Friends of Rowley Fields off to a flying start

Well we did it, at a packed Welcombe Hills School Hall, we officially launched the Friends of Rowley Fields, thanks to everyone who turned up and showed their support. We have a committee elected and our first meeting planned for next week. We have been invited to speak at the Town Trust AGM. If you […]

Rowley the Barn Owl

Thanks to a generous donor we have a lovely cuddly toy Barn Owl to raffle at our inaugural meeting. Please buy a ticket – all proceeds will go to the Friends of Rowley Fields – to the benefit of everyone who uses the land. See the real thing in action in Rowley Fields thanks to […]

Meeting Agenda & papers

The Agenda and draft constitution are now available for reading. Our membership form is also available to download. Please note hard copies will not be available at the meeting.   Agenda website FRIENDS OF ROWLEY FIELDS Constitution v 0.4 Appendix A Rowley Fields Map FORF Membership form v2        

Stratford Neighbourhood Plan

The draft Stratford Neighbourhood Plan has been published for consultation which closes on 3rd July. Take a look and have your say it’s a very important document and will influencing planning until 2031. Page 102 identifies Rowley Fields as satisfying the criteria for designation as local Green Space.

Memory Bank

Thanks to Mike Anderson for suggesting a Memory Bank of the local area. If you’ve got any photo’s or other memories you’d be happy to share please email and we’ll post them here to share and store in our memory bank.

Inaugural Meeting 11th June 2015

Our first event is the inaugural meeting of the Friends of Rowley Fields on Thursday 11th June 7.30 pm at Welcombe Hills School. Please come along and pledge your support, membership will be open to everyone. Please check this page in the near future for information concerning forthcoming events, including summer nature walks, bat evenings […]

Some lovely pics

Here is a picture of a tree on Rowley Fields I took today.  If you’ve taken any pictures then please send them into – we will be happy to publish them with your name and any info you want to share.    

Inaugural Meeting of FoRF 11th June

A small group of ‘Friends’ are working hard behind the scenes preparing for our inaugural meeting to officially launch the Friends of Rowley Fields. Our aim is to Protect Rowley Fields for generations to come. We want to work with the Town Trust and preserve the space forever. Anyone interested in joining please fill out the questionnaire on the […]

The Spring Picnic

The new Friends of Rowley Fields group’s spring picnic saw over 60 members join, all of whom were unanimous in their determination to enhance the field’s recreational facilities and protect the land for the future. Although only the large parcel of land has now had development plans withdrawn (the smaller area is still slated for […]

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