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June 2000

Chipperfield Within Living Memory

19th of June 2000

As one of the ways of marking the Millennium, Chipperfield Parish Council decided in 1997 to publish a book entitled “Chipperfield Within Living Memory”. As I had previous experience of recording peoples memoirs, I was pleased to be asked to lead such a project in the village. A team of people including Rita Forsythe, Lucy […]

Village Design Workshop

2nd of June 2000

Pouring rain and cold winds did not deter a noble group of 25 or so people who gathered at the Village Hall on April 15 to help put together a picture of Chipperfields visual character and of those building and landscape features which go to enhance this and those which detract from it. They soon […]

Chipperfield Art Group

2nd of June 2000

We are a friendly gathering of artists and non-artists who get together at 8.OOpm on the second Wednesday every month at Chipperfield YouthClub, at the entrance to St. Pauls School opposite the church.We invite artists to demonstrate a variety of painting and drawing techniques and this is followed by coffee and time for a chat. […]

New Parish Councillor

2nd of June 2000

At its meeting on 8 May the Parish Council welcomed John Carter as a coopted member to take the place of Diane Butler, who resigned earlier this year. John, who lives at Cherry View, Megg Lane, has lived in the village for 9 years. Before becoming a Parish Councillor John had already been playing an […]

May Day Show Moved

2nd of June 2000

On behalf of the Baptist Church in Chipperfield, sincere apologies to those who were disappointed at not finding our May Day Show on The Common as advertised. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we were unable to provide the activities as expected and the event had to be held at the church instead. We do thank all […]

Chipperfield Youth Club

2nd of June 2000

The Youth Club provides a focal point for many of the younger residents of the village with about fifty members attending the Friday evening meeting. However, we do have difficulty in obtaining support for the Management Committee without which the Club could not operate. The Committee is a supervisory group who ensure that legal safety […]

Horticultural Society

2nd of June 2000

With all the recent sunshine and showers things are beginning to move in the garden – unfortunately its mainly slugs, snails and the neighbours cat. I potted up a dahlia tuber some weeks ago and not being able to find any spare labels, used a stick to impale the bag lid on the pot so […]

Chiipperfield Indoor Short Mat Bowls Club

2nd of June 2000

The Chipperfield Indoor Short Mat Bowls Club was formed in January 1985 and has grown from strength to strength. It can be said, without fear of contradiction, that the Club has been one of the most successful local organisations, providing great interest and entertainment for local residents.The Club has finished another most successful season and, […]

Road Closure And Parking Restrictions

2nd of June 2000

• To ensure safe access for visitors, particularly children, to the events and activities to be held on The Common on Village Day, The Common between “The Two Brewers” and Queen Street will be closed to traffic between 1O.OOam and 6.OOpm with access restricted to residents. • To enable essential vehicles (including an ambulance) to […]

New Arrivals

2nd of June 2000

Three young lambs are playing chase round the sheep shed, four bantam chicks have just hatched in the vegetable garden, the dawn chorus is deafening – it must be spring! In fact it has been so warm today (9 May) that the lambs have spent most of the dày asleep in the shade and now, […]

Village Day

2nd of June 2000

2.OOpm – 5.OOpm on Saturday 10 JuneWe are looking forward to seeing all friends, guests and visitors to Chipperfield on Village Day. The Day will be opened officially by The Venerable Laurence Olyott who, as vicar of St. Pauls from 1960 to 1968, instigated the first Village Day in 1964. There will be a vast […]