Chipperfield Corinthians Under 10s play in the Bushey Friendly League and this season saw them involved in a titanic battle for the championship with local rivals Sarratt and Chorleywood plus 9 other teams. The first 4 games saw impressive victories with last years top scorer, Jack Twomey, scoring 16 goals, and included a first goal [...]
At the meeting on 17 April, Richard Boustred gave an illustrated talk on the history of the Royal Palace at Kings Langley. Originally a Manor House dating back to the time of the Norman Conquest, the site was purchased by Queen Eleanor and enlarged over a period of time to become a palace which, during [...]
Residents at the Annual Parish Meeting last month voted to support the Parish Council to prepare a Parish Environmental Action Plan (PEAP) for Chipperfield. Such a plan provides a unique opportunity for everyone living in the parish, young and old, to identify local natural places that are important to them and to come together to [...]
The main purpose for the Summer Fair this year is to raise money for a new computer suite at the school. We have been extremely lucky this year because Pat Sharpe, the Heart FM DJ, has agreed to come along and open the fair. There will also be cake stall, plant stall, refreshments, bouncy castle [...]
Year 7 – Trip to St AlbansThe Year 7 annual trip to the Cathedral Abbey at St Albans took place on 10-12 April. Students completed work based on their history and RE work. ACCA Business Challenge 2002AS Economics and Business students and GNVQ Business students took part in a National business game in early April, [...]
Our first lambs arrived on the 1st of May. Berletty, our eldest ewe was the first to produce twin boys, with Beth producing twin girls the next day. Berletty takes it all in her stride, but Beth had only had singles (but big ones) before and was worried when another rather little one arrived nearly [...]
Many years ago a Cup Final was played between teams from Sarratt and Chipperfield and 3 years ago it was resurrected. In the last 2 years, Chipperfield has held sway winning 1-0 and 2-1, with Jack Thompson scoring the winning goals in both games. This year saw Sarratt looking to reverse this trend and Chipperfield [...]
Chipperfields fight for its rights By 1956, there was a real fighting spirit growing in Chipperfield. The village was sick and tired of playing second fiddle to Kings Langley. Although the village was a separate ecclesiastical parish, it came under the civil parish of Kings Langley, where four members to the eight of Kings Langley [...]
It was a fine spring day on 6 April when we held our first show of the season in the Village Hall with a fine display of blooms, despite fears that most of the daffodils would be finished. The committee had a few anxious moments awaiting the arrival of one of the judges who arrived [...]
Site ASF 21 – Bucks HillMany, many thanks to all those who attended the public meeting at County Hall on 17 April. Residents came from Bucks Hill, Chandlers Cross, Chipperfield, Penmans Green and Sarratt to support those of us who spoke against the proposal to include Site ASF21 in the County Plan. Richard Tipton and [...]
Daniel Foskett, a young composer, who lives in Scatterdells Lane, has written a piece entitled Campanelli for two pianos which was performed recently at Middlesex Universitys Spring Concert for Music. This was the first performance of the piece and Daniel was delighted that it was so well received by the audience. Daniel is aged 19 [...]
Congratulations to Gladys Taaffe and her dog, Jodi, who successfully completed a sponsored walk in aid of the Chiltern Open Air Museum on 19 April. Well over £1,000 was raised and Gladys would like to thank all those who so generously supported her with their donations for this worthwhile cause.
Specially commissioned by the Parish Council, every child attending school or playgroup in the village has been given a Chipperfield Jubilee Mug. A limited number are available for sale this month, price £3 each and can be ordered and collected from Mary Nobbs at Dellfield, The Street (01923 269480).
Plans are under way for Chipperfield to have its own website. The intention is to create a useful news and information source for existing or intended residents in the village, including: Current/recent issues of Chipperfield News Information on village organisations, clubs & societies Information on businesses based in or serving the village Parish Council contacts [...]