Plan – Act – Survive

Bush Fire Season is here – Fire Restrictions are in place. During the bushfire season check the fire danger rating on a regular basis.  The bushfire rating for North East Fire District is indicated on a daily basis on the Fire Danger Rating Indicator located at the school on the Beechworth- Stanley Road opposite Rosengren […]

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Stanley Rural Fire Brigade

Whilst it was encouraging to see a good attendance at the Bushfire Survival  Workshop and presentation to the Stanley Community Group in November, the Stanley Fire Brigade is concerned that some residents may not be adequately informed of the risk of bushfire. It is imperative that all residents have a Bushfire Survival Plan in place.  […]

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Dusty Days Around Stanley

With the dirt roads around Stanley drying out, the dust problem is causing a concern to many residents.   Please help out by driving slowly on these roads. Any reduction in speed, even just a few kilometres an hour, will make a difference to your neighbours.   This includes when parking on the dust-bowl outside Greg and […]

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Kuchlagh Groundwater

Credit: Image of out of order tube wells from ‘Pakistan Today’  In 1980, the Pakistani region of Kuchlagh had a thriving apple and fruit industry based on groundwater. By 2000 the primary aquifer had been pumped dry, and by 2010 there was no groundwater and no agriculture. How can this happen? In 1982 an influx […]

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Stanley Choir

On Sunday December the 8th, 2019 we held the 6th Annual Stanley Community Carols on the Reserve. The weather was much better than last year and we managed to sing over the cicadas! $430 was raised for the Stanley Post Office which was a great effort!  Thanks to all who baked various goodies, as well as a […]

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Stanley Social Group

The Social Group with partners and friends finished the year with an enjoyable Christmas lunch at the Tuileries in Rutherglen.  It was especially nice to meet up with Terry and Carol Whitford, who travelled down from Wodonga to join us. Our next Meeting will be on TUESDAY, 18TH FEBRUARY, 2020 and we look forward to welcoming new members […]

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Recipe File

Recipes by Sally McKay  Smoked Salmon Rillettes Ingredients150g hot smoked salmon, skin removed and broken into pieces70g cream cheese 70g crème fraiche 2tbsp finely chopped chives 1tbsp finely chopped dill 1/4tbsp fine sea salt 1/4tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/2tbsp lemon juice Salmon Roe and Dill springs to garnish Method Combine all ingredients in a bowl using a fork or stiff whisk until a […]

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Expressions Of Interest

PRELIMINARY NOTICE   Expression of Interest for Appointment to the STANLEY RECREATION RESERVE INCORPORATED COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT  The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will be seeking expressions of interest from community members to fill vacant positions on the Stanley Recreation Reserve Incorporated Committee for the remaining term which expires 4 March, 2022.  This committee […]

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September 2019 – Issue 114

Stanley Community Newsletter Read the full Newsletter in PDF viewer below VALE Tim FischerOur condolences go to his wife Judy and his sons, Dominic and Harrison and to the family in Mudgegonga.  Beyond Cue SpringsWhat’s happening about the water. There has been a lot going on behind the scenesAn update Stanley Fire BrigadeRain, Hail or […]

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