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July 2007

To The Parish Council And Chipperfield News

20th of July 2007

I should like to compliment everyone concerned with the improvements to The Common. The user-friendly pathways, signposts, benches and picnic tables all say welcome to one who generally avoids the woods in the winter months. A special thank-you also to Malcolm, our Village Warden, who works tirelessly not only on the Common but all around […]

St Pauls And Holy Cross

20th of July 2007

The unveiling of the logo for the 2012 Olympic Games in London has provided considerable comment, much of it unfavourable, and ranging over a variety of issues, design and content being just two! Who would be a designer of such things! This started me thinking, yet again, about the balance between medium and message, substance […]

Chipperfield Village Hall A.g.m.

20th of July 2007

The 23rd. A.G.M. was held at the Village Hall at 8.15 pm on Wednesday 23 May 2007. The Chairman recorded the death of Tony Loveband, our treasurer for the last 12 years. A memorial service had been held on 16 February at St. PaulÕs Church, Chipperfield. Richard Edwards welcomed Gladys Taaffe back after a serious […]

Local Walks This Summer

2nd of July 2007

Sunday 8 July 10am-12.30pm (2 miles) Butterflies of Bricket Wood CommonMeet in layby on School Lane by the bridleway, 15 mins. walk from Bricket Wood Station. Contact Malcolm Hull on 01727 857893Saturday 14 July 12noon – 4.00pm Village Day on Chorleywood Common.An opportunity to see crested, smooth, palmate and alpine newts at the Friends of […]

New Film Society

2nd of July 2007

The Friends of Watersmeet are bringing films back to Watersmeet. Films will be shown on the third Thursday every month, matinees at 2.00pm and evenings at 7.30pmOn 19 July The History Boys will be showing. Admission for non-members £5 (concessions £3 for matinee and £4 for evening).Individual annual membership costs £25, couple £40, concession £15. […]

The Early Morning Shift

2nd of July 2007

Great British weather,where would we be without it ?What would we have to talk about? April was more like June and I thought it would never rain and that the grass would never grow. Then May came along and it did not know when to stop raining and the grass grew like mad, until it […]

Wildacre Art Exhibition

2nd of July 2007

The 15th annual Wildacre Art Exhibition will be held at Chenies School from Friday 24 August to Monday 27 August inclusive. The exhibition will be open from 10 am to 6 pm daily. Refreshments are available and there is free parking.The exhibition will include between 250 and 300 paintings in a mixture of media Ð […]

Organ Recital

2nd of July 2007

The magnificent organ at St. PaulÕs church resounded to a feast of music on 18 May when an enthusiastic audience assembled to hear Alex Mason perform.Alex has been the organist at Lichfield Cathedral for some years and his concert began with a performance of BachÕs Fantasia in G. This was followed by William ByrdÕs Fantacy, […]

Helen Payne 1916-2007

2nd of July 2007

Mrs Helen Payne, who lived on Tower Hill for over 50 years, passed away on 17 March 17. She was 91. Many village people will have fond memories of her.She was born in Colchester and won a scholarship to the High School, one of the best schools in the country. Her father was a captain […]

Christian Aid Week

2nd of July 2007

For the second year Chipperfield participated in the national fundraising campaign, Christian Aid Week. £1725 was raised by the house to house collection. Thank you so much to the 16 collectors, to the young people who helped deliver envelopes and to all who gave. A particular thank you to the 73 people who filled in […]

Roman Catholic Church

2nd of July 2007

Since the beginning of the year, Sue and her team of catechists have been working with a class of youngsters, preparing them for their First Communion. An hourÕs class was squeezed in between the two Sunday Masses; Father DesÕ house being used as a classroom! Proof of their labours is each communicantÕs bound book entitled […]

Baptist Church

2nd of July 2007

Although the day of our May Fair dawned bright and sunny, it was too windy for it to be held outside. However, we were well supported by many folk who bought from the stalls and enjoyed a cream tea in a happy relaxed atmosphere! Around £550 was raised and we were very grateful for the […]

Youth Work

2nd of July 2007

ChipchopsOn 19 and 20 May we had a warm fun weekend, with 25 children at Phasels woods, doing camp fires, BBQs, camping, cresta run and archery. Children even did some orienteering, and all found their ways home safely. Next Chipchops will be a sponsored bike ride on 15th / 16th Sept, camping at Belsize.Visit of […]

Food Waste And A Fly Free Summer

2nd of July 2007

From the middle of June we shall be able to put food waste in both the grey and the green wheeled bins. However, food waste placed in your green bin must be wrapped in newspaper (not biodegradable shopping bags). Do not put any plastic bags in your green bin as they will contaminate the whole […]

Chipperfield Tennis Club

2nd of July 2007

Our annual Creations Cup is a mixed doubles competition. As usual it was played for with all the determination and enthusiasm by our members. Fortunately we had a beautiful day and Blackwells kept us well fed and watered ( and beer and wine!!) Congratulations to the winners Karen and Andrew Jackson and the runners up, […]

Village People

2nd of July 2007

Chris and Sue Pinney are very pleased to announce the birth of their first grandchild, Adam Ieuan Oldfield, on 3 May. Parents Robert and Claire were married in St. PaulÕs church in July 2004 and now live in St. Albans. Sylvia Oliver is pleased to announce the birth of grandson Jack Martin Oliver-Seagar on 28 […]

Walk With The Stars

2nd of July 2007

A 12-mile sponsored midnight walk for women will be take place on Saturday 7 July from Hemel Sports Centre to Berkhamsted and back again in aid of the Hospice of St. Francis. Call 01442 869555 for more details and registration form.

Toddler Summer Party

2nd of July 2007

The Chipperfield Toddler group is having a summer party on Tuesday July 10 from 10.00am Ð12noon at the Chipperfield Village Hall. All welcome. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting, arts & crafts, song time and a childrenÕs lunch provided.All for only £3.75.The group usually meets in Chipperfield Village hall every Tuesday from 9.15-11.20 […]

Your Garden This Summer

2nd of July 2007

After months of planting and tending, the bedding schemes, hanging baskets and window boxes should now be at their best. Now they will need watering and feeding and of course the odd weed will need to be removed. The herbaceous border will be full of late summer colour but will need dead-heading and feeding and […]

Chipperfield Corinthians

2nd of July 2007

The season for the senior section of Chipperfield Corinthians Football Club was overshadowed by the death of Nick Walsh, 17 years old, who died of a brain haemorrhage in May. Nick was Derek HallÕs stepson and played 7 games for the club alongside his brothers Tom and Greg. This has shocked everyone in the club […]