The hall has been awarded a grant towards landscaping the site. The plans include creating an extended terrace at the rear of the hall as well as soft planting around that area and the rear car park.
New notice boards, direction signs and site signs are to be installed as well as a bin store. There will be two orientation boards - one showing the history of the village and the hall and the other...
The Management Committee have asked Vice-Chairman and local historian, Steve Williams, to investigate erecting a war memorial at the entrance to the site on Water Street.
His research has shown that the memorial in Brindle Parish Church (St. James') was not the village war memorial, as first thought.
Back in 1919, the idea for the Parish Institute on the current site came from men who fought...
The Cranshaw family from Batesons Farm in the village used the hall's facilities to host the reception and evening event at their daughter's wedding in July.
Local girl Katie married Robert Smith and the hall and specially erected marquee meant they could keep the event in the village.
The evening celebration was attended by many local farmers and villagers, being hailed as a great success...
The Hall Management Committee is awaiting a decision from Chorley Council in respect of a grant towards landscaping works at the hall.
It will then trigger a further application to the Lancashire Environmental Fund for the final amount to finish the work, making the whole site even more environmentally friendly and blending into its rural setting.
Work re-starts on extending the front car park at the start of April, at the same time the Joiners are back in the hall putting in a new loft access, paid partly by the National Lottery "Awards for All" and a small, but welcome donation from Brindle Historical Society.