Entries by Gavin Griffiths

new 360 kit – Rowley Fields

We’re a little excited at TWH because we’ve just learned to do 360 surround shots and we’re going to get up on the hills and capture it in all it’s glory (shame the sun isn’t shining really, but at least it’s not the horrendous mud of the spring so we have to count our blessings). […]

The Town Trust AGM

I’m covering this only because Rowley Fields (acknowledged by most to be part of The Welcombe Hills) continues to be a hot topic when it comes to The Town Trust. As many readers know the development at the back of Benson Road has been denied planning permission and so the project won’t go ahead (or […]

The Bombing of The Obelisk in WW2

  So last week I was told by someone local that during the Second World War a German bomber, on route home from a sortie on Coventry, had dropped a bomb and narrowly missed the Obelisk leaving a large crater. It was thought that the Obelisk was a communication tower. Or perhaps the pilot had […]

The Welcombe Hills Audio Tour

For those who haven’t seen these it’s well worth a trip up to the hills to check them out.  Curiously there doesn’t appear to be any sort of signage at the entrance to the hills via Rowley Fields – if you’re coming by car you can park up at the end of Maidenhead Road free […]