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Friends of Rowley Hills AGM

Our 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 2nd June, 2:15pm at Oakham Library, Poplar Rise, Oldbury, B69 1RD. All members are welcome, we hope to see some of you there and we’ll probably follow it with a walk on the hills!

A look back at our Awards for All events

Big Lottery Fund logoNow that our Awards for All funding from the Big Lottery Fund has all been used up, we’ve put together a short summary with lots of photos of all the events and activities we were able to arrange thanks to the funding. Join us for a wander down memory lane – click here to read the Awards for All summary report!

A big thanks to the Big Lottery Fund, and also to the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country who were instrumental in helping to arrange and deliver these events.

We’ve also added this report to our Governance page so it’s easy to find in future.

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Friends of Rowley Hills AGM, 4th June

FORH logoOur Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 4th June at 2:00pm at Oakham Library. All members are welcome to attend! The AGM takes place straight after the Sandnats walk on the Rowley Hills at 10:30am on the same day so we hope some of you will be able to make it to both. Full details of this walk can be found on our Events page.

The AGM agenda will be as follows:

  • Election of Officers
  • Election of Committee
  • Annual Report
  • Financial Report
  • AOB

The full venue details are Oakham Library, Poplar Rise, Tividale, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 1RD; telephone 01384 255 563.

Friends of Rowley Hills awarded £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund!

Big Lottery Fund logoFantastic news! We are very happy to be able to announce that we’ve been successful in securing a £10,000 Awards for All grant from the Big Lottery Fund. These grants fund a wide range of community projects aimed at developing skills, improving health, revitalising the local environment and enabling people to become more active citizens. Our application was overseen by the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country with whom we work closely; our thanks to them for their great assistance in helping us obtain this funding.

The Wildlife Trust will also be helping to deliver the majority of the activities paid for by the funding, over the next 12 months. Although yet to be finalised, the money is likely to be spent on activities such as guided walks and other events, training for our members so that we can deliver more future events, and supplies necessary for the upkeep of the Rowley Hills.

Membership and governance

10th March 2015

We’ve added two new areas to our website. On the Governance page, you can now read our Constitution and the minutes of all the meetings we’ve held so far. You can now also become a member of the Friends of Rowley Hills, by either filling in the online webform or printing out and posting a PDF version. As a member, you will receive updates about our work and will be entitled to attend and cast votes at our general meetings.