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September 2004

Village Hall A.g.m.6 July 2004

19th of September 2004

The Chairman welcomed those attending the meeting. He reported considerable activity during the year to 31 March 2004, as the Village Hall had undergone a complete refurbishment at a cost of £65,000. This involved re-flooring throughout, new drainage work, connecting the facilities to the main drainage system, the installation of disabled toilet facilities to conform […]

Your Garden In September

2nd of September 2004

This is the month of Michaelmas daisies, the asters. September is also the month when the early flowering chrysanthemums and dahlias should look their best and when the large herbaceous sedums and tall rudbeckias should be in full flower. Borders should still be fed and watered occasionally, but some plants will have now passed their […]

Horticultural Society Autumn Show

2nd of September 2004

Saturday 18 SeptemberAfter a wonderful summer show featuring roses and sweet peas, now it is the turn of the chrysanthemums and dahlias. At the Autumn Show on Saturday 18 September there are classes for all fruit and vegetables as well as pot plants, asters, gladioli, fuchsias and mixed flowers. There are three floral art classes, […]

Hedges, The Ultimate One-stop Shop

2nd of September 2004

Hedges are wonderful things: not only do they act as highways for animals and birds to travel safely from one area to another, they also act as supermarkets. They are the ideal place for animals and birds to stock up on essential supplies.All the green plants in a hedge contain chlorophyll and with this they […]

The Dance Place Side Of Village Day

2nd of September 2004

Whenever Joan Golden asks if I would like to be involved in a particular activity with her, there is always a great sense of adventure and excitement. Participating in the Village Day activities was no exception. From the onset, I knew that all activities laid on for the day would be done with the utmost […]

Jasmine Safety Track News Update

2nd of September 2004

We are aware that everybody who has so generously contributed towards the new Langley Road track is beginning to wonder what has happened to it. Unfortunately, due to events out of our control, we have been unable to start our new project – but please be assured we are doing all we can to push […]

An Opportunity To Keep Fit And Grow Your Own

2nd of September 2004

If you have ever wanted to grow your own vegetables, fruit or flowers, now is the chance to start. A limited number of allotment plots have just been cleared of all weeds and rotavated, ready for occupation and this autumn will be the ideal time to prepare the ground for next year’s growing season.Each full […]

Chipperfield Theatre Group

2nd of September 2004

Sand CastlesThere are times as a reviewer when you have to do your duty. As the rest of the country settled down to watch England’s quarter final match with Portugal in June, I joined the respectable gathering of hardy souls who spurned the opportunity to watch England’s latest football failure and enjoy an ultimately more […]

New York Marathon

2nd of September 2004

This year I am fortunate enough to have secured a place in the New York Marathon on November 7. I will be running with a team of 50 people to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. I have to raise at least £3,000 in order to participate and I am asking for your help. […]

In Memory Of Malcolm

2nd of September 2004

Rose Sunday at St Paul’s this year was a memorable occasion. The church was packed. Friends from Sarratt and Chipperfield had gathered to remember Malcolm and to welcome his wife, Brenda, back to Chipperfield. Brenda had agreed to plant a rose – appropriately named Breath of Life – in the churchyard of St Paul’s on […]

Worship

2nd of September 2004

On Sunday 22 August at the 10.00am service at St Paul’s, we will look at the subject ‘Music in Worship’. It has not yet happened at the time of writing. Two of the questions that will be discussed are: What is worship? and How can music help?Worship is one of those words often used loosely […]

St Paul's And Holy Cross

2nd of September 2004

Contact Club on Monday Evenings Contact Club has finished for the summer holidays but will be start again on September 13th. Contact is a club for young people from Chipperfield and Sarratt in school years 6 to 9, held in the Parish room at St. Paul’s in Chipperfield, on Monday nights from 6.30 to 8.30pm. […]

Road Works In Windmill Hill

2nd of September 2004

Work to lay new high voltage electricity cables is due to commence on Monday 6 September and will last for approximately 6 weeks.Cables are to be laid from the junction of The Common and Windmill Hill to the sub-station at the side of Old Swan House.While this work is carried out a Road Closure will […]

Art For Pleasure And Charity

2nd of September 2004

Many people get a great deal of pleasure from creating paintings and drawings, but when profits from the sale of such work go to charities, others benefit as well. Two artists who sell their work in this way live in Little Windmill Hill in Chipperfield.Painting has become a passion for Patricia Hill since she retired […]

Chipperfield Cricket Club News July 2004

2nd of September 2004

Our hopes of a revival have been somewhat dashed as we have, at the time of writing, been eliminated from all the major cup competitions that we entered, so no trip to Lords this year. Our Saturday league form, after a disastrous start, has begun to improve with the First Eleven recording their first victory […]

Wire Waste Bins

2nd of September 2004

If you have one of the old wire waste bins (designed to hold a black plastic bin bag) and want to get rid of it, leave it out with your GREY wheeled bin and it will be collected by the waste removal team.

Masssage Therapy

2nd of September 2004

Christine Evans is a holistic massage therapist offering body massage and Indian head massage in your own home on Saturdays, Sundays and evenings. Christine lives in Langley Hill, Kings Langley; she is a member of the International Guild of Professional Practitioners and is ITEC qualified.A confidential consultation will take place before the first treatment. Treatments […]

Everyone Knows A World War Two Story

2nd of September 2004

Do you remember Digging for Victory and the Squander Bug? Were you involved with the war work of local companies? Were you a member of the Land Army, the Home Guard or the ARP? Do you remember the evacuees arriving from London or maybe you were an evacuee yourself? Do you have memories of blackout […]

A Big Thank You

2nd of September 2004

A big thank you to all the trustees of Blackwell’s, The Village Club, and to Peter Tydeman and all the very hard working and dedicated builders. They have put in so much work turning the upstairs room at the club into a beautiful dance studio.The children of Chipperfield School of Dance now have a new […]

Parish Map

2nd of September 2004

The Parish Map, which was commissioned by the Parish Council to mark the millennium, is now on show in the Village Hall. Smaller prints of the map went on sale on Village Day in July and over half have now been sold. Each print (size 24″x16″) which is reproduced in full colour, shows all the […]