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April 2007

Tony Loveband (1915 – 2007)

20th of April 2007

The passing of this man acknowledged by many as a teacher, friend and wise counsellor, has left a huge hole in the lives of his daughters, Shelagh and Margaret, their husbands, his six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Born into a Naval family living near Portsmouth, the assumption was that the senior service would be his […]

Awards For St. Paul's School

20th of April 2007

We have had a busy and exciting Spring term to date. Our highlight has been participation in the Rock Challenge at St Alban’s Arena in which over 50 of our children devised and performed an exciting presentation on global warming. Our theme was “A Period of Consequences” – a poem written by one of our […]

Your Garden In April

2nd of April 2007

This is the month when a lot of trees and shrubs are a mass of colour and the spring bulbs are looking their best. As soon as the daffodils die down, the dead flower heads will need to be removed but the leaves must be left and the bulbs will need feeding.In the kitchen garden […]

Noisy Friends

2nd of April 2007

The rookery at the top of Whippendell Hill is becoming more raucous by the day. A dozen or so nests have been built, but a bit of twig stealing is still going on, and walkers on the footpath below get told to hurry along by the noisy birds in the tree tops.It is unwise to […]

Christian Aid Week

2nd of April 2007

13-19 MAYA Christian Aid report some 40 years ago looked at the reasons for poverty.   One of the main causes was the way international trade works; the low prices paid to poor nations, the wages and conditions of workers and many other factors preventing people from lifting themselves out of poverty.  After many years we […]

Baptist Church

2nd of April 2007

Some of us were able to share in the “Snowdrop Sunday” evensong at St Mary’s Church, North Mimms in February. There was a splendid tea and the Chiltern West Gallery Quire provided the music and singing which was most enjoyable as always, Our monthly lunches continue and we will be pleased to see any of […]

Women's World Day Of Prayer

2nd of April 2007

This annual service was held in the Baptist Church on March 2, and was written by the Christian women of Paraguay. The theme of the service was “United under God’s tent”. We were joined and supported by five other local churches who all took part in the service, and we learned much about the poverty […]

Catholic Church

2nd of April 2007

OF OUR LADYLocal Catholics were delighted to be invited to St. Paul’s Church to join in a well-attended ecumenical service, during which Father Des was asked to give the homily, in the recent Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. A particular pleasure was the opportunity to join together in the hymns accompanied by the fine […]

St Paul's And Holy Cross

2nd of April 2007

“Taste the difference” it said, bold and clear on the top of the pack of sliced ham I was about to open to make my lunchtime sandwich. It wasn’t our usual purchase, and I wondered if I would actually notice any difference!As Judy works in school, I’m on my own for lunch four days a […]

Croquet

2nd of April 2007

The game of croquet has become more popular over recent years and as a result Watford (Cassiobury) Croquet Club are organizing two ‘Introduction to Croquet’ courses to be held in Cassiobury Park. A Golf Croquet course is to be held on Friday 13, 20 & 27 April and 4 May from 10am to noon.An Association Croquet […]

Village People

2nd of April 2007

Richard and Hannah Miller of Holly Cottage, Kings Lane are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their twins, Holly and Joshua, who were born on 23 January. Peter E. RidewoodEileen and her family would like to thank their many friends and contacts in Chipperfiled and Sarratt for their loving, kind expressions and tokens of […]

Cookery For Kids

2nd of April 2007

Fun Cookery for Kids continues to be a great success at the Village Hall during half term and holidays. The Christmas courses were fully booked with the option of either making a full roast dinner with a dessert or a gingerbread  house from scratch in two and a half hours! The children learnt new skills […]

Copy Sent By E-mail

2nd of April 2007

The editors receive a vast amount of junk e-mails -‘spam’, much of which is filtered or deleted without opening. To ensue that they receive your copy sent by e-mail, please add “Article for Chipperfield News” in the subject box of your contribution.Items should be sent in Word format to editors@chipperfield.org.uk

Cricket Club Ball 2007

2nd of April 2007

The time has come around again to dust off your glad rags and your DJs. Chipperfield Cricket Club is having another ball on Friday 6 July on the Common. It will be held in our specially erected 5 star marquee (kindly supplied by Utopia Leisure) and the food this year is being prepared by Leon […]

Cricket Club News

2nd of April 2007

Although at the time of writing this article the prospect of cricket on the Common seems remote in view of the deluge of rain over the past winter , I suppose that we will have some dry weather and  the cricket club is busy preparing for the coming season..Alex Moore will once again captain the […]

Chipperfield School Of Dancing

2nd of April 2007

We regret that the wrong contact phone number was given for Mrs. Gurney in last month’s issue of Chipperfield News. The correct number is 0208 428  9906 and Jean Banks may be contacted on 01923 400370. Dancing classes for all ages are held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays in the Dance Studio at Blackwell’s.

Cinema In Sarratt

2nd of April 2007

A chance to catch two excellent films you may have missed or would like to see again at Sarratt Village Hall on Friday 27 April. Nanny McPhee (Certificate U),starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth will be shown at 4.30pm (for 5.00pm start) and Oscar and Bafta winning The Queen (Certificate 12) starring Helen Mirren at […]

Chipperfield Care

2nd of April 2007

NEW OFFICE HOURSChipperfield Care continues to meet the needs of many villagers, by providing transport to  doctors’ surgeries,  hospitals, and  other appointments. We also help by taking our clients shopping on occasions. Following a review of our office hours, it has been decided that the Chipperfield Care telephone linewill be open from9.30 am – 1.30 pm,Monday […]

Golf Challenge Fundraiser

2nd of April 2007

On Friday 11 May at 1pm there will be a Golf Challenge at Bushey Hall Golf Club organised by local resident Craig Ihlenfeldt’s company. All proceeds from the day will go to Playskill. Cost is �45 for 18 holes and includes bacon rolls on arrival, with a meal afterwards. There will be a hole-in-one completion […]