Category Archives for Community News

STANLEY RURAL COMMUNITY INC.

Community Meeting On the afternoon of Sunday, 4th March 2012, SRCI held a Community meeting in the Stanley Hall to bring Stanley residents up to date with progress made regarding the establishment of a permanent Stanley Post Office since the last such meeting in June 2011.  In all, 41 people turned up, comprising a fair […]

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News from the Stanley Fire Brigade

 This is the first of what we hope will be a regular column in The Nine Mile News.   Our aim is to provide useful information and updates on activities of your fire brigade. We are pleased to say that we have experienced another mild and safe summer which has resulted in fire restrictions being lifted […]

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The Oldest Yoga Teacher in the World

We all know that you can’t keep your flexibility as you get older… Or can you? It seems that it all depends on what you do. Do you know how old the oldest Yoga teacher in the world is?  She is 91! Her name is Bernice Bates and she lives in Florida, and still teaches […]

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Stanley one day…. Broadway the next….

On the afternoon of Sunday 19th February, our town dared to ask a rather large question… has Stanley Got Talent? And to find out, locals from as nearby as almost-next-door and as far away as just-down-the-winding-track (and a bit beyond!) clamoured for tickets on what proved to be a not-even-standing-room-only day in the intimate setting […]

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Community Forum

Indigo Shire Council held its February Council Meeting in the afternoon of Tuesday 14 February in Stanley Soldiers’ Memorial Hall. A few Stanley residents attended the session and learned some interesting facts.  One of these was that the 40-ha minimum block size for the granting of a Planning Permit for a dwelling is not set […]

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Bushfire behaviour

What talented people we do have in Stanley ! Nic Gellie is a fire scientist who has studied the Black Saturday blazes in detail and in Stanley Memorial Hall on 7 February, the third anniversary of that deadly day, he provided an impressive presentation of how the Beechworth-Mudgegonga fire developed and travelled. This analysis of […]

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Stanley Primary School News

Thanks to all community members who supported our “Stanley Strummers” performance on Sunday, and to the parents who brought their children along. It is delightful to watch the children grow in confidence when performing in public, and we hope to expand their learning with some additional instrumental lessons this year. Our school council will be […]

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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

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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