Queen’s Birthday Great British Bake Off

Several of our members have offered to bake a cake as part of the celebrations on Sunday 12th June, we will be offering slices for donations towards FoRF/ Stratford Cancer & Eye Hospital Appeal. If you are a budding Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood or simply a keen baker we’d be delighted to hear from […]

Rowley Fields Planning Application

Sadly the Town Trust has submitted a Planning Application to Stratford District Council to demolish 7 Benson Road and build five new houses on the area of Rowley Fields to the rear. Whilst the Trust has been clear of its intention to pursue this application it is sad news for residents of Benson Road and Avenue […]

Town Trust Grant to Support Queens Birthday Picnic celebrations.

We were delighted to receive news in March that our application for a grant from Stratford Town Trust to host a birthday picnic to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday in June was successful. The grant of £400 (part of over £10,00 for events across Stratford) will allow us to hire a portable loo and marquee and […]

Local Green Space Designation

As part of our continued efforts to push for Local Green Space designation for Rowley Fields Committee members having been meeting political representatives during 2016. We have lobbied Tony Jefferson, Town Councillor for the Welcombe Ward and District Councillor, Keith Lloyd also Town Councillor for the Welcombe Ward and County Councillor and Nadhim Zahawi our […]

Grass Maze

We are delighted to report that our competition to design a grass maze with the three local primary schools has resulted in well over 100 entries from children in years 3 – 6. The winner will be invited to officially open the maze at our Birthday Picnic on 12th June and will receive a prize […]

Treasure Hunt certificate of thanks

Thank you to everyone who supported the Treasure Hunt on 27th December 2015, either as a volunteer helper or participant. Although the weather was awful and the fields badly waterlogged around 50 hardy souls still braved the conditions and took part. Some starting and finishing in the rain! We raised almost £130 for Stratford Cancer […]

Website back in operation

With huge thanks to Gavin and his team our website in now back up and running – there’s some catching up to do so please check back  soon.

Christmas Treasure Hunt

Despite awful weather and Rowley Fields being transformed into a paddy field, 50 hardy souls participated in the Family Walking Treasure Hunt around the fields and neighbouring Nature Reserve on Sunday 27th December. Valuable funds were raised for the Stratford Hospital Cancer & Eye Unit Appeal with donations for the hunt and sale of pocket […]

Seeking 90 year olds!

On Sunday 12th June 2016 we plan to hold a ‘Royal Picnic’ in the fields to celebrate the Queen’s Ninetieth Birthday.  Do you know someone (from Stratford) who is 90 next April, May or June, who we could invite as our VIP and Guest of Honour? They do not need to have any previous links with […]

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