Chadstone Bowls Club has 600 members of all ages and is mixed gender. Many are elderly. The club’s video, All the Bowling Ladies, had received over 1.3 million views on the Residents Against the Stadium (RATS) Facebook page, with 20,000 reactions and 8,500 comments. Two 82-year-olds and a 72-year-old danced to their adaptation of Beyonce’s hit song Single Ladies. The YouTube version had nearly 140,000 views:
The club lost its fight with city council and will be closing. Read the entire Global Voices article here.