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February 1999

Poca Charles (charlie) Harold Baldwin Rn

19th of February 1999

The funeral took place at HMS Drake. Plymouth. of Charles Harold Baldwin on Thursday 26 November 1998 after a prolonged illness. Charlie. or Chaz as he was known in the Navy, was married to Joanna with two daughters, Emily (5) and Melissa (4). He was the youngest son of Arthur and the late Kathleen Baldwin […]

Afternoon W.i.

19th of February 1999

Our meeting is on Tuesday 16 February at 2.l5pm. Our speaker was housekeeper to King Khalid of Saudi Arabia. She will tell us about her job and experiences. Stall: Getting ready for Spring. The Community Development Agency for Hertfordshire has been funded for a further three years for its rural housing work. It aims to […]

Evening W.i.

19th of February 1999

At the February meeting at 745pm on Wednesday 17th in the Village Hall. Vice-President Leslev Edwards will be describing the ork of G.A.P.. the international organisation which provides a year out for the young, 18 year olds between school and university (Please note: Ideas for Dinner Parties, the talk announced in the programme has unfortunately […]

Village Design Statement Pilot Team

2nd of February 1999

Although the Dacorum Borough Plan strictly limits the amount of new development within the village, there is nevertheless the possibility of quite a number of new properties and extensions to existing ones being allowed in the core of the village over the coming years. The Parish Council is concerned that whatever new developments are allowed […]

Looking Back

2nd of February 1999

We read recently that cheaper housing is going to be provided in Chipperfield. However, this is nothing new, since this was the objective of Hugh Aronson in the early 1900s. He was responsible for the first council houses built in Chipperfield in 1911.He was Chipperfields representative on the Hemel Hempstead Rural District Council at that […]

Letter To The Editor

2nd of February 1999

Is there any support in the village to declare Chipperfield a ‘Millennium Free Zone?(Name and address supplied)

Have You Any News?

2nd of February 1999

A new year, and an old plea! The Editors are hoping to give the News even more of a local flavour that it has at the moment, and to this end we are hoping that if you have any personal news (new baby, weddings, individual successes, house moves etc), you will let us know! We […]

Horticultural Society

2nd of February 1999

This issue of Chipperfield News will be dropping through your letterbox just after the Societys AGM.One of the items on the agenda will be that of membership fees. We have been charging £1 per person per year since Methuselah was a lad in short trousers and your committee will be recommending an increase this year […]

Luncheon Club

2nd of February 1999

On behalf of the 25 regulars who go to the Luncheon Club, I would like to thank Dr West and her team of helpers for the magnificent Christmas Lunch. Served by cheerful friendly ladies, it was a lovely atmosphere, the table decorations were superb, Father Christmas visited us with gifts for everyone, and to finish […]

Cinderella

2nd of February 1999

Oh how difficult to review a pantomime! All those corny old jokes! Boom! Boom! Chipperfield Theatre Group didnt do themselves a favour when they decided to present David Swans (up-dated) version of Cinderella. The cast and production team deserved a much better script. Having said that, they certainly gave it their all.Congratulations to Maria Strong […]

Jasmine Safety Track Trust News

2nd of February 1999

We hope you are enjoying riding our grass safety track at the Bucks Hill Road and admiring our monument and brass laminate plaques dedicated to your special horses. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The Chess Valley Bridleways Association, we have now reduced the cost of these plaques from £35.00 to £25.00 for one and […]

Art Group

2nd of February 1999

The next meeting is on 10 Februar, shen our speaker. a newcomer to the group. Dee Davies. will give a demonstration of water colour painting. Mrs. Davies is a well- known artist and teacher in the Watford area. As usual ‘.e look forward to a good attendance of members, and visitors are very welcome. We […]

Gardening For God?

2nd of February 1999

After many years of faithful service Sid King, the churchyard gardener, has died and our sympathies go to his widow who lives in Croxley Green. Sid will be greatly missed and St Pauls js now looking for someone to take his place, to do the mowing, strimming and other tidying of the churchyard on a […]