Village comes out for gala

Stanley’s village gala took place this weekend, bringing out dozens of villagers on to the streets.

The parade on Saturday was led by a tractor and trailer, which took Carnival Queen Melissa Smedley and her attendants around the village.

NILA 23-06-12 BE 15 Stanley village Gala. Parade makes its way to the village hall.

NILA 23-06-12 BE 15 Stanley village Gala. Parade makes its way to the village hall.

This year there was a family dog show by Ilkeston District Dog Training Club as well as many more fun activities at the village hall in Coronation Road.

As ever, the event, organised by the Stanley Village Community Association, was in aid of good casues.

NILA 23-06-12 BE 18 Stanley village Gala. Parade makes its way to the village hall. Queen and attendants Lily Hollands, Mellisa Smedley and Georgie Coulman.

NILA 23-06-12 BE 18 Stanley village Gala. Parade makes its way to the village hall. Queen and attendants Lily Hollands, Mellisa Smedley and Georgie Coulman.

NILA 23-06-12 BE 19 Stanley village Gala. Parade makes its way to the village hall. Debbie Bennett and Mandy Andrews.

NILA 23-06-12 BE 19 Stanley village Gala. Parade makes its way to the village hall. Debbie Bennett and Mandy Andrews.