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March 2000

Temptations, Temptations

2nd of March 2000

How good are you at resisting them?Lent is traditionally a time when people remember the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness preparing for His ministry. During this time He was alone with God, yet He faced a number of temptations as part of His preparation for what He would have to face in the […]

Thoughts For Lent

2nd of March 2000

Lent will soon be upon us and this is a time when many people try to give up their indulgence – usually food, though whether this be for the body or the soul is anyones guess.So, try this for Lent – you wont shrivel up and die! Many reading this lived through the war years […]

Horticultural Society

2nd of March 2000

I seem to belong to that very small minority of people who believe that the next millennium doesnt actually start until 1st January 2001 but, whether we have arrived in the twenty first century or not, I feel that now is not a bad time to review the current state of the society and where […]

Keeping Busy

2nd of March 2000

A change to my daily routine has seen me taking my morning run around Kings Langley Common after dropping John off for his school bus and before doing my ‘chores at my fathers farm. This is quite a different habitat from home, the grass being mown very short on the cricket pitch and the surrounding […]

Gladys Next Jaunt

2nd of March 2000

Gladys Taaffe is busy flexing her boots for another spring walk to raise funds for the Chiltem Open Air Museum.She will be walking seven and a half miles from Latimer to the Museum in April on a date to be announced. Offers of sponsorship are welcome. Please phone Gladys on 01923 262923.

Dont Stamp Out Our Post Office!

2nd of March 2000

Our village Post Office is under threat from proposed government changes in the way in which state benefits are paid. This will have a far-reaching effect on hundreds of towns and villages.The Western Daily Press has launched a campaign to keep our post offices and is backed by support from the National Federation of Sub-Postmasters. […]

Police Warning

2nd of March 2000

If you receive a telephone call from an individual who identifies himself as an AT&T Service Technician conducting a test on that telephone line or from anyone else who asks you to do the following – DONT! They will state that in order to complete the test you should press nine, zero, the hash (90#) […]

Bt Cable Works In The Village

2nd of March 2000

Essential engineering work to repair and improve underground telephone cables will be taking place in The Street, Chapel Croft, Chipperfield Road and Langley Road until 3 April. There will be temporary traffic lights in use to control traffic flow safely round the works. The engineers doing the work for BT, Barhale Construction Plc, will have […]

Your Views On The Village

2nd of March 2000

With this copy of the Chipperfield News all residents of Chipperfield Administrative Parish should receive a short questionnaire. This seeks everyones views on the key things which go to make up the village character, what helps to enhance it and what detracts from its attractiveness as a place to be.As mentioned in last months issue, […]