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December 2003

Saints And Sausages Party

2nd of December 2003

On Friday 31 October St Paul’s Church ran an `alternative’ event to Halloween, our `Saints and Sausages’ party. We had not run anything like this before and therefore had no idea how many children might attend or how enjoyable it would be.We needn’t have wondered, or worried! Thirty-nine children attended the party. which was held […]

Circus World

2nd of December 2003

Wow! What a spectacular performance was given by all 165 members of The Dance Place. Ballet, tap, modern, singing, mime, drama – everything was included in this brilliant biannual show, delivered so enthusiastically from the youngest 3 year old to the more mature in age. I particularly enjoyed watching the 50 or so children from […]

Congratulations

2nd of December 2003

Congratulations to Jacky Austin, John and Eileen Foulgham’s eldest daughter, who received a Ph.D from the University of Glamorgan a few weeks ago, and in early November was awarded the MBE for services to cardiac rehabilitation.

Birth Announcement

2nd of December 2003

To Sarah (nee Clyde) and Ivan Veall a son, Thomas Matthew born on October 9, 2003. Sarah, who used to live in Scatterdells Lane, is a former pupil of St Paul’s Primary School and also of Kings Langley School. Thomas is a fourth great-grandson for Peggy Cashmore.

The Leatham Family

2nd of December 2003

Readers may recall an article in the May issue of Chipperfield News offering a house swap with the Leatham family in Australia. We are pleased to announce that Pat (who was born in Queen Street), together with his Australian wife, Therese, and their two children, Brooke and Thomas, arrived in England in October and are […]

A New Local Cattery Has Opened

2nd of December 2003

Templepan Boarding Cattery is a new purpose-built cattery only 5 minutes from Chipperfield and Sarratt, located at Chandlers Cross.Clair and Deborah Hubble are very proud of their family-run cattery and are going to make the cats stay over Christmas a special one. With the owners permission of course, we will be offering the cats home-cooked […]

Some Stress Relief For You And Your Pets!

2nd of December 2003

I suppose I’ve always had an interest in alternative therapies, as a child I used to collect minerals and semi-precious stones not realising their healing properties. When my horse was diagnosed with arthritis a few years ago his recovery was helped by a homeopathic vet and Reiki treatments. In fact all my pets wear magnotherapy […]

Au Revoir From Tony And Margaret

2nd of December 2003

Tony and Margaret Rance are on the move to pastures new in Scotland. After 40 happy years in Chipperfield, where we have made many friends, we will be taking a lifetime of memories with us. As we still have family reasonably close, we will be visiting from time to time, so maybe this should just […]

Farewell To Peter And Mary Fox

2nd of December 2003

This month Chipperfield will be saying farewell to Peter and Mary Fox. They moved from Croxley Green into The Briars in Croft Lane 18 years ago and since then have played a most active part in village life.Both have made a major contribution to St Paul’s Church, where Peter has served both as Treasurer and […]

Chipperfield Post Office And Stores

2nd of December 2003

No, it is NOT going to be closed down. However, I cannot emphasise enough that it is a case of USE IT OR LOSE IT. For all our benefit, listed below are a few transactions that you can use the Post Office for.Despite all the publicity and fear of the benefits being paid into banks, […]

Poppy Appeal 2003

2nd of December 2003

Once again, on time, the weather deteriorated just as our intrepid team of collectors set out, but undeterred they have all done splendidly (though several were disappointed in the response to their charm offensive) and I am most grateful to the new recruits for filling gaps. Congratulations to Sylvia Brewerton, Helen Harmer, Julia Huskinson and […]