Bowled over

Council shuts bowling facility amid tension over alleged assault

Bowled over

Police have confirmed they are investigating reports of an assault on a woman at Brookgreeen Bowing Club

Peter Winter


Peter Winter


A COLERAINE bowling green has been shut down by the council following an alleged assault on a woman.

The Chronicle understands tensions have arisen between the men's and women's branches of Brookgreen club over access to the green.

Brookgreen Ladies Bowls Club was only established in 2019 while a men-only club has been using the premises for decades.

After shutting down the publicly owned and maintained grounds last week, the council issued a statement reminding all clubs of equality obligations under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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