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New Benches and Picnic Tables for Rowley Fields

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 saw the arrival of new hardwood benches to replace the rather tired ones located in the top field. Thanks to some super support from 11 donors and a donation from Waitrose Community Matters (Stratford upon Avon) we have been able to fund not one but two new benches. The brass plaques […]

Memorial Bench Project

Thank you to everyone who supported us via the Community Matters Donation Programme at Waitrose. Your support earned a total of £413 during the month of December and today we received our cheque from the Stratford store.   The donation will support the Memorial Bench Project which together with donations from 11 friends and supporters […]

Waitrose Community Matters

A big thank you to the partners at Waitrose Stratford upon Avon for choosing our group as one of three good causes to benefit from the Community Matters scheme in December 2017. We were extremely well supported by shoppers to with the largest number of green tokens which converted into a donation of £413 to […]

The Bench Project

Please see the attached article published on The Welcombe Hills web-site. If you can support the project complete the online form or simply email us at friendsofrowleyfields@gmail.com if you have any questions. The Bench Project  

Stratford Hospital Appeal

Members will recall the two donations we gave to the towns hospital appeal in 2016 we are therefore delighted to report that Friends of Rowley Fields now features on the fundraising wall at the new building. Thank you to everyone who donated time, money and of course some memorable cakes!     

Moth Evening

On Saturday 12th August members and non-members took part in the night time Moth trapping evening in the fields. We are particularly grateful to David Brown (and team)- County Moth Recorder and national expert on British moths for the evening. Thirty one species were recorded: Gold Spot Lesser Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing Copper Underwing September Thorn […]

Volunteer for wildlife

Please see the attached poster – a great opportunity to support the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and help manage our local nature reserve. Volunteer for Wildlife Welcombe Hills poster  

Bat Evening – Friday 8th September

Once again we will be repeating our annual Bat Walk hosted by Warwickshire Bat Group on Friday 8th September starting at 7.30pm (meet at the gate in Maidenhead Road). Come along and enjoy an informative talk and walk and use one of the electronic Bat Detectors to detect your very own bat – it’s great […]

Curious to learn about the world of Moths?

On Saturday 12th August, the Friends of Rowley Fields are hosting a Moth Evening the first of its kind in this part of Stratford and are delighted to announce that David Brown – County Moth Recorder and Moth Expert will be leading the evening. David has many years experience and regularly lectures on this fascinating […]

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