OK, at the moment we have plenty of crown greens for summer use, but will have no indoor flat green available during the winter now it has been axed from the new sports centre.
The outdoor bowling is crown green and played outside during the summer.
Two youngsters who have been showing tremendous potential all season on crown greens are now displaying their skills indoors in the Hadley Indoor Friday League at Smethwick.
It is welcome news for every crown green bowler that the future of the Waterloo Hotel at Blackpool is safe, writes Mike Wakelam.
There are many more than 25 crown greens
in Kirklees which we use extensively from April to September.
But the sport, which has similarities to crown greens bowls, is gaining popularity in the UK and Yorkshire.
"It's completely different from crown green bowls - it's very vindictive!
They boast two crown greens but are short on membership.
Club secretary Tony Senior said: "Crown green bowling is not a contact sport and can be enjoyed by young or old, male of female alike.