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April 2002

Encore For Theatregoers

2nd of April 2002

ENCORE is a club formed for the purpose of taking away the strain of booking for, and travelling to, the theatre. Encore offers a regular, specially selected programme of theatre visits to London and the provinces and includes both matinees and evening performances. All excursions are arranged by the experienced owner/manager; travel is by comfortable […]

Chipperfield Cricket Club

2nd of April 2002

Spring BulletinA new season approaches and there will be some new faces on The Common this year. Simon Smith has taken over as First Eleven captain and has brought some new players to the club, and we will also have the services of a young Australian from Melbourne. All the players are training hard and […]

Horticultural Society

2nd of April 2002

Not a good start to the year with wet weather and a bad back keeping me off the garden for longer than usual and the green manure which I sowed in the autumn and which was supposed to stifle the weeds has – guess what? – been stifled by the weeds! You should have received […]

How To Stop Unwanted Mail And Telephone Calls

2nd of April 2002

How often have you picked up the telephone or opened a letter to be told ‘You have won a free holiday to the Bahamas? Unfortunately, we are all familiar with this sort of intrusive and irritating sales ploy. If you want to stop unsolicited junk mail, write and register with The Mailing Preference Service, Freepost […]

Spring Fever

2nd of April 2002

I have just spent a lovely early spring (5th March) afternoon in the garden, a pair of robins never far away. They must have paired up for spring and be in love, as for the rest of the year they are fiercely territorial and will fight any other robins that dare to cross their boundaries. […]

The Village Hall

2nd of April 2002

The Village Hall is run by a voluntary charitable Management Committee formed from representatives of local organisations that use the hall and from locally elected members. The hall provides an excellent venue for regular user groups, which include bowls, mother and toddlers, theatre group, Womens Institute, Yoga, art class, keep fit, extend exercise, choral society, […]

Watch Out! Thieves About

2nd of April 2002

April and May traditionally have seen an increase in thefts of motor mowers, chainsaws and strimmers from sheds and garages in the Chipperfield and Sarratt areas; houses which have side-access to their gardens from paths or tracks are particularly at risk, as are owners who have been hit in the past years. High quality door […]

Hertfordshire Minerals Local

2nd of April 2002

PLAN REVIEW Site AFS 21 – Bucks HillA big thank you to all who wrote letters of objection to the County Council. The latest known count is that they received over 800 letters plus petitions in respect of all sites included in the Review. They cannot, or will not, say how many letters referred to […]

Chipperfield Care Annual General Meeting

2nd of April 2002

At the Annual General Meeting held on 7 March in St Pauls Parish Room, the Organiser, Shelagh Nichols, reported that Chipperfield Care has continued to provide invaluable assistance to residents over the past year. She thanked Muriel Samworth, the previous Organiser, for handing over the administration in such good order and also thanked all the […]

Sarratt Local History Society Family History Day

2nd of April 2002

Sarratt Local History Society will be holding a family history day at Sarratt School on Saturday 20 April 10.30am to 3.30pm. Society members will be on hand to illustrate the various techniques available to the family historian. A wide range of actual sources will be on hand on the day which you will be able […]