Trangie's Alan Burns Oval redevelopment complete

Deputy Mayor Councillor Dawn Collins, Councillor Lyn Jablonski, Narromine Shire Council’s General Manager and Cr Colin Hamilton at Alan Burns Oval opening on Friday. Photo: CONTRIBUTED
Deputy Mayor Councillor Dawn Collins, Councillor Lyn Jablonski, Narromine Shire Council’s General Manager and Cr Colin Hamilton at Alan Burns Oval opening on Friday. Photo: CONTRIBUTED

The community gathered in Trangie on Friday to celebrate the opening of Alan Burns Oval after the recent redevelopment.

In June 2017, Trangie Rugby Union Club were announced as the successful recipient of a Liquor and Gaming NSW Grant for $692,815 as well as $300,000 committed to the project from Narromine Shire Council. The project commenced in October 2018 and the redevelopment is now complete.

"Council would like to thank the NSW Government Department of Industry for their support through Liquor and Gaming NSW," Narromine Shire Council General Manager Jane Redden said.

"Part of our Community Strategic Plan is to provide facilities that foster healthy lifestyles and consider resources needed to maintain open spaces to encourage greater use by the community.

"We are happy that the work has been completed on schedule and that the Trangie community now has a first class playing surface." 

Works included the surface and sub-surface drainage, the installation of new irrigation, the installation of new turf, new goal posts and new boundary fencing.

The Oval has been operational since April 1, with all works having been completed before the first game of the winter season which occurred last Saturday, April 6.