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!
Nothing new … Just revisited We are in the process of developing a strategic plan to take us into the future. The idea is to give us a direction over the next five to ten years with broad plans covering that time frame, with more detailed activities in the shorter period. Detailed plans like this […]Read the whole story!
Recognising those who returned from war The WWI Centenary Poppy Tile Project Between 1914 and 1918 some 112,399 Victorians enlisted to fight in the First World War. Those who died from causes associated with battle are commemorated by the War Graves Commission. However, those who returned and then lived out their lives in the community, […]Read the whole story!
September proved a good month for attendances, with double figures being reached on both the second and fourth Sundays. No doubt the milder weather also played a part. We are delighted that our Minister, Rev. Caro Field, has come through her recent knee operation and is making good progress on her recovery. By the time […]Read the whole story!
Last month, those who were able travelled to Albury and saw the film “The Hundred Foot Journey” followed by Afternoon Tea out in a coffee shop. We all enjoyed the outing and film. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 21st October at 2pm at the church. Local resident Gil Malone will speak to us about […]Read the whole story!
The Stanley Recreation Reserve Committee is pleased to announce the arrival of the new operable wall/doors in the Neighbourhood Safer Place (NSP). These doors concertina and very effectively divide the space into two, one smaller than the other. This means that for meetings or gatherings where only a smaller space is required (quicker to heat in the […]Read the whole story!