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St Pauls School Golden Jubilee Summer Fair 2002

19th of June 2002

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 […]

Kings Langley School Report

2nd of June 2002

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, […]

Fun And Games

2nd of June 2002

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 […]

Sarchip Cup Final

2nd of June 2002

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 […]

Chipperfield Within Living Memory

2nd of June 2002

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 […]

Horticultural Society

2nd of June 2002

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 […]

Minerals Local Plan Review

2nd of June 2002

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 […]

And More Congratulations!

2nd of June 2002

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 […]


2nd of June 2002

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.

Jubilee Mugs

2nd of June 2002

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).

Chipperfield Village Website

2nd of June 2002

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 […]

Oxhey Chapel Re-opens

19th of May 2002

Historic Oxhey Chapel will re-open for viewing between 11am-4.30pm on the first Saturday of each month from April to September. The chapel was built in 1602; Thomas F. Blackwell (of Crosse and Blackwell) had the building restored in 1897 and used it as his family chapel. For further information please telephone 0208 428 5161 or […]

Kings Langley Senior School

2nd of May 2002

This months news starts with …38 students, (from Years 9-13), two parents and six members of staff, enjoyed a skiing trip to Alpendorf in Austria, during the February half term. At the end of the 20-hour coach journey, everyone was safely ensconced in the Hotel Vertenmoos, (which is rather like a cross between a Youth […]

The Formation Of The Womens Institute In Chipperfield

2nd of May 2002

On Tuesday 5th December 1933, forty women met in the Womens Club (which was on the left-hand side of the present Social Club) and it was unanimously decided to form a branch of the Womens Institute in Chipperfield. Thirty names were put forward for election to the committee and the ten elected were: Miss Sharpin […]


2nd of May 2002

In last Novembers Chipperfield News there was a paragraph asking if anyone was interested in joining a proposed reading group. Many people replied and the first ten applicants have now formed themselves into Chipperfield Bookworms. So far we have had four meetings and as there are ten of us we find this a manageable number […]

Kings Christian Bookshop

2nd of May 2002

Opened three years ago, the Kings Christian Bookshop is situated in the foyer of Christ Church Baptist Church in The Nap, Kings Langley. In addition to books they have a large selection of greetings cards, both with and without scripture texts, priced at 55p or less. They include Dave Newboulds range, the Traidcraft range and […]

The Boot Inn

2nd of May 2002

The Boot Inn has been a pub for over 200 years and has a reputation for serving fine ales, wines and good food in its bars and restaurant. With all the attractions of a traditional country pub, you can enjoy a drink in the wood-beamed bars, eat in the restaurant or on warmer days, enjoy […]

Mammal Trouble

2nd of May 2002

Once again the long tailed tits are delighting us by building their nest close to the windows of the bungalow. Two years ago they nested in a berberis bush at the front, this year they are busy in a tightly clipped berberis just off the edge off the terrace. We get a grand stand view […]

A Request

2nd of May 2002

Now the better weather is on the way, a request -please keep the volume of your radio and TV down during the summer months and dont bring the speakers outdoors. You can be a nuisance to your neighbours who do not share your taste in music or the time you play it. An afternoon can […]

Chipperfield Mother And Toddler Group

2nd of May 2002

Why not join us at the Village Hall every Tuesday between 9.30-11.00am. We have a large selection of big toys, -ride on bikes, cars, play kitchen, slide and many more. Younger babies are well catered for with quiet corner and plenty of stimulating toys. Drop in for a chat and let your child meet some […]