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Community Messaging

1st of November 2010

Sign up to Hertfordshire Constabulary’s new ‘Community Messaging’ and stay in touch with your local police service – Hear it Direct from Us ! Community Messaging uses the award-winning Online Watch Link (OWL) to send regular news to anyone with a Hertfordshire home, or work, postal address. It is a fast, straight forward and accurate […]

Hospice Of St Francis

1st of November 2010

Hot Foot it or Look Sharp for the Hospice  It’s the ultimate test of mind over matter! For the past five years the Hospice of St Francis has challenged the locals to walk barefoot over red hot coals burning at over 800 C!  This year there is a sharp new dimension and you can choose […]

Singing Workshop

1st of November 2010

Have some ‘Me’ Time at the Singing Workshop! The lovely singing workshop continues this autumn in the studio above Blackwells Café. The Saturday afternoon sessions are for all abilities, are lots of fun and very relaxed – perfect if you’ve always loved the idea of singing with other people. The songs are simple with beautiful […]

Review Of Chipperfield Clarendon Cricket Club 2010 Season

1st of November 2010

One of the most important aims for the club this season was for Ian Grout’s 1st XI to achieve promotion into the Saracens Herts Cricket League division 2. The team got off to a strong start and it was 7 games before they tasted defeat – one of only two all season long. The poor […]

Our Lady Mother Of The Saviour

1st of November 2010

Fr. Terry gets homesick…for Tanzania! As well as all his friends, he misses the whole way of life. We can only imagine the differences in life-style and attitudes. So he is going back there to his former parish for his annual holiday. One thing Fr Terry really misses is the ringing of the Angelus Bell, […]

St Paul’s And Holy Cross

1st of November 2010

Within a matter of a few weeks, I have, through the media, been reminded of the Battle of Britain, had two weeks in Rwanda where the scars of the 1994 genocide are still raw: and visited Auschwitz; what a picture of mankind this presents! Why so much violence, suffering and agony? The root causes are […]

Baptist Church

1st of November 2010

Well it’s official. I am now done. I am ordained. I can now be called the Reverend Jason Gain. It was suggested that I might like to let everyone know what this event, service or act means for us in the Baptist Church and given I know very little about how others do it I […]

Chipperfield Theatre Group

1st of November 2010

The author of our summer production ‘Fairway to Heaven’ was the late Diana Raffle. We were delighted to welcome her husband Scott and their three children to see our interpretation of her play. Scott wrote to us afterwards to say that they had thoroughly enjoyed the production and felt sure that Diana would have been […]

Chipperfield Corinthians Football Club

1st of November 2010

The Chipperfield Corinthians 2010/2011 season is already well under way but during the close season the Club concluded all the necessary arrangements to achieve FA Charter Standard Adult Club qualification. This is seen as the kite mark for any club in grassroots football and is a core component of the FA Football Development programme in […]

Wi News

1st of November 2010

Bill Manning with his dog, Laya, came to the Afternoon WI to explain and demonstrate the training and work of the Dogs for the Deaf charity. It was a very interesting talk, which brought home the plight of deaf people and the joy these dogs bring them. In August, members of the Evening WI enjoyed […]

Race Night At The Windmill

1st of November 2010

At the Race Night held at The Windmill on 1 October, the magnificent sum of £866 was raised in aid of the Wish House Charity. This charity helps brighten the lives of terminally ill children by making their wishes come true. Dave and Dawn would like to thank everyone who was involved in the Race […]

Village People

1st of November 2010

Congratulations to Carly-Anne Jones and Mark Heaphy of Queen Street who celebrated their marriage at The Grove on 6 August. Amanda and Aaron Kirby of The Street wish to announce the birth of their third child Leo, born at home on 11 August weighing 7lb 6oz. A brother for Thomas and Emily. Congratulations to Popsi […]

Hodgkins Lymphoma

1st of November 2010

Neil Sharp, who lives in Croft End Road, writes: In April 2009 I was diagnosed with Stage 4b Hodgkins Lymphoma and underwent 6 months of intensive chemotherapy. Being only 31, an ex professional footballer and a husband and father of a one year old daughter, this came as a huge shock and devastating blow to […]

The Lanes Children’s Centre

1st of November 2010

A SureStart Children’s Centre for Bovingdon, Chipperfield, Sarratt & Flaunden. Where the Family is the Centre. The official opening event during the afternoon of October 5th was a great success and enjoyed by all who came along. Children were able to take part in a number of activities from panning for gold to joining in […]

St Paul’s School

1st of November 2010

Assembly News On Tuesday 7th September the Bishop of St. Albans came to open our new Year 4, 5 and 6 block. In assembly he talked about what he does around our county. We found out there were 127 Church of England schools in the county. He also told us that he opened about 25 […]

Last Chance!

1st of November 2010

LAST CHANCE! This is your last chance to book a table and help support the Chipperfield Branch of the Royal British Legion. A Bridge Drive will be held on Wednesday 3 November 2 – 5.30pm in Chipperfield Village Hall. Tickets are only £8 per person which includes a delicious tea. To reserve a table, please […]

The Poppy Appeal

1st of November 2010

The Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional support to the millions who have served, and are currently serving, in all of our Armed Forces and their dependants. Founded nearly 90 years ago in the aftermath of the Great War, the Legion is the leading charity safeguarding the welfare, interests and memory of all […]

Can You Help?

1st of November 2010

Chipperfield News is looking for a young person or persons who would help Russ our Webmaster to create a local news page within the Chipperfield web site. The aim is to report on local events or items of interest in order to create an interesting, colourful and eye catching section on the web site. Russ […]

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 […]