Help shape a community centre for Brierly Reserve

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The Warrnambool community is invited to become involved in planning a sport and community centre for Brierly Recreation Reserve.

Warrnambool Mayor Cr Ben Blain said the community centre was identified as a need in the Brierly Reserve Master Plan and would be the next stage in the redevelopment of Brierly.

“We know Brierly Reserve is a tremendous community asset that has enormous potential to enhance liveability and wellbeing within a rapidly growing residential area,” Cr Blain said.

“Right now we’re seeing the transformation of Brierly’s sporting facilities with the redevelopment of the cricket oval into multi-sport fields of a very high standard,” Cr Blain said.

“The next step is planning a community hub that meets the needs of residents. To ensure we get the best possible outcome it’s vital to have the input from residents and potential users.

“It’s easy to have your say. Go to www.yoursaywarrnambool.com.au

“We’ll also be doing a couple of pop-up sessions at Gateway Plaza and North Point shopping centre where you can have a face-to-face chat about what you’d like to see in the community centre.

“A community centre like this will be something new for Warrnambool. We want to create a really special place that could function as a meeting venue and a place where people can take part in educational, wellbeing or social connection activities.

“At the moment we have a blank canvas and we’re receptive to the ideas and suggestions around the potential functions and services that could be provided through a community hub.”
 
The details

What: Brierly Recreation Reserve Community Hub – have your say.

How: via an online survey at www.yoursaywarrnambool.com.au or pop-up sessions at Gateway Plaza and North Point shopping centre.

Dates and times: North Point, Wednesday June 12, 2pm to 6pm; Gateway Plaza, Thursday June 13, 9am to 1pm.