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!
Stanley Post Office In its very short life, the rather modest Post Office in Pioneer Road has assumed the status of something of a Stanley Institution. So much so that it is almost taken for granted – something that is there and will always be there. The Community Post Office is a location where people […]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!
Uniting Church Well, Christmas is well and truly over and the New Year already appears to be running away as fast as last year! The January services were duly held and were quite well attended on both Sundays – but we are always delighted to welcome newcomers and visitors to our village to join us […]Read the whole story!
The Friends of the Stanley Athenaeum are currently researching an exhibition to be held at the Athenaeum in 2015. It will commemorate Stanley and its contribution to, and the effects of, the First World War on the people who lived here. We are looking for information and photographs about the community, and the men and […]Read the whole story!
As most people in Stanley will already be aware, Stanley Primary School has been leased for use by the community. There are so many things to be done, but one which tugs at the heart strings is the vegetable garden and fruit trees. So much energy was put into this space by the staff, children […]Read the whole story!