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October 2010

A Plea From The Editors

1st of October 2010

We are always looking out for interesting copy for the newsletter and in particular news of village people. So, let us know when you have something to shout about – a new child/grandchild; sporting prowess; incredible exam results, or just something interesting that has happened to you and which you would like to share. Please […]

Village People

1st of October 2010

My wife and I had our first child on 16 July. Scarlet was born at 5am weighing in at 7lb.  We live in Croft Cottages on Croft Lane and are very much enjoying being new parents. Tony & Juli Coupland Val and Dave Calo and Jack and Anita Lowe wish to announce the safe arrival of their […]

Gardening In October

1st of October 2010

What a mass of colour there is in the garden this month! In the hardy border there are heleniums, Michaelmas daisies (asters), sedums and rudbeckias all in full flower with the begonias and fuchsias still a blaze of colour. Leaves are now beginning to show their autumn hues. With days becoming shorter, gardeners have a […]

Beauties On The Wing

1st of October 2010

The dry weather is now finally over and the sheep are no longer bleating at me begging for green grass. My lovely wild flower patch is over but goldfinches did take the opportunity to come in to eat the seeds of the knapweeds. They made a lovely tinkling sound as they chattered to one another. […]

Message In A Bottle Scheme

1st of October 2010

What is it? A simple idea designed to encourage people to keep their basic personal and medical details on a standard form and in a common location – the fridge. What does it do? It saves the emergency services valuable time in helping you and identifying if you have special medication or allergies. Who’s it […]

Robert Dunlop Reid Walker

1st of October 2010

Robert Walker, who died on 14 July aged 89, lived at West Callipers, Penmans Green, with his wife Hilary. Robert was an enthusiastic member of the community and was very involved in the Chipperfield Youth Club. He was particularly interested in clearing common ground, notably Penmans Green, which evolved from an overgrown lane into a […]

Keith Baker 1953 – 2010

1st of October 2010

On 18 June the sun came out as we followed Keith on his final journey up Scatterdells Lane and on to St Paul’s Church. The church was over flowing which was a testament to how much Keith was loved and respected. Keith was a talented footballer nicknamed Flea or Whippet due to the fast speed […]

Baptist Church News

1st of October 2010

August is generally a quiet month in church life but we have continued our monthly lunch as most older folk don’t take their holidays then. The garden party on 21 August was a lovely occasion and we were able to be in the garden at ‘Sunset’, Dunny Lane — the rain just about held off […]

Baptist Church

1st of October 2010

October is a special time for all of us at Chipperfield Baptist Church. The event that will see this month unlike any other that we, as a church, have experienced will be my ordination service on Saturday the 2nd of October. Yes, you have read correctly. If you have followed my rambles over the past […]

St Paul’s And Holy Cross

1st of October 2010

The other day I was truly ‘taken for a ride’! It left me feeling stupid, vulnerable and annoyed. How could I have been so easily taken in? Yet at the time it was all so plausible – yes, my computer was running slowly and spasmodically…no, I am not a computer wizard… yes, it would be […]

The Annual Service Of Remembrance

1st of October 2010

This will be held at the War Memorial on Sunday 14 November at 10.55am and afterwards at St Paul’s Church All are welcome to attend

Chipperfield Men And Women In World War Ii

1st of October 2010

It is now over 70 years since the start of World War Two and this summer has seen a number of commemorations marking the key events from those early years of the war which also serve as a reminder of the contribution that a generation made. A good start has been made in researching the […]

The Lanes Children’s Centre

1st of October 2010

The relaxing summer holidays gave us a good opportunity to really settle into our new building and now we are fully up and running on all cylinders! The official opening ceremony for the new centre will take place during the afternoon of 5 October. Invited guests, official members of the community and local families will […]

Chipperfield Tennis Club

1st of October 2010

It has been a busy year for the club as we held an extra tournament. Thanks to Blackwell’s for keeping us well supplied in food and drink, especially the latter! The results were as follows: Creations Cup (team) Winners: Angie Moxey Chris Panayi Kyme Jackson Runners up: Angela Dowd Simon ffitch Andrew Jackson MIXED DOUBLES […]

Chipperfield Corinthians Youth Football Club

1st of October 2010

Chipperfield Corinthians Youth Football Club cater for all boys from the ages of 8-16 and girls from the ages of 8-11. The aim is to have lots of fun playing and learning, as well as promoting self-confidence, social interaction, team building, all in a safe environment.  The teams are organized by age group (currently 4 teams) with junior teams under the […]

Sale Of Charity Christmas Cards

1st of October 2010

Saturday 23 October – 10.30am-1pm – in the Small Hall PLEASE come and support many local charities including The RSPB, Cure Parkinsons, The Home Farm Trust, The Iain Rennie Hospice, The Hospice of St Francis and The Chiltern Dog Rescue Society. Plus raffle, coffee and cake.

Friends Of Chipperfield Common

1st of October 2010

Colin Chambers, Trees and Woodlands Officer for Dacorum writes – In July we looked at Frog and Apostles Ponds for the purpose of planning what we would do during September and October. Frog Pond, tucked away behind a hedge on the Manor House side of The Common (road) is unknown to many who frequent Chipperfield […]

Chipperfield Care – Could You Be A Volunteer?

1st of October 2010

As you can see from our regular entry on the back of this newsletter, Chipperfield Care exists to provide transport or practical support to those in our village when it is needed and asked for. To do this we have a band of willing volunteers available daily on the telephone (Duty Officers) and to drive […]