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June 2007

Letter To The Editor

2nd of June 2007

Dear EditorI would like to express my gratitude to the people who deliver Chipperfield News, they go out in all weather and it is always a pleasure to know what is going on in the village. I do wish to receive it and am very grateful to all the people who contribute to its
publication and […]

Garden Vandals

2nd of June 2007

Jo Deacon, Clerk to the Parish Council, writes: I have been contacted by a Kings Langley resident (who lives on the border with Chipperfield) to let us know that there have been many problems recently with unknown persons removing or damaging boulders/ rockeries and lanterns from the front of peoples gardens.Could I ask that everyone […]

Goodnight Walk

2nd of June 2007

Iain Rennie Hospice at HomeThe Iain Rennie Hospice at Home is organising a “Goodnight Walk”. The walk is taking place on Saturday 14th July at midnight from Aston Clinton Park. We are hoping that the IRHH women-only sponsored walk will raise enough money to fund at least one IRHH nurse for one year. To do […]

New Arrivals, Three Times The Fun

2nd of June 2007

How quickly time passes – it’s lambing time again. Last summer’s heat wave left me desperate for grass to feed the sheep and lambs, so I decided to keep one less ewe and, as they usually have twins, it would be three less mouths to feed this summer. Bryony had developed some sort of allergy […]

Your Garden In June

2nd of June 2007

After a very dry April and very wet May things might settle down for a busy time in the garden this month. We have not had a frost during June for the last quarter of a century, so it should be safe to plant out the most tender of bedding plants now and all those […]

St Pauls And Holy Cross

2nd of June 2007

It rained! – Sunday night – May 6th – for the first time for weeks. Good rain too, which soaked into the very dry hardened soil. Vegetables I had sown and planted over April would profit greatly: the ground in which I wanted to plant other things for the months ahead was now just right. […]

Diary Of Services At The Baptist Church

2nd of June 2007

June 3rd 10:30am Family Worship with Communion10th 10:30am Family Worship17th 10:30am Family Worship with Communion24th 10:30am Family Worship, Lay Preachers SundayJuly 1st 10:30am Family Worship with Communion

Baptist Church

2nd of June 2007

When you read this, our May Fair will have come and gone – and church life will have got back to some normality, for a while at least! We are always grateful to village folk who support our events so loyally. As the summer progresses, we shall be preparing for our Flower Festival to be […]

Roman Catholic Church

2nd of June 2007

It was with great sadness that we learned of Bishop James OBriens death on 11th April. Shortly after his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster he assumed
responsibility for the Church in Hertfordshire, where he was to serve his priests and people with total dedication for the next twenty nine years. It was at this time, […]

Non-impact Aerobic Dance Classes

2nd of June 2007

Weekly on Thursdays – 9.30-10.30amClasses will take place at The Dance Studio, above Blackwells Café, Chipperfield. Cost £8 per class (discount on block bookings).Youll tighten, tone, lengthen, strengthen, lose pounds and inches – and have fun while youre doing it. The holistic approach unites the body and mind, and creates an
exhilarating path anyone can follow […]

Chipperfield Short Mat Bowls Club

2nd of June 2007

The club held its end of season dinner at Little Hay Golf Club on Friday 4 May when 39 members and guests sat down to an excellent carvery meal.Ron Ray, President, gave a short summary of the season. The club met on 57
occasions, although average attendance was slightly down on the previous year. As usual, […]

Village People

2nd of June 2007

Two new Simmonds babies! Congratulations to Nicola and Simon on the birth of their gorgeous daughter Amelie Eva, born on 9 December, and to Mark and Caroline, who had an equally gorgeous son, Alfie James, on 17 March. Both were born at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital with granny Jacky supporting. Emmas baby, Jasmine, is […]

Walks This Month

2nd of June 2007

Sunday 3rd at 2pm – Discovering Chorleywood House Estate. 2.5 miles, includes inclines and uneven ground. Refreshments in the Summer House afterwards. From A404 Rickmansworth Road turn into Chorleywood House Estate and meet in car park opposite the lawn cemetery.Grid ref: TQ 032 968.Contact: 01727 848168.Thursday 14th at 1pm – The meadows of Bunkers Park. […]

Village Hall Quiz Night

2nd of June 2007

A most enjoyable evening, organised by Hugh Clifford, was held at Chipperfield Village Hall on Saturday 12 May, in aid of Village Hall redecorations, due to take place in August. Richard Crafter from Epping acted, once again, as a most effective Quiz
Master, ably assisted by his wife, Valerie, and two children, Rebecca and James. Fish […]

Chipperfield Horticultural Society

2nd of June 2007

SUMMER SHOW – SATURDAY 23 JUNEOur Summer Show is always a wonderful display of colour and scent and this year we have several classes for roses and sweet peas. Delphiniums, pansies, sweet williams, pinks, carnations and herbaceous perennials all have classes of their own. Fruit and vegetables from strawberries to cabbages, blackcurrants to potatoes will […]

Chipperfield Theatre Group – The Pompeii Panto

2nd of June 2007

No sooner had the likes of Su Pollard taken off her tights and Christopher Biggins stopped rubbing his magic lamp, Chipperfield Theatre Group were donning their togas for the Pompeii Panto. It was a brave attempt to revitalise the genre and even if,
ultimately, it didnt quite hit the heightsof their superlative recent efforts, there was […]

Open Gardens – Sunday 1 July 2-5pm

2nd of June 2007

The following gardens in Chipperfield will be open on Sunday 1 July between 2 and 5pm in aid of the British Red Cross: Burford House (Mr & Mrs Richard Edwards) A large informal garden with lawns, mature trees, herbaceous borders, water garden, vegetable garden, beautiful views. Mahogany Hall (Mr & Mrs Donald Main) A natural […]

News From St Paul's School

2nd of June 2007

The Spring Term ended with a lovely Easter Service which was well attended by parents. The children told the story of Jesus passion and resurrection through their art work, readings and music. Rev. Jim Stevens spoke to the children about Easter not just being a story, but a real event. We said goodbye and good […]