A POPULAR bowling green in Winsford is now brighter and easier for people to play on.

New floodlights have been installed at Wharton Recreation Bowling Club green.

Winsford Town Council's parks and open spaces committee approved the new equipment and part-matched the funding with bowlers.

Bowlers were delighted that the lights were approved and said they had made a big difference to games.

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Cllr Lyndsay Barwell, chairman of the parks committee said: "I am impressed how much brighter these lights are and am happy the bowlers will be able to play in better lighting conditions."

Jonathon Webster, chairman of Wharton Rec Bowling Club, said: “This new lighting helps create more playing and training opportunities for players, improves the playing pleasure for those with visual impairments and offers increased flexibility for all members.”