Reminder on CB Hand Held Radios

This is a reminder to all who have received hand held CB radios from the Stanley Brigade. As you will recall these units run on AA batteries. AA batteries are liable to corrosion at the ends. If this were to happen when they are located in a CB unit, severe damage can be inflicted on […]

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Chestnuts on local ABC Radio

Listen to local ABC Radio on Thursday April 12th at 10am for a 20 minute program promoting chestnuts. Barbara Lowery, the food writer, will be interviewed by Joseph Thomsen. It is perfect timing with the 2012 harvest well under way in Stanley. Barbara has been following chestnuts with a passion for almost 10 years since […]

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Noticeboard-Sculpture Update

To all involved,  the following is a brief summary of where the Stanley Noticeboard project goes from here after a meeting on Wed Mar 16th between Indigo Council’s Mark Florence, Ben Gilbert, the Friends of Stanley Athenaeum, Stanley Primary School, Mike Byrne and myself:- •        At the meeting it was agreed that Ben Gilbert from […]

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Stanley Tennis Club News 30.03.2012

Stanley Tennis Club has finished another season of friendly evening tennis games across Thursdays and Fridays in February and March at the Recreation Reserve court. We have had 4 teams playing consistently with various Stanleyites subbing at times, and various dogs in attendance too! Treasurer, Mike Byrne, has kept tab of the scores and Team […]

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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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Letter from the guest editor

My first experience editing the newsletter has been much less daunting than first anticipated, learning a lot in the process. It was actually fun. I encourage any community member who has knowledge of word and is interested in helping out, to offer your services. As the saying goes “Many hands make light work” and chances […]

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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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CHOCOLATE HOT CROSS BUN & BUTTER PUDDING

6 chocolate hot cross buns 30g unsalted butter, softened 125g roughly chopped good quality dark chocolate 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 600mls thin cream 600 mls thickened cream, plus extra to serve if desired Zest of 1 orange 4 eggs 170g castor sugar 60ml (1/4 cup) brandy (optional) Icing sugar to dust Split the […]

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