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July 2004

Eggs & Bacon, Light & Salt

19th of July 2004

Twice a year St Paul’s Church holds breakfasts for men at which speakers, who are well qualified in their own professional area, talk about an issue from a Christian perspective. The idea is to discuss how Christian thinking and practice can make an informed and realistic contribution towards understanding and dealing with genuine problems. We […]

The Disability Information Project (dip)

19th of July 2004

Improving access to information for users, carers and professionals What is DIP? The Disability Information Project is a new resource aimed at providing up-to-date information for anyone who needs it. Funded by Hertfordshire County Council’s Adult Care Services, it links partners from the voluntary, statutory and business sectors including the county’s main physical disability and […]

Village People

2nd of July 2004

We are sad to report the death of Roderick Tearle, whose family have had a long association with St. Paul’s Church. For many years Roderick and his wife Margaret lived in Alexandra Road until they, and Margaret’s widowed mother Nancy West, moved to Kings Langley. For many years Roderick brought his brass ensemble from the […]

Joe Cox 1916 – 2004

2nd of July 2004

A good innings, well playedJoseph Edward Cox was born on 19 September 1916 in Yorkshire, the fourth of six children. He left school at 14 in the height of the Depression and went to work in the coalmines until at the age of 17 he came south to find alternative work.His work brought him to […]

Village Map

2nd of July 2004

The map of the village commissioned by the Parish Council to mark the millennium has been completed and will be on show for the first time in the Village Hall on Village Day, 3 July. Measuring 3’x 4’6″, the map shows all houses, roads, footpaths and fields in the most incredible detail and is illustrated […]

Baptist Church

2nd of July 2004

It was a lovely sunny day for our May Fair, which was held outside the church on the grass. We raised £585 for our funds and we do thank all those who came and supported us on this special day. At time of writing, work is beginning to replace our hall roof, which has worn […]

St Paul's And Holy Cross

2nd of July 2004

Children’s Groups. Sunday Special: 10am every Sunday (except for monthly Family Worship). Alison Bush (01442 834425) Toddler Praise: 10am in the narthex, first Thursday each month. Sally Thompson (262382) Chipchops: camping weekend – 28/29 August. Details of all activities (listed in the April issue of Chipperfield News) from Simon and Lucy Wood (260249).

Wildacre Art Exhibition

2nd of July 2004

The Wildacre Art Group is holding its 12th exhibition on Friday 23, Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 July in Chenies School Hall, near Chorleywood. The exhibition will be open from 10.00am to 6.00pm each day and refreshments will be available.There will be about 300 pictures on show, in a variety of media. The standard of […]

Citizens Advice Bureau In Kings Langley And Bovingdon

2nd of July 2004

My computer has stopped working and I only bought it last week.What are my rights?My neighbour has just put up a fence that blocks my light.Can he do this ?I’ve heard I might be able to get the new Pension Credit.Is this true ?My husband and I are splitting up.Can he insist on seeing the […]

John’s New Website

2nd of July 2004

About ten years ago, as a surprise ‘present’, a friend set up a website for us (something which we would never have dreamt of doing!). From the many emails we have since received from literally all corners of the globe, it was obvious to us that John’s life story has been a source of great […]

Film Fun

2nd of July 2004

Chipperfield Afternoon WI May meeting was going to be what it normally is, a discussion of the Resolutions and a display of members’ crafts. But all that changed with a phone call to our Secretary from a film company Flame, asking if it would it be possible to film our WI members listening to a […]

Chipperfield Within Living Memory

2nd of July 2004

Meals on Wheels.I recently kept a long overdue appointment with Gladys Taaffe, one of Chipperfield’s nonagenarians, to discuss almost half a century of involvement with Meals on Wheels.Way back in the 1950s, when Hemel Hempstead was developing rapidly as a new town, members of the W.V.S. were asked to help set up a Meals on […]

Vandalism At The Youth Club

2nd of July 2004

On the evening of Wednesday 26 May the Youth Club was severely vandalised. Windows were broken, graffiti written on walls, doors and windows and, most serious of all, the roof to the storeroom was smashed to gain entry and steal items belonging to the Playgroup. The police were called and attended the scene but could […]