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February 1997

Chipperfield News Retirements

2nd of February 1997

Geoff Bryant, who has voluntarily managed Chipperfield News since its inception in September 1988, was thanked for all his hard work at a luncheon at Burford House on Sunday, January 12.Various members of the organisation were present to thank him and Elizabeth Weedon, another long serving member who recently handed over responsibility for compiling the […]

Computer System Given To School

2nd of February 1997

Home Finders the estate agents have presented a computer system to St Paul’s School, Chipperfield.Katrine Johnston of Home Finders said:“We heard the school had computers in most classrooms, but not all, so we thought we could help.”The company made the donation after recently upgrading its system to include computerised cameras and E-mail. ‘THANK YOU’ FROM […]

The Ancient Chestnuts On Chipperfield Common

2nd of February 1997

Everyone who knows Chipperfield Common is aware of the splendid specimens of ancient sweet chestnut trees that are scattered around its eastern half. There has been much speculation as to their age and there have been suggestions that they could go back as far as to the 12th century.It was therefore interesting to read a […]

Stay Warm And Save Money

2nd of February 1997

Are you cold at home? Are you worried about the next fuel bill? Do you want to be more energy efficient? Here are five ways to save energy and save money.1. Shut the curtains at dusk. This will ensure that the heat stays inside your home to heat you and not the outside. Do not […]

Electoral Review Of Ward Boundaries

2nd of February 1997

The Local Government Commission for England has started one of its periodic reviews of electoral arrangements within Dacorum Borough Council.One of its main tasks set by Parliament is to check that there is equalrepresentation across the different wards and to make changes to correct any imbalances.At present Chipperfield is an electoral ward of its own […]