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April 2003

Stanley Midson 1916 – 2003

19th of April 2003

Stanley Midson died on 13 February at Hemel Hempstead following a heart attack while recovering from a fall at home. Stan was a very private and rather solitary man, known to few people in the village other than his immediate neighbours on The Common. He moved to Chipperfield from Chorleywood in 1965 after the death […]

Bob Brooks 1916-2002

19th of April 2003

With the passing on 20.12.02 at the age of 86, of Raymond Milan Brooks, better know as Bob Brooks or Striker, the village loses one of its finest characters. Bob was born on lst December 1916 in the little village of Broadwell in Gloucestershire. The youngest of four brothers and four sisters, his father died […]

Your Life, Your Story

2nd of April 2003

A small group will meet regularly around my kitchen table to write about their lives. This is an opportunity, open to writers and those new to writing, to explore their personal history. I am an experienced teacher of adults and children and have many years experience as a professional and creative writer.Workshops start on Monday […]

A Facelift For The Larder

2nd of April 2003

Living opposite the Chipperfield Larder, I have been in the unique position of being able to watch the renovations from start to finish – necessary after its collision with a Porsche!I would like to congratulate Alistair Sommerville ‘on his hard work. It entailed lots of drawings, sketching in the twilight and sign-writing on the bedroom […]

Terry Lightfoot And His Jazzmen Return To Wycombe

2nd of April 2003

Following a hugely popular performance at the concert in the grounds of Wycombe Abbey School last summer, Terry Lightfoot has agreed to do two concerts this summer at High Wycombe, again in aid of The lain Rennie Hospice at Home. The concerts will be cm Saturday 5 July in the Lancaster Arts Centre at Wycombe […]

Chipchops

2nd of April 2003

(Chipperfield Church Outdoor Pursuits Society)Once again we have planned a programme of outdoor activities and camping, open to all children between eight and thirteen years old. It is a Christian group practising teamwork, bringing together groups of friends and spreading goodwill. Please put the following dates in your diaries:Camping: 3/4 May, 7/8 June and 6/7 […]

Chipperfield Parish Council's Annual Report

2nd of April 2003

GeneralThe past year has been the last in the life of the current Parish Council. Elections for a new four years term are due to take place on May I, if more than eight nominations are received. Whether an election will be necessary is not clear at the time of writing, but should be generally […]

Hospice Of St Francis Flower Festival

2nd of April 2003

The Hospice of St Francis is holding a Flower Festival at St Peter’s Church. Berkhamsted, in order to raise much needed funds for the building of a new C Hospice, as the present building in Shrublands Road i• rapidly running out of space. Q new building will provide better facilities for patients, families and staff. […]