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Feedback Sought On New Netball Club In Stirling

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The Adelaide Hills Council is considering upgrading Stirling’s Stonehenge Reserve to create a new home for the Stirling Comets Netball Club.

The plan is currently open for community consultation, with the ground to have two new courts, a carpark upgrade, new stormwater drainage, clubhouse facilities and lighting.

There are already tennis courts on the site, these will be overlaid with line marking for the netball club. 

Quick project facts

The project proposes to accommodate netball, tennis and petanque
The proposal includes upgrading the site from six to eight courts
It’s proposed for three netball courts to be overlaid over four existing tennis courts with line marking and that these courts would become the home courts for the Stirling Comets Netball Club
Netball would be played between April and August for a season of fifteen weeks of “home and away” competition
Weekday training commences late March until early September
Netball competition would not interfere with Petanque or tennis competition
Access to all surrounding properties would be maintained
Car parking, clubhouse and stormwater management would be upgraded

 What Council has already done

A high-level review of recreation facilities across the Adelaide Hills Council area. This is ongoing
A preliminary master planning process for the Stonehenge Reserve site
Four options have been considered for Stonehenge Reserve
Preliminary site assessments have been undertaken including: traffic, parking and stormwater
Initial conversations with residents and sporting groups have taken place and will continue
A community briefing was held to provide a project update and hear feedback from the local community

Current conversations with residents and community groups have highlighted the following for consideration:

Resident access
Pedestrian safety
Trees on site
Bushfire risk
Other locations

To give your feedback you can complete a short online feedback survey

Alternatively, you can also provide feedback via:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 8408 0400
Post: Adelaide Hills Council, PO Box 44, Woodside SA 5244
Hard copies of the survey form are available by contacting the project team on 8408 0400 or by visiting the service desk at the Coventry Library, Stirling.

Comments on the proposed Stonehenge Reserve Upgrade need to be received by Friday 22 February 2019.