Odeon Cinema, Jarman Park, HemelMonday 13 June – Finding NeverlandMonday 20 June – A Very Long EngagementMonday 27 June – The AviatorMonday 4 July – Vanity FairAll tickets £2.50Doors open 10.30amFilm begins 11amSeats may be booked in advance by telephoning 0871 22 44 007. Old Town Hall, High Street, HemelBox Office Tel: 01442 228091Friday 3 [...]
Local Events from Herts andMiddlesex Wildlife Trust Saturday 18 June at 12 noonButterfly and Botanical Walk Cassiobury Park, Watford.Meet at Gade Car Park.Approximately 1.5 hours. Saturday 18 June 10am – 4pm.Identifying WildflowersTutor: Brenda HaroldChorleywood War Memorial Hall.A one-day training course on an introduction to identifying wildflowers. In the afternoon there will be a chance to [...]
We would like to thank all those advertisers who so promptly settle their accounts.Chipperfield News is a charity run entirely by unpaid volunteers. We endeavour to keep our advertising rates as low as possible.However, unfortunately, there are a few advertisers who do not pay their dues on time. Sending chasing letters not only adds to [...]
In June, I plan to move to your tranquil, pretty and unspoilt village of Chipperfield from my home in bustling Bushey.One recent week-end I took great delight in a reminiscent stroll through Chipperfield’s paths and lanes, getting a most welcome cheery “Hello” from local passers by. Eyeing contented cattle in a quiet field, sensing spring’s [...]
TO FLAUNDENTumble Tots is the UK’s leading provider of structured physical play sessions for pre-school children. We hold weekly 45 minute sessions that combine fun, excitement and challenge in a safe and caring environment. All classes are supervised by trained and qualified staff and are restricted to a maximum of 24 children per session.Tumble Tots [...]
Chipperfield Bookworms was formed just over three years ago as an informal book reading group limited to 10 members. Meetings are held each month (during Spring, Autumn and Winter) in the members’ homes, on a rotating basis, to discuss the books read in the preceding month and to select books for future reading on the [...]
KINGS LANGLEY Garrad House is part of the Abbeyfield Society, a national charity providing housing and various types of care throughout the country. Garrad House is a homely place where a small group of up to 10 people of retirement age live together, with help from staff and volunteers. Each resident has their own room [...]
In July this year Father Des attains his fortieth year in the priesthood.Plans are in hand to celebrate this important event in his life and in the life of the parish. More details in the July issue. ST PAUL’S & HOLY CROSSThinking ahead ——-it caught me a bit by surprise; deadline for June edition of [...]
With the approach of mid-summer, the long evenings give us the opportunity to really get on top of the planting and tending the garden. We should also have more time to enjoy the gardens that we have created. It is now fairly safe to plant out the most tender of the bedding plants in flower [...]
The editors would welcome items of local interest for publication in future editions of Chipperfield News.Articles are particularly welcome if sent by email (in Word format) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, items can be delivered to the Chipperfield News boxes in the Post Office or The Two Brewers.Copy date for the next issue is Wednesday 8 June.
One allotment has become available. If you are interested in getting some fresh air and exercise, growing your own vegetables and meeting new people, please contact Jo Deacon, Chipperfield Parish Council Clerk, on 01923 263310.
Sue Richards and her family would like to thank everyone at Chipperfield Care for the support and friendship given to their mother, Gertie Price, in recent months.
Congratulations to Peter and Eileen Ridewood who celebrate their Diamond Wedding Anniversary on Midsummer’s Day, Friday 24 June. Peter and Eileen lived for many years at Gammocks in Chapel Croft. Best wishes to Ken Ward of Martlets, The Common, who will be celebrating his 90th birthday in June.
MAT BOWLS CLUB On Friday 6 May the club held its annual end-of-season dinner at Little Hay Golf Club. The 31 members and friends present enjoyed an excellent meal in lovely surroundings, the restaurant having picture windows overlooking the golf course.The chairman, Terry Timberlake, said that the enthusiasm of members for the game was undiminished [...]
Thomas Bigg’s Chipperfield Connections Those of you who have looked at the new village map will have noticed a picture of two sides of a coin in the bottom right hand corner. On the obverse side of the coin is the name THOMAS BIGG 1669, arranged around a representation of the coat of arms of [...]
What a mad few weeks leading up to May 5th. Canvassing, leafletting, putting up posters and generally making a nuisance of oneself, until a collective sigh of relief on May 6th. In the South West Herts constituency (Rickmansworth, Chorleywood, us, Berkhamsted and Tring) David Gauke was returned to Parliament for the first time. He polled [...]
Following the successful trip of the Under 9s to Somerset last year five age groups went to Great Yarmouth over the May Bank Holiday weekend.We all stayed in mobile homes at the Haven site with about 2,000 other keen footballers. This was paradise for the children and great fun for all the committed parents who [...]
We apologise to readers for the late delivery of the May edition of Chipperfield News, which was due to an e-mail transmission error.Thanks to the team at Propulsion Design and Print Run who made a great effort to rush the edition through. Our special thanks too go to our local distributors who had to re-arrange [...]