Category Archives for Community News

Stanley Youth

Annette Walton is Youth Development Officer with Indigo Shire Council, which has funding for a program to create activities for young people aged from 11 to 25 years. In conjunction with Genevieve Milham, Vice-President of Stanley Rural Community Inc.(SRCI), a meeting was held on Monday 20 February in Stanley Hall to ascertain what young Stanley […]

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Garage Sale

Garage Sale The Stanley Soldiers Memorial Hall & Athenaeum Committee would like to say ‘Thank you’ to all supporters of the Community Garage sale on Saturday 25 March – it was a fantastic day, with glorious weather.

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STANLEY ATHENAEUM NEWS The Friends of the Stanley Athenaeum are currently planning two exhibitions and one big event for 2012. The first exhibition is called ‘Tutti Fruiti’ and will be looking at the orchard and horticultural history of Stanley. The second exhibition will be celebrating Dickens’ 200th birthday with the Athenaeum’s own Dickens’ collection of […]

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Stanley Social Group

Taking up where they left off in December, there was a good attendance on Tuesday 21 February at the Church.  The Group heard a fascinating talk by Gwen Smith about the trip she and husband Ian made to visit their son and his family in Sao Paulo, Brazil over Christmas/New Year. The Smiths also saw […]

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New Baby

New baby! Alannah May READ came into the world in Darwin on Thursday 16th February, weighing in at 7 lbs. 7 ozs (3.17514kgs for younger readers).  Mother Leah (nee Vincent) and baby are doing well – father David and Stanley grandparents Sharyn & Ian Vincent are delighted.

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Community Strengthening Project – training course

Most of you will be aware from last month’s Nine Mile News that the communities affected by the 2009 bushfires in the Alpine & Indigo Shires & the Rural City of Wangaratta in northeast Victoria are forming a Community Foundation. This initiative is one of five priority projects identified to help those communities through the […]

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