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October 2005

St Paul's And Holy Cross

19th of October 2005

As I sit down to write, (in early September), the aftermath of the tragedy which overtook New Orleans and the surrounding area continues to dominate the news. The loss of life, and the behaviour of some will have appalled us: acts of love and compassion will have warmed us, and the call to help not […]

News From The Parish Council

2nd of October 2005

Road drains and gulliesHertfordshire Highways plan to clean out all road drains and gullies during November. As they cannot confirm dates at this stage, please ensure that no vehicles are parked over road drains for any length of time during the day as this will prevent access. Please report to the Parish Clerk any road […]

Autumn Air Show At Duxford

2nd of October 2005

The last major UK air show of the year will be held on Sunday 16 October at Duxford. It will be a wonderful opportunity to see some air show favourites for the last time this year and will include aircraft from 1930s to the present day.Tickets cost £20 (adult), £15 (Senior Citizen), £8 (children), £8 […]

Walk For Hope – 2 October – Hatfield House

2nd of October 2005

Help us to raise awareness of kidney disease and organ donation by taking part in the Walk for Hope in the grounds of Hatfield House, on Sunday 2nd October 2005.There are two routes starting and finishing at the house. Walkers will have a choice of a 3.5-mile family route and a more challenging 6-mile route, […]

The Baptist Church

2nd of October 2005

The fantastic response to our Flower Festival was overwhelming and we do give grateful thanks to all those who supported us by coming to see the lovely floral displays (and enjoying the lunches and cream teas!) Some told others, and even came back with other friends. Our flower arrangers never cease to amaze us with […]

This Month In Your Garden

2nd of October 2005

The autumn colours are at their best this month, yet it is already time to put in bulbs and plants so that the garden will be full of colour next spring. For the beds and borders there are daffodils and tulips, hyacinths, crocus and snowdrops. Dwarf tulips, scillas, winter aconites, chionodoxa, anemones and irises are […]

Traidcraft At St Paul's

2nd of October 2005

Traidcraft is part of the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY alliance and was established in 1979 to fight poverty through trade. By selling products and providing support Traidcraft helps workers and farmers across Africa, Asia and Latin America build a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.The charity, Traidcraft Exchange, has been involved in setting […]

Norah Burley 1928 – 2005

2nd of October 2005

John, Shirley and Brian would like to thank everyone in the village for their support following the sad loss of Norah Burley (Wills).Norah was born and lived her life in the village, where she was well- known and well- liked, often seen on her bicycle or walking and talking to folk.Her funeral service was conducted […]

St Paul's Parish Registers

2nd of October 2005

We welcome into the family of God’s Church:Rebecca Jane Brook – 28 August, Sheena Webb – 28 AugustWe ask God’s blessing on the marriage of:Richard James Miller & Hannah Mary Rose Di Mambro – 19 AugustWarren Stuart Hobbs & Louise Francis Kenny – 27 AugustWe commend to God’s merciful keeping:Frederick Henry Kemp – 20 August, […]

The Dance Place

2nd of October 2005

The Dance Place once again has been really successful in I.S.T.D Dance and L.A.M.D.A. Drama examinations. Congratulations to all of you. If there is anyone between the ages of 5 and 18 who would like to join us, why not come and see us? You would be most welcome. We are putting on a show […]

Chipperfield Tennis Club Annual Tournament

2nd of October 2005

Once again a very busy but enjoyable weekend of tennis was enjoyed and as usual the juniors showed the adults how the game should be played! Congratulations to the following:JUNIORS Winners: Josh Reynolds & Seb LeaperRunners- up: Cameron Wheeler & Seth CunninghamTEENAGERS Winners: Ben Hug & Jack FoskettRunners- up: Matthew Barton & George SlagerLADIES Winners: […]

Village People

2nd of October 2005

Congratulations and best wishes to ELLA JOHNSON, previously of New Road, Chipperfield, now resident of Meresworth Residential Care Home, Rickmansworth, who celebrated her 100th BIRTHDAY on 31 August.Ella was a resident of Chipperfield for 30 years from the mid 1960s to the mid 1990s. During that time she took part actively in village life, delivering […]

Remembrance Sunday

2nd of October 2005

SERVICE AT THE VILLAGE WAR MEMORIALThis year is the 60th anniversary of the end of World War 2 and is probably one of the last occasions when many surviving veterans are fit enough to attend the Memorial Service held at the village War Memorial in November. Therefore the Parish Council proposes that in addition to […]

Warning To Dog Walkers

2nd of October 2005

In the past two months there have been four thefts from cars left un-locked on the church car park by dog walkers. Be warned! Opportunist thieves watch for just such behaviour. Lock your car (doors and boot) before you leave it and take all valuables with you.

Chipperfield Web Site

2nd of October 2005

The Chipperfield web site has been in operation for nearly two years now and has been used extensively to provide information and to pass views on local issues. However a web site is only useful if the information it contains is up to date. Russ and Graham (but mainly Russ) attempt to keep the site […]

Support For Village Groups

2nd of October 2005

ANY village organisation that wishes to apply for grant aid towards their costs for the financial year 2006-2007 should contact the Parish Clerk (01923 263310) for an application form which must be completed and returned to her by 15 October. All applications will be considered by the Parish Council before preparing the budget for next […]

Two Brewers Licence Application

2nd of October 2005

Dacorum Borough Council’s Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee met at 2.00pm on Monday 11 September to consider the application submitted by The Spirit Group Ltd on behalf of The Two Brewers. Twenty residents attended the meeting.The application submitted covered the extension of hours to supply alcohol for consumption on and off the premises from 07.00 to […]