This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Government to prevent local councils cease funds to maintain bowling facilities
Britain has an ageing population. Withdrawing funding will result in older and vulnerable people in our society becoming less mobile and lose their only social contact. We want our national government to step in to prevent the destruction of this valuable sporting and recreational facilities.
Many local councils are planning to withdraw funding to maintain bowling greens. This short sighted action will have a knock on effect of less mobile, less fit elderly people. The consequences are an increased demand on NHS and care facilities.
This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website