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March 2002

Chipperfield Corinthians Junior Football Club

19th of March 2002

There are vacancies next season at the Corinthians Junior Football Club for Club Secretary and Treasurer. Both positions must be filled to enable the club to keep running and anyone interested should contact me on 01923 712611. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark Lock and Dave Marchant for the continuous hard […]

Three Valleys Water Leakspotters Line

2nd of March 2002

Three Valleys Water urge people to report leaks on a freephone hotline: 0800 376 5325 and in doing so help the company to prevent or minimise the amount of water lost through leaks and bursts.If anyone suspects a leak they can call the Leakspotters hotline or send an eĀ­mail to

Chipperfield Within Living Memory

2nd of March 2002

Working Men’s Club and Reading RoomIf you turn to page 102 in the village book, you will find an article about the Social Club. Patrick Milner, the club’s president, provided the information and apart from the fact that his grandfather told him that men used to meet in each other’s houses, play cards and enjoy […]

Betty Bruin

2nd of March 2002

Elizabeth (Betty) Bruin died on January 22, some short time after her 93rd birthday. She first came to Chipperfield from London at the time of the First World War, together with her two cousins, Ina Brown and Bill Judge, both of whom she outlived.Betty was very musical – she played both the piano and cello, […]

Aldenham Country Park

2nd of March 2002

The Park was created in 1971 and is owned and managed by Hertfordshire County Council. There are 175 acres of woodland, parkland and water to enjoy with picnic areas, an adventure playground and toddlers’ play area.Since 1984 the Park has specialised in breeding rare livestock and is famous for its Aldenham Longhorn Cattle. Other rare […]

One Woman And Her Dog

2nd of March 2002

Gladys and Jodi are on track again! Gladys Taaffe, aged 91, and her faithful hound, Jodie, will be once again undertaking a sponsored walk to raise funds for the Chiltern Open Air Museum at Chalfont St. Giles. The walk will take place on Sunday 14 April and will cover about 6 miles ending at the […]

Football Club Centenary

2nd of March 2002

Congratulations to Chipperfield Corinthians who are celebrating their centenary this year.The club was formed in 1902, initially to play friendly games. Within two years the game had become a more serious pastime and in 1904 Chipperfield Football Club, as it was then called, joined the local West Herts League, which covers the Hemel Hempstaed and […]

Traffic Safety At Tower Hill/dunny Lane Crossroads

2nd of March 2002

The number, frequency and increasing severity of accidents at the crossroads by Tower Hill Garage is becoming worrying, not least for the residents at the junction who become involved in assisting victims.Some years ago when money was available there was a public consultation on this issue, but village residents turned down proposals made by the […]

The Queen's Golden Jubilee

2nd of March 2002

Following the tradition of previous royal occasions, the Parish Council will be planting an oak tree on Chipperfield Common to mark the Queen’s Golden Jubilee. The tree will join others on The Common which were planted to mark the Coronation 1953 and the Silver Jubilee in 1978. The Mayor of Dacorum has been invited to […]

Secondary School Choice Vital Decision For Year 5 Parents

2nd of March 2002

Parents with children in Year 5 at primary school will have received a rather dull looking and off-putting document issued by Herts County Council called Statutory Consultation on Secondary Admissions 2003-2004 from their child’s primary school. The replies made to this document will have a vital effect on the future choice of secondary schools for […]