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September 2005

New Footpaths

2nd of September 2005

Chris and John Saunders of Rose Farm have generously agreed to allow a permissive footpath along the bottom of their field in Dunny Lane. This will give pedestrians a safe route from the end of the footway outside The Thatch to the existing kissing gate and footpath (Number 10), which crosses the field from Dunny […]

Your Garden In September

2nd of September 2005

Gardens should still be a mass of colour this month with the bedding, hanging baskets and window boxes at their best and the hardy borders with their late summer display of Michaelmas daisies (asters), heleniums and sedums. Some of the border plants will now need to be trimmed down, and dead-heading and weeding should still […]

Pippa Greenwood

2nd of September 2005

Pippa is a regular presenter on BBC2’s Gardeners’ World dealing with questions on garden pests and diseases. She trained as a botanist and ran the Plant Pathology Department of the RHS’s garden at Wisley. She is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Gardeners Question Time’. She presented her own programme on Radio 4 ‘Growing […]

Don't Lose Your Wheels

2nd of September 2005

Police are warning mini-moto, go-ped and buzzboard riders to know the law or face having their wheels confiscated. These machines should not be ridden on roads (unless the rider has a MOT certificate, insurance, road tax, number plates, driver’s licence & crash helmet), or on public footpaths, parks/playing fields, or public woodlands.Police officers have powers […]

Bovingdon Fire Station

2nd of September 2005

Under current proposals, Bovingdon Fire Station will close on 1 April 2006.Over the years, the team at Bovingdon have provided a fire and rescue service to local villages, including Chipperfield. As well as operational duties, the crew give talks to local schools and other groups, and the members of the fire service feel that this […]

Rachel Mary Putman

2nd of September 2005

6 April 1920 – 27 May 2005 Rachel Mary Putman (nŽe Pritchard) was a local woman born and bred. She was born in Bucks Hill and whilst still a baby the family moved to Tuffs Farm, Tower Hill. Her brother, Jim, still owns the family business set up by her father, Frank, just after the […]

Susan Charlotte Marett 1911 – 2005

2nd of September 2005

Susan studied at The London School of Design and Architecture and spent two years in the family firm of George Jackson and Sons working in the drawing office. She then changed career and studied at the Paris Academy of Dressmaking. The family moved to Old Place at Hunton Bridge (now a restaurant) and then to […]

Baptist Church

2nd of September 2005

We all had an exciting time preparing for our Flower Festival in August (more about this in next issue) and now we are looking forward to our Harvest Thanksgiving service on the 18th to which you are warmly invited.Boxes of harvest gifts will be sent round the village afterwards as usual.Another special occasion this month […]

Catholic Church Of Our Lady

2nd of September 2005

Fr. Des celebrated 40 years in the priesthood on Sunday July 31st. The 11 o’clock Mass of thanksgiving in the packed church was concelebrated by Fr. Des in company with Fr. Andrew Urbanski, Superior General of the Salvatorian order and five fellow Salvatorian priests. Fr. Urbanski had flown in from Rome for the day; Fr. […]

Youth Work At St Paul's And Holy Cross

2nd of September 2005

CONTACT CLUB (for young people from 11 to 14) meets again from Monday 19 September at 7pm in St Paul’s Parish Room. See you there.Over the summer our Youth Worker, Jenny, has been busy attending summer camps for young people, and preparing for the Holiday Club which this year is from Wednesday October 26 to […]

St Paul's Parish Registers

2nd of September 2005

We welcome into the family of God’s Church:Lauren Grace Tyler – 26 June; Matilda Mary Powell-Tuck – 3 July; Molly Fiona Brownie Brown – 10 July; Lily Sophia Andrekson – 10 July; Marcus Byron Ashby – 10 July; Toby Alexander Heuson – 10 July; Harriet Dorothy Heathcote– 24 JulyWe ask God’s blessing on the marriage […]

St Paul's And Holy Cross

2nd of September 2005

Change can be both threatening and exciting: that which is familiar is replaced by that which is to a degree unknown.The familiar may not always be the best for us, and we can be unsure as to whether the new will be beneficial. Everything that is alive changes. Some changes happen to us, other changes […]

For Your Diary!

2nd of September 2005

TRAFALGAR 200 – A Village Celebration Some of the team which produced War and Peace in November 2001 are now preparing a celebration party for the bicentenary of Trafalgar in the Village Hall on 29 October – both serious and light-hearted, with plenty of opportunity for you to take part.Either come on your own or […]

London Triathlon

2nd of September 2005

Nicola Stabb, who many of you will know as one of the daughters of William and Dorothy, took part in the London Triathlon in August. She had a couple of drinks at a party some months ago and committed herself! She has never done anything like this before and says she certainly never will again. […]

Hertfordshire

2nd of September 2005

OPEN STUDIOS This month, three local artists will again be participating in the Hertfordshire Open Studios 2005. Graham Boyd of 54 Scatterdells Lane will be exhibiting large to small tactile acrylics in which perceptions of time and space are explored through the language of colour. Open Sat 3, Sun 4, Fri 9, Sat 10, Sun […]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society

2nd of September 2005

SUMMER SHOW Very hot sun followed by thunderous downpours reduced the number of Sweet Peas entered into the July show this year, however John North produced such a wonderful selection of flowers that he won five first prizes as well as the Sweet Pea Society’s Medal for the best exhibit. Roses had also suffered in […]

Football Club

2nd of September 2005

The pre-season training for Chipperfield Corinthians started on Wednesday 13 July at 7.30pm at Queen Street followed by friendly games in August against Berkhamsted Town, Leverstock Green and Kings Langley.Chipperfield Corinthians are hoping for a better season than last year. A poor run in the league up to Christmas saw Chipperfield without a league win […]

Ian Rennie Hospice At Home

2nd of September 2005

A Tea FÂ?te was held on 18 June at the Youth Club in aid of the Iain Rennie Hospice at Home. Thanks to all for their support which helped us raise a total of £2,815 for the charity. J. Paterson

Red Cross Open Gardens

2nd of September 2005

On Sunday 10 July the gardens at Burford House, Mahogany Hall, Doggetts and Lamington House were open to the public in aid of the British Red Cross. Over 650 adults plus many children visited the gardens on a beautiful, sunny day and a total of £3,561 was raised for the funds.

Village People

2nd of September 2005

Congratulations and all good wishes for the future to MELANIE WICKS and STEPHEN RIMELL who were married at St Paul’s on 6 August. Congratulations to JEMMA and KEVIN SMITH on the birth of their baby daughter ISABELLA MARY, a little sister for Tobias and Leonardo. Isabella is a special grand daughter for proud grandparents Mary […]