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October 2003

The Village Hall

2nd of October 2003

The refurbished Village Hall will have opened for the autumn season by the time you read this. We are grateful to all the contractors, our caretaker and all those who made this possible. Our thanks also to the providers of finance, namely The Community Fund, Eastern Region; The Chipperfield Parish Council; Dacorum Borough Council; Herts […]

Creative Cuisine

2nd of October 2003

Many of you may have read about Creative Cuisine earlier in the Year. For those who missed the article here is a brief history of the company.Creative Cuisine is run by a professional and qualified chef, based in Kings Langley. It caters for all types of events including, weddings, celebration parties, holy communions, funerals, anniversaries, […]

Things That Go Baa In The Night

2nd of October 2003

I have been keeping sheep or goats penned in the garden with electric fencing for more than ten years now and it has always worked well. From the wild flower management point of view it is perfect as it allows me to make odd shaped pens avoiding emerging bulbs, orchids and yellow meadow vetchling etc. […]

The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal

2nd of October 2003

The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921 to help needy ex-Servicemen and women financially and to restore self-respect by providing employment. Over 80 years later these principles still hold true. The RBL carries out more, and a much wider, range of charitable work than ever before, available to all sections of the ex-Service community […]

Aircraft Noise

2nd of October 2003

A resident who has recently returned to the village after several years absence has contacted the Parish Council about his concern with the increase in the noise level and frequency of aircraft flying over the area. The Parish Council have undertaken to contact the various agencies who monitor noise pollution, but before it does so […]

Thursday Lunch Club

2nd of October 2003

If you are over 60 and would like to enjoy a hot lunch in good company once a week, why not come along to the Parish Room on Thursdays from 12noon to 1.00pm? The meal costs £1.60 and is followed by tea or coffee. Please phone Mary West on 01923 260688 if you would like […]

Local Gift Shop

2nd of October 2003

Special Occasions, High Street, Kings Langley, celebrated its first birthday during August. As a new gift shop in the area, it appears to have become very popular with its wide range of gifts at reasonable prices. Preparations are now under way to receive the Christmas ranges which will be arriving soon. For those who are […]

Your Garden In October

2nd of October 2003

We have had a magnificent summer but its time now to get busy in the garden again. Lawns will soon green up once they have had some rain but its important to rake and scarify them and they should be aerated too, using a garden fork or a specially designed aerator. Feeding the grass with […]

Chipperfield Tennis Club

2nd of October 2003

Our annual Doubles Tournament was held at the beginning of September. Once again great fun and competition was had by the 100 or so members who took part. The weekend was rounded off with a barbecue which provided the ideal opportunity to discuss the highs and lows of the matches played. Congratulations to: Caroline Dowd […]

The Village Club

2nd of October 2003

Progress is continuing apace with the plans for the old village club.It has been decided to give the club a new name that reflects the fact the building was given to the village by the Blackwell family. Consequently it has been agreed to call itBlackwells : The Village Club.Among many fund-raising initiatives, one will be […]

An Amazing Show!

2nd of October 2003

The Chipperfield Horticultural Societys Autumn Show was truly fantastic! The Village Hall was a picture, full to overflowing with the most wonderful exhibits. After our hot dry summer, we did wonder what the entries would be like, but this show was the best we have had for many years and congratulations should go to all […]