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February 2007

Jean Fleming (formerly Greenlees)

20th of February 2007

On behalf of all my family I would like to thank the people of Chipperfield for all of the love and concern they have shown us since my mother’s death. Many of you know that she had a sudden illness. She bore this with great courage and her faith in the Lord and her future […]

The Dunny Lane Tea-room

20th of February 2007

CHIPPERFIELD WITHIN LIVING MEMORY Situated in the vicinity of the Catholic Church gateway in Dunny Lane, there used to be a long wooden hut, which was raised up on short wooden stilts and faced the road. According to Peggy Harpley, local children had great fun crawling underneath it. The hut belonged to Trust Houses Ltd, […]

Become One Of Them

2nd of February 2007

“THEY should do something about it!” Who are THEY who should be doing something for us? Why don’t YOU become one of THEM! Local elections will be held in May this year and there will be a number of vacancies on the Parish Council. New Councillors will be needed to represent all residents, their interests […]

All Change For Chipperfield Corinthians

2nd of February 2007

The Senior section of Chipperfield Corinthians Football Club has been through a few changes this season. Last season saw the First team drop out of the Premier Division of the Herts County League but are well positioned to bounce back this season. This is under the new stewardship of First Team manager Derek Hall, who […]

February In Your Garden

2nd of February 2007

With such a mild start to the new year, the snowdrops, aconites, crocus and early daffodils will be in flower this month. We have had a great deal of rain and the water butts are overflowing. At the garden centre there are still the special subsidised water butts for Hertfordshire residents, so it might be […]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society

2nd of February 2007

Fuchsias: A talk and demonstration by Carol Gubler- Friday 20 AprilCarol Gubler of Little Brook Fuchsias in Ash Green, near Aldershot, is well known as an enthusiast and expert on fuchsias and will be coming to give a talk and demonstration on the care and propagation of this popular and beautiful plant. She will be […]

Christmas Day Treats

2nd of February 2007

 One of our family traditions is to have a good walk on Christmas morning to make us really hungry for a late afternoon dinner. This year our son John was at home and wanted to visit his old haunts and so we went through Scatterdells Wood  and into my bit of wood, The Wing. We […]

Morning Prayer And Evensong

2nd of February 2007

There will be a service of Morning Prayer based on the Book of Common Prayer  on Sunday 25 February in St Paul’s Church at 10am.It is planned that such a service will occur on the fourth Sunday of the even months of the year (ie April, June and so on). We hope that those who […]

Collection For Royal

2nd of February 2007

MARSDEN HOSPITAL On behalf of The Royal Marsden Hospital, South Kensington, I would like to thank all those who kindly made a donation on Saturday 14 October.   We managed to raise �500 and the secretary at the RMH has informed me that the money will go towards a new scanner. Thank you very much. Janette […]

Chipperfield Choral Society

2nd of February 2007

The first of three special concerts of the Chipperfield Choral Society Diamond Jubilee Season filled St Paul’s Church early in December. A Christmas Celebration featured traditional Christmas music and carols and the choir were conducted as usual by Delia Meehan. At just 13 years of age, Hugh Beardsall, a chorister at St Albans Cathedral, was […]

The Chipperfield Website

2nd of February 2007

The Chipperfield web site,  www.chipperfield.org.uk, has been up and running now for nearly three years.  It has been visited some 40,000 times in the past year of which over 10,000 visits were people returning to the site.  These latter visits were, perhaps, to gain more information about the village, or a village organisation or to […]

Ric Sellwood

2nd of February 2007

(12.1.26 – 14.10.06) It is with great sadness that I report the death of my husband, Ric Sellwood. We met in Coronation Year when both of us had moved to Chipperfield, he from Barnet and my mother and I from Cheshire. We married in 1954 and moved to Scatterdells Lane where we started life together […]

St Paul's And Holy Cross

2nd of February 2007

From 1978 to 1980, Judy and I and our two tiny daughters lived in Bristol. We were in a basement flat just off the Whiteladies Road, so called because in the days of slave trading, this was the road up which the rich white ladies of the city would travel to Blackboy Hill, where the […]

Baptist Church

2nd of February 2007

Our “International” Christmas Tree Festival depicted how Christmas is celebrated in other countries around the world. Those who decorated trees were really inspired as they worked to create the desired effect and we are so grateful to them all for their dedication and time. These folk came from the churches in Chipperfield, other churches from […]

Village People

2nd of February 2007

Terry and Sandra Wicks of Scatterdells Lane are thrilled to announce the safe arrival of their grand-daughter, Jessie May, born on 4 October to proud parents Steve and Melanie Rimell. Congratulations to Steve and Beverley Miles (n�e Allan) on the birth of their first child, a daughter Faith Hannah, born 12 December, the first cousin […]

Wanted!

2nd of February 2007

Village Hall Photographs Do you have any photos of the Village Hall decorated for a special event, such as wedding receptions, anniversary celebrations or dances, that you would be prepared to share. The Hall Committee is looking for a few photos for promotion of the hall on their website.  If you can help, please send […]

Estate Planning

2nd of February 2007

Following Colin Chamberlain’s article on Inheritance Tax planning in the October issue of Chipperfield News, Edward Jones Limited announce that two seminars will be held as follows: Date:  Thursday 15 February 2007Time: 10.30am for 11.00am start   &   6.45pm for  7.00pm startVenue:  Kings Langley Parish Council Office, Charter Court WD4 9HR Have you considered how much tax […]

Chipperfield News Agm

2nd of February 2007

The AGM was held at Burford House on Monday 11 December 2006. The Chairman welcomed all present and recorded apologies from Liz Holliday, Joint Editor, who was chairing the Parish Council Meeting.The Editors’ Report was presented by Anne Breen, who appealed for further  contributions. It was suggested that local villagers might provide articles of interesting […]

Jeff Beck

2nd of February 2007

We are sad to record the death of our Advertising Manager, Jeff Beck, who died suddenly on January 9 while playing golf. Jeff will be sorely missed by us all on the Chipperfield News team, as well as by his many friends among our advertisers.He was also a governor of St Paul’s School for many years […]

Gardener Sought

2nd of February 2007

St Paul’s Church, Chipperfield Due to retirement, a gardener is sought, from mid March 2007, for maintenance of the churchyard at St Paul’s Chipperfield. The PCC are looking to provide regular paid work in the order of six hours per week, to be agreed. If interested, please contact the PCC Secretary tel: 01923 267066 or […]