Stanley residents, Meg was also a long-time cyclist to Stanley every Sunday morning with the LFZ group. Sometimes she rode up from Beechworth to enjoy the Stanley trails during the week too. Meg […]Read the whole story!
STANLEY MATTERS SRCI Musings and forthcoming Annual General Meeting Music and the Arts in support of VCAT Challenge The Jazz night on 20 September was highly successful. It was great to see the Stanley, Beechworth and surrounding communities support a fabulous night of entertainment, while raising an amount exceeding $3000 for the VCAT challenge […]Read the whole story!