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Dates For Mobile Council Cash Office

2nd of September 1997

Council Tax and rent can be paid at Dacorum Borough Councils travelling cash office which visits Chipperfield once a month. It will be parked by the Village Hall from 1 .30-3.3Opm on a Friday afternoon. The dates for the next six months are: October 3, October 31, November 28, January 2, January 30 and February […]

Dacorum Heritage Trust

2nd of September 1997

The Dacorum Heritage Trust Ltd (DHT) is a registered charity, limited by guarantee. It is an ‘umbrella organisation comprising representatives from almost all the history and museum and archaeological societies that are established in the Dacorum area. Its headquarters is an old fire-station in Berkhamsted, converted at some expense by the Borough into a museum […]

New Faces At The Brownies

2nd of September 1997

1st Chipperfield Brownies resume on Tuesday, September 9 at the Baptist Church Hall. We currently have a full pack with a waiting list. However, if you wish to put your daughters name on our list (it is never too early!) please telephone me on 01923 268852. Although this is my first appointment as Brown Owl […]

Red Cross Open Gardens

2nd of September 1997

As a result of the three beautiful gardens opened for the Red Cross on Sunday, July 20, £4,290.65 was raised.This wonderful total was the result of gorgeous weather, hard work by many and tremendous generosity from over 1,300 visitors.Apologies to residents for the traffic jam but Chipperfield on a lovely summer Sunday has many attractions, […]

Affordable Housing Project

2nd of July 1997

Following the generally favourable response in the village to the idea of a small affordable housing project to provide accommodation for rent to people with village connections, the Parish Council has progressed the proposal. Discussions have been held, with the help of the Community Development Agencys Rural Housing Adviser, with Dacorum Borough Council and with […]

Saying Goodbye To Christina Billington

2nd of July 1997

It is with great sadness that St Pauls church will be saying farewell to Christina Billington at the end of the childrens Holiday Club in August.Christina has been given “an offer she could not refuse” to go and work with the churches in the Berkhamsted town team from whence she came and since this will […]

John Phillips

2nd of July 1997

John came to live in Chipperfield after his marriage in 1969 when he and Ann were offered a ‘Waterhouse cottage in Kings Lane. He lived in the village for the rest o his life with one short break when he built his own home in Grove Hill, Hemel Hempstead. He and Ann and the family […]

Best Kept Village Competition

2nd of July 1997

Many thanks to all those who have been contributing to the general tidy-up of the village in response to our entry of this competition.Please keep up the good work, as the judging may not yet have taken place as you read this (our turn could be any time up to July 5).The results are being […]

Farewell To Chris Ward

2nd of July 1997

New headteacher Mr Lyndon Evans pays tribute to Chris WardAt the end of this summer term we at St. Pauls School will sadly be saying farewell to Chris Ward, Headteacher, as she approaches early retirement. She will have been headteacher here for 14 years. I have enjoyed working with Chris for just over five of […]

New Headteacher Appointed

2nd of July 1997

Parents, staff and children were delighted to hear of the appointment of the new headteacher of St. Pauls School, Chipperfield.Mr Lyndon Evans, the current deputy-head of the school was appointed by governors following interviews just before half term The appointment takes effect from the beginning of September.Mr Evans is a very popular choice. He has […]

Join Us At The Lunch Club

2nd of July 1997

Are you over 60 and would you like excellent food and very good fellowship? Then why not join us on Thursday each week at 12.1 5pm at the Youth Club. The charge is very, very reasonable as it is subsidised by Dacorum Council.The menu is fine – meat or fish with three vegetables and a […]

New Leaders For The Brownies

2nd of July 1997

Two new leaders have been appointed for 1st Chipperfield Brownies, saving it from possible closure.Brown Owl Sian and Tawny Owl Shelley take over in September, replacing Heather and Gail who leave on July 8.

Youth Theatre Group Win Two Trophies

2nd of June 1997

Chipperfield Theatre Group have done it again. This time it was Fun Factorys turn – winning not one but two trophies at the South West Hefts Drama Festival which took place from April 28 to May 3.Fun Factory is the youth arm of the Chipperfield Theatre Group and their first foray into festivals produced twowell-deserved […]

Grants Offered For Wildlife Havens In The Churchyard

2nd of June 1997

Grant of up to £2,000 are being offered for rural churchyard schemes that help wildlife. The Community Development Agency for Hertfordshire says that, in partnership with the Church and Conservation Project, it is seeking to arouse interest in the value of churchyards, chapel yards and cemeteries for nature conservation throughout Hertfordshire.It will be represented at […]

Thank You

2nd of June 1997

Ann, Emma, Jo & James wish to express their heartfelt thanks for the many cards, flowers and letters received after Johns sudden death. Thanks also for the floral tributes and donations made to the British Diabetic Association in memory of John. Finally, thanks to everybody for the kindness, help and support shown to our family […]

With Many Thanks

2nd of June 1997

I regret I am unable to reply individually to the many friends who sent cards and letters of condolence, but I wish to express my thanks and appreciation for the great kindness shown to me in my recent bereavement. Thank you.Edith Griffin

Competition

2nd of June 1997

Yes, weve entered! Judging takes place unannounced any time in June or the beginning of July. St Pauls School, the Afternoon and Evening W.I.s, Brownies, Cricket Club, St Pauls Church and the Baptist Chapel have all been helping recently in making the village look a brighter, cleaner and better cared for place than it has […]

News From Ayr (australia, Not Scotland!)

19th of May 1997

It is no longer ‘News from Millaroo because I made the move to join Ian at our house in Ayr last October. It took us a bit of time to adjust to living together full-time, after about 18 months of seeing each other for just a day or two at weekends, but weve got used […]

Chipperfield Tennis Club

2nd of May 1997

The Annual General Meeting of Chipperfield Tennis Club will take place on Wednesday 7th May, starting at 7.30pm at the Village Hall. All existing and prospective members are invited, when our very keen Treasurer will be delighted to relieve us of our membership fees! The Committee are also considering resurfacing the original court at the […]

The Helpline

2nd of May 1997

by Neville ThomasIs that the AA?A smooth impersonal voice came through the air.If you require information concerning becoming a member of the AA say ‘yes now. Slight pause. Silence.If you require information concerning the facilities available to you as a member of the AA say ‘yes now.Another pause. Silence.If you require information regarding traffic conditions […]