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July 2005

Dacorum Heritage Trust Sunday 17 July

19th of July 2005

On Sunday 17 July the Dacorum Heritage Trust in conjunction with the Berkhamsted and District Archaeological Society are once again participating in National Archaeology Week, an annual event organised by the Council for British Archaeology. Take a tour of The Museum Store, paying particular attention to the Archaeological Store to discover details about the archaeology […]

Dacorum Heritage Trust

2nd of July 2005

The trust will be running a ‘mini-museum’ at the Box Moor Music Festival on Saturday 9July (12 noon-6pm) and Sunday 10 July (12 noon-7pm). If all goes as planned, we will bedisplaying artefacts from the WWII handling box as well as panels, posters and advertisingfor our Home Front exhibition at Frogmore. Plus panels covering other […]

Js

2nd of July 2005

Reply from Wendy:How nice!! I will have trouble getting through the doors soon, with my big head! Not badfor a dyslexic! I love our garden, there is no place in the world that I would rather be.Some times I spend too much time looking and not doing the chores, but then there’s alwaystomorrow!

In Praise Of Wendy

2nd of July 2005

I must admit that nature is not at the top of my mind when I pick up Chipperfield Newsand I guess in the early days I probably skipped past Wendy Bathurst’s monthly column! Thatsaid, I am now a devoted fan.Sometimes I wonder if Wendy lives in the same village when she describes the antics in […]

Chipperfield Village Hall Agm

2nd of July 2005

The AGM was held on 7 June when the Chairman, Richard Edwards, welcomed all present andinvited them to partake of cheese and wine after the meeting. He thanked all committeemembers for their support during the year; hall users and organisations for their bookings;Moreen Wheeler, our caretaker; and the Parish Council for their financial support whichcovered […]

Netta May Hounslow

2nd of July 2005

(BABS) 1920 – 2005Babs, as she was known to all of us, was a very special and contented independent lady, whodid not ask much from life. With a lively mind full of new ideas, new slants on oldquestions and a wacky lively sense of humour, she had many friends and acquaintances inChipperfield and around the […]

Coping With The Big 'c'

2nd of July 2005

2005 is Breast Cancer Year. Splendid, dedicated people are doing all sorts of crazy thingsto raise money for research. How many of them know what it’s like? Quite a few, I think.Finding that lump is something that happens to other people – until you find one. Then thedread you’ve always had in the back of […]

Catholic Church Of Our Lady

2nd of July 2005

Eleven lively youngsters from the parish made their First Communion at a special Mass onMay 15th. It was a lovely sunny day and families and friends enjoyed refreshments in thechurch garden following the service. The three catechists who had spent nearly 5 monthspreparing the children were presented with cards and large baskets of flowers from […]

Baptist Church

2nd of July 2005

May 21st turned out to be very wet so we were unable to hold our May Fair outside!However, many friends dodged the showers and came to support us and a very happy time washad by all. We were able to raise over £500, so a big thank-you to those who worked so hardto provide items […]

News From Our Churches

2nd of July 2005

Your Garden This Summer

2nd of July 2005

July and August are the traditional holiday months but the garden does not take a holiday!Weeds still grow and plants dry out. After a dryer than usual year there is a real chanceof watering restrictions this summer so do make sure that water butts are collecting asmuch rainwater as possible. Put a good thick mulch […]

Harmony

2nd of July 2005

Harmony is coming to Chipperfield! We are a new scheme offering inspirational entertainmentfor children under 5 years. Our storytime sessions are designed to stimulate children’simaginations through a range of traditional, well known and not so familiar story books.The stories are re-told with the addition of craft activities, music and songs. Visual aidssuch as puppets and […]

Chipperfield Youth Football

2nd of July 2005

THE Sar-Chip CUP STAYS IN CHIPPERFIELD!It was a very busy end to the season but very successful. We had our annual matchesagainst Sarratt for the Sar-Chip Cup and the Val Cummings trophy and once again we werevictorious.Also bringing home the silverware this year were Anthony Critchfield’s Under 9’s team thatwon the Spring Cup and also […]

Sing Glory

2nd of July 2005

Sunday 10 July at 6.30pmin St Paul’s Church Chipperfield A programme of attractive and exciting music by the choir with soloists and accompanied byan orchestral ensemble. It will include Faure’s ‘Cantique de Jean Racine’; Mendelssohn’s‘Hear my Prayer’; and John Rutter’s ‘Feel the Spirit’ – a lively arrangement of much lovedSpirituals using a variety of musical […]

Village People

2nd of July 2005

Congratulations to RUSS EVANS of Scatterdells Park who married RENATA MARQUES on Saturday 4 June at Hemel Registry Office. Afterwards there was a reception for family and friends at Chipperfield Village Hall. We wish Russ and Renata every happiness in their future life together. Russ runs the Chipperfield Village website. Mr and Mrs A.J. DURRANT […]

We Need To Hear From You!

2nd of July 2005

If you would like a personal item included in the Village People column, please contactValerie Briselden via the Chipperfield News box at the Post Office Stores or the TwoBrewers, or drop a note through her door at The Firs, The Common. Copy date for theSeptember edition is Wednesday 10 August.

Morris Men In Chipperfield

2nd of July 2005

Greensleeves Morris Men’s annual weekend of dance takes place from July 8-10, with guestclubs from Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire making Chipperfield ring with the sound of bells,sticks and music.Friday 8 July at 9.00pm sees the opening ceremony when Greensleeves dance by the tree onthe Common commemorating their former Squire Les Nichols, who lived in Chipperfield.Saturday 9 […]

A Reminder

2nd of July 2005

Beat the thieves! Make sure that you secure all your gardening equipment and lock your shedand garage. Opportunist theft of mowers, strimmersand power tools occurs mainly during the summer months. Remember not to leave yourequipment in full view when you nip away for a cup of tea – it may well have gone by thetime […]

Message From Jo Deacon, Clerk To The Parish Council

2nd of July 2005

On behalf of Chipperfield Parish Council I would like to thank all those who have helped usto rejuvenate the area of land outside the school. I would like to name each and every oneof you but I am pleased to say that there are too many to mention.There are the children who helped to design […]

Cycle Ride In Memory Of Beverley Hudson

2nd of July 2005

On Saturday 14 May, I joined a team of 10 cyclists (see photograph above) in a 35 milesponsored ride through the Chilterns and along the Grand Union Canal starting and finishingat “The Windmill”, to raise funds for Iain Rennie Hospice at Home. Iain Rennie nurses gavegreat comfort to Beverley and all the family, in the […]